A white button-up shirt is right up there with black skinny jeans and a leather jacket as one of the most easy-to-wear pieces in your closet. It's versatile, and can be as low-key or as edgy as you make it. Plus, it's easy to find in basically any size (there's four alone on Eloquii) and they can come in a variety of fits. 

If you're still not sold, let these Instagram babes show you how to rock a button-down in ways that are anything but basic.

Nicolette Mason wore an ultra-long one as a dress.

Pair with over-the-knee boots and a leather jacket for some moto babe vibes.

Seriously, a white button-down can make a helluva dress.

Kelly Augustine paired this one with summery sandals to grab some ice cream.

A geometric style will never go out of style.

Wear yours with your favorite jeans like Augustine.

Button-down doesn't QUITE fit like it should?

Only fasten one or two buttons and use it to neutralize your most dramatic pants. Peep how Kellie Brown used it to downplay a pair of pajama-style pants.

Callie Thorpe wore her white shirt under a cozy-looking sweater.

Throw on a pair of culottes and Vans and you have yourself the easiest lazy day outfit ever.

Play up a fancy collar by wearing a matching mini-dress in the same shade.

Perfect work to drinks outfit with minimal effort.

Go monochrome (but not boring) by diversifying textures.

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Pair with a mesh bomber and pumps, like Jay Miranda.

Liz Black can teach you how to truly step up your layering game.

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Pair your naughtiest crop top or bustier with a longer button-down for a look that's sexy without being flashy.

White button-down + skinny blue jeans = instant babe uniform.

Classically sexy.

Same goes for white button-downs and short-shorts.

Killing it, Nadia Aboulhosn. Killing. It.

Tie the edges up for a sexy yet understated look.

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Let curve model Stella Duval show you how.

Consider this the update your work uniform needed.

Pair a classic white button-down with high-waisted pants and colorful sandals for a look that's cute and still HR-appropriate.

Ashley Nell Tipton can also rock the hell out of a semi-sheer printed white button down.

Sure, this might be a #TBT, but consider this proof that button-downs and skinny jeans will never NOT be a thing.

If you're not a dress kind of gal, pair a long white button-down with jeans and a cardigan.

Leave the bottom unbuttoned so you have totally unrestricted movement.

Gabriella Lascano knows how to make even a crisp white button-down look glam AF.

Pair with a corset belt and sparkly booties to turn ALL the heads.

Tess Holliday rocked hers with the cutest pinafore of all time.

We love the fluttery sleeves, too.

Dress up a classic white button-down with contrasting trim.

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Fiery red coat totally (not) optional.

The half-tuck has never looked chicer.

Now that's how you do a rainy day outfit.

You can also try the half-tuck with a pair of light-wash jeans.

So cute and summery!

Don't be afraid of breaking style rules.

You don't need to go for skinny jeans if you're wearing a boxy blouse, and vice-versa. A boxy button-down and straight-leg or boyfriend jeans can look just as fancy.

But if you DO want to show skin, a sleeveless button-down is the way to do it.

Layer with a leather jacket for a fall-appropriate lewk.

Is it camel coat season yet?

Olivia Pope-approved.

Don't forget to accessorize.

You can also never fail with a black and white look.