The Boread white women’s shirt with Swiss embroidery has a a strong and classic appearance. The straight cut makes it a very comfortable shirt. It has a double button in the cuff so you are able to adjust it according to your wrists.
The light cotton fabric is also a delight for your skin. The Swiss embroidery gives this shirt a more feminine approach in a more masculine cut. Because of the straight cut this shirt has a relaxed fit and in combination with the cotton Swiss embroidered fabric a perfect shirt for the warmer days. The centre front button closing is in a white poplin fabric, which gives a nice contrast with the embroidered cotton.
How to style this white women’s shirt with Swiss embroidery
This white women’s shirt with Swiss embroidery is very easy to style. It will give your look a nice elegant touch. The Swiss embroidery adds to the richness of this women’s shirt. However the broderie anglaise or Swiss embroidery has a more feminine appearance this shirt is easily styled with a masculine approach. The straight relaxed masculine shape gives a nice contrast with the femininity which gives the item a nice balance.
For a chic more androgynous look we combined it with a short black blazer style cardigan and dark blue vegan leather pants. This creates a strong modern outfit. Together with a pair of heels and the pussy bow it gives a fun play between masculine and feminine. The look of a modern dandy. A great look for a day at a chic event when you don’t want to wear a dress.
A more feminine approach can be created when wearing this white women’s shirt with Swiss embroidery in a straight black skirt. Combined with our black pinstripe asymmetrical skirt creates a nice balance between modern and classic. Wear this look with black heeled boots to create some toughness. A perfect non-traditional look for a fashion event.
Of course it is also possible to wear this shirt in a casual way. Wear it over a pair of your favorite jeans with colored sneakers and you are good to go.
The origin of broderie anglaise or Swiss embroidery
Cut out round or oval holes composed in embroidered patterns is typical for broderie anglaise. The patterns, often depicting flowers, leaves, vines, or stems, by simple embroidery stitches made on the surrounding material. This technique dates back to the 16th century Eastern Europe. It remains associated with England, because of its popularity during the 19th century. Broderie anglaise was extremely popular in England between 1840 and 1880 for women’s underclothing and children’s wear.