8 New Ways To Transform Your White Shirt

Only one shirt needed

Ball it up
18 Jan 2016

Ball it up

Instead of buttoning up your shirt, bunch it up at the side, making a ball, then secure it in place with clear hair rubbers. If you’re working with a midi-length shirt dress, bunch it at the hem too to make it a mini dress.

Jacquemus Spring/Summer 2016

Makeshift toga
18 Jan 2016

Makeshift toga

When wearing two sleeves are just too mainstream, slip on only one sleeve, then button your shirt up at your side. To avoid the extra sleeve from poking out from the back, just turn it inside out and hide it within your shirt.

Jacquemus Spring/Summer 2016

Let it hang
18 Jan 2016

Let it hang

Button your shirt at the top, tuck it into a skirt, and let the hem hang out haphazardly under it for an effortlessly chic look.

Milly Spring/Summer 2016

Make it a tube dress
18 Jan 2016

Make it a tube dress

To turn your ol’ button up into a tube dress, button it up as far as you can (without putting your arms into the shirt sleeves!) then tie the sleeves into a bow at your chest. This trick works best on a more billowy, oversized top.

Joseph Spring/Summer 2016

Make it an off-shoulder top
18 Jan 2016

Make it an off-shoulder top

Button up your shirt as you would when turning it into a tube, but instead of tying the sleeves into a bow, cross them at your chest, bring them to the back and secure the two sleeves together by knotting or pinning them together with safety pins.

Monse Spring/Summer 2016

Pull a ribbon through it
18 Jan 2016

Pull a ribbon through it

Get a brand new shirt with just one ribbon — run a length of ribbon (of any colour) through the sleeves of a sleeveless shirt and tie it up.

Proenza Schouler Spring/Summer 2016

Make your shirt dress a high-low top
18 Jan 2016

Make your shirt dress a high-low top

Wrap the two front panels of your shirt around your body, leaving the back to billow down your body like a cape. For a more long, dramatic ‘cape’, try this with a shirt dress.

Amanda Wakeley Spring/Summer 2016

Wear it slightly askew
18 Jan 2016

Wear it slightly askew

For an easy, slightly off-shoulder top, just unbutton a few of the top buttons of your white shirt, then shift it to casually expose one shoulder — subtly sexy and so easy.

Zac Posen Spring/Summer 2016 

No matter where you live, be it Paris or Singapore, the one thing all women definitely have in their wardrobes is the quintessential white button-up shirt. And while we love wearing our white shirt just the way it’s made to be worn, we love getting major mileage out of one piece even more.

Designers feel the same way too — this season, white shirts in various interpretations were sent down the catwalks of Proenza Schouler, Zac Posen, Joseph and many more. Click through above for 8 unexpected ways to rock your white button-up, inspired by the runways.

Photos: Imaxtree

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