The Adverb Shirt


A sleeveless version of our classic Verb shirt, this is the essential basic that works year-round. Slightly shaped through the waist, this top looks great tucked and untucked. The cut of the armhole covers a bra strap, making it the perfect sleeveless button-up shirt. 


    • 100% GOTS*-Certified Organic Cotton
    • Natural shell buttons


This style fits true to size. See our sizing guide here. Model is 5'9" and wears a size 6.


Machine wash cold. Line dry. A garment's greatest environmental impact comes from its care after being purchased. Minimize washing unless necessary in order to save water and preserve the integrity of your shirt. No dry cleaning required.


Organic cotton is incredibly soft and contains zero harmful toxins found in conventionally-grown cotton. This means our cotton is better for the environment and your skin. From farm to closet we make sure that every person who works on our clothes are paid fair wages and that all of our processes respect the environment. Our shirts are handmade locally in NYC.

 *About GOTS:

The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is the worldwide leading textile standard for organic fibers, including ecological and social criteria. Each stage of the supply chain is certified by independent inspectors. By requiring GOTS certification of our fabric, we are able to ensure its organic status throughout the manufacturing process.


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Linda S.
United States United States

Love it!

I can dress it up or dress it down, it’s always a winner! The quality is unsurpassed. Love the feel if the fabric on my skin and the color is fabulous!

Tori P.
United States United States

Comfortable, looks perfect with everything

I am so pleased that I was able to grab one for myself! Not only is it figure flattering, but it’s one of those tops that you can wear with any kind of bottom. However, even a size 0 isn’t actually “true to size”, so I will have to have it taken in. Aside from that, it’s perfect for any occasion and is one of those rare versatile tops. I’m going to try and buy the rest of the color options.

Meaghan C.
United States United States

Must-have basic

This is my wardrobe staple. It's effortless for work or the weekend, and is perfect alone or for layering. Instant polish.

Lisa M.
United States United States

Beautiful shirt fits well on a slim frame, "generous" chest

Very high quality fabric and workmanship on this lovely sleeveless shirt. A classic and versatile "banker's blue" color goes great with white, khaki, grey, black. Covers my bra straps, as promised, and the buttons are spaced in a way that avoids gapping, but it doesn't look the least bit dowdy because it's also tailored at the waist. My perpetual challenge is finding shirts that fit my slim frame (size 4 US), and generous natural chest (30 to 32 band but E to F cup, I say "natural" to note I need a supportive bra under my shirt!) I love that this is a woman-owned, sustainable and responsible, US manufacturing business, but mostly I just want well-made, modern shirts that fit!

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