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5 timeless white shirt outfits that are perfect for spring/summer 2024 dressing.

Few pieces are as timeless as the white shirt. Understated and versatile, it provides a blank canvas for endless outfits. As we enter the warmer months, it’s time to let this staple really shine. We’re already seeing influencers and celebs wearing white shirts with jeans, denim skirts and trousers – the resulting looks always feel effortless. So it’s time to ditch that neglected white shirt from your wardrobe, or invest in a fresh, high-quality version, and unlock the potential of this underrated item.

As always, we enlisted the help of some of Instagram’s best dressers to determine how to wear your white shirt. Minimalists will be happy to see a handful of sleek, simple outfits in the following list, but there are also some enviable examples of out-of-the-box styling. Each look consists of a simple white shirt, and each look is easy to recreate for the coming season with pieces you already have. Discover the best white shirt outfits of spring 2024…

1. White shirt + tailored trousers + ballerinas

White Shirt Outfits: @anoukyve wears a white shirt and gray pants

Style Notes: Tailoring and shirts may be a traditional match, but there are simple ways to give the combination a contemporary feel. Take note Anouk and add a playful pair of ballerinas to make the look a bit more subtle and give it a 2024 twist.

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2. White shirt + denim skirt + strappy sandals

White shirt outfits: @_livmadeline

Style Notes: Prepare to see denim midi skirts everywhere this spring and summer. Not sure how to wear yours? White linen and denim are a tried and true combination for warmer weather – if it ain’t broke…

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3. White shirt + baggy jeans + mesh flats

White Shirt Outfits: @sarahlouiseblythe wears a white shirt and baggy jeans

Style Notes: Sarah Louise gives a masterclass in making a white shirt look cool, not preppy, with her effortless tank-and-jeans ensemble. The mesh flats tick a huge trend box and bring the whole outfit up to date.

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4. White shirt + maxi skirt + colorful bag

outfits with white shirts: @modestmira_ wears a white shirt and a maxi skirt

Style Notes: Lean into the relaxed silhouette of your white button-down by pairing it with a long, voluminous skirt. By opting for an all-cotton outfit, Amira keeps it light and breathable to accommodate sultry climates.

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5. White shirt + striped shirt + high-waisted pants

white shirt outfits: @chiarasatelier wears a white shirt with black pants

Style Notes: I’ve never seen anyone combine two shirts before, but I’m sold. Thank you, Chiara! It’s always refreshing to see people thinking outside the box about the way they style classic pieces.