We've read that the late, great Karl Lagerfeld owned over 1,000 of his now-iconic Hilditch & Key white button-down shirts. Can you blame him? Once you find a white button-down that fits your body and wardrobe, you're committed for life. The beauty of this wardrobe staple is how it can elevate the most quotidian of outfits, from sweatpants (yes!) to jeans (obviously) to evening wear (definitely).
Of course, to optimize this wardrobe staple for every possible outfit, the fit and functionality of the staple piece have got to be spot-on, so we scoured the internet for some of the best white button-down shirts for women, including the coolest styles with embellishments and hard-to-find fits so that you can look extra put-together without pinching or gapping. Click through to find your new go-to white shirt. And as always, we've included only the examples that have earned serious accolades from vocal shoppers.
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