How To: Style a White Button-Down Shirt 8 Different Ways

Style a White Button-Down Shirt 8 Different Ways

The white, button-down shirt is a classic. Here we show you 8 different ways to style one for your own unique look.

Step 1 The bow tie

Button all the way up and wear a statement necklace.

Step 2 Layer jewelry

Add long chains and necklaces under the collar.

Step 3 Flower

Add a flower pin for a nice, feminine touch.

Step 4 Sweater vest

Wear a sweater vest for a manly touch.

Step 5 Blazer

A colored blazer is always a good look.

Step 6 Camisole

"Unbutton" up a bit and let a cami show.

Step 7 Crop it

Unbutton at the bottom and tie the ends.

Step 8 Make it a jacket

Unbutton all the way and wear over a tank or shirt. Belt it for another look too.


  • A button down in 100 percent cotton or a cotton blend works best with these looks.

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1 Comment

This is so cute! Definitely going to try some out!

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