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

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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

$264

Jacquie Aiche

Hayward Shopper

$1,800

Hayward

Ambra Sandal

$129

Calvin Klein

Marrakesh Cropped High-Rise Bootcut Jeans

$255

M.I.H. Jeans

Stretch-Cotton Poplin Shirt

$125

MICHAEL Michael Kors

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

Delicate Long Y-Necklace

$48

Vince Camuto

Chain Patent Bag

$40

Mango

Carolyn Slingback Pump

$695

Manolo Blahnik

Rita Skirt

$595

Tanya Taylor

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

Benchley Saffiano-Leather Shoulder Bag

$2,303

Mark Cross

Long Line Bralette

$20

Victoria's Secret

Kingvel Velcro Strap Sneaker

$120

Kenneth Cole

Collier Satin-Trimmed Stretch-Twill Track Pants

$360

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

$1,375

Stella McCartney

Jackie Stacked Cluster Ring

$115

Lulu Frost

Avalon Ankle Tie Flat Point

$330

Whistles

Velvet Dress

$36

Zara

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

Praia Hat

$260

Artesano

Topanga Tote

$98

Eliza Gran

Flower 8 Sunglasses

$225

Westward Leaning

Nantucket Striped Stretch-Cloqué Swimsuit

$315

Heidi Klein

Bring balance to a mini hemline and bohemian extras.

Leather Choker Lariat

$56

Adornmonde

Crescent Mini Cross-Body Bag

$120

Massimo Dutti

Grandiose Pointy Toe Boot

$525

Stuart Weitzman

Star Flower Embroidered Miniskirt

$75

Topshop

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

White Leather Mini Backpack

$795

Mansur Gavriel

Marilyn Suede Brim Baseball Cap

$150

Rag & Bone

Summit Culotte Overalls

$148

Madewell

Chuck II Low Top Sneaker

$75

Converse