How to revamp your white shirt

How to revamp your white shirt

A while back I shared a post about me wanting to re-discover some pieces in my wardrobe, if you haven’t read it yet make sure to check it out here.
So first up in a series of posts, I wanted to go in easy and revamp a plain white shirt I have. It seems so simple, but just changing the buttons on a shirt can totally transform it! Here’s what it looked like originally before the revamp;
A nice plain white cotton shirt. Nothing special!
What you’ll need;

  1. A plain shirt (I happened to pick white, but it doesn’t matter what colour you pick)
  2. Some buttons to change over
  3. A stitch ripper to remove the old buttons
  4. A needle and thread in the colour of your shirt (again, I chose white as it’s the colour of the shirt)

I went onto eBay and found these cute little copper buttons (if you’d like to buy some too, you can find them here) I ordered 10 buttons and got to work (whilst watching Keeping up with the Kardashians – because I’m slightly obsessed right now) with removing the old and sewing on the new ones;
And here’s what the finished look is like;

Stay tuned for some more How To posts where I’ll be showing you how to change up the neckline of a dress (there’s also a video to go along with it!)


  1. November 1, 2017 / 5:55 pm

    Thats a really cool tip to give a white shirt a new look 😀😁

  2. November 1, 2017 / 5:58 pm

    Yea exactly 😊😁

  3. November 1, 2017 / 6:40 pm

    Nice!!! I got some beautiful antique buttons in New Orleans last year that I have been wondering what to do with! Thank you!!!

    • November 1, 2017 / 6:45 pm

      Ahh you’re welcome and thank you! Glad to give some inspo! 😘

  4. November 10, 2017 / 12:15 pm

    Great idea! Thanks for the tips. In my opinion everyone should have at least one white shirt in their wardrobe. It is a universal piece of clothes that can be combined almost with everything.

  5. December 5, 2017 / 12:00 am

    Such a great idea, I’ve never thought of doing anything like this but that’s such a lovely effect!

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