TREND: Crisp and Clean — The White Button Down

It seems the classic white button down has been through a whirlwind. Now that the button-down comes in a variety of colors and patterns, white isn’t alone anymore. The average Fashionista probably owns more of these new styles, but white does seem to be making a comeback. Bloggers and celebrities have been all over this trend for many seasons. As the summer winds down, and hopefully begins to cool, grabbing a crisp white blouse is simple yet chic. This closet must-have is a garment great for all seasons, seeing as its simplicity will never go out of style.

This Fashionista gave her classic white an edgy twist. Pairing a neutral on a neutral, her shorts add a more relaxed feel. Her dark accents, ranging from her shoes to her bag, add personality to her lighter outfit. I love the way she put the look together. It looks fashionable yet simple, as if any girl can look as chic as she does in just minutes. My favorite touch to her look is her bag. I am a huge fan of fringe this season. The unexpected piece makes such a statement against her all neutrals.

The great thing about this look is it is so easy to achieve. A classic white button down is sold in many stores. Try this one from ASOS and pair it with a pair of paperbag shorts. Top the look off with those perfect edgy accessories like dark booties and a fringe bag. This look is a perfect day-to-night look and features easy staples that can be worn in so many different ways.

Hint: This Fashionista chose a neutral look with an edgy twist, but there are so many ways to wear the crisp blouse. It seems easy to wear the simple white button-down with jeans, but the blouse is  made to be fashion forward. Be bold with your choices and wear the blouse in unconventional ways. Fashionistas can play with this trend because the top doesn’t need boundaries. The crisp button-down comes in different styles, from strong and dramatic, like tops detailed with bows or wide sleeves, to simple, straight-forward collars. Whatever  top you choose, play it up with your own voice and have fun with it. This is one trend with little boundaries, so be daring and let your true inner fashion sense speak for itself.

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