Five Ways To Rock A Crisp White Shirt Like Karlie Kloss

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Karlie Kloss is seen on September 26, 2018 in Paris, France wearing a white shirt and trench coat from Max Mara

The model is redefining off-duty style

There are few wardrobe essentials that we lean on more than the classic white button-down shirt. In crisp cotton or soft silk, its tailored shape brings elegance to distressed denim and conservative suiting alike. Case in point: Karlie Kloss who was spotted out and about in Paris wearing a white shirt, which she teamed with a white trench coat, both from Max Mara’s resort SS19 collection, and a pair of tailored black trousers. Here’s five ways to style a white shirt just like Karlie Kloss.

Wear it with printed trousers
We all know that white and black are a winning combo, but why not change it up with a pair of floral trousers and yellow shoes? Bright colours and patterns are an easy way to energise your look.

Karlie Kloss in Tokyo, Japan

Tie it at the waist
Tying your white shirt into a knot or twist is a fun way to update your classic work ensemble. This look works best with an oversized white shirt because it allows you to make a looser knot.

Karlie Kloss during Paris Fashion Week Haute Couture FW18

Team it with a black blazer
The best thing about pairing a white shirt with a black blazer is you’ll instantly look elegant and professional, particularly when you drape the blazer over your shoulders.

Karlie Kloss in New York City

Dress it down with ripped denim
Wearing a white shirt with a pair of ripped skinny jeans will give you a smart casual feel, which is ideal for the weekend. And the good news is, both black and blue denim look great with white.

Karlie Kloss in the West Village

Layer it with a sweater
If you’re a fan of the preppy look, you’ll want to start wearing your white shirt under a sweater. While the weather might not be cold enough in Dubai for a sweater, it’s a good option should you be travelling to a cooler climate anytime soon.

Karlie Kloss in New York City

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  • Words by Gracie Stewart