Six Ways to Wear the White Shirt

The white shirt has long reigned as a fundamental wardrobe staple because of its versatility. It can be dressed up or down, play a starring or supporting role. There are endless ways to wear this hardworking fashion chameleon! To prove it, fashion expert Afiya Francisco shows us six different ways to wear the the white shirt, all with some of the hottest spring looks from Hudson's Bay.

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1. Paired with the Pyjama Style Printed Pant

The pyjama style printed pant is right on trend for this spring! And when paired with this classic Jones New York white shirt it acts as a chic canvas to display this boho aesthetic. Leave it slightly untucked for a more carefree, easy vibe that suits the feel of the pants.

Get the Look: white shirt, Jones New York; pants, Free People; bag, Vince Camuto; scarf, Lord and Taylor; shoes, Diane von Furstenberg. All available at Hudson’s Bay

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2. Layered Up Under a Multi-Coloured Sweater

Slightly casual pieces like a denim skirt with an asymmetrical gold zipper and multi-coloured sweater are transformed into an office appropriate option with the addition of a buttoned-up crisp white collar.

Get the Look: white shirt, Jones New York; sweater, Vera Moda; skirt, Vince Camuto; shoes, Calvin Klein; bag, Zac Posen. All available at Hudson’s Bay

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3. Centre Stage on Top of a Dress

The white shirt can also take centre stage in an evening look. Thrown over this Material Girl body con dress it tones down the sexiness without losing any appeal.

Get the Look: white shirt, Jones New York; dress, Material Girl; shoes, Enzo Angiolini; clutch, Halston Heritage; All available at Hudson’s Bay

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4. Menswear-Inspired with Boyfriend Jeans

Take the shirt back to its menswear roots and go for a look that's totally borrowed from the boys. Slouchy boyfriend jeans from Tommy Hilfiger and flats are the perfect pairing for this casual yet fashionable outfit.

Get the Look: white shirt, Jones New York; jeans, Tommy Hilfiger; sweater, Style and Co.; shoes, Enzo Angiolini; bag, Guess; All available at Hudson’s Bay

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5. Classic Riding Look

This classic riding look is timeless and chic on women of any age and will always be on trend! A dark denim will keep this look polished. 

Get the Look: white shirt, Jones New York; jeans, INC; blazer, Jones New York; belt, Ivanka Trump; shoes, Dolce Vita; bag, Ralph Lauren; All available at Hudson’s Bay

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6. Under a Leather Perforated Dress

From Sharon Stone to Julia Roberts, the white shirt has become a viable option for evening. Worn under this Calvin Klein perforated leather dress adds unexpected dimension that is chic and practical. It's a great way to indulge in sleeveless pieces you may have otherwise shied away from.

Get the Look: white shirt, Jones New York; dress, Calvin Klein; shoes, Guess; clutch, BCBG; All available at Hudson’s Bay

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