The Summer Piece You Can Wear Now

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Chances are you stashed away your lightweight chambray shirt when the first fall chill set in, but rather than wait for Memorial Day, bust out the beloved staple early this year. Not only does it work as a versatile base for layered ensembles, it’s also an excuse to incorporate lightweight denim into transitional outfits before the balmy days begin. Ahead, see how to style this wardrobe staple right now in four distinct ways.

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Denim Days

Styling tip: Add coverage by pairing the shirt with a sleek maxi skirt. Include texture and color with patchwork ankle boots.

Set of Three Rose Gold-Plated Rings

$190

Arme de L'Amour

Large Leather Bucket Bag

$625

Mansur Gavriel

Mix Suede Patchwork Boot

$154

River Island

Skirt with Slit

$40

Zara

Denim Long Sleeve Shirt

$30

Uniqlo

Styling tip: Try the chic denim-on-denim look by teaming it with jeans in a darker wash. Break up the blues with a black jacket, monk boots and the must-have Western-style buckle belt.

Oversized Denim Jacket

$85

Topshop

Leather Double Buckle Waist and Hip Belt

$35

ASOS

Josie Jeans

$281

7 For All Mankind

Ankle Boot

$294

Leonardo Principi

Polarized Sunglasses

$360

Persol

Styling tip: Keep it cozy by layering the shirt under a knit dress. Add a printed topper, over-the-knee boots and a fedora.

Suede and Feather-Trimmed Fedora

$192

Sensi Studio

Jacquard Jacket

$120

Mango

Brenna Suede Over-The-Knee Boot

$1,035

Isabel Marant

Kebede Dress

$145

Wilfred Free

Styling tip: Elevate the casual top with striped culottes, a streamlined white vest, metallic flats and glamorous sunnies.

Round-Frame Acetate Sunglasses

$200

Chloé

Flavio Crepe Vest

$365

Theory

Awkward Stripe Trousers

$80

Topshop

Ella Ballerinas

$159

Pretty Ballerinas