How to Wear Silk Shirt for Women: Top Outfit Ideas

If you think a button up shirt is too formal and too uninteresting, my mission today is to make you think twice. I am going to talk about a specific type of button up shirts that looks shiny and smooth, the silk shirt. You can easily build a good looking outfit around a silk shirt, whether you decide to make it the focus of the outfit or you wear it with a blazer. To show you how to style the silk shirt easily, I have put together a list of some 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 looks both eye catching and feminine. But for this outfit, it is used for building a stylish outfit. It is tucked in a pair of high waisted light blue skinny jeans. Pair them with white sneakers to create a casual yet unique look.

White Silk Shirt with Blue Skinny Jeans

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This outfit is very similar to the previous one but has different colors. A white silk shirt is paired with bright blue skinny jeans. To turn that into a smart casual work outfit, pair the shirt and the jeans with a pair of black ballet heels. A black purse can help complete the outfit elegantly.

Pale Yellow Silk Shirt with Dark Blue Skinny Jeans

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If you want to look more casual and boyish, just untuck your shirt. For this particular outfit, the pale yellow silk shirt is untucked. Pairing it with dark blue skinny jeans and black ballet flats would make this a casual and laid back outfit.

White Shirt with Black Blazer & Jeans

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As you may already know, wear a white button shirt with a black blazer can often make you look smart and lean. By replacing your typical white shirt with a silk one will just add a feminine touch to the outfit. Complete the outfit with light blue skinny jeans and black flats for a casual look.

Black Polka Dot Silk Shirt with Leather Skirt

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

White Ribbon Bow Silk Shirt with Black Pants

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A white silk shirt can be used for adding a feminine touch to a black dress pants outfit. For example, you can wear a white ribbon bow silk shirt with a pair of black dress pants to look formal and feminine. For the shoes, wear the black ballet heels to make the outfit look less clunky.

Light Grey Shirt with Grey Pencil Skirt

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Here is a typical grey pencil skirt and shirt outfit that you probably wear to the office a lot. By simply replacing your typical shirt with a silk shirt and adding a statement necklace to the mix. The uninteresting outfit turns into a good looking one with beautiful details.

Rose Gold Silk Shirt with White Skinny Jeans

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When it comes to jeans, we often only think about blue jeans or black jeans. You are missing out a lot if you the white jeans are not in your wardrobe. One elegant way to style the white jeans is to pair them with a rose gold silk shirt. Pair them with black ballet flats to create a more casual look.

Navy Silk Shirt with Boyfriend Jeans

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For a stylish and slightly unisex look, you can wear a navy silk shirt, untucked, with boyfriend jeans. I would recommend you to 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 & Choker

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As the black choker has becomes a big trend in the street fashion world, let’s look at an outfit that tries to integrate a choker into a silk shirt outfit. To achieve this stylish look, wear a white silk shirt with black skinny jeans and black ballet flats. Pair them with a DIY black choker to look rough and tough.

Dark Blue Silk Shirt with Black Chinos

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For a chic work outfit, you can wear a dark blue silk shirt with black chinos. For the shoes, either silver heels or black heels would work perfectly. If you want to wear a jacket with this outfit, a grey tweed jacket would be a great choice.

White Shirt with Jeans & Brown Leather Belt

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

Black Silk Shirt with Jogger Pants

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For an absolutely cool and dark all-black outfit, wear a black silk button up shirt with black black satin jogging pants. Complete the outfit with black ankle strap open toe heels and a black choker necklace to add an extra stylish touch to the stylish outfit. If you are interested in seeing more outfits of similar shoes, you may want to check out our blog post on how to style a black ankle strap heels.

Black Polka Dot Shirt with Flared Jeans

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Over the year, it becomes very rare to see flared jeans. This outfit that involves the flared jeans still look very relevant. Pair the jeans with a black polka dot silk shirt and red suede loafers to achieve a unique and eye catching look.

Black Printed Silk Shirt with Jeans

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For a low profile casual look, you can wear a black printed silk shirt with blue straight leg jeans. Wear a black belt and black ballet flats to complete the outfit with style.

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 find this blog post useful, please check out our thousands of other outfit ideas you can find in this website.