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A button up top has been on my “in search of” list as I curate my personal style so when encircled was designing their version of a classic button up, only comfy, I had to give it a try!
Material - The Comfy Button Up
The Comfy Button Up is made with Lenzing Modal. This is a plant based fabric made from the pulp of beech trees. It’s soft and drapey, but more structured than other Modal pieces from encircled, which is a good fit for this style of top.
Does it wrinkle? It can! The first time I wore it out of the shipping package and smashed in my small closet space it was a bit wrinkly. I took a fabric steamer to it and here are the before and after pics. The first picture to the last picture where both sides have been lightly steamed are only 3 minutes apart. Literally. And after years of not wanting to iron things, I have to admit I kind of like the process of taking those few minutes to do something so simple as steaming a garment that I care about and want to keep in good condition for years to come.
Fit - The Comfy Button Up
The Comfy Button Up is designed to be fitted across the shoulders and have a loose, drapey fit over the body and through the sleeves.
I always get XS in encircled tops as I find the sizing generous. I have a petite upper frame and I really don’t like to feel like I’m swimming in fabric, so I generally prefer a fit and flare type of style.
First impressions on theComfy Button Up fit - good fit overall, but could be a little more fitted for my preference. Also, I may have short arms, but I feel the sleeves are a bit long and I want to appreciate the sleeve details more!
With encircled pieces I find the more I wear them the more I love them so I look for that to be the case with this top as well. Learning to style different silhouettes is fun and can be really rewarding as you try new things!
Styling - The Comfy Button Up
Here are some outfits featuringthe Comfy Button Up.
This is a beautiful piece, thoughtfully made, that I will wear and love for years to come, I am sure of it. It’s available in a nice variety of neutrals and colors for the first run so you can find something you will love! I’m still on the hunt for a true, classic button up though. Most likely white or slightly off white. If you have a good rec for a petite, let me know! I just really want the look of that classic collar. I love the look of layering it for different outfits, which just can't be achieved with this piece.
If you want to check outthe Comfy Button Up or any other beautiful, versatile pieces ethically made in Canada from sustainable materials, here’s my affiliate link for encirled’s Canadian store and US/Global. Thanks for your support as it helps me buy new pieces to review and share with you here! And if you have any questions about this piece, let me know and I’ll do my best to answer them!
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