The Great White

This roomy classic is more versatile than you think. Here are three ways to wear it now.

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This roomy classic is more versatile than you think. Here are three ways to wear it now.

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Modern Preppy Team an oversized white shirt with a black midi skirt, a smart shoulder bag and white sneakers. Leave the shirt untucked on one side for a dose of attitude. A pair of embellished drop earrings adds polish.

Men’s flannel shirt, $39.90, from Uniqlo. Wool-blend skirt, $250, from Cos. Metal earrings (price unavailable) from H&M. Leather shoulder bag (price unavailable) from Coach. Leather sneakers, $250, from Pedder Red.

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1. Men’s cotton shirt (price unavailable) from Club Monaco.

2. Suede shoulder bag, $2,190, from Salvatore Ferragamo.

3. Iris & Ink viscose-blend midi skirt, £104.17 (S$186), from

4. Stan Smith leather sneakers (price unavailable) from Adidas.

5. Metal earrings, $210, from Bimba Y Lola.

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1. Velvet skirt (price unavailable) from Club Monaco.

2. Brass earrings (price unavailable) from Dior.

3. Cotton shirt, $150, from Cos.

4. Leather shoulder bag with metal chain (price unavailable) from Balenciaga.

5. Ace leather sneakers with embroidery, $790, from Gucci.

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Boho Chic

A pair of cropped or jogger pants balances the proportions of a shirt with lantern or billowy sleeves. Complete the ensemble with leather slip-ons and a pair of hoop earrings.

Cotton lanternsleeved blouse (price unavailable), acetate hoop earrings (price unavailable) and PU leather mules, $ 59.90, from H&M. Polyester-blend jogger pants, $49.90, from Uniqlo.

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1. Self-portrait cotton-blend blouse, US$219 (S$299), from

2. Iris & Ink leather mules, £129.17, from

3. Viscoseblend joggers, $53.90, from Dorothy Perkins.

4. Brass earrings, $670, from Celine.

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1. Crepe jogger pants (price unavailable) from Club Monaco.

2. Cotton shirt, $69.90, from Zara.

3. Brass earrings, $345, from Tory Burch.

4. Velvet mules with ribbon details (price unavailable) from Sandro.

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Instead of a white T-shirt, try wearing your favourite white shirt under a slip dress. Anchor the outfit with black boots and sculptural or graphic earrings.

Nude Made By Suoi silk-blend shirt, $387.75, from Revolte x Sheshops. Iris & Ink woolblend slip dress (price unavailable) from PU leather bucket bag, $59.90, from Charles & Keith. Metal earrings, $85, and suede boots, $514, from Bimba Y Lola.

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1. Sequinned bucket bag, $2,370, from Saint Laurent.

2. Calfh air boots, $575, from Bimba Y Lola.

3. Viscose shirt, $29.90, from Bershka.

4. Cotton shirt, $79.90, from Topshop.

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1. Polyesterblend slip dress, $49.90, from Uniqlo.

2. Sequinned polyester slip dress, $89.90, from Zara.

3. Brass earrings (price unavailable) from Salvatore Ferragamo.

4. Leather bucket bag (price unavailable) from Sandro.

5. Leather boots (price unavailable) from Max Mara.