Subtle and Sophisticated Ways to Wear a White Dress Shirt

The white dress shirt is the real deal.

It is a fashion essential that between so many trends, this stayed as a classic staple in many women’s outfits. The crisp white button-down can easily be dressed up or dress down, can be tucked in and out of your shorts or jeans, can be worn with combat boots, even sneakers, a mini skirt or a big, voluminous one.

Below are subtle and sophisticated ways to wear a white dress shirt.

Denim shorts and white dress shirt outfit idea

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Pair a flirty denim shorts with your white button down shirt for an easy off-duty look. Add boots or sneakers for a comfortable getup.

Ripped-knee denim jeans and neon orange strappy sandals

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Add a pair of colorful high heels to brighten up your otherwise colorless getup.

Gray dress

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Slip a classic gray dress over your white dress shirt. Complete your look with black high heels and a bag for the perfect office look.

Long white dress shirt and wedge boots

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Have an oversized white dress shirt you haven’t worn in forever? Slip into a pair of wedge boots to stay chic, casual and comfy all day long.

Belted maxi skirt

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Tuck your crisp white shirt into a black maxi skirt then finish it off with a belt.

Cropped jeans, ankle boots and statement layered necklace

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To dress up your denim look, add a classic white shirt and metallic ankle boots. Complete the outfit with statement necklaces.

Suede skirt, caged metallic high heel sandals, white button down outfit idea
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Style your top with a textured midi skirt and caged metallic high heels for a fashion-forward look.

Printed A-line midi skirt

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Allow the printed skirt to be the focus of your ensemble by pairing it with the classic white dress shirt with black pointed-toe high heels.

Pastel pink skirt and nude high heels

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Tuck a white button-down into your favorite midi skirt for a tailored appeal.

Black velvet trousers

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Look for classic white dress shirt with a bit of flair then pair it with black velvet pants.

Black straight pants and clogs

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For a casual every day look, go for cropped trousers and a cotton top then finish it off with head-turning shoes.

Brown culottes

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Wear your shirt with culottes that matches your shoes to keep an interesting look.

Now that you have all these outfit ideas, how are you going to wear your white dress shirt?

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