A white cotton blouse is crisp, clean and chic. The 3 c’s make the white cotton blouse the perfect Summer/Spring wear. It provides the instant polish whether worn on its own or under a suit or sweater. It is, without a doubt, the ultimate all-season wardrobe essential. And as always, you can never have too many of them.
Is white for everyone?
Nancy Nix-Rice, author of ‘Looking Good…Every Day: Style Solutions for Real Women’ says that the classic ‘must-have’ white blouse/ shirt is a ‘fashion myth’ and there is a reason behind it.
Bright white doesn’t flatter everyone. Your ‘white’ blouse might be soft be soft white, ivory, or even a very pale pastel (such as mint or blush). You need to figure out what lights you up!
However, the bright white colour does look good on women with lots of contrast in their colouring such as, dark hair and light skin.
There’a lot of to love about the versatility of the classic white blouse. You jazz it up with different colours or go monochrome and still be the belle of the ball. You just need to certain tricks like when wearing brighter whites, take care to brighten the makeup for more contrasting in the colouring. Or you can also add a scarf around the shoulders.
What if Classic is not your style?
Because a lot of women feel that a classic white blouse is too plain and some might even feel uncomfortable in it. Here you need to go for something where you can follow your own style patterns. If your style is more romantic then go for a one with ruffles. If you’re a sporty person, choose something in the fabric that is anything but stiff. If you’re a dramatic person by nature, look for a blouse with an element that stands out, such as a bold collar detail.
How do you get the ‘Perfect Fit’?
No matter whatever is your size, ensuring the right fit and proportion is a must when it comes to looking your best. The most important things to consider over here are how the blouse fits over your shoulders.
A classic white blouse can bridge from business to travel to casual. Remember this always. It never goes out of style. So be it a professional meeting you’re getting ready for or a soiree of the night, remember to give the classic white blouse a classy spin and wear it with all the confidence you have.
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