Since the trend of power dressing has taken hold, the button-up (or down, whichever way you prefer) has turned into a wardrobe staple for many a city dweller. From Rachel Zoe to the Olsens, we haven’t seen a starlet, stylist or blogger without one lately. The style has certainly evolved over the years, from simple white to ruffles and even bold patterns.
Whether you find yourself on the beach or in the boardroom, a button-down is now an essential (and a universally flattering one at that!). We love that there are options for wherever your day takes you, and the various styles can be worn in a magnitude of ways. Whether you’re buttoning up or buttoning down, tucking it in or tying it up, anyone get incorporate this staple into her everyday get-up.
Here, we’ve rounded up a variety of picks — from casual to über-dressy to psychedelic.