12 New Ways To Wear Your White Button-Down

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    PHOTO: Stockholm Street Style

    It’s that time of the season when even those must-have pieces you nabbed back in August are starting to feel, well, just not that new.  When wardrobe ennui starts to set in, the best way to beat it is with clever styling tricks.  Got a white button-down shirt?  Here are 12 ways to add some life to your mid-winter look.  

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    PHOTO: Stockholm Street Style

    Adding a mesh-detailed midi skirt makes this black and white combination anything but basic. 

    Image courtesy of Stockholm Street Style

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    PHOTO: Stockholm Street Style

    By the way, dresses don’t have to be a base layer:  Make a sleeveless dress work for you during the cooler months by layering your white button down underneath it. 

    Image courtesy of Stockholm Street Style

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    PHOTO: A Love Is Blind

    Play with proportions by styling a menswear version of this classic with a shrunken waistcoat and knee-high sport socks.

    Image courtesy of Sandra Semburg from A Love Is Blind

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    PHOTO: Stockholm Street Style

    Make it Annie Hall for the new millennium by accessorizing with a printed tie and spectator shoes. 

    Image courtesy of Stockholm Street Style

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    PHOTO: Stockholm Street Style

    If your whole MO is more black-on-black-on-black, then styling a white oxford underneath is going to feel like a whole new world to you.

    Image courtesy of Stockholm Street Style

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    PHOTO: Jason Jean for Citizen Couture

    Model Off-Duty Alert – literally!  Ming Xi gives this staple a fashion forward edge by keeping everything buttoned up and pushing the sleeves over her elbows. 

    Image courtesy of Jason Jean / Citizen Couture

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    PHOTO: Stockholm Street Style

    Black and white never feels same-old, same-old when you add a shot of bright color, such as a yellow car coat. 

    Image courtesy of Stockholm Street Style

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    PHOTO: Stockholm Street Style

    Try an all-white look by adding the trouser of the season – a wide-leg crop – with dramatic pleats. 

    Image courtesy of Stockholm Street Style

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    PHOTO: A Love Is Blind

    A crisp-collared top adds an element of structure to a fitted floral minidress. 

    Image courtesy of Stockholm Street Style

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    PHOTO: Sortrashion

    Biker jacket? Check.  Ethereal feather-skirt?  Check.  Printed tights?  Check.  All the elements of a punk princess are here.  The white shirt complements the feminine and the tough. 

    Image courtesy of Sortrashion

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    PHOTO: Elen Kristvik/Sara Strand

    An all-leather ensemble can get a little tough, so soften it up by styling an oversized shirt underneath for that perfectly kempt-unkempt look. 

    Image courtesy of Sara Strand

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    PHOTO: Man Repeller

    Blogger Leandra Medine of The Man Repeller grounds this street style mash-up of a sheer tulle top with a miniskirt over jeans by wearing it with a Comme des Garcons men’s shirt. 

    Image courtesy of The Man Repeller

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    REISS Franny Shirt ($150) in White

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    BCBG Floral Jacquard Body-con Dress ($298) in Denim Combo

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    Topshop Wool Boyfriend Coat ($196) in Bright Orange

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    BLK Denim Leather Motorcycle Vest ($795) in Dust White

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    American Apparel Stripe Knee-High Sock ($10) in Navy/Red

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    Club Monaco Meagan Sheer Dotted Top ($149.50) in Black Dot

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    Jil Sander Pina Cotton-Poplin Shirt ($460) in White

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    J. Crew Liberty Tie ($75) in Bright Nightfall Floral

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    Cynthia Rowley Midi Skirt ($325) in Black

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    LOFT Softened Shirt ($49.50) in White

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    Mason by Michelle Mason Leather Tee ($495) in Black

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    Shoe Cult Vampy Oxford ($135) in Black

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    The Row Nopraw Drape Culotte Pants ($1090) in Cord

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    J. Crew Collection Floral Dress ($398) in Misty Fog

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    Reformation Pebble Skirt ($198)

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Softened Shirt in White

Softened Shirt in White

LOFT, $49.50
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Pina Cotton-Poplin Shirt in White

Pina Cotton-Poplin Shirt in White

Jil Sander, $460
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Meagan Sheer Dotted Top in Black Dot

Meagan Sheer Dotted Top in Black Dot

Club Monaco, $149.50
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Leather Motorcycle Vest in Dust White

Leather Motorcycle Vest in Dust White

BLK Denim, $795
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Vampy Oxford in Black

Vampy Oxford in Black

Shoe Cult, $135
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Franny Shirt in White

Franny Shirt in White

Reiss, $150
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Floral Dress in Misty Fog

Floral Dress in Misty Fog

J. Crew, $398
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Floral Jacquard Body-con Dress in Denim Combo

Floral Jacquard Body-con Dress in Denim Combo

BCBG, $298
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Midi Skirt in Black

Midi Skirt in Black

Cynthia Rowley, $325
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Stripe Knee-High Sock in Navy/Red

Stripe Knee-High Sock in Navy/Red

American Apparel, $10
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Liberty Tie in Bright Nightfall Floral

Liberty Tie in Bright Nightfall Floral

J. Crew, $75
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Wool Boyfriend Coat in Bright Orange

Wool Boyfriend Coat in Bright Orange

Topshop, $196
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Pebble Skirt

Pebble Skirt

Reformation, $198
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Leather Tee in Black

Leather Tee in Black

Mason by Michelle Mason, $495
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