9 Ways to Style Button-Down Shirts

    Are you one of the many people who has button-down shirts lying somewhere in the back of their closet but never actually wears them? Here are nine different outfits that are appropriate for spring and summer and will hopefully give you some inspiration.


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    If you want something a little more edgy than your usual look, a leather skirt is perfect. Just tuck in your loose button-down shirt into your skirt, and you are good to go.

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    Skater skirts are perfect for spring and summer, and they also happen to look amazing with your button-down shirt. Add a belt to accentuate the waist, and add some nice bright accessories to make the outfit pop.

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    If you want to look professional but still want to add those spring colors into your outfit, then this outfit is perfect for you. Put a black blazer on top of your button-down shirt and combine it with a brightly colored skirt.

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    If you are not a big fan of brightly colored clothes, you can simply add subtle pops of color, like red heels. The navy skirt is perfect for spring and looks amazing with a button-down shirt tucked in.

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    For a more casual look, wear your button-down shirt unbuttoned on top of a regular T-shirt. All that’s left to complete the look are some skinny jeans, ankle boots, and lots of accessories. Super casual, but still very stylish.

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    The suede skirt is totally in style right now, so why not wear it with your striped button-down shirt? Again, this look is perfect for spring and summer and will totally be an eye-catcher.

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    Of course, we do not always have the time in the morning to put a lot of effort into our outfits. Luckily, not much effort is required to achieve this look. All you need are your favorite skinny jeans, some sandals, and of course your button-down shirt.

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    Combining your button-down shirt with a powdery pink midi skirt creates a beautiful romantic look — especially when you add accessories in the same pretty shade and a pair of high heels.

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    As we are finally getting into the warmer months of the year, shorts are a must. And when paired with a striped button-down shirt, this makes for a summer-appropriate look that keeps you cool and stylish at the same time.


    Elvira Oosterbaan
    Hi! I'm a seventeen-year-old Dutch girl who loves to read, write, and play music. My plan is to study English Literature, and I'd love to become a writer after that. One of my many dreams is to move to America, but for now I'm stuck here in Holland. ;) Besides being a professional Netflix binge-watcher and cat lover, I love anything beauty related and express my thoughts on my beauty blog called Beauticulous --> www.beauticulous.blogspot.com


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