As a style editor, it goes without saying that white shirts are a staple in any wardrobe.

Having basics that you can wear day in and day out, come in handy for work, travel or even a night-out when you want to put in the least amount of thought into your outfit.

With an overwhelming list of white shirts on various website, we’re here to scout for the best option, that can elevate even the most boring outfits.

By adding layers, including vests jumpers, jackets and cardigans, each white shirt can be accentuated for any occasion, making it a seamless look that’s sure to impress.

Tips to pick a timeless white shirt

Understand the feel

There are no rules to play by the book when it comes to buying the perfect white shirt and everyone will have their own specifications. With a myriad of options out there, it’s all about working out what look you’re after: do you want a more relaxed, silken style? A borrowed-from-the-boys silhouette? Or just a classic cotton number?

Keep the purpose in mind

Whether you are commuting to the office on sweltering hot days or prefer a button-down as your go-to beach cover-up, the lightweight fabric will keep you cool thanks to how breathable and airy it is.

Whether oversized, fitted, linen or poplin, swipe though our guide of editor-approved picks to *add to cart* on your next shopping spree.


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