It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, and he’s feeling good. May I present to you with the ever practical button-down shirt. It’s as timeless as the infamous characters we may associate it with. Thank you James Bond for your dapper tuxedo complete with the starchy button-down. And thank you Brawny Man for your rough and tumble flannel shirt look. What about every day? Well here it is gentlemen; this Fashionisto shows just how to wear the crisp blue button-down shirt as an everyday, casual look.
Sure, it may be tempting to throw on that basic black or white V-neck tee and a pair of jeans that are a bit too worn in, but why not try something new? The basic button-down is of course available in any color you may choose, so try something new like this Fashionisto’s powder blue button-down. I know gentlemen, classifying the shirt as a powder blue may not make you feel like the Brawny Man, but the solution is simple. The rugged look may be tempting but what lady doesn’t love a sharp dressed man? Here’s how: For a casual trendy look simply throw a similar shirt on with smoky sleek shorts or chinos, your favorite pair of boat shoes and a watch for everyday. For the more color loving gentlemen, try a pair of salmon colored tailored pants like this Fashionisto. He proves that the classic button-up can be the perfect staple piece even if your closet may be limited.
Having that one article of clothing can transform your entire wardrobe possibility. This shirt can be thrown over you favorite band’s T-shirt and dark wash jeans. It can be worn with trousers of any color like these orange pants. As for the professional world, well that’s a given; of course it’s appropriate. From daytime to nighttime and from casual to classy, the basic button-down can be worn for any occasion. Regardless on how you decide to implement this budding trend in your wardrobe, just ensure that you do!