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These button-downs will get you through your 9-to-5 in style.

Between prepping a lunch, packing your bag and making sure nothing’s stuck in your teeth post-breakfast, there’s a lot to do at home before you step out the door.

So the last thing you want to do in your morning rush before rush hour is think too much about what you’re going to wear.

After all, if you’re spending eight hours at the office (and in meetings that could have easily just been emails), you don’t want to be in something that’s uncomfortable.

But the classic white button-down that everyone swears by is a magnetic for accidents: croissant crumbs in the morning, a splash of salad dressing from lunch and a mid-afternoon coffee spill. There’s only so much that a Tide To Go pen can handle.

While a button-down can be dressed up or down, you might want one that’s a little more special than just a plain white one.

Don’t worry, you won’t have to work overtime to find a button-down that shows off some of your personality and is still work-appropriate. We did that for you and spotted button-downs that are anything but boring.

We found tops that are in bold colors; ones with beading; and others with prints and patterns. So now you’ll be all ready to take on the day — just roll up the sleeves on these tops or throw on a blazer. And don’t forget to put on a pair of stretchy dress pants.

Check out these button-downs that are work-ready already:

The Cate Sequined Classic Buttondown


Topshop Oversize Stripe Texture Button-Up Shirt


Lou & Grey Fluid Twill Shirt


Oceane Tie-Dyed Buttondown


The Washable Silk Tie-Cuff Shirt


Button Up Jacquard Blouse

& Other Stories

Wasted Paris Stargazing Button-Down Shirt

Urban Outfitters

Denim Shrunken Ex-Boyfriend Shirt In Lunar Wash


Hold On To Me Printed Top

Free People

Long Sleeve Collared Button-Down Shirt


Positive Professionalism Button-Up Top


Lola Beaded Buttondown


Equipment Essential Button Down Shirt

Nordstrom Rack

RAILS Lillian Button Down Shirt


Positive Professionalism Button-Up Top In Red Print


Crās Laracras Lace Trim Button-Down Shirt

Urban Outfitters

Beaded Collar Shirt


Madewell Heart Embroidered Seamed Button Down Shirt

Nordstrom Rack

LAUREN Ralph Lauren Printed Oxford Button-Down Shirt


Watercolour Button Up Shirt

& Other Stories

Scotch & Soda Oversized Boxy Fit Button Down Shirt

Nordstrom Rack

Joie Booker Printed Button Down Shirt


Collection Silk Twill Buttonp-Up Shirt In Sleepy Lions Print


FRAME Colorblock Blouse


Classic-Fit Boy Shirt In Mixed Stewart Tartan


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