There’s no item quite as longstanding as basic white button-ups in terms of recurring power in various fashion scenes. Indeed, there’s no other piece that can effortlessly transforms from strictly-business to leisure in a snap. But instead of the classic white oxfords that we already have on repeat for our daily wear, in 2016, this staple piece is getting a whole new upscale change.
From local designers, like Tri Handoko and Mel Ahyar to globally renowned 3.1 Phillip Lim, and Zac Posen, they bring out the white shirt as a key piece for spring 2016. All by adding fresh tweaks to the otherwise classic piece. Gone are the crisp hems and boxy silhouette. As the replacement, asymmetrical cutting and sneaky detailing appear to take their place.
Here are some inspiration, on and off the runway for those who wants to start their year classic yet fresh.