Make A White Shirt Look Fabulous For The Whole Week

Written by Vidhi GandhiNov 05, 2014
You don’t need us to tell you that a white shirt is a quintessential item in everyone’s wardrobe. But if this basic is only used for formal meetings and brunch with the in-laws, then you might need us to stage a little wardrobe intervention. Your white shirt might be the most overlooked item in your wardrobe but it has the most potential to be the most versatile. We have come up with seven different ways to wear your white shirt and put it to good use every day of the week if you need to. From office to party, and everything in between, consider this guide your ultimate weekly style read.

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Start With the Basics – A Great White Shirt

Invest in a good quality button-down white shirt in cotton or chiffon, which is pretty much timeless. Instead of the usual suspects, go for one with gold buttons or details around the bust for a fresher take on this staple.

₹1,595; Available at all Madame stores in India. Madame, Kandivali East, Mumbai, Maharashtra. Tel no: 022 2886 7936.

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Keep it Strictly Business on Monday

Monday is synonymous with meetings and a hectic day at work. Keep your look no- nonsense by wearing your white shirt with a formal pair of trousers. Amp it up a little by wearing heels in dull gold.

₹4,999; Available at all Nautica stores across the country. Shop no. FF-007, Pacific Mall, Tagore Garde, Najafgarh Road, New Delhi.

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Go Chic and Feminine on Tuesday

Tuck your white shirt into a fitted pencil skirt for a demure look. Opt for a black skirt and complete your look with black or white pumps, black aviators and a leather tote for some ultimate sophistication. Très chic!

₹2,295; Available at all ONLY outlets across India. ONLY, Amanora Town Centre Kharadi Bypass, Hadapsar, Pune, Maharashtra.

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Opt for ‘It’ Accessories on Wednesday

What better way than a necklace to jazz up your look? Reach out for that bling in your wardrobe to make your white shirt look more interesting. Wear plain jeans or a tailored pair of trousers, it’s the necklace that should be doing all the talking after all.

₹950; Available on

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Suit it up Down on Thursday

Time to get into the weekend mode! Chuck the usual black blazer for one in prints like floral and animal designs. Opt for semi-formal pants and kitten heels to complete your look.

₹1,099; Available at Lifestyle. Ginger at Lifestyle, Shop no 25, 26, Central market, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi, Delhi. Contact no: 098101 54864.

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Work to Party Makes a Friday Fun

All you need is a transition to take you from desk to dusk on Friday. Opt for a shimmer skirt in a formal fit and finish the look with red heels and a bag. And the best part with this look is that you don’t need to carry any extra piece of clothing or accessory for an after work ensemble.

₹4,995; Available at all Vero Moda stores across India. Vero Moda, Prestige Ozone, Whitefield, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560066.

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Casual Chic is Your Look This Saturday

Keep it minimal yet statement making by wearing the basic shirt with a denim shorts. A pair of gladiators is the perfect accessory for this look.

₹5,400; Available on

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Relax and Unwind... It’s a Sunday

A pair of Lounge-Y trousers is all you need to spend a lazy Sunday. In case you have to go for a brunch, play around with accessories like a choker or an embellished bag for a little dose of glam.

₹599; Available at all HyperCITY stores across India. HyperCITY, Alpha One Mall, FP-No.216, TPScheme 1, Vastrapur, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380054. Contact no: 1800 209 7172.

Vidhi Gandhi

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Hey guys. This is Vidhi Gandhi- A style junkie and blogger! Fashion, style and coffee keeps me sane and I am mad about shopping. I could go shop in any part of the world and never get bored of it. Apart from the usual fashion activities I am addicted to my boyfriend who thinks I am fabulous and could rule the world! Though he thinks I am a bit too much but I know he madly admires me.

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