The classic white blouse has been made famous by so many women of iconic style, including Carolina Herrera, Katharine Hepburn and Grace Kelly. Every woman has a selection of their favorite go-to white blouses in their closet. This staple can be worn year-round and come in all different shapes and styles. Here are a few ideas to inspire you this season as worn by some Houston fashionistas.

On the left is an example of the off-the-shoulder white blouse with flared sleeves, combining two big trends this season, and a perfect choice to pair with a floral pencil skirt. On the right is a classic button-up, which serves as the base for statement necklaces and a flirty skirt.

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Maria Bassa and Beth Muecke

Image: Angie Fanelli

This classic button-up works well over denim shorts and layered with a black netted top for a more casual look. The white booties complement the blouse and give the outfit a bit of edge.

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Beth Muecke

Image: Angie Fanelli

Who needs a bathing suit cover up when you have this over-sized white blouse hanging in your closet. This "menswear shirt" looks super sexy over a black bikini. Add some jewelry, heels and a hat and you are a standout at the pool.

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Jennifer Brown

Image: Beth Muecke

This form-fitting white shirt has an asymmetrical ruffle accent at the hem, which is perfect over a pencil skirt for work. The scarf adds lots of spring color.

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Samantha Evans

Image: Beth Muecke

For a flirtier look, pick a white blouse that's cropped or that can be tied at the navel, which looks adorable and slightly vintage over high-waisted shorts for a casual summer afternoon. 

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Nicole Lassiter

Image: Beth Muecke

Every woman should have a sheer white blouse for layering and that peek-a-boo feel.  This peasant blouse, with its full sleeves, is worn over a pink bralette and paired with fun floral shorts.

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Beth Muecke

Image: Angie Fanelli

Lastly this trendy white blouse has a statement-making accordion ruffle at the shoulders and is paired with an embroidered skirt, giving the outfit a Spanish feel.

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Maria Bassa

Image: Beth Muecke

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