4 Casual Ways to Wear a White 100% Cotton Button Up Top (2 for Spring,

A white button up top is a classic item to have in your wardrobe & I realized I was missing one in mine! I found this $20 white linen-like button down from Target & it’s so soft and a lightweight gauzy material.

It is the perfect lightweight layer or top for spring & summer. Last year I ordered it in the yellow/brown color & I wore it often, so I knew I had to get the white option this year! I ordered the xs and it fits perfectly for an oversized fit.

I put together 4 simple ways to wear this white cotton button up. The first two looks work well for spring & the second two are better suited for summer.

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This first look is more for early spring– I find myself wanting to dress in lighter colors and layers but it’s still slightly chilly. This top (possibly with a white tank layered under for extra warmth!), my levi jeans, and my cream Vivaia flats are a perfect casual look!

This second look is monochromatic. I am LOVING monochromatic looks lately. They elevate an entire look, & add my cream Vivaia heels & you’ve got a comfy but great outfit!

This third look is geared towards summer. I love linen shorts for summer. They’re so comfy and feel like wearing pjs! This pair is so versatile due to it’s color & they’re only $15 at Target! I added some sparkly sandals, but any sandals would work great as well (I just ordered this pair & I’ll definitely be wearing them with this outfit)! I left my cotton button down open with a white tank underneath for a more casual feel.

What is a more classic summer look than cutoff shorts & a white top?! I love these Levi 501 shorts (I have them in 2 washes now!) I’d also definitely add a white tank & wear the cotton button down open like I did in the previous look.

Do you own a white button down? How would you style it?

Which look would you wear?


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