How to wear a silk shirt

If you think a button-up shirt is too formal and uninteresting, my mission today is to get you thinking. I’m going to talk about a specific type of button shirt that looks shiny and slim, the silk shirt. You can easily build a great looking outfit around a silk shirt whether you make it the focal point of the outfit or wear it with a blazer. To show you how to style the silk shirt easily, I have compiled a list of the best silk shirt outfit ideas for you. Let’s jump right in.

Rose gold silk shirt with high waisted skinny jeans


A rose gold silk shirt is both eye-catching and feminine. But for this outfit it is used to build a stylish outfit. It is in light blue skinny jeans with a high waist. Pair them with white sneakers to create a casual yet unique look.

White silk shirt with blue skinny jeans

white silk shirt blue skinny jeans

This outfit is very similar to the previous one, but with different colors. A white silk shirt is paired with light blue skinny jeans. Pair a shirt and jeans with black ballet flats for a chic, casual outfit. A black wallet elegantly completes the outfit.

Light yellow silk shirt with dark blue skinny jeans

light yellow silk shirt dark blue skinny jeans

If you want to look more casual and boyish, just take off your shirt. For this special outfit, the light yellow silk shirt is not tucked away. In combination with dark blue skinny jeans and black ballerinas, this would be a casual and relaxed outfit.

White shirt with black blazer and jeans

white shirt black blazer jeans

As you may already know, wearing a white button shirt with a black blazer often makes you look chic and slim. Replacing your typical white shirt with a silk shirt adds a feminine touch to the outfit. A pair of light blue skinny jeans and black flats for a relaxed and casual outfit is a good option.

Black polka dot silk shirt with a leather skirt

black polka dot silk shirt leather skirt

If you want more detail and creativity in your silk shirt, this black polka dot silk shirt should satisfy you. Pair it with a black leather mini skirt and black suede ballet heels to complete this beautiful and unique outfit.

White Ribbon Bow Silk Shirt with Black Pants

white ribbon bow silk shirt black pants

A white silk shirt can be used to add a feminine touch to a black dress pants outfit. For example, you can wear a white silk shirt with a bow tie and black dress pants to look formal and feminine. Wear black ballet flats for your shoes to make the outfit look less chunky.

Light gray shirt with a gray pencil skirt

white shirt gray pencil skirt

Here’s a typical gray pencil skirt and shirt outfit that you probably wear a lot to the office. Simply swap out your signature shirt for a silk shirt and add a statement necklace to the mix. The uninteresting outfit turns into a good-looking one with nice details.

Rose gold silk shirt with white skinny jeans

rose gold silk shirt white skinny jeans

When we think of jeans, we often only think of blue jeans or black jeans. You miss a lot if you don’t have the white jeans in your closet. An elegant way to style the white jeans is to pair them with a rose gold silk shirt. Pair them with black ballet flats for a more casual look.

Dark blue silk shirt with boyfriend jeans

Navy silk shirt boyfriend jeans

For a stylish and slightly unisex look, you can wear a dark blue silk shirt with boyfriend jeans. I would recommend that you wear white sneakers for a really casual look, or you can wear black ballet flats to add a feminine touch to this unisex look.

White shirt with black skinny jeans and collar

white shirt black skinny jeans choker

As the black choker has become a huge trend in the street fashion world, let’s look at an outfit that attempts to incorporate a choker into a silk shirt outfit. Pair a white silk shirt with black skinny jeans and black ballet flats for a stylish look. Pair them with a black DIY collar to look rough and tough.

Dark blue silk shirt with black chinos

dark blue silk shirt black chinos

For a smart work outfit, you can wear a dark blue silk shirt with black chinos. For the shoes, either silver or black heels would work perfectly. If you want to combine this outfit with a jacket, a gray tweed jacket is a great option.

White shirt with jeans and brown leather belt

white shirt jeans brown leather belt

For a simple and clean work outfit, you can simply wear a white silk button down shirt and light blue skinny jeans. Make sure the shirt is tucked in and a brown leather belt is worn. Wear a pair of black heels with open toes for the shoes to add a feminine touch to the outfit.

Black silk shirt with jogger pants

black silk shirt jogger pants

For a totally cool and dark all black outfit, wear a black silk button down shirt and black satin black jogging pants. Complete your outfit with black ankle strap open toe heels and a black choker necklace for a classy outfit. If you want to see more outfits with similar shoes, maybe check out our blog post on styling black heels with ankle straps.

Black polka dot shirt with flared jeans

black polka dot shirt flared jeans

Jeans are very rarely exhibited during the year. This outfit with flared jeans still looks very relevant. Pair the jeans with a black polka dot silk shirt and red suede loafers for a unique and eye-catching look.

Black printed silk shirt with jeans

black printed silk shirt jeans

For a casual, understated look, pair a black printed silk shirt with blue straight-leg jeans. A black belt and black ballerina shoes are a great pairing to finish off your outfit.

For ladies who are looking for ways to look more feminine with button up shirts, I hope the above silk shirt outfit ideas can answer your question well. If you found this blog post useful, please check out our thousands of other outfit ideas available on this site.

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