10 Cool Ways To Style Your Basic White Shirt!


Let’s talk about the white shirt! Much like a little black dress that finds room in every woman’s wardrobe, a basic white shirt too is another staple piece of clothing that all women must possess. The sheer versatility that comes with such a simple garment is quite frankly, astounding. Think of it, you can wear a white shirt to basically any event or occasion and never feel out of place. Find a white shirt that complements the frame of your body and take help from these looks mentioned below to make a fashion statement with a plain white shirt.

1. Wear It To Work


While this is the most obvious way to wear a white shirt, there is no harm is slightly changing your look to stand out from the crowd at work. Besides a white shirt, you will require black ankle length pants, nude pumps and a killer attitude. Complete the look with some accessories like a wristwatch, a necklace or bracelets.

2. Wear It As A Dress

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Summer is finally upon us and now it a great time to experiment with your white shirt. If the length of your white shirt allows you to disguise it as a cute summer dress, why don’t you take advantage of it? Wear it with a thin belt to give it more structure. You can also carry a satchel and wear high heels with this outfit. Oh! Don’t forget your sunnies!

3. Wear It With Culottes

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Culottes took over a couple of years ago and it seems like it’s here to stay. It looks gorgeous paired with anything and on just about anyone. When two fashion staples come together, one can rest assured that there is going to be no room for disaster. Team your favourite white shirt with a pair of culottes and walk around town in a classy pair of brogues.

4. Wear It With A Lehenga


Anushka Sharma sure did look like a ‘Cutiepie’ in ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ as she pulled off the white-shirt lehenga combination effortlessly. If you hate the constricting feeling a choli or a blouse gives, you can always choose a white shirt. Adorn yourself with layered jewellery as it will make you party-ready and give your white shirt an added elegance.

5. Wear It With A Saree

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Sonam Kapoor made headlines when she wore a denim pant-saree designed by Masaba Gupta and soon many other designers and fashion enthusiasts followed suit. You can take inspiration from Masaba’s design and team your saree with your white shirt. It will serve well as a quirky yet interesting outfit for a cocktail party.

6. Wear It With A Pencil Skirt


When it comes to power dressing, a pencil skirt is one of the first things that pop into our mind. It brings out the curves in a woman and shows of her strong yet feminine side. You can style your white shirt with a pencil skirt for a business meeting or even an important dinner. If it’s a more laid-back affair, you can throw in a shrug or a sweater over the shirt.

7. Wear It With A Dramatic Long Skirt


By now we’ve established that a white shirt will work wonders with everything. If you’re feeling a little too glamorous and want to head to town in classy, over-the-top gown-like skirt, you must certainly do so. However, the best thing to wear with a long skirt is most definitely a white shirt. It shows that you are equal parts classy and sassy.

8. Wear It With Ripped Jeans

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Did you know that Kurt Cobain did not start wearing ripped jeans in hopes of starting a fashion trend? He cut holes in jeans around his knee area so that he could play his guitar without the material annoying him. Whatever the reason was, it sure has made quite a mark in the world of fashion. What’s more fashionable than ripped jeans? You’ve guessed right! A white shirt paired with it.

9. Wear It With Shorts


It’s time to bring out all your cute little shorts and go have brunches with your gang of girls. Bored of wearing your shorts with the same old graphic t-shirts and tank tops? Well, a white shirt can definitely come to the rescue. Add some chunky jewellery to your look for a more unique and summery look.

10. Wear It With A Dress


We all have that one dress that hangs a little differently on our body or is a gift from a friend who didn’t really know our dress size. Either way, it’s been stored in our cupboard and is begging to be let out. Why don’t you wear it with a white shirt? The shirt can be worn inside or outside you dress, the choice is really yours.

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