8 easy-to-wear button-down blouses that will instantly make any outfit

Alyssa Tria
Shopping Editor
Never underestimate the power of this wardrobe basic.

When in doubt, never underestimate the power of a classic white button-down blouse. With the right fit and the best small details, the simplicity of white blouse can instantly make your old plain pair of jeans look polished and luxe, all without jumping outside your comfort zone.

Whether you’re looking to update your work attire or your everyday wardrobe basics, browse through our favourite white blouses.

Danni Top

Danni Top``

Great for a half-tucked-in and half-tucked-out situation, this linen blouse is designed to be more on the relaxed side with a hip-length silhouette.

Shop it: $150, Reformation

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Shop it: $78, Oak+Fort

A cool-girl twist on the classic button down, this silky-textured blouse features a front-tie that cinches at the waist — the perfect minimal touch for work and special occasions.

Relaxed Classic Shirt

Relaxed Classic Shirt for Women

Shop it: $26, Old Navy

Keep things cool and classic with this crisp cotton blouse. Made on the more tailored side, this blouse pairs perfectly with pencil skirts and trousers. A must-have work attire staple.

Stretch Cotton Poplin Button-Front Blouse

Stretch Cotton Poplin Button-Front Blouse

A more feminine take on the white, this one features a flattering semi-round hem and a center front buttons closures that start right above the chest.

Shop it: $50, Le Chateau

Babaton Power Blouse

Babaton Power Blouse Long-sleeve, matte-satin blouse

Shop it: $98, Aritzia

Inspired by the go-to staple, this soft-to-touch blouse features a minimalist silhouette and and no-show hook and thread closure. So, not technically a button-down, but a drape-y, delicate twist.

Riders by Lee Indigo Women's Plus-Size Bella Easy Care 3/4 Sleeve Woven Shirt

Riders by Lee Indigo Women's Plus-Size Bella Easy Care 3/4 Sleeve Woven Shirt

Shop it: $25, Amazon

Designed for plus-size women, this blouse caters to both comfort and style with its flattering scoop bottom hem and princess seams in the right places to help showcase curves.

Helek Silk Shirt

Helek Silk Shirt

Shop it: $190, Club Monaco

Combining the old and the new, this pretty is designed with Victorian-inspired buttons and feminine, cuff bell sleeves. Keep the look clean and modern with plain black cigarette pants to give it a more boho twist with a denim skirt.

The Silky Cotton Relaxed Shirt

The Silky Cotton Relaxed Shirt

Made with 100 per cent cotton, this versatile silky button down is sure to keep you cool during the rest of the summer and throughout the year. Made oversized, this versatile piece can take you from day to night.

Shop it: $66 ($50 USD), Everlane

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