THE WHITE SHIRT. . .IS IT TIMELESS?
The classic white shirt worn with a menswear-inspired power suit looks so polished. In case you didn't already know, it is a wardrobe essential, an ideal multitasker, and literally will never go out of fashion. This simple shirt is versatile for any social situation. The white shirt exudes amazing energy. It is an understated staple that knows no bounds and is the least trendy garment in our closets. The question then lies in how to refresh and reinvent it season after season. Once you learn how to reinterpret this timeless piece you'll be on point.
Believe it or not, a white blouse worn in the 19th century represent a symbol of wealth only for people that did not have to work because they could maintain its whiteness. In the fifties, Audrey Hepburn rolled sleeves and lifted collar made the shirt iconic.
But Sharon Stone started a white shirt craze after a memorable moment during the Oscar's in 1998 when she wore a classic white shirt tucked into a purple evening skirt by Vera Wang.
Designers rose to the challenge with a number of new shapes and silhouettes in re-cut revamps to prove simple sophistication is always very much in style.
There's nothing like a white shirt to show the character of the one who wears it.