Despite being a total fail-safe piece, the white button-down can easily read boring without a bit of inventiveness. To freshen up the staple, we assembled three fashion-forward outfits to try now. So whether you choose to rock yours with a tailored skirt at work or with casual pieces off-duty, it’s time to make the crisp classic the most versatile item in your closet.
Refresh Your White Button-Down
For texture play, team your white shirt with a boxy suede jacket over leather trousers in a tonal palette.
Drew Textured-Leather Cardholder
Ray-Ban 51mm Hexagonal Flat Lens Sunglasses
Faux Leather Trousers
An A-line skirt is polished for work while asymmetric low-heeled mules, chunky hoops and an embossed bucket bag are directional accents.
Louise Olsen Large Liquid Gold-Plated Hoop Earrings
Asymmetric Leather Mules
Joseph Smith Cotton-Twill Midi Skirt
For an elegant take on athleisure, pair a crisp button-down with cropped track pants and crisscross mules. A sleek bag and earrings are a smart finish.
Gianvito Rossi 100 Silk-Satin Mules
Curved Cross Over Drop Earrings
Charles & Keith Structured Drawstring Slingbag
Charles and Kieth
Meier Polo Cropped Trackpants