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3 Ways To Wear A Basic Blue Oxford--All Equally Cool And Inspired By Style Bloggers

March 11, 2014 by Maria Bobila
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You guys, we’re nearly there. Spring is almost a week away! (Or so our calendar tells us.) We’ve already given you a few style tips for the upcoming season like how oversized sweaters and skirts make a perfect transition outfit (aka for right now), and cropped tops and pencil skirts will be your go-to outfit up through summer. But we have one more look to add to your arsenal and that includes the trusty blue Oxford shirt.

This classic collared button-down experienced a revival for spring thanks to designers Alexander Wang, Altuzarra, and Valentino, who sent their own updated Oxfords down the runway. Even if you don’t see yourself wearing a top that’s usually linked with the Ivy League, the type of bottom you decide to pair it with can instantly transform the Oxford. So whichever type of you style you see yourself wearing this spring, chances are the blue Oxford shirt will totally go with it. And if you don’t already have an Oxford in your closet, we prefer this Band of Outsiders Cotton Oxford Shirt ($245) and Foxcroft makes Oxford shirts out of smooth cotton (no irons required!).

Here’s how to wear it:

1. Leather leggings give a rebel edge. Much like how moto jackets are always paired with floral print dresses, you can downplay the clean look of an Oxford with a pair of leather leggings. Add a roomy tote and heeled boots to complete the look. All this leather making you sweat? Opt for a lightweight legging with a leather-looking coating and ditch the boots for a pair of sandals with hardware details.

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Get the lookBand of Outsiders Cotton Oxford Shirt ($245);  JOSEPH fine knit scarf ($221.57); Imitation Leather Trousers ($34.95); Jeffrey Campbell France Wrap Strap Boots ($198); Topshop Faux Leather Satchel ($60)

2. White skinnies keep your look polished. If you’re looking to menswear for inspiration but don’t want to look like  you rummaged through your boyfriend’s closet, a pair of white skinny jeans (with a hint of ankle) will keep your outfit well-put together. Accessorize with a few other pieces taken from the boys, such as a fedora, structured bag, and brogue shoes.

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Get the lookBand of Outsiders Cotton Oxford Shirt ($245); Melissa Odabash Ribbon Trim Fedora ($124);  J Brand 811 mid-rise skinny jeans ($170); Audrey Brooke Callie Oxford Flat ($59.95); Filson Original Briefcase – Otter Green ($248)

3. Printed pants add a modern touch to a classic top. If you find yourself bored with your blue Oxford shirt then jazz things up with a pair of printed pants. Not only does it tie in with the printed pants crazy that’s been going out the past year or so, it’s also an easy way to look stylish when you’re feeling way too lazy to dress yourself. Now put on some comfy sandals and go have some fun!

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Get the look: Band of Outsiders Cotton Oxford Shirt ($245); Ray-Ban ‘Classic Wayfarer’ 50mm Polarized Sunglasses ($200); ISABEL MARANT ÉTOILE cropped print trouser ($232.82); Seychelles ‘Brand New’ Leather Ankle Strap Sandal ($69.95); Vince Camuto ‘Riley’ Tote ($278)

Don’t forget to check out: best shoes for the transitional season, Sephora nail polish pods, and Chanel’s debut pair of designer headphones.

[Photos: Frankie Hearts Fashion, A House in the Hills, and Miss Tangerine]

 

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