If you don’t already have one, go out and pick up a basic denim shirt. Seriously. Do it now. During the summer, there’s nothing more classic, or more comfy. Plus, figuring out how to wear these wardrobe workhorses is pretty much a no-brainer since they go with everything.
Whether you pair yours with jean shorts to rock the denim-on-denim look that’s been making waves this summer, wear it with with a dressy skirt and heels, or throw it over your bikini and hit the beach, it’s clear that a basic denim shirt is summer’s wardrobe MVP.
To start you thinking about how to style yours, here are 20 outfits to build around a basic denim shirt.