We can’t live without our collection of work shirts—polished button-downs and silk blouses appropriate for boardroom meetings and conferences—but we’d rather not buy a whole new wardrobe for our off-duty moments. The solution? Finding versatile tops that are great to wear to the office, but easy to style for weekends and nights out. Today, we’re bringing you 17 perfect work shirts you can wear year-round anywhere. Trust us, you’ll want to keep these at the front of your closet!
Acne Lou Short-Sleeved Crepe Shirt ($330)
This short-sleeve shirt keeps you cool in the warmer months, but it’ll pair well under a sweater come winter.
Free People Oversize Ruched Sleeve Long Shirt ($108) in Ivory
An oversized button-down makes a great layering piece for fall.
Band of Outsiders Piqué Cropped-Sleeve Blouse ($295) in White
You can never go wrong investing in a perfectly executed white shirt.
CP Shades Chambray Boyfriend Shirt ($130) in Chambray
Pair this with tailored trousers to add some contrast and structure.
CP Shades Stripe Boyfriend Shirt ($168) in Stripe
A striped boyfriend-style shirt is incredibly versatile.
Theory Silk Double-Georgette T-Shirt ($215)
A breezy silk t-shirt is the perfect office alternative to the button-down.
Diane Von Furstenberg Gwen Blouse ($225)
No need for heavy accessorizing when you’re wearing this chain-detail top.
Elizabeth and James Carine Fine-Striped Shirt ($265)
Wear this shirt with a slim pencil skirt for your 9-to-5, then dress it down with denim on the weekend.
Kenzo Fire-Button Cotton-Poplin Shirt ($316)
This boxy top will look chic paired with slim trousers and pointy pumps.
Nau Twisted Shirt ($100)
Lend some polish to this lightweight chambray shirt with a sharp blazer.
Free People Ruffled Hem Button Down ($) in White
This slightly slouchy white top was made for a front tuck.
3.1 Phillip Lim Sleeveless Cotton Shirt ($295) in White
A contrast-trim collar helps this sleeveless button-down stand out.
Ted Baker Lovina Beaded Neckline Top ($195) in Cream
A jeweled neckline adds a little glitz to your workwear without overwhelming your outfit.
Ted Baker Osster Pearl Embellished Top ($195) in Cream
Gorgeous pearl embellishments make this our pick for the most ladylike option.
Ted Baker Hadija Fitted Raglan Sleeve Shirt ($175) in Nude Pink
Balance out this shirt’s pink hue with neutral-colored separates.
Theory Trillith Striped Cotton Shirt ($108) in French Blue
Subtle stripes lend a hint of menswear to an otherwise feminine look.