Crisp button-downs were one of the most common trends on the Spring/Summer 2017 runways, but what was soon apparent was the blatant desire by rival designers to outdo one another with wild detail.

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Victoria Beckham SS17
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At Victoria Beckham, shirts were asymmetrical and sexy, hinting at hurried post-encounter dressing. Dolce & Gabbana, Jacquemus and Johanna Ortiz all put their spin on the statement balloon sleeve, while Monse excelled in the art of the elongated cuff.

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Monse SS17
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Jacquemus SS17
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Whether via a mismatched hem, cut-out shoulder or off-centre neckline, the effect of all these deconstructed proportions is that of a Picasso self-portrait. Maximalism has moved into the house of this minimalist fashion classic and hung out a sign to tell the neighbours.

SHOP THESE TOP NEW SEASON WHITE COLLARED SHIRTS

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Hanging shirts image Sevak Babakhani (photography) & Dane Stojanovic (art direction)

From Top (Left to Right)

Zara, Romantic Basic Shirt, $50. SHOP IN STORE

Topshop, Wrap-front shirt, $70. SHOP NOW

H&M, Frill shirt, $60. SHOP NOW

MLM, Cairo Shirt, $169. SHOP NOW

Stella McCartney, Camilla Ruffle Shirt, $585. SHOP NOW at Parlour X

Acne, collared shirt, $460. SHOP IN STORE at Harrolds

Valentino, Bow-front poplin shirt, $1428. SHOP NOW at MatchesFashion

Trenery, Silk utility shirt, $179. SHOP SIMILAR

Rosie Assoulin, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy top, $1295. SHOP NOW at Parlour X

 

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