The white shirt Guide for Spring 2020 Timeless and chic.

FashionOutfit ideasMarch 04, 2020

A white shirt is the ultimate effortlessly chic staple one must have in the wardrobe. Think of any truly elegant woman and you’ll see her in a crisp white shirt. From Hollywood divas and royals like Katherine Hepburn and Caroline de Monaco to fashion designers like Carolina Herrera and Victoria Beckham, the white shirt gives instant chicness to any outfit. During Fashion Week, show-goers like Olivia Palermo, for example, love wearing the white staple paired with black pants.

Olivia Palermo and a stylish show-goer wearing crisp white shirts during Milan Fashion Week.

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A classic white shirt is the most timeless staple there is. In spring 2020, pair your basic white shirt with black or beige leather skirt or Bermuda shorts for a chic minimalist look. Add a flower brooch like Victorian Beckham, or chunky chain necklaces to dress up the masculine top.


Pussy-bow shirts are feminine and versatile. Wear them bow-tied for a polished bourgeois look or with the bow undone for a cool and sexier style. The bows bring femininity to your office outfit. Pair your white shirt with jeans or with a suit to go to work in style.

Statement sleeves

Puffy sleeves have been everywhere and will continue a strong trend for spring 2020. Statement sleeves bring nowness to white shirts.

Stand collar

White shirts with stand collars look very chic and minimalist. You can’t go wrong with shirts that have Mandarin-style collars, they look fab with absolutely everything.

Bib shirt

Bib shirts are my favourite white shirts. They remind us the shirts men wear with smoking and somehow, masculine items just look very sexy. Pair your white shirt with loafers for a put-together look.


You can balance masculine looks with the feminine romantic white shirts. Whether embellished with ruffled cuffs, Broderie Anglaise or lace, romantic shirts bring out the girl in you.

Peter Pan collar

The Victorian-style ruffled collars are the darlings of fashion editors and the coolest Scandinavian it-girls. Peter Pan collars have invaded our Instagram feeds this year. You can read more about these statement collars in the article Trend alert: Peter Pan wide collars.


Belted white shirts are flattering, especially for women with an hour-glass shape. The belt gives the white shirt a feminine silhouette, which looks best with skinny jeans or straight-leg pants.

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