Fashion trends may come and go, but the classic white shirt is a closet staple that never goes out of style.
The classic white shirt is a quintessential wardrobe staple that goes well with anything. Dress it up with an incredible statement jewellery piece or leave be with a vintage pair of cut-off jeans and your go-to sneakers. From button ups to blouses, we pick out the best pieces to buy from local labels proving that a classic white shirt is anything but basic.
Monday: Back to work
An easy way to combat those serious Monday blues is to go hygge – think oh-so-cosy, easy-to-wear soft cotton knits. Pair with impeccably tailored flared trousers of the softest variety to keep in check with the 9-to-5 dress code.
Knit turtleneck sweater by Cloth Inc.
Tuesday: Serious business
After one day down, you’re fully ready to go. Show the world you mean business by donning Toton’s Scallop collar shirt, a crisp white oxford with a twist! Its embellished collar is an unexpected detail that will have spectators looking twice.
Scallop collar shirt by Toton. Available at Ara Jakarta.
Wednesday: Fun and feminine
The hump day means Ladies Night! For a girls night out, reach for this delicate white by Cloth Inc. Its flared waist adds a feminine spin to your trusty shirt.
Yuki blouse by Cloth Inc.
Thursday: Upscaled classic
DUMA’s Plumbago albino shirt is a clever key piece that has voluminous bell sleeves for maximum wow-factor. Tuck this versatile fashion classic into a fitted leather skirt to whip your outfit into shape.
Plumbago albino shirt by DUMA. Available at Bobobobo.
Friday: Boardroom to the bar
Just because it’s casual Friday, doesn’t mean you can’t still be chic. Reves Studio’s cold-shoulder top proves that a humble white shirt is anything but with its incredible knot-tie waist that transitions well from 5 o’clock meeting to a fabulous night on the town.
Cold shoulder top with tie sash by Reves Studio.
Saturday: Effortlessly sexy
Saturday nights are for flirty first dates! Try out the Corvey albino top – a timeless piece by DUMA that features exposed shoulders with just enough skin, and sleeves long enough to keep them guessing.
Corvey albino top by DUMA. Available at Bobobobo.
Sunday: Casual and carefree
Sundays are the perfect time for unexpected easy separates. Throw on Proklamasi’s playful peekaboo crop top and pair with white shorts to stay cool while sipping on Sunday afternoon drinks at your favourite rooftop bar.
No 110 top by Proklamasi. Available at Bobobobo.