With all of the crazy trends that come in and out of style over the years, sometimes it can be nice to just go back to basics. A look built around something as simple as a white button-down is a breath of fresh air compared to the many overdone ensembles that have become street-style staples. No one does this look better than Emmanuelle Alt, the new Editor in Chief of French Vogue.
Alt has perfected her easy parisian chic look: a button-down, white jeans, hermes cuff/belt, and killer heels. It’s undone and yet so ridiculously perfect.
Here are a few other chic examples of button-down dressing:
Although the classic white button-down will always be in style, it’s still nice to know that your look is on-trend. Luckily many designers incorporated the shirts into their Spring 2012 collections. Check out their looks and hopefully you’ll get inspired to create your own chic ensembles.
1. D&G 2. Prabal Gurung
3. Christopher Kane 4. Erdem
5. Cushnie et Ochs 6. Rebecca Minkoff
Below I have included some options for those of you who want to add some new shirts to your collections, plus some awesome shoes to help you finish the look.
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