The Definitive GIF Guide To New Ways To Wear White Shirts

Because sure they look snappy but black trousers but....


by Pandora Sykes |
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‘A white shirt?’ you may say, disdainful of the staple that you’ve been wearing since you were four years old, when your pretentious primary school insisted on a pristine one worn with a tie. Well yes, sceptipants, that’s the whole point: it’s a staple. As unassuming as it is useful.

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The best way to embrace the white shirt is to constantly re-invent the ways in which you wear it. It’s always going to look snappy with a pair of tailored black trousers, but it’s also great shakes to break the white shirt out of its traditional guise and use it as the base note for looks which are a little more experimental. So here are 4 ways to wear your white shirt this season.

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With a party bra

This bra is not just for parties, though. Wear it over a white shirt and it’ll get a lot more wear. Good one for seguing from day to night.

Long Sleeve Cotton Shirt, £20 Topshop; Cluster Embellished Bralet, £38 Topshop; Vintage Shorts, from a selection at Rokit; Rhinestone Necklace, £29.99 Zara

**Unbuttoned low **

A white cotton shirt can totally be sexy – with a flippy pewter skirt and chunky necklace.

Vintage Men’s Shirt, from a selection at Beyond Retro; Silver Fringe Skirt, £29.99 coming soon at H&M; Chunky Crystal Necklace in Silver, £24 Urban Outfitters

To casualise a bit of casual pop-Edwardian velvet

This House of Holland coat is actually a dress – who’d a thunk it? Pare it back with a white shirt and some blue jeans to Henry Holland’s outré velvet pop.

Velvet Scallop Button Dress in Navy, £350 House of Holland at Urban Outfitters; Layered Chiffon Shirt, £137.30 T by Alexander Wang at The Outnet; jeans, stylist’s own

Like you’re Jackie Kennedy

A zippy little skirt suit and a vintage Chanel scarf? Mais oui! This is preppy with a twist – pair it with Superstars for quirky excellence or courts if your look is more groomed Gossip Girl.

Wreath Skirt £115 and Bad Ass Denim Jacket, £230 both être cécile; Vintage Chanel Scarf from eBay; Boxy Shirt, £22 ASOS

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Photographs by Agata Pec

Model: Harriet at IMG

Styling: Grace Joel

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This article originally appeared on The Debrief.

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