White Collar

After years of languishing in the minor leagues — think cater-waiter and school uniforms — the crisp white shirt reclaims its title as the most versatile of wardrobe classics.

May 1, 2012 11:00 AM

What Lies Beneath

Abbreviated skirt hemlines benefit from the additional length of an oversize man's shirt prudently grazing the thigh.

Blazer, $2,925, shirt, $745, skirt, $795, Les Copains; (212) 262-8556. Shoes, $795, Reed Krakoff; (877) 733-3525. Bag, price upon request, Chloé; chloe.com for stores. Bracelet, $175, Giles & Brother; gilesandbrother.com.