5 Ways to Rock Your Classic White Button-Down Shirt

Looks that take the wardrobe staple from daytime to evening.


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All Dressed Up

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Slip a button-down under your favorite LBD for more versatility and a little extra coverage.


Dress, Morning Lavender, $75. Earrings, Sparklepop, $30. Shoes, Nina, $99. The button-down used in all these looks: Talbots, $79.


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Paired with a Cropped Sweater

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Let a button-down help you get more mileage out of a cropped sweater. Leave the bottom untucked for a casual yet still polished look.


Sweater, Abercrombie & Fitch, $48. Skirt, T.J. Maxx stores, $70. Earrings, Charles & Keith, $29. The button-down used in all these looks: Talbots, $79.


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Evening Chic

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Treat your daytime staple to a night out with a sparkly skirt and strappy sandals.


Skirt, select Burlington locations, $70. Earrings, Jenny Bird, $40. Necklace, Sparklepop, $48. Shoes, Forever 21, $48. The button-down used in all these looks: Talbots, $79.


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Trendy Tie-Front

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Apply the tie-front blouse trend to your button-down. Give your skinnies a rest and pair it with a high-waisted trouser jean.


Pants, Boden, $98. Necklace, Orikami, $44. Earrings, Ann Taylor, $50. Watch, Armani Exchange, $120. Shoes, Vionic, $140. The button-down used in all these looks: Talbots, $79.


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Untucked and Belted

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To enhance curves, don’t tuck it—belt it. And go all white rather than picking a contrasting pant.


Jeans, Loft, $79. Earrings, Anne Klein, $75. Belt, Michael Michael Kors, $78. Ring, Cole Haan, $58. Bracelet, Nashelle, $143. The button-down used in all these looks: Talbots, $79.