A key item for this summer is the eternally simple white shirt or blouse, tucked or untucked it’s easy to create a style statement using this stylish versatile piece. This season sees a few slight changes to this wardrobe staple which has been deconstructed and given a modern twist.

Spring/Summer 17 has been all about tearing up the rule book with designers taking a more modern approach to variety of fashions’ timeless wardrobe staples. The recent catwalk collections have seen shirts with wide sleeves, ruffles, asymmetrical cut-outs – all giving a new lease of life to the classic white shirt.

Available from Top Shop for 50 Euro this crisp white cotton shirt is a must have for any wardrobe. Bang on trend with fluted sleeves embroidered details and scallop edges this shirt is perfect for hot summer evenings. As an extra bonus this shirt can be worn with just about anything and for any occasion dressed up or down this shirt is a must for the summer season.

To ensure you get as many wears as possible this summer we’ve put together three ways you can add this wardrobe staple to every occasion.

When the weekend arrives it’s time for a more off-duty look, dress it up or down with your favourite jeans and pair with your favourite mules for a summer feel. This look is perfect for a fun carefree weekend away.

Whether you are in the office all day or jetting from one meeting to another a crisp white shirt can add a simple sophisticated look to any outfit. Style this shirt with gingham/black peg trousers and heels to ensure your workday style is on trend.

With festival season approaching fast and so many to choose from this summer, it’s hard to know where to start and what to bring. For an easy going festival look combine this shirt with some festival fashion essentials for a chic rock festival look. (Just don’t forget the wellies).