The Month of the Shirt Charade

The Best Button-downs to level up in life!

You must be thinking to yourself: why are we posting about button-downs? Well, the only answer we can give you is based on our number one obsession with one of the most forgotten, underrated items in our closets. Dim the lights and cue the music because we’re placing a spotlight on them- taking you through the many designers that killed the shirt-as-a-statement look, through to the street style mavens who initiated a new ‘shirt chic’ interpretation and lastly, we’re covering the top buys straight from the stores. And GO!

Runway Recap

S/S 2019: 1. Carolina Herrera, 2. Tibi, 3. Proenza Schouler, 4. Sies Marjan, 5. Zimmerman, 6. Prabal Gurung

Straight from the Streets


Pairing a classic white button down with a denim skirt and oversized blazer is the perfect combination for a day-to-night look. The look is giving us all the vintage feels and we can’t wait to take inspiration this season.


Shop the wild brights with a yellow play on the neutrals. We are huge fans of the loose fitting button down and we love that it features a tiger print instead of the leopard spots.


A matching shirt and pants in taupe Satin? We’ll take it. Satin is trending fabric right now and if there is any opportunity to get a matching pants? Best believe that we’ll be in that shopping line just waiting to pay.

Shop the Faves

1. Tie-belt denim shirt- R899,00-H&M SHOP NOW

2. Striped Poplin Peplum Shirt- R499,00 –Studio W at Woolworths SHOP NOW 

3. Textured Flowy Blouse- R699,00-Mango SHOP NOW

4. Button up Linen shirt- R899,00-Zara SHOP NOW 

5. Sleeveless blouse- R279,00-H&M SHOP NOW

6. Chain Print shirt – R679,00-Zara SHOP NOW

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