A classic button-down shirt is a wardrobe must. Whether you own several crisp white options or a few with subtle prints, every woman should own a selection of go-to button-down shirts. While the staple never goes out of style, we'll admit the look can feel repetitive. Since it's safe to say one wears a button-down shirt two to three days out of the week, finding ways to reinvent how you wear the staple can be challenging.
To easily add fresh outfit ideas to your button-down rotation, we're sharing nine new ways to wear the office go-to. From layering tricks to ideal trouser pairings, it's all about getting creative with the timeless piece.
Keep reading for the freshest ways to wear your simple button-down shirt this year.
Use your white button-down as a layering piece and wear it completely unbuttoned over a slim turtleneck.
For a very relaxed look, try styling a printed button-down shirt as a lightweight jacket.
Go for a casual look and style an oversize button-down shirt with jeans and a silk scarf.
Wear a simple shirt with sleek accessories and an oversize denim jacket.
Take this look and add a leather jacket or blazer for an office-readier vibe.
Style your favorite printed blouse with a simple black skirt.
Experiment with popping your collar and scrunching your sleeves for an effortless yet polished look.
Layer a sweater over a crisp button-down and only tuck in one side of the look.
Style a polished tank over an oversize shirt for an unexpected look.
The ruffles at the wrist add such a feminine touch.
Add this lovely print to your button-down selection.
Equipment makes the best classic button-downs.
It's all about statement sleeves.
The wrap-tie detail makes this blouse super flattering.
You can never have too many striped shirts.
This top looks way more expensive than it is.
We love this pajama-inspired option.