#MondayMotivation: the late '80s shirt revival is here!


There will always be room for the white buttoned-down shirt - and this season it's all about that '80s shirt revival. 

Every classic garment goes through its share of seasonal changes and updates. This season the classic shirt has taken center stage, but with the addition of bell sleeves and larger-than-life ruffles.

The oversized shirt

This menswear-inspired shirt definitely goes down as the most comfortable shirt option for spring.

You can totally get away with wearing one as a shirt dress on the warmest days of summer or tuck it into your trousers or skirt to give your figure some definition.


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Head over to Zara to buy this oversized bejeweled shirt.

Read more: #WednesdayWishlist - Pearls are always appropriate

Exaggerated sleeves

Like the oversized look? Then extend it to your sleeves by wearing a late '80s-inspired, flouncy bell-sleeved top.

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Shop these beauties at Foschini...

Or this blouse from H&M, R529

The asymmetrical shirt

Add a twist or a long turn to your outfit by wearing an asymmetrical statement top. And don't be shy to wear a shirt with more than one detail.

Shop this asymmetric shirt, R629 at H&M

Let graceful ruffles adorn your neckline.

Get this MANGO one shoulder ruffled blouse for R399 on Superbalist

And break the rules by blending horizontal and vertical stripes with this blouse from TOPSHOP

Off-the-shoulder shirt

This trend already started last summer, and it continues to be loved and adored by cool gurls all around the world.

Get yourself this off-the-shoulder shirt for R449 at Superbalist

The cold-shoulder

This is an edgy alternative to a classic button-down shirt and perfectly completes a casual outfit.

This shirt from Superbalist is ideal for a daytime spring look.

Or opt for a more work-friendly option by shopping this white cold shoulder shirt, R399 on Superbalist

The knotted shirt

This simple detail is an accessory in its own right. So, play with delicate collar bows and voluminous statement knots. 

Shop this shirt at Zara

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For more style advice from Lindo Buthelezi, purchase How to Dress like a Goddess on a Working Girl's Dime here.

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