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The Great Silk Shirt

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Should we call it a shirt or a blouse? With the gorgeous drape of sumptuous washed silk it’s really a tough call. Regardless, we’re simply tickled to introduce our new fitted Great White Shirt, No. 6: The Washed Silk Shirt.

Created in a lovely ivory hue we call blanc de blanc (pure white silk can look so, how shall I say it, inexpensive…), we’ve added a bit of dash with flat, brushed gold buttons, concealed beneath a covered placket only to be revealed when you unbutton the first few buttons. (While a flash of those golden fasteners dot each cuff.)

It’s the luxe basic every woman should have in her closet, but alas we have a very limited supply of this washed 100% silk 2-ply crepe piece. Inspired by the women who’ve worn silk so stylishly we’ve combed the web for pics that reveal their effortless elegance to share with you. Enjoy!

Glamour Magazine Features Claridge + King

We’re so excited to be featured in this October’s issue of Glamour magazine. The editors did a wonderful fashion feature entitled “Wear it to Work” focusing on the real-life woes of Jordana Strosberg who gets ready for her job as a communications exec at General Motors every morning looking to put together pieces that look refined, but also express her [...]

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Taking the Tuxedo Shirt in Another Direction

Introducing our new Great White Shirt, Tuxedo Pique! As we debut our newest GWS selection (one in a series of fitted, easily wearable and endlessly versatile white shirts) I’m reminded of a wonderful photo Vogue.com styled this summer using our longer, boyfriend style His is Hers® Tuxedo Shirt. To see the post click on the photo here:We love how [...]

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Let's Makeup

I have a confession, like a lot of you I love makeup. (Not to mention great skincare–I’m partial to the dermatologist-developed lines myself, but I digress.)This month as we prep for a photo shoot, I thought it was a great excuse to change up my makeup palette. While I’m a high-low shopper with a list of drug store finds I [...]

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Country Living

Sending a big "Thank you!" out to both the talented editors at Country Living magazine and uber-talented fashion designer, Lela Rose. In the newest (September) issue there's a fun style page on the stylish Dallas-born designer's "My Kind of Country" where she reveals she's a DIYer, hosts cooking classes for her colleagues, and escapes to [...]

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Lacoste Living

Our wonderful retailing friends at Shirtini in Charleston just forwarded us this lovely blog entry from Ann Street Studios capturing some of her time spent with the art school SCAD in France.The stunning photos will take you to a beautiful part of France called Lacoste and photographer Ann Street’s images are simply breathtaking. Our great thanks to Ann for including our Covered Placket Shirtdress [...]

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Welcome!

Welcome to Claridge + King’s new website! We're so excited to unveil the site our amazing team has been working on for months. Our thanks to the talented designers led by Amanda Valentine, co-owner of the premier graphic designer firm, PH Design, and our new colleague–British IT talent–Andrew Johnson who worked long and hard to create an-easy-to-maneuver website which will [...]

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