Tuesday, August 23, 2011


A simple button down and a great pair of jeans is a must have!  You can vary the look with different cuts and washes of denim.  Plus you can change your look from day to night or casual to a little dressed up with different shoes and accessories!  Check out these celeb looks and find out how you can steal them...

Kate Bosworth buttoned up her shirt all the way and tucked it into a pair of trouser jeans with outside front pockets.  She layered a necklace under her collar and finished the look off with wedges and a great bag! 

Here is how you can shop Kate's look:
- Country Blouse by Cameo - Retail $120 / Sale $47
- Farrah Mondrian Trouser Jean by James Jeans - $180
- Studded Bag by Carla Mancini - Retail $620 / Sale $248
- Saya Necklace by Samanca - $180 / $52
- Tyla Wedge by Dolce Vita - $79

Zoe Saldana tucked her button down into a pair of low rise flare jeans.  She threw on a cross body bag and was ready for an active day out and about!

Shop Zoe's look for less with these items:
- Country Blouse by Cameo - Retail $120 / Sale $47
- Abigail Flare Jean by Karmel and Alden - Retail $185 / Sale $42
- Louise Cross Body Bag by Carla Mancini - Retail $470 / Sale $189
- Casa Bracelet by Lesa Wallace - Retail $45 / Sale $28
- Rescue Wedges by Blowfish - Retail $59 / Sale $33

Katie Holmes mixed things up a bit with red jeans and flats; a casual daytime look that is bright and fun!

Here is how you can get Katie's look for yourself:
- Country Blouse by Cameo - Retail $120 / Sale $47
- Denielle Jeans by Karmel and Alden - Retail $165 / Sale $38
- Ryan Wallet by Lesa Wallace - Retail $125 / Sale $45
- Cuvette Flats by Blowfish - $39

Bad Joan


honey my heart said...

button downs are always a classic! love the pop of color katie adds to the look.

Joanna S. said...

cool photos and outfits :)

Araceli Vera said...

Buen post, ideales los looks.
Un saludo

Anna G said...

This is exactly what I wore to the first day of classes. I love those bold red jeans.

Mademoiselle Poirot said...

Lovely classics, I think the third one is my favourite - closely followed by the second one ;-) Love from London xo

Hilary Nicole said...

I love Katie Holmes' denims! Looks great, and yes this is definitely the trend! Have a wonderful day!

XO Hilary

Winnie said...

I've always loved the button down shirts/blouses. I love how they can be dressed up and dressed down!

Mary Jo at TrustYourStyle said...

So cute and those flats are dead on great copies!

xo Mary Jo

dressingup-everyday said...

The first one is really cool. I have to wear more jeans, I'm thinking.

Rocker Chic said...

I like the way Zoe wore hers I always loved her style :)


Teddi said...

those bad joan look alike kate b wedges are fierce!


AlbeeLucky said...

I think a button down looks fantastic tucked in with flares. Thanks for sharing the inspiration.

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Leeann @ Join the Gossip said...

I used to only wear button down Levis. I like this trend :)

Cute outfits!

Clara Turbay said...

i love the first one.


Katie said...

Love love love this trend!


Bonnie said...

There is nothing more classic than a button-down and jeans. They make a great, casual combination.

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Nina Morena said...

I should get myself a button down!
These are all such pretty looks. :)
Thanks for your comment!


The Foolish Aesthete said...

I love Katie Holmes' classic American look!


Debby said...

I am absolutely loving Kate's look! xo


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Agora tô pronta said...

I liked the combinations, great.

monkey + pig said...

def a classic look! nice and clean and crisp. love it!


Bea S. said...

wow! nice outfits!! :D


Katie said...

Love this look, I'm always a fan of the button down! xo

Stanique said...

love a classic button down shirt...

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Maycie After Five said...

I'm a sucker for button down shirts. The more worn-in, the better. I love these looks.

Simply Bubblelicious said...

Some awesome combos here! Giving me a little insipration, thanks chica.

Miss L said...

Great looks. They all look so classic and simple but yet very stylish.


Josie said...

I love tucking a chic, crisp button-down into a dark pair of wide-leg jeans. Such a classic combination!
xo Josie

Mallory said...

I love the Katie Holmes look for less, great find. I have been looking for the perfect button up lately :)

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Mongs said...

shirt and jeans is smart chic! Love the red jeans,i'm looking for a perfect fit.


Vilette said...

Oh yes! Few days ago I bougth myself white classic button down!


Francesca R said...

I have to refresh my wide leg jeans!!!

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Gracie said...

I think I'm a fan of this look. I love the first outfit. The wedges are a nice touch.

Bella Donna said...

looks great!

ML said...

What a choice.. I like Kate Bosworth's shoes, Zoe Saldana's bag and Katie Holmes's trousers (but all from right selection).


Luisa T. said...

I loved this last one, but the selection is amazing :)


Saray said...

i love the first look!

MM said...

I love those jeans!!


jillian m. said...

One of my favorite looks ever! It's classic, but not in a boring way. It's put together without looking like it's trying too hard. This will be my fall uniform!

JustPatience said...

Nothing ever looks bad on Zoe. Love her. The button downs are classics. Love it when paired with button down shirts.


The PvdH Journal said...

Kate Bosworth has such great style! Talking about classic styles ;)



Allegra said...

you never can go wrong with that one

MosaMuse said...

can kate bosworth be more gorgeous??


Fashion Meets Food said...

I love this trend I just dont know if it would love me.


mary said...

I love that the button downs are becoming more blousy downs! Very classy & chic! xox!

Katie.Daily said...

i love these pants and they look soooo good with a button down! dang i want some!


Not Just A Pretty Dress said...

I definitely like this trend, especially how Kate Bosworth channeled it. However, while I'm in favour of tucking the shirt into jeans/trousers, I don't like to button up the shirt all the way. Looks too much...


Alessandra Mazzini said...

I rather Katie's and Zoe's looks! I'm gonna try that for sure!


Dancing Branflake said...

Love this look! Especially when I go wild with the accessories.

Oh to Be a Muse said...

i love that bag with the tassels. and katie's menswear top is really great on her.

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Nikki said...

I love this trend! it's so classy, casual and comfy :) one can never have enough button-ups ^^ x

Sick by Trend said...

love all the outfits :D cool post



Olivia said...

Love the red jeans, but all these options are great if you want to be comfy and chic!

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Closet Fashionista said...

Love these looks! I want that first pair of jeans :D

Fashion.MakeUp.LifeStyle said...

I love this trend...I think is so chic.

<3 Marina

LyddieGal said...

I love Katie Holmes' look - so relaxed and cute!

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pinkmate said...

i love the simplicity of this outfit! Sooo chic!
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Alicia said...

I'm such a fan of this look!! ❤ it!

Pull Your Socks Up! said...

Bosworth's jeans are gorgeous - the trouser pocket detail is going to catch on for sure:).

Tanvi said...

Hard to choose one. Love all the looks!

Lucy Lu said...

Love the outfit ;)


DailyGlamour said...

great look love this one !

Kimberly said...

really love that last look love those pants!


Alinka said...

Nice blog, I like the concept!!

ursula said...

I love that button up shirt you've chosen! It's really lovely. And those wedges are lovely, too!


Trips & Treasures said...

thanks for your comment :)

I really like zoe's look

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Grace said...

i love these looks!!

Denise Pacurar said...

I really like the red pants with the jean top. So cute!!

I am a new follower :)

xoxo Denise

Mary Lou said...

ooooh i love all 3 looks, already bought flared jeans and a pair of red ones for this season;)
love and kiss,mary