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I’ve long professed my love of a certain American Apparel men’s button-down, an item of clothing that my pal Stevie Dance sees me in pretty much every time we get together, so imagine my delight when she offered me a smorgasbord of options to play with for an impromptu dress-up session that she just posted on Shopghost (Shop with Emily Weiss!) today. It’s the perfect article of clothing for a Shop With, because it’s my favorite thing to shop for: unlike a t-shirt or a sweater, a good neutral-colored button-down (Acne and Equipment have you covered) makes you instantly look more pulled-together, and, much like a pair of jeans, the right chambray shirt (T by Alexander Wang, Marc by Marc Jacobs) and a pair of pointy black suede pumps gives ‘casual’ new meaning. Cuffed sleeves, messy hair (half a can o’ Dry Texturizing Spray), dewy skin... Pants and tube socks optional.

Photos by Stevie Dance. A.P.C. hammered silk shirt and striped shirt [1, 2] and Saturdays Surf white oxford [3]. See more on Shopghost

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  • VotreAmie

    I could live in button down collared shirts - Equipment's shirts are like buttah!
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    http://www.iloveublank.blogspot.com

  • http://nomadic-d.blogspot.com/ Nomadic D.

    Hot stuff, Emily! What though, is the shirt you're wearing in the first few photos? Those neutral stripes and that lightweight texture have me totally intrigued...

    http://nomadic-d.blogspot.com/

    • ITGNick

      Hi there-- It's A.P.C., and now it's in the updated caption!

      • http://nomadic-d.blogspot.com/ Nomadic D.

        Thank you! Love it.

  • http://www.facebook.com/c.ro87 Caitlin Robertson Willard

    yes! button downs with pointy pumps and messy hair...so perfectly sexy! you look AMAZING! your hair is gorgeous like that emily. so effortless!

  • moosh

    can you tell us about your makeup in the photos?

  • Bonnie Clyde
  • http://dipitblack.com/ dipitblack

    Beautiful pictures!
    Love your messy hair!

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    http://dipitblack.com

  • Yifi3
  • http://twitter.com/matchalattewdrb Raphaëlle Lavielle

    Those button-up shirts are just perfect. I want the striped one. Now!

    http://matchalattewardrobe.blogspot.com

  • Katarzyna

    Love your hair Emily! really suits you

  • http://www.thisfruitblogs.com/ Sean Santiago

    that second-to-last shot is very Self-Service-y, work it!

  • http://rokderm.com/ ROKderm

    There's something extremely feminine about a woman wearing a men's shirt..
    http://rokderm.com

  • http://mybeautysample.com/ Becca @ The Beauty Sample

    Love everything--love your AMAZING pumps, black skinnies, plain white T, and of course, your FAB hair!

  • es

    Wow, you look phenomenal! Effortlessly gorgeous and sexy. Thanks for the inspiration!

  • Literarywitch

    Hi, Emily, what is the brand/cut of the black ankle-length jeans you're wearing in the final photo? They fit great -- I need to know!

  • Sam

    Loving these pics Em. You just reminded me, I need to get a haircut.

  • http://www.thebeautyfile.com/ Lisi

    Love this, you look beyond gorgeous. You are so toned, can you one day write about your fitness routine? Is that too personal?

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