1. CINCH IT WITH A WAIST BELT
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2. TWIST AND TIE TO MAKE NEW SILHOUETTES
Nothing says "reinventing" more than tying the hemline to show off some midriff or folding down your collar for an off the shoulder look.
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3. SOFTEN WITH DAINTY LAYERS
Add a feminine look to your button down by adding frilly layers like a v-neck lace camisole. Or, style with a solid thin strap cropped top like you're about to walk into the scene of "The Devil Wears Prada".
4. CROP IT LIKE IT'S HOT
Dying to wear your cute cropped sweater but it's too cold out? We leave it to Selena Gomez to lead the way with layering crops. Although she's wearing a cropped cape, it definitely has the same effect.
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5. SUIT IT UP!
We all know layering a solid piece underneath a one piece instantly adds modesty and personality to your look. Starting off with a clean white button down is fool-proof, no matter what you're styling it with. Try a bold faux leather jumpsuit for an easy statement-making outfit -- the collar of the blouse will bring a more polished look to your outfit and if it's cold out, you can top it off with a chic duster coat!
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Some people have a notion that a white button up blouse is too "professional" for everyday wear. But, as we've just discussed, there are many ways to include this timeless piece into your day-to-day outfits. It's all about taking a different approach, like layering it with different pieces or "re-inventing" the hem with a chic knot.
So there you have it NC babes -- next time you're rummaging through your closet wondering what to wear, think back to these quick tips we've just shared, grab your classic button-down and go to town!