Shop Spring's MVB (Most Valuable Blouse)

The Spring runways turned out fun, fresh iterations of the basic button-down blouse. Click through for 9 easy (and chic) ways to style yours, and shop our favorites at the end!

10 Crosby Derek Lam S/S 14

Style Tip: Pair a baby blue button-down blouse (say that three times in a row) with leather trousers and a crisp coat for a chic work outfit.

Acne S/S 14

Style Tip: Tuck your button-down blouse into bright shorts, and accessorize with an oversized belt.

Alexander Wang S/S 14

Style Tip: Button only the top of your blouse for a sexy, adventurous iteration!

Altuzarra S/S 14

Style Tip: Wear your blouse unbuttoned, and tuck it into an avant-garde skirt.

​Shop The Look: Altuzarra Chika Long-Sleeve Striped Blouse ($995)

Erdem S/S 14

Style Tip: A crisp button-down blouse will tame an embellished motorcycle jacket and textured skirt.

​Shop The Look: Erdem Korben Asymmetric Cloque Midi Skirt ($2830)

Balmain S/S 14

Style Tip: Try your blouse under overalls or an overall dress for a daytime look with tomboy flair.

Michael Kors S/S 14


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Style Tip: Give your button-down blouse the luxe treatment with a furry shawl.

​Shop The Look: Michael Kors Striped Wide-Sleeve Blouse ($595); Fox Fur Shawl ($1995); Pleated Denim Shorts ($595).

No. 21 S/S 14

Style Tip: Everyone can use a little sex appeal from time to time — and this embellished shirtdress should do the trick.

Wes Gordon S/S 14

Style Tip: Of all the unique ways to style a button-down blouse, this one tops the list. Wear a long, menswear shirt under a sheer, lace skirt, and accessorize with heels for a polished finish.

Ann Taylor Perfect Short Sleeve Button-Down Shirt ($ ($60)

​Wear it with: Tailored shorts and a skinny belt.

Carven Cuff Blouse ($390)

​Wear it with: Leather pants and ankle-strap heels.

Anne Fontaine Martha Shirt ($395)

​Wear it with: Trim trousers and a menswear-inspired

DKNY Button-Down Blouse ($235)

​Wear it with: Skinny blue jeans and espadrille wedges.

Equipment Keira Striped Button-Down Blouse ($258)

​Wear it with: Denim cutoffs and coral lipstick.

Joe Fresh Stripe Oxford Shirt ($29)

​Wear it with: A pencil skirt and a denim jacket.

Etro Printed Blouse ($377)

​Wear it with: Distressed, boyfriend jeans and mules.

Junya Watanabe Man Pink ($255)

​Wear it with: A full skirt and a hair ribbon.

Everlane The Box Shirt ($55)

​Wear it with: Printed pants and penny loafers.

Madewell Oversized Button-Down Shirt ($75)

​Wear it with: Bermuda shorts and a cross-body bag.

H&M Cotton Blouse ($25)

​Wear it with: A lace skirt and loose waves.

Acne Sloan Poplin Optic White Shirt ($220)

​Wear it with: A full, denim skirt and strappy sandals.

Steven Alan Silk Boyfriend Shirt ($112)

​Wear it with: Flared jeans and a brown belt.

Stella Jean Cotton Button-Down Shirt ($240)

​Wear it with: A printed skirt and a bun.