This Wardrobe Basic Has Become Summer 2017's Hero Item

Our editors think classic white shirts are an underrated staple, because not only can you wear them for every event pencilled in your diary this summer, but nothing looks quite as elegant. The white shirt was Audrey Hepburn's one key summer piece, and decades later, a crisp white shirt is still our hero heat wave buy.

Forget kaftans or sarongs, oversize white shirts are a chic beach cover-up that instantly makes your poolside outfit look expensive. Pair it with a pleated skirt or pair of tailored trousers and the same shirt can work for everything from a weekend barbecue to your Monday morning meeting.

Get scrolling to find out how our favourite bloggers are wearing their white shirts and shop their outfits.