Prep Yourself: 11 Must-Have Takes On The Timeless Oxford Shirt

The temps may still be hovering somewhere between unbearably warm and downright sticky, but fall shopping is upon us. And, even though we’re psyched to get our paws on Proenza’s tweed, Stella’s plaids and rag & bone’s leathers, stocking up on basics is first priority. First stop: a crisp, button-down shirt.
Reminiscent of our scholastic days, a basic oxford shirt is the perfect start to any transitional-weather outfit, no matter if you’re dressing up or keeping it casual. To prove the wardrobe workhorse still holds a place in our closets hearts, we’ve culled 11 completely cool picks that you can wear with cutoffs for a laid-back summer look — or a work-ready blazer and boyfriend jeans come fall. Click through for our favorite iterations of the timeless fall must-have.
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French Connection Open Minded Shirt, $29.99, available at French Connection.
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Alice + Olivia Freya Flare Back Blouse, $178.20, available at Alice + Olivia.
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Club Monaco Cotton Natasha Shirt, $98.50, available at Club Monaco.
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rag & bone Boyd Shirt, $325, available at rag & bone.
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Coincidence & Chance Piped Oxford Shirt, $29, available at Urban Outfitters.
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3.1 Phillip Lim Cropped Shadow Shirt, $395, available at La Garçonne.
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J. Crew Boy Shirt in Mixed Oxford, $98, available at J.Crew.
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H&M Fitted Blouse, $19.95, available at H&M.
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Madewell Graphic Grid Boyshirt, $69.50, available at Madewell.
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Caslon Long Sleeve Shirt, $58, available at Nordstrom.
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Mango Sequin Oxford Shirt, $39.99, available at Mango.

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