With spring inching closer, it’s time to ditch the bulky sweaters in favor of cool, tailored pieces you can wear all season long. Enter: the blue button-up shirt—a trusty standby to tie together any outfit, whether you’re layering it under a sweater or wearing it all on its own. Pair an asymmetrical collar with a structured blazer, a bow blouse with a cardigan, or opt for a short sleeve version with playful pockets. With an item as versatile as the blue button-up, no matter the sleeve length, the possibilities are endless. Ahead, nine of our favorites to choose from.
Try out a plain blue button-up with a cozy fringed cardigan. Add jeans, turquoise baubles, and a pair of cowboy boots to master the western trend.
Borrowed from the boys, this oversized short-sleeve option can toughen up a long tiered prairie skirt. Alternatively, wear it unbuttoned over a slip dress.
Ditch your basic blue button-up for a cool collar that gives your outfit an unexpected twist.
Elevate your simple blue button-up by layering it under a structured blazer— practical for important presentations at work or celebratory cocktails.
This feminine rendition of the blue button-up is perfectly suited for luncheons and other ladylike pursuits. Opt for an edgier vibe by letting the bow hang loose.
This blazer-sweater combo uses the essentials you probably already have in your closet to create a sophisticated layered look.
Play with proportions by layering a classic blue button-up under a sweater vest, tank top, or sleeveless vest in a contrasting color.
Create drama with zipper-adorned flap pockets that take a blue button-up from commonplace to one-of-a kind.