How to Wear Burgundy Shirt: Top 13 Outfit Ideas for Women

This blog post is mostly about how to style a burgundy shirt as part of your work outfit. Speaking of work outfits, you should be very familiar with white button up shirts. Especially for those of you who have to wear at least business causal to work, wearing a white shirt with either a pencil skirt or a pair of chinos should be nothing new to you. If you want to look more deep and feminine tough, a burgundy shirt would actually be a good alternative. What you are about to see some of the best burgundy shirt outfit ideas I have collected for you. Let’s dive in.

Burgundy Silk Button Up Shirt with Ripped Jeans


To start off this list of smart looking outfit ideas, I am going to show you one that involves a pair of jeans for those of you who can wear jeans to the office, at least of casual Fridays. To achieve this rather casual look, you can wear a burgundy button up silk shirt with blue ripped and cuffed skinny jeans. Wear pale pink suede open toe ankle boots to complete the outfit.

Burgundy Shirt with Silk Pants with Exact Same Color

burgundy shirt silk pants exact same color

Let’s take a u-turn and take a look at this elegant and dressy work outfit. To achieve this feminine and eye catching look, you can wear a burgundy button up shirt with a pair of matching burgundy silk cropped pants. Wear black pointed toe heels to add some extra elegance to the outfit.

Burgundy Button Up Shirt with Tweed Pencil Skirt

burgundy button up shirt tweed pencil skirt

To achieve a more feminine look though, you may want to wear a skirt instead of pants or jeans. For example, you can wear a burgundy button up shirt and tuck it in a grey tweed pencil skirt. Pair them with a pair of leopard print heels and a burgundy leather purse to add an elegant touch to the outfit.

Maxi Burgundy Belted Shirt Dress

maxi burgundy belted shirt dress

Although I initially just want to talk about about the burgundy button up shirt in this blog post, I feel like I am leaving a lot on the table if I don’t talk about the burgundy shirt dress, something that has a lot of depth an character. This particular one is a maxi shirt dress. Simply wear it with a pair of black leather ankle boots to complete the stylish outfit.

Burgundy Belted Shirt Dress

burgundy belted shirt dress

Now, let’s a take a look at a more burgundy shirt dress that has a more typical length. It is a belted shirt dress that ends a few inches above the knee. The belted design actually can make your waistline look more obvious, resulting in a leaner look. Pair the shirt dress with pale pink heels to complete the outfit with a feminine touch.

Burgundy Chiffon Pleated Shirt with Black Chinos

burgundy chiffon pleated shirt black chinos

Having looked at quite a few work outfits, let’s take a look at one that you would probably wear when you are on vacation. To achieve this look, you can wear a burgundy chiffon pleated shirt with a pair of black cropped skinny chinos. Wear a pair of embroidered black heels and a straw hat to look lovely and ladylike.

Belted Gathered Waist Shirt Dress with Pale Pink Heels

belted gathered waist shift dress pale pink heels

Burgundy is a pretty deep and complex color. Because it can already get a lot of attention in its own right, it usually looks really good as part of a minimal outfit. For example, you can simply pair a burgundy shirt dress with pale pink open toe heels. If you want to add a little bit of extra color, you can wear a neon pink clutch bag to do so.

Burgundy Chiffon Semi-Sheer Black Collar Shirt

burgundy chiffon semi sheer black collar shirt

For those of you that are used to power dress at work all the time and have problem figuring out what to wear for casual Fridays, here is one business casual outfit that still looks pretty aggressive. To achieve this look, wear a burgundy sleeveless chiffon shirt with a pair of black skinny jeans. Pair these pieces with black pointed toe pumps to keep the aggressive feel consistent.

Burgundy Belted Shirt Dress with Black Ankle Boots

burgundy belted shirt dress black ankle boots

This outfit demonstrates a pretty feminine way to style a burgundy shirt dress. Choosing the right shirt dress is very important of course. In this case, a belted long sleeve one is chosen. You can pair the dress with a pair of black suede ankle boots and a black fringe bag to add a stylish and feminine touch to the outfit.

Short Sleeve Mini Shirt Dress

short sleeve mini shirt dress

As you can see from the previous outfit, a belted or gathered waist burgundy shirt dress does make you look professional and smart. On the other hand, if you want to look more casual and cheerful, a straight cut short sleeve shirt dress like this particular one is preferred. You can simply pair it with pale pink heeled sandals to look both ladylike and refreshing.

Cold Shoulder Burgundy Shirt Dress

cold shoulder burgundy shirt dress

For a low-key sexy look that doesn’t actually require you to show much skin at all, you can wear a burgundy cold shoulder shirt dress. This dress is especially for those of you who have beautiful shoulders and skin. You can simply pair the dress with pale pink ankle strap open toe heels to achieve a beautiful and feminine look.

Belted Burgundy Shirt Dress with Black Strappy Heels

belted burgundy shirt dress black strappy heels

This outfit perfectly demonstrates how important the choice of shoes is to the entire outfit. First of all, the burgundy belted burgundy shirt dress does look very beautiful and elegant in its own right. You can simply pair it with black ballet heels to look good. Yet, to make this outfit much more eye catching, replace the ballet heels with black strappy heels.

Burgundy Chiffon Button Up Shirt with Blue Jeans

burgundy chiffon button up shirt blue jeans

To achieve a stylish and casual look, you can wear a burgundy button up shirt and tuck it in a pair of blue washed skinny jeans. Wear a black belt to look more stylish and slightly unisex. For the shoes, a pair of black ballet flats can add a slight feminine touch to the outfit.

Here are some really nice looking burgundy shirt outfit ideas that are quite easy to pull off indeed. If you are wearing the same type of clothes to work everyday, may be it’s about time to spice things up by trying different things.