The 23 Best White Button-Downs to Wear On Repeat

These shirts are multitasking masters.

The 23 Best White Button-Downs to Wear on Repeat
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Few pieces can transcend seasons and social obligations like a white button-down shirt—especially fresh new riffs on the old standby. For a classic-but-stylish look, keep an eye out for dress shirts with asymmetrical hems, embellishments, and varying sleeve lengths that are a world away from clinical, bare-bones styles. Whether you gravitate towards a soft, feminine look, or feel partial to tomboy tailoring, these white button-downs hold something for everyone.

Sara Holzman
Style Director

Sara Holzman is the Style Director for Marie Claire, where she's worked alongside the publication for eight years in various roles, ensuring the brand's fashion content continues to inform, inspire, and shape the conversation about fashion's ever-evolving landscape. With a degree from the Missouri School of Journalism, Sara is responsible for overseeing a diverse fashion content mix, from emerging and legacy designer profiles to reported features on the influence of social media on style and seasonal and micro trends across the world's fashion epicenters in New York, Milan, and Paris. Before joining Marie Claire, Sara held fashion roles at Conde Nast's Lucky Magazine and Self Magazine and was a style and travel contributor to Equinox's Furthermore website. Over her decade of experience in the fashion industry, Sara has helped guide each brand's style point of view, working alongside veteran photographers and stylists to bring editorial and celebrity photo shoots to fruition from start to finish. Sara currently lives in New York City. When she's not penning about fashion or travel, she’s at the farmer’s market, on a run, working to perfect her roasted chicken recipe, or spending time with her husband, dog, and cat. Follow her along at @sarajonewyork