Button-Down Shirts for Every Shape
Look for: A sleeve seam that lines up with the outer edge of the shoulder (it should not lie on top of the shoulder). Make sure the cut tapers in toward the waist so that your upper half doesn’t look boxy. Also, “a tie neck softens the horizontal line at the shoulders and brings the eye to body’s center,” says Michelle T. Sterling, the founder of Global Image Group, a personal styling and consulting firm in New York City.
Avoid: Puff or cap sleeves that emphasize shoulder width.
Try wearing it: Tucked into a flared skirt to create more balance.