7 Fashion-Girl Ways To Style A White Button-Down


The white button-down is a true wear-anywhere piece. Whether you rock it with a chic collar flip or cool pushed-up sleeves, the tailored staple sharpens any look, from frayed jeans to ladylike skirts to sportswear separates. Here, we’ve curated seven ways to style it that are completely fashion-girl approved. From office-appropriate to weekend-ready, each outfit proves the crisp classic is the most versatile item in your closet. Get inspired.

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The White Button-Down

Bring polish to a casual-cool look by pairing with frayed jeans, a velvet tote and leather slides.

JA Labradorite Chain Tassel Earrings


Jacquie Aiche

Hayward Shopper



Ambra Sandal


Calvin Klein

Marrakesh Cropped High-Rise Bootcut Jeans


M.I.H. Jeans

Stretch-Cotton Poplin Shirt


MICHAEL Michael Kors

Add structure to a ruffled midi skirt, and finish with ladylike accessories.

Delicate Long Y-Necklace


Vince Camuto

Chain Patent Bag



Carolyn Slingback Pump


Manolo Blahnik

Rita Skirt


Tanya Taylor

Team with track pants and a lacy bralette for a playful riff on sportswear.

Benchley Saffiano-Leather Shoulder Bag


Mark Cross

Long Line Bralette


Victoria's Secret

Kingvel Velcro Strap Sneaker


Kenneth Cole

Collier Satin-Trimmed Stretch-Twill Track Pants


Elizabeth and James

Go glam by layering beneath a velvet slip dress, and don't forget the luxe add-ons.

Black Alter Croc Shoulder Bag


Stella McCartney

Jackie Stacked Cluster Ring


Lulu Frost

Avalon Ankle Tie Flat Point



Velvet Dress



Wear open over a swimsuit for a pulled-together look poolside—raffia accessories ensure laid-back vibes.

Praia Hat



Topanga Tote


Eliza Gran

Flower 8 Sunglasses


Westward Leaning

Nantucket Striped Stretch-Cloqué Swimsuit


Heidi Klein

Bring balance to a mini hemline and bohemian extras.

Leather Choker Lariat



Crescent Mini Cross-Body Bag


Massimo Dutti

Grandiose Pointy Toe Boot


Stuart Weitzman

Star Flower Embroidered Miniskirt



For a grown-up version of nonchalant chic, wear with denim overalls and sleek, sporty accessories.

White Leather Mini Backpack


Mansur Gavriel

Marilyn Suede Brim Baseball Cap


Rag & Bone

Summit Culotte Overalls



Chuck II Low Top Sneaker