Four Looks for
the Perfect White Blouse

A perfect white blouse is a style essential that every woman should have. The traditional version has long sleeves and is made out of a stiff cotton, however white blouses today come in a vast array of sleeve lengths, fabrics, and styles. Having several – including sleeveless, sheer, and short sleeve – will make it easy to style many work and weekend looks. Here is the essential guide to transforming one basic white blouse into four different looks.

1. With a Pencil Skirt

Street Style Pencil Skirt

Pairing a simple white blouse with a pencil skirt is a classic office look that will never go out of style.  Tuck the blouse into the waistline of the skirt, pull your hair back, and wear a simple pair of heels. For a modern touch, try adding a bold red lip to the look.  You can also amp up this timeless look with a low neckline and tousled hair– a perfect way to dress down the business vibe after work!

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Chiffon Button Up Blouse

Large Wristlet with Included Cross Body Strap - Vegan Leather

Scalamandre Zebra Cuff - Red

Skyfall Necklace

2. With Denim

White Blouse With Denim

Nothing says the weekend like a perfect white blouse paired with denim.  It’s casual and yet still looks put together.  For autumn, add a cardigan, leather belt and leather boots.  Seen on the streets of New York, this look is perfectly styled with a fedora for classy casual style.

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Annie White Blouse

Chevron Knit Cardi

Ultimate Skinny - Light Denim

Ultimate Skinny - Dark Denim


3. For Evening

For Evening

A classic white shirt can be worn tucked in to a festive mini skirt for a chic evening look.  Pair it with statement jewelry and sky-high heels.  Blake Lively nails the nighttime sheer blouse look by pairing it with a metallic gold skirt and a neat pony tail.

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Chiffon Button Up Blouse

Goddess NecklaceAztec Sequin Mini Skirt Pearl Statement Necklace



4. With Colored Pants

White Blouse With Colored PantsColored and printed pants are a fashion favorite right now, and the best way to show them off is with a blank canvas, aka a perfect white blouse.  This ensemble is great for casual and office days.  Add a string of pearls for a preppy look, or go casual chic with a printed slouch pant and sheer blouse.

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Chiffon Cap Sleeve Blouse

Mini Clover Necklace

Red Hot Skinny Jeans

Vegan Leather Shopper




The perfect white blouse is one staple that you can repurpose into many different looks, so make sure to always have a few in your closet.  At a minimum, make sure to invest in one classic button-down shirt, a more dressy chiffon version, and a sleeveless blouse for warm weather wear.

Stay Chic! xo

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