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It’s a perennial fashion favorite, a classic that–while tweaked season after season–is never ever abandoned altogether. It’s the white button-down shirt. At C + K we have all sorts of variations on the theme, and even a series we call The Great White Shirt with–count them nine incarnations–(going on ten shortly).

Perpetual pinners, we pulled some fetching Pinterest pics to inspire ways you can style that essential wardrobe staple. And for those who collect our GWSs we have a sneak preview of The Striped Ribbon Trimmed GWS set to break on the site in early February 2016.

These pics remind us of our first GWS, the No. 1 (classic front). Versatile and easy to wear in myriad ways.

Want the look of a white shirt that's shorter in the front, longer in the back? Try our Long Tail Shirt.

Carmen Diaz wears a linen button-down shirt, close to our GWS, No. 5 (white linen). Loving the golden bangles.

This piece looks like a cross between two styles of ours... GWS No. 7 (a tuxedo style shirt with pleat front) and GWS No. 3 with a classic front and French cuffs. Love the ease and casual way it's styled.

Like two pockets? Try our GWS No. 4 with a covered front (button) placket and two front pockets.

Like a boyfriend-style, oversized look? Try the His is Hers Original Shirt

And Lesli wears our new Striped Ribbon Trimmed GWS with a wide striped ribbon sewn down the back of the collar and a narrow, single-stripe ribbon sewn on each cuff's placket.

Goodnight Gorgeous!

With temperatures dropping as December descends, we've got plenty of soft flannel pajama separates at the ready! Why not mix and match your favorite patterns and treat yourself or give the gift of cozy sleep and comfort to another this holiday season.While as you might know, our His is Hers® Flannel Shirt does double-duty as [...]

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Thank you Veranda Magazine

This month we are simply thrilled to be included in the lush pages of the November/December issue of Veranda magazine. Editor-in-chief, Clint Smith, came on board this elegant shelter publication about two years ago and ours was among one of the first homes he selected to be photographed for their pages. In the last two years [...]

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Swirl!

This fall we were delighted that Southern Living magazine choose our new Swirl Shirtdress in midnight blue for a fashion feature in their November issue. Unfortunately it sold out much sooner than we had ever anticipated, but we have an update. We are breaking out our pattern and once again cutting later this spring. If [...]

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A Two Decades Search for the Perfect Shirt

Our great thanks to Laura Ruof, blogger, dentist, and all around stylish woman. We adore your most recent post to Refinery 29 on your search for the perfect shirt. We're so happy you discovered (and love) our fitted shirt styles. Thank you for your wonderful words (and to our friends at Shirtini where Laura stumbled [...]

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Wise Words

For years, long before we pinned wise words spoken by some enlightened someone, I jotted those inspiring words uttered by another–past or present– in a quote journal. Today, as technology gives us a digital journal of sorts (Pinterest), I've combed the site to share a few quotes I find intriguing. At least for this moment in [...]

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Who are you?

Who is the Claridge + King woman?She has style.She’s comfortable with exactly who she is.She knows how to unwind, relax and slip inside her thoughts.She’s approachable.She knows her own mind.She’s alluring.She strives to be her best, yet doesn’t let perfectionism stand in her way.She knows how to dress down, and still manage to turn heads.She’s real.She’s a wife, [...]

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Victoria Magazine Features C + K this May

In the latest issue (May/June 2015) of Victoria magazine talented stylist, Kathleen Cook, has culled together a calm, cool collection of all things blue. "Inspirations of Sea and Sky" features covetable items from Good Home's fragrant laundry products to glazed-ceramic bowls from Mothology, to flour-sack towels (love them!) printed with peony's in blue and Canvas [...]

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People Style Watch - Love That!

If you're a fan of People Style Watch you'll be well-acquainted with their column Love That! This month in the new March issue the staff shared their favorite seasonal picks. Given the fact that hundreds of look books cross their collective desks each season we couldn't be more delighted that senior market editor, Marissa Rubin [...]

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Lucky Love

This month– in the February 2015 issue of Lucky magazine–the editors featured our Covered Placket Shirtdress in a wonderful fashion spread on all things blue! The catch: they asked us to swap out the blue collar for a white one to create a fetching contrast. While we are selling out of this style we're calling [...]

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