wardrobe basics

5 ways to wear a button down shirt

A classic button down shirt is a wardrobe staple. Boyfriend style or fitted, it can be worn anywhere and styled to accommodate any personality.

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1. Meghan - Understated and stylishly simple, pairing a button down with jeans or a simple trousers is a classic look that will always work. The recycled leather bag is a classic style that would be worn well with any look. Available from PaperThinks

2. J. Law - A little bit of boho flair makes this look charming and approachable. We recommend a fitted shirt with a  tuck or half tuck of the shirt to keep the volume slimmer. These wool culottes sold by Cooperativa are an easy item to style and make a good canvas to build a variety of looks.

3. Poppy - Bright contrasting colors are an immediate pick me up and attention-getter. 2forjoy has a selection of fantastic sustainable wardrobe building items including full skirts. 

4. Gal - A pencil skirt is another wardrobe staple and pairing these two basics with some metallic shoes and accessories elevates the look from basic to breathtaking. This Sseko cow horn bangle is a stylish decoration for the arm. 

5. Kristen - Earth tones and nature inspired accessories make are what make this look so down-to-earth, without sacrificing style. The suede skirt is by R. M. Williams, a specialty boot maker from Down Under. 


5 ways to wear a knit skirt

Knit skirt? Yes, please!

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1. A Little Bit of Country A white t-shirt is always the answer, regardless of the question. Adding some ankle boots make for a casual look that is comfortable too. 

2. Japanoise  This kimono influenced jacket would look great over skirt. Add a belt and some knee high boots to up the wow factor. 

3. A Little Bit of Rock n'Roll  A shimmery blazer can work with a huge variety of looks, from a good pair of jeans to a tight knit skirt. The added sparkle means this look works just as well for the office as it does for a night out. 

4. Classic  Basic hues and clean lines don't need to be boring. Use some fum accessories to up the fun factor on basic pieces. 

5. EDM (Essential Design in Metallic)  All that glitters may not be gold but adding a little gold to your look can certainly make you look glorious.