How to Style a Button Up Shirt

When it comes to achieving a chic look, few wardrobe pieces are as versatile and timeless as a classic button up shirt. While they are often associated with spring and summer fashion, they are versatile pieces that can be worn all year long. The best part is that they can transition from casual to dressy effortlessly, making them perfect for a variety of occasions. Whether you’re looking for an addition to your casual wardrobe, your date night looks, or looking to level up your workwear attire, the button up offers endless possibilities. Because of this, it has become my go-to choice for styling a chic and classy wardrobe. This is why today I am sharing a variety of ways to style a button up shirt from jeans outfits, to skirts outfits, workwear attire, and more!

Also, for more chic outfit ideas be sure to check out these posts as well: Classy White Trouser Outfits for Spring and Summer, How to Style a Linen White Blazer into Summer, Minimal Shift Dress Outfits for Summer.

How to Style a Button Up Shirt

How to Style a Button Up Shirt

Shop The Outfit

Sharing a variety of chic ways to style a button up shirt to inspire your wardrobe not only this spring and summer, but all year long!

Blue Button Up + Blue Jeans Outfit Idea

How to Style a Button Up Shirt with jeans

Shop The Outfit

For an elevated casual look opt for a blue button up shirt paired with high waisted blue jeans. The timeless combination of the button down and jeans creates the perfect casual chic outfit. Complete the look with a pair of nude flats and a classic bag for a touch of elegance. This look is perfect for a variety of occasions, whether it’s a brunch date, a day out with friends, and more. Also, swap out the flats for sneakers and the bag for a tote to make this the perfect casual look.

Shop The Outfit

Blue Button Up + White Jeans Outfit Idea

How to Style a Button Up Shirt with white jeans

Shop The Outfit

Another timeless button up shirt outfit idea is a classic white jeans look. Pair your blue button up with white jeans. Then, finish off the look with a pair of brown sandals and a chic, matching bag. This outfit is perfect for anything from casual brunches with friends or lunch dates. Also, it can easily be elevated by swapping the sandals for heels, making it suitable for business casual events.

Shop The Outfit

Cropped White Button Up + Black Skirt Outfit Idea

How to Style a Button Up Shirt with shorts

Shop The Outfit

Go for a classy and chic look by pairing a cropped white button up top with a black linen short. Then, add matching black sandals and a sleek black bag to complete the look. The cropped button up not only adds a modern touch, but also accentuates your waist, creating a flattering silhouette. To take your look to the next level, simply swap the sandals for a pair of heels, creating the perfect look for date night or a night out with friends.

Shop The Outfit

Blue & White Striped Button Up + White Jeans Outfit Idea

Blue & White Striped Button Up + White Jeans Outfit Idea

Shop The Outfit

If you’re looking for a business casual outfit idea, a button up is an essential piece. Go for a classic blue and white striped button up for a timeless look. Pair this with white jeans and complete the ensemble with white heels and a matching white handbag for a polished and sophisticated look. Whether you’re heading to the office or attending a business casual event, this outfit strikes the perfect balance between style and professionalism.

White Cropped Button Up + Blue Jeans Outfit Idea

White Cropped Button Up with jeans

Shop The Outfit

A white cropped button up is another essential wardrobe piece. The cropped shirt is not only modern, but pairs perfectly with any high-waisted bottom. Pair this white button up with high-waisted jeans, for a flattering silhouette. If you’re looking for a chic everyday look, complete the outfit with sneakers and a tote bag, for both comfort and style.

Blue Button Up + Wide Leg Trousers Outfit Idea

Wide leg trousers outfit idea

Shop The Outfit

A classic blue button up with wide leg trousers is one of my go-to outfit ideas. Wide leg trousers are not only on-trend right now, but they are a timeless wardrobe essential. This combination creates a perfect balance of modern and timeless elegance, making it an ideal choice for a classy and polished outfit. To complete the look, add a pair of white heels and a matching bag. Wear this outfit anywhere from business meetings to evening events, and for a sophisticated look.

Shop The Outfit

Striped Blue Button Up Shorts Set Outfit Idea

striped shorts set outfit

Shop The Outfit

Remember, a button up top can be extremely versatile! It’s the perfect top to take you from a night out to a day by the pool. For example, this striped blue and white set is the perfect choice for a relaxed and casual day at the pool or beach. To complete the look, add a pair of sandals and a tote bag for the perfect casual, yet elevated look.

Also, be sure to check out my other most recent blog posts for more chic outfit inspiration!

Please feel free to email me at thegraydetails@gmail.com if you have any questions!  I’m always happy to help with styling or picking out a specific outfit for an event!   Have an amazing day!!

Also, check out my instagram shop HERE to shop all my instagram looks, style guides, gift guides and fashion tips.

You can also download the free LIKETOKNOW.IT app and follow me HERE.

STAY IN THE KNOW:  Don’t forget to sign up for my exclusive Newsletter for STYLE TIPS, SALE ALERTS, AND MUCH MORE!

As always, thank you so much for stopping by today, I truly appreciate all of you! xx, Amanda

FOLLOW ALONG

Instagram | Pinterest | Facebook | Shop Instagram | You Tube

Leave a Comment

1 Comments

  1. 9.3.23

    Great tips on how to easily dress up or dress down a button-up shirt for any occasion!

Subscribe

Subscribe to my newsletter for new blog posts, sale alerts and more!