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Classics: The White Shirt

Nothing beats a crisp, white shirt. Of all the classics, the white shirt has to be the most versatile. Worn casually or for evening wear, the white shirt is a timeless favourite. 

I love wearing the classic,white shirt as a layering piece, underneath sweaters. I fold the sleeves up at the end for a preppy look. I also love the way a crisp, white shirt looks on its own in warmer weather. 





I am going to be on the look out for some new shirts for Spring/Summer. I'd like a white shirt with a peter pan collar to add to my collection. 

I hope you had a wonderful time this weekend. I have really been enjoying watching the athletes at the London 2012 Olympics. My husband and I watched the opening ceremony last night, which was fabulous! 

Have a great week!

Yours in style,
Suzi x

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  1. The black and white combination is so cute! Very classic yet relaxed outfit. Thanks for sharing!

    Hannah from I am a lifestyle blog

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  2. nice to talk about summer in winter! i love a great shirt! x

    http://whatwouldkarldo.com

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    1. I know, especially given it's been so cold here in Melbs! Hope you're well.
      Suzi x

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  3. Love that skirt!

    www.stills.rs

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    1. Thanks! It's a shantung silk skirt by Yeojin Bae, an Australian designer, based in Melbourne.
      Suzi x

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