If a chambray shirt and a utility jacket are two of your wardrobe staples, then this post is for you! They definitely are for me as evidenced by my including both in my capsule wardrobe. When I saw this army green utility shirt, I KNEW it needed to be in my closet. Today I am sharing how to style a button up shirt for some easy inspiration. I had fun thinking of 8 ways to wear a utility shirt below, but it would easily translate to any button up shirt. For even more ideas check out how to style a chambray shirt.
Utility Shirt Details
This particular utility shirt is from Old Navy and is only $34 though I have never seen it not on sale. I am wearing a size small so that I could button it over my pregnant belly. I would usually need an XS since it does have a but of a relaxed fit.
How to Style a Button Up Shirt Option 1 – With a Dress
Whether you style your button up shirt open over a dress, tied at the waist, or even layered with another outerwear option, pairing a utility shirt with a dress is always a fun idea! I personally love the army green since it works with white and black equally as well. I also switched up my accessories to easily change up my look too.
How to Style a Button Up Shirt Option 1 – With Shorts or a Skirt
I loved pairing my button front shirt both open AND closed with shorts and shirts. What I love about button up shirts is that you can layer another shirt underneath and achieve a totally different look and feel than if you just wore it closed. I do this with flannel shirts in the fall and winter a lot.
How to Style a Button Up Shirt Option 1 – With Jeans
Last but not least, try your button front shirt with jeans! Though I picked white jeans since I am posting this in the spring, you could easily swap them out for regular colored jeans. In the fall and winter try pairing these looks with a cute ankle boot.