When I was young, I never wore button down blouses because I felt like it made me look old and too professional (and as a 15-year-old, that was not exactly the look I was going for). Most likely, my one light purple, heavily starched option made that a true statement. But over the years, I’ve shed my dislike of collared button-up blouses and discovered how incredibly versatile they are.
Styled with a chambray button-up from Target and a gingham button-up from Forever 21, here are 12 creative ways to wear them.
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