Stylish Ways to Wear a White Button Down

Posted by on Feb 26, 2016

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Not only were they popular on the runways this spring, but I’ve come to believe that a white button down shirt is a wardrobe staple. There are so many ways to wear a button down shirt that there’s no reason not to keep at least one in your closet. Whether you want to be more casual or dress yourself up for a job interview, the white button down shirt will be there for you. With so many options out there, here are six ideas for wearing a button down shirt to get you started!

Casual button down shirt outfit
Super Casual

It doesn’t take much to look classy, comfortable, and casual. All you need for this look is your trusty white button down shirt and a pair of jeans. If it’s a bit chilly outside, you can add a cardigan on top. For the most casual look, wear some sneakers. To class up this outfit, try wearing high heels! For more information, visit Wit & Delight.

Button down shirt with blazer
Casually Confident

A few special touches can make any outfit with a button down shirt ready for a job interview or just a day on the job. Here, the white button down shirt is paired with a simple blazer, clean-cut jeans, high heels, and some statement jewelry. This is a simple outfit you can put together with items probably already in your wardrobe. For more information, visit Lauren Goes Shopping.

Button down shirt under a sweater
Sweater Weather

Of course, one of the most classic combinations is a white button down shirt  under the sweater of your choice. This creates a smooth, dapper look while also keeping you warm in chilly weather. A short-sleeve sweater creates a unique look, but a long-sleeve sweater that only allows the cuffs of your shirtsleeves to be exposed creates a stunning look. For more information, visit Sophisticaited.

Button down shirt with shorts
In the Summer

There’s no need to put away your button down shirts when the summer weather rolls around. If you have a nice, lightweight button down shirt, you can pair it with your favorite pair of denim shorts for a nice warm-weather look. A cropped button down will work well with shorts, but you can also tuck in a longer shirt. For more information, visit Runway Chef.

Button down shirt under a sleeveless dress
The Sleeveless Dress

Here’s a fairly unique way to wear a button down shirt -- with a dress! This is a great way to still get use out of your sleeveless dresses when cold weather comes around. This combination creates a great look for the office or any time you want to look a little more professional. For more information, visit Wonder Wardrobes.

Button down shirt with a maxi skirt
Maxi Skirt to the Max

Here is what might be the classiest possible way to wear a button down shirt. Though you may not have a maxi skirt as glamorous as this one, any maxi skirt will do for this look. Simply tuck in your button down shirt, roll up the sleeves, and pop the collar for an effortlessly beautiful look. For more information, visit Hallie Daily.

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