Inspired by Olivia Palermo
A classic white shirt is one of the most timeless and versatile additions to your wardrobe. You can dress it up or down. Wear it under a pants suit to the office, with skinny jeans for a weekend trip or pair it with a chic midi skirt for a formal event. When seeking outfit ideas to style a white shirt, there is no one better to turn to than Olivia Palermo. This savvy style icon has displayed many unique and attractive ways to wear this closet essential. I have recreated 9 different ways to wear a white shirt, inspired by the magnificent closet of Olivia Palermo.
Look 1 - The Burgundy Coat
Look 2 - The Quilted Jacket
|Black quilted bomber jacket $60 at H&M. High-low hem white shirt, $35 at H&M. Peggie Sunglasses (as worn by Olivia) $70 at Witchery.co.au. Distressed Arizona denim jeans, $35 at Mango.com. Camouflage printed 'Carrie 2' heels, $70 by Guess.|
Look 3 - The Navy Shift Dress
|Navy blue cap-sleeved shift dress with braided tan belt, $35 at Mango. White shirt $10, H&M. Burgundy, black & gold envelope clutch £29 at Debenhams.com. Black & white printed ankle-strap sandals $59 by Chinese Laundry at Macys.com|
Look 4 - The Sequined Blazer
|Flowy White Shirt, £30 at Mango. Silver sequined blazer $170 by Helene Berman at Julesb.co.uk Slim-fit uptown denim jeans £40 Mango. Teal crossbody 'Selma' bag by Michael Kors $189 at Forzieri.com. Floral printed 'Polly' heels £32 at ASOS|
Look 5 - The Statement Red Sandal
|Collarless white Vila shirt, £38 at House of Fraser.co.uk. Skinny low-rise jeans, $20 at H&M. Strappy red stiletto sandals, $110 by Adrienne Maloof at Heels.com|
Look 6 - The Leather Skirt
|Stretch white shirt, $10 at H&M. Leather pencil skirt $99 at H&M. Black leather City Bag, $189 at Zara.com. Furry black belted gilet, £60 at Mango.com. Black platform 'Piccadilly' pumps £55 at ASOS|
Look 7 - Shorts & Neutrals
|White shirt $38 at H&M. Beige linen shorts $138 by 3.1 Phillip Lim. Metallic gold snakeskin bag £13 New Look.com. Gold metal belt £30 at ASOS. Gold cuffs $98 Maxandchloe.com. Nude & gold strappy sandals, $50 Shoe Republic at Heels.com|
Look 8 - The Little Black Dress
Look 9 - Pink, Leopard & Lime
|White shirt $64 Topshop. Leopard print skater skirt £12 Oasis.com. Multi-coloured scarf $30 River Island. Lime green clutch bag by Hunting Season $395 at Intermix Online. Pink pea coat $308 JCrew. Camouflage print heels $70, Guess at Heels.com|
Which of Olivia's looks do you prefer?
How would you style a white shirt?