Consider the Button-Down Shirt the Ultimate Wardrobe Staple

If you're building out your wardrobe, you can have fun with the on-trend pieces, but there are a few classic staples you should have on hand. These pieces fit well, make you smile, and can be thrown on in a pinch to create a put-together look. These pieces include, but are not limited to, a well-fitting pair of jeans, a sleek pair of white sneakers, and a crisp button-down shirt. This is arguably the most versatile top. You can wear it on the weekends with jeans, tailored with a skirt or slacks for work, or as a beach cover-up. The possibilities are limitless, and these are our favorite styles.

Whether you're in the market for a crisp white shirt, something oversize and comfortable, or a linen style that's great for the beach, these 11 options are perfect. We're particularly in love with a long patterned top, a sexy white shirt, and an oversize linen style that we can wear open or tie up and pair with jeans. Keep reading to shop our picks!

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