Still on the search for the perfect shirt? Time to exorcise the bad cuts and collars from your wardrobe: here are the only 4 shirts you'll ever need.  

Date night, board room or a day of errands: the perennial shirt is the perfect option to keep you looking classy all day long. Streamline your efforts with these four shirts - one for every occasion. 

The Basic White Shirt

Some mornings you wake up and your hungover head cannot comprehend putting together a whole outfit. The idea of trying to look classy and cute is a far cry from your fragile state. That is where the basic white shirt comes in. Scandinavian fashion prides itself on being minimalist yet always stylish and put together. This COS boxy white shirt is the perfect staple piece and whether worn over a pair of leggings in the winter or tucked into shorts during the summer, you are guaranteed to look put together.

COS Woven Jersey Shirt €49

COS Woven Jersey Shirt €49

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The Dash Of Glamour

Looking for a blouse with a bit more glamour? This Caroline Constas Adrie blouse will give the perfect pop to dress up any outfit. Trying to find a blouse or shirt that you can wear going dancing with the girls or on an exciting new date can be hard, but this red and white halter top can be paired with anything on the bottom, from culottes to a short skirt. And the ruffles will definitely have you at the center of attention.

Caroline Constas Adrie Blouse €420

Caroline Constas Adrie Blouse €420

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The Pottering Around Plaid

We all have that one shirt, the one we throw on during lazy days or days when you have a bunch of errands to run. The one where comfort is key. This Ralph Lauren button-down is an ideal plaid for pottering around. Worn open over a plain tee, oversized for extra comfort or buttoned all the way up, this plaid is a versatile option that is just what you need to power through the day.

Ralph Lauren Classic Fit Button Down €129.95

Ralph Lauren Classic Fit Button Down €129.95

The Office Classic

Stella McCartney is a style icon and she hit the nail on the head with this shirt. The blue and white striped cotton button down will have everyone in the office turning heads and with the vertical stripes, this tailored shirt will have a slimming effect. Pair it with a tight pencil skirt or a daring pair of black leather trousers for a memorable office look.

Stella McCartney Striped Cotton Shirt €395

Stella McCartney Striped Cotton Shirt €395

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