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Trick of the white

The white shirt is a must-have item in any woman's wardrobe. No matter what your age, size or style, this timeless classic will take you anywhere. Here are some tips on how to wear this piece to work, as nightwear and right through the weekend.

Weekend casual

For a sophisticated take on the t-shirt and jeans combination, try a white shirt over the top. Leave the buttons undone and sleeves rolled up for a less formal look. If you’re wearing wide-legged jeans, opt for a fitted shirt. Likewise slim fit bottoms can be paired with a floaty shirt.

Summer BBQ

Thrown over a maxi dress, the white shirt is a great way to compliment bright colours. If you’re wearing a shorter dress, opt for a long shirt which just skims the hemline. Add bangles, wedges and other girly accessories for a sweet and carefree look.

Classic style

A staple of the work wardrobe, the white shirt looks great with pencil skirts and well cut pants. Make sure the shirt is form fitting – ill fitted shirts tend to ‘balloon’ out and look unflattering. Underwear is important, as a black or white bra will show through the material. opt for a nude coloured bra, as it will match your skin tone.

Evening wear

The white shirt is a go-to piece for an evening out. Plain shirts can be embellished with brooches, whilst statement shirts can speak for themselves. If the white shirt has ruffles, bows or other adornments, it will add volume to your shape on top. Balance this out with tailored bottoms such as well-cut black shorts.

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