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Make A Crisp Button-Down Work For Any Occasion

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Nothing compares to a crisp, white button-down. Sure, you know it’s a classic workwear staple, but it’s also a timeless wardrobe workhorse that will fit into any outfit for almost all occasions. Take our quiz above to find more ways to wear your Perfect Shirt and read our tips below for more button-down advice.

• Knot your button-down at the base if your outfit lacks a belt, or if you’re wearing it over a dress. This will instantly define your waist and add an effortless, casual element to your look.

• Button all the way up and add a statement necklace over your shirt for a trendy work look.

• Keep your shirt unbuttoned, scrunch the sleeves, and wear it like a boyfriend cardigan.

• Wear with dark jeans and ballet flats for a no-fail Casual Friday ensemble.

• Wear it unbuttoned over your bathing suit for a preppy beach day.

• Obsessed with the versatility of your button-down? Consider trying out new colors, short-sleeves, or embellished versions.

Did we miss something? Tell us how you wear your button-downs in the comments below or by tweeting at us.