10 Button-Down Shirts That Are Anything But Basic

10 Button-Down Shirts That Are Anything But Basic
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A classic button-down shirt is as essential to a wardrobe as a great-fitting pair of jeans, yet it seems they often get a reputation as being too staid, too conservative, or too businesslike. That’s not the case with the new crop of tailored shirts hitting shelves this season, which are anything but basic.

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Between oversize cuts, interesting details, and strategic cutouts, today’s modern button-downs are made to be worn beyond the office.

Click through to start shopping 10 button-down shirts that are anything but basic!


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Navy Stripe Shirt, $43; at Koshka

Carven Cutout Yoke Shirt, $290; at Shopbop

Striped Shirt With Open Back, $48; at Front Row Shop

Cameo Alchemist Shirt, $110.99; at Need Supply

Double Breasted Button Down, $56; at Front Row Shop

J. Crew Embellished Cotton Shirt, $110; at Net-a-Porter

Peplum Blouse, $29.90; at H&M

PLAY Comme Des Garcons Striped Shirt, $270; at J. Crew

Cameo Midnight Show Shirt, $66.99; at Need Supply

Tailored Cotton Shirt, $64; at Brooks Brothers 

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