Trend Alert: Mandarin Collared Shirts and Perfect Ways to Style Them

There’s a new collared shirt trend to follow. If you have been keeping a close eye on the clothes that hit the runway and your favorite clothing stores, you have probably caught sight of more than a handful of mandarin-collared shirts.

Yes, along with the classic collared shirts, these shirts seem to be gaining considerable footing in the fashion industry. And get this: they’re not at all difficult to style.

To help you stay on top of your style game, here are some ideas on how you can style this growing shirt trend:

1. Wear it with high-waisted, flare jeans

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Club-Monaco-Ceri-ShirtClub Monaco Ceri Shirt, $139.50

Wear it with:


MiH Marrakesh Super Flare Jeans, $242.00
Melissa Flip Wedge Sandals, $155.00
Tory Burch Robinson Mini Dome Satchel, $395.00

‘70s-inspired flare jeans are also making a comeback so why not team them up together? Cap it off with a pair of wedges for a casual-cool attire you can wear on your off days.

2. Wear it with a full midi skirt

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Jil-Sander-Le-Smoking-ShirtJil Sander Le Smoking Shirt, $590.00

Wear it with:


MSGM Full Make Up Print Skirt, $574.00
alice + olivia Dana Bow Pumps, $395.00
Rebecca Minkoff Love Cross Body Bag, $295.00

Full midi skirts are still very popular. The button down shirt will balance out the dressy appeal of the midi skirt. Choose from an array of footwear – classic pumps, loafers, heeled oxfords, sandals, there’s no end to the versatility of this look!

3. Dress it up with a sheer pencil skirt

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Adam Lippes Poplin ShirtAdam Lippes Poplin Shirt, $630.00

Wear it with:

Adam Lippes Poplin Shirt coordinates

Karla Spetic Embroidered Floral Skirt, $565.00
Alexander Wang Antonia Suede Sandals, $475.00
Elizabeth and James Berlin Pyramid Statement Necklace, $347.50

This would make an ideal work outfit. You can even undo the top buttons of the shirt for a chic touch. Accessorize with a statement necklace and you are great to go!

4. Wear it loose over a pair of bermuda shorts

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Haider-Ackermann-Clark-ShirtHaider Ackermann Clark Shirt, $954.16

Wear it with:


Theory Savile Row Jitney Shorts, $235.00
Sam Edelman Adora Cross Strap Sandals, $90.00
Rag & Bone Mini Enfield Shoulder Bag, $595.00

Achieve cool girl style by capping off the look with a pair of chunky flat sandals.

5. Go for casual style in a pair of distressed jeans but update the look with a blazer or a coat

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Haider-Ackermann-Clark-ShirtPaul Smith Black Label Pleated Blouse, $585.00

Wear it with:


Joe’s Jeans Slouched Slim Jean, $165.00
Theory Nest Washed Café Coat, $645.00
Matt Bernson Darby Oxfords, $249.00

Take the comfort up a notch and wear oxford shoes to complete the menswear-inspired look.

So take the plunge and wear mandarin-collared shirts. Try these styling tricks!

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