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How to choose the perfect white shirt

By LLM Reporters on 7th November 2016

The white shirt. It’s the must have of every wardrobe, it’s timeless, it adds a touch of elegance and best of all it works as part of any outfit. And if that’s not enough, there are so many styles you can create and play with. With fashion icons such as Jessica Alba, Olivia Wilde and Victoria Beckham sporting it on a daily basis, you know you can’t go wrong.

Here are three styles to get you started.

The Classic and Classy

SCHÖFFEL SUFFOLK SHIRT – WHITE (£59.95)

Suffolk Shirt by Schöffel is the perfect classic white shirt
Suffolk Shirt by Schöffel is the perfect classic white shirt

Suffolk Shirt by Schöffel is the perfect classic white shirt. It is specifically tailored for women to keep a feminine shape. Schöffel also pay extra attention to the fabrics of their shirt. This makes the shirt practical enough to remain comfortable under all circumstances, but also look so stylish that you can wear it anywhere at any occasion. Pair it with black jeans and heels, and it becomes the perfect night out outfit. For a more casual style, opt for denim and head out to a day at work. Its fabric is made of cotton for a great feel and a premium and outstanding quality, so you can be sure it will last you a long time. That shirt will quickly become your go-to wardrobe item.


Alternate Style – For the adventurers

ROYAL ROBBINS EXPEDITION STRETCH – WHITE SHIRT (£50)

ROYAL ROBBINS EXPEDITION STRETCH – WHITE SHIRT (£50)
The Expedition Stretch Long Sleeve shirt is classic Royal Robbins outdoor adventure gear with performance features like UPF 50+ protection, lightweight, and quick dry

If you’re more of an adventurer, here is the perfect fit when you’re out and about enjoying the outdoors. Not only does this shirt look great, it also protects you from the elements of the wilderness. The MCS Blocker nanotechnology offers permanent moisture control and UV protection, so you can explore the world even in harsh climate with utmost comfort. The construction of the fabric also means it’s highly durable and resistant to abrasions, punctures and tears. So you can exercise in perfect control. It’s the perfect companion to all your wild adventures.


For the fashionista

TED BAKER – PEARLY PETAL SHIRT (£99)

TED BAKER – PEARLY PETAL SHIRT (£99)
Ted Baker has creatively re-invented the staple white shirt by adding a contemporary pearly petal shirt that will instantly make your wardrobe blossom

A twist on the classic white shirt is an elegant print that will freshen up the look. Ted Baker has creatively re-invented the staple white shirt by adding a contemporary pearly petal shirt that will instantly make your wardrobe blossom. The shirt is a great option for city workers or a stylish alternative for dressing up a weekend outfit.


Time and time again British designers feature white shirts in their collections due to it being such a staple piece to any wardrobe. The must-have white shirt is the perfect option whether you’re looking to add a touch of sophistication to your casual-wear wardrobe, or searching for a statement shirt to dress-up your work wear. We are now spoilt for choice for styles and prints, from high street to luxury designer; one thing that will never go out of fashion is the staple white shirt.