When I arrived, an Apple employee was friendly as he helped me offload $1,000-plus. Suddenly, he looked up from his mobile transaction and said: “I think white oxfords look so cool!” I hadn’t looked too closely at the I’m guessing 50-something gentleman of Asian descent, but upon further inspection prompted by his comment, he was wearing a white oxford under his Apple t-shirt. “Uniqlo! You should check it out!”
Clearly this is a garment that transcends age, ethnicity, gender, everything. I bought mine at the Gap. It’s a men’s small, and it’s just loose enough to look casually cool but not like I’m wearing my dad’s shirt. The fabric is thick but not too much so, and super soft. For what it’s worth, I think the fabric and cut of the men’s Gap oxford is superior to the women’s. I wear mine as a jacket when the SF fog is light, or tucked into a leather skirt or pants. It’s classic with ripped jeans, and it even works well as a beach cover up. And once you have one in white, you’ll likely want more colors—check them all out below.