Sometimes the ‘what to wear?’ solution is hiding in plain sight. Case in point: the oft-overlooked blue button down, which is having a major moment this spring. With all of the fantastic iterations on the market, its time to pay attention to the easiest office staple in the history of the world. Pick one of these quirky, updated versions, and mix it into your workwear wardrobe.
Thoroughly Modern Milly
This modernist cut offers a suprising twist on the classic blue shirt.
- Collarbone Shirt , Protagonist $540
The white collar and cuffs offer a retro feel, but the cropped silhouette feels anything but stuffy.
- Cropped Shirt, Boy By Band Of Outsiders $265
Sometimes the day calls for a little sparkle. Keep it office appropriate by wearing a blue button down with built in glamour.
- Bejeweled Collar Shirt, J. Crew $110
The strategically placed panels on this silk shirt are not completely sheer, so you can easily pair with a pencil skirt for the office.
- Sheer Multi-Panel Shirt, Topshop $72
Do The Twist
Add some femininity to your blue shirt by choosing a waist-cinching style. Just keep the bottom half of your outfit streamlined.
- Striped Crossover Shirt, Vanessa Bruno $394