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15 Ways To Style A Button Down That Are All Equally Cool, But Very Different

February 9, 2015 by Claudia Saide
shefinds | Style


Wear one that's silky with a knit scarf. Leave the top buttons open and wrap a solid knit scarf around your neck. Add a slouchy beanie for the full effect. [Photo: The Glamourai]


Shop the look: Elie Tahari Tahlia Colorblock Silk Blouse ($268)


Shop the look: Salvatore Ferragamo Knit Scarf ($364, down from $520)


Try one that's fitted with a pair of denim overalls. It's a big step up from overalls and a plain white tee. [Photo: Athens Street Style]


Shop the look: Carven Poplin Button Down ($320)


Shop the look: Asos Dark Wash Denim Dungaree ($51.15)


Layer one over another. Now that's just clever, and it looks really cool. [Photo: Walk in Wonderland]


Don't be afraid to do denim on denim. Tuck a denim button down into your best fitting jeans. Throw on a belt for the finishing touch. [Photo: Athens Street Style]


Shop the look: J.Crew Chambray Shirt ($78)


Borrow one from your man to throw over a fringy mini. Try a men's shirt with a mini skirt, but instead of tucking it in, let it hang over so only the bottom of the skirt peaks out. [Photo: Athens Street Style]


Shop the look: Gap Modern Oxford Solid Shirt ($49.95)


Shop the look: Saint Laurent Fringed Suede Mini Skirt ($2,390)


Pop the collar of your boyfriend's oxford and tuck the front into your jeans, or any bottom really. [Photo: Cheetah is the New Black]


Pair a classic stripe with a bold print bottom. A leopard pencil skirt may not be the obvious choice to wear with a classic striped oxford, but it sure is a good one. [Photo: Prosecco & Plaid]


Shop the look: J.Crew Endless Shirt ($78)


Shop the look: Topshop Leopard Print Scuba Tube Skirt ($52)


Try a muted, military style with a sequin pencil skirt—it's unexpected, yet incredibly balanced. [Photo: Athens Street Style]


Shop the look: Madewell Olive Overshirt ($98)


Shop the look: Burberry Prorsum Paillette Embellished Crepe Midi Skirt ($3,295)


Go full-on vintage. Pile on your favorite vintage necklaces over an oversized oxford tucked into vintage denim. [Photo: Sea of Shoes]


Shop the look: What Goes Around Comes Around Vintage Chanel Border CC Necklace ($2,075)


Shop the look: What Goes Around Comes Around Vintage Chanel Charm Cluster Necklace ($2,625)


Try one as a dress—it's killer with a pair of otk's and thigh-high socks. [Photo: The Glamourai]


Shop the look: DKNY Tuxedo Shirt Dress ($310.99, down from $445)


Add a plaid button down as a base layer on a really cold day. Wear it under your coziest turtleneck and let the sleeves peak out. [Photo: Prosecco & Plaid]


Shop the look: Rails Hunter Button Down ($128)


Shop the look: J.Crew Aran Crafts Cabled Turtleneck Sweater ($69.99)


Tie one around your waist. It adds another element to simple jeans and a t-shirt. [Photo: Prosecco & Plaid]


Shop the look: 3.1 Phillip Lim Embellished Stretch-Silk Georgette Top ($375)


Shop the look: Bella Dahl Split Back Button Down Shirt ($128)


Tie up a plaid button down and wear it with a skirt. This looks exceptional when using a bright plaid and pleated midi, see? [Photo: Prosecco & Plaid]


Shop the look: Equipment Daddy Tie Front Button Down ($198)


Shop the look: Topshop Pleated Midi Skirt ($75)


Go for white on white. Match a silky white blouse to wide leg pants, and top it off with a wintery white hat. [Photo: The Street Muse]


Shop the look: Equipment Rhodes Washed-Silk Shirt ($240)


Shop the look: Chloé Woven Wide Leg Pants ($1,250)


Shop the look: Rag & Bone Leather Trimmed Wool Felt Fedora ($195)


Wear one that's plaid under a leather biker vest. Add a black bottom to complete the look. [Photo: The Blonde Salad]


Shop the look: Madewell Flannel Cargo Workshirt ($79.50)


Shop the look: Helmut Lang Leather Biker Vest ($597, down from $1,195)

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