This Season's Best Oxford Shirts

Designers are showing you the love with pieces that are modern, flattering and (wait for it) wearable. The schoolboy classic comes in great new shapes

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A mandarin collar puts a twist on this traditional oxford. The fabric is slightly sheer, so consider a cami.

Foxcroft Collection rayon tunic, $82; foxcroft​

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An ideal first layer to wear sleeveless or topped with a jacket or cardi.

Ann Taylor blouse, $70;

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Menswear details but in a longer, fitted, feminized shape.

Tommy Hilfiger cotton shirt, $99;

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Classic styling in a tunic cut offers a play on proportion (no extra charge for butt coverage).

Gap tunic, $55;

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Layer this eyelet tee over your button-down to add some glam.

Dolce Vita cotton top, $189;

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A stylized blazer in a pretty blush hue brings just enough polish.

French Connection tweed jacket, $248;

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Let a lace skirt be the fresh yin to the old-school oxford yang.

Rebecca Minkoff lace skirt, $248;


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Seersucker chinos ensure a relaxed weekend vibe. Feeling saucy? Knot the blouse at the waist.

Ann Taylor pants, $89;

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Does your oxford feel too masculine? Bling it up.

Lia Sophia crystal, resin and rope necklace, $168;

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Wear flats to keep the overall effect casual. This pair adds a pop of print.

Pretty Loafers woven cotton loafers, $219;

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First Published Thu, 2014-04-24 11:00

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