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23 Button-Downs The Queer Professional Will Fawn Over

Whether you're a professional queer, have a professional job, or are a pro-button-down collector, we've got you covered.

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1. A colorful button-down covered in tropical fruits that'll just make your day.

This babe has just enough stretch, and is perfect for anyone looking for a more masculine tailor. Get it from WIldfang for $57.60 (sizes XS–XL).
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This babe has just enough stretch, and is perfect for anyone looking for a more masculine tailor.

Get it from WIldfang for $57.60 (sizes XS–XL).

2. A long-sleeved button-down made from 100% cotton and ready to become the next staple in your wardrobe.

Move over other shirts.Promising review: "This top is super soft and comfy. It runs true to size, as I am 5'5", 36C, 128 pounds, and found the small was the best fit. It's a great staple top for your closet that you can wear anywhere. Long enough to cover, but not too long to tuck in. A great weight for fall in NC, and will take me through the winter months. The shirt fits nicely, is not overly full, and drapes well. I especially love the fading! Machine wash on gentle and tumble dry, I definitely recommend." –FashiconGet it from Target for $19.99 (sizes XS–XXL).
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Move over other shirts.

Promising review: "This top is super soft and comfy. It runs true to size, as I am 5'5", 36C, 128 pounds, and found the small was the best fit. It's a great staple top for your closet that you can wear anywhere. Long enough to cover, but not too long to tuck in. A great weight for fall in NC, and will take me through the winter months. The shirt fits nicely, is not overly full, and drapes well. I especially love the fading! Machine wash on gentle and tumble dry, I definitely recommend." –Fashicon

Get it from Target for $19.99 (sizes XS–XXL).

3. A sheer button-down available in four fantastic prints for anyone looking to express their femme side.

That neckline tie is 😍.Promising review: "Both the pumpkin print and the lilac found a home with me. They are lovely! Lightweight and sheer, very feminine. The colors are rich without being overpowering. The pumpkin print is prettier in real life; I had been worried it might be cheesy. The size fits perfectly with a slight billow when tucked in." –MindyBGet it from ModCloth for $29.99 (available in four colors/styles, sizes XXS–4X).
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That neckline tie is 😍.

Promising review: "Both the pumpkin print and the lilac found a home with me. They are lovely! Lightweight and sheer, very feminine. The colors are rich without being overpowering. The pumpkin print is prettier in real life; I had been worried it might be cheesy. The size fits perfectly with a slight billow when tucked in." –MindyB

Get it from ModCloth for $29.99 (available in four colors/styles, sizes XXS–4X).

4. A bright floral button-down so you can embrace your shine and be showered with compliments.

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Promising review: "I've never gotten so many compliments on a shirt before until I bought this! I went a size up, but typically I get away with a small in UO tops." –ZachAnthro

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $49 (available in two colors, sizes XS–XXL).

5. A gender-inclusive button-down you'll love – because the taco-lover in us all deserves to thrive.

Anyone else suddenly craving tacos?Get it from Pyknic on Etsy for $39 (sizes S–XL).
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Anyone else suddenly craving tacos?

Get it from Pyknic on Etsy for $39 (sizes S–XL).

6. A long-sleeve button-down with embroidered cats that just may make it easier to stay ~pawsitive~.

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Get it from Nordstrom for $55 (sizes 2–12).

7. A slim-fit button-down featuring little details you're sure to fall for – like an open chest pocket, all-over printed pattern, and narrow cuffs.

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Walking into the office like 🔥.

Get it from H&M for $29.99 (sizes XS–XXL).

8. A cool-toned button-down with a relaxed fit worthy of your effortless style.

Come into my life, shirt that is cooler than I am. Get it from Wildfang for $55 (sizes L–XL).
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Come into my life, shirt that is cooler than I am.

Get it from Wildfang for $55 (sizes L–XL).

9. A plaid flannel so you can stay warm up at the lodge, or at your freezing AF job/school.

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Senior thesis: Plaid flannel rules and has buttons so therefore this is a button-down, fight me.

Promising review: "The shirt fit as described, slightly fitted, washed well, hang to dry. Still very soft after first wash. Would purchase again" –Kathy C

Get it from Amazon for $9.48+ (available in 10 colors, sizes S–XXL).

10. A poplin weave button-down for anyone who wants to invite a stable, beautiful, blue babe into their life.

TBH I could look at this shirt all day.Promising review: "Very nice, comfortable shirt. Bought it for my son, and he liked the fit and style very much." –DbeckGet it from Target for $19.99 (sizes S–XXL).
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TBH I could look at this shirt all day.

Promising review: "Very nice, comfortable shirt. Bought it for my son, and he liked the fit and style very much." –Dbeck

Get it from Target for $19.99 (sizes S–XXL).

11. A draper tunic button-down that'll basically make you look like a professor, a professor of button-ups.

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Hello yes it is me, the coolest shirt in the land.

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $39 (available in two colors, sizes XS–XL).

12. A burgundy button-down so smooth, you might become one of those people who flips their hair while wearing it.

"Hand me my burgundy button-down" is the poetry my ears long for. Get it from Asos for $26 (sizes XXL–6X).
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"Hand me my burgundy button-down" is the poetry my ears long for.

Get it from Asos for $26 (sizes XXL–6X).

13. A dino-inspired button-down to live up to how you imagined you would dress when you were a small child.

Promising review: "Got this top because the T-Rex was calling. How I love this blouse! Fits well, goes with EVERYTHING, winner! Get lots of compliments every time I wear it." –YvetteGet it from ModCloth for $44.99 (sizes XS–XL).
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Promising review: "Got this top because the T-Rex was calling. How I love this blouse! Fits well, goes with EVERYTHING, winner! Get lots of compliments every time I wear it." –Yvette

Get it from ModCloth for $44.99 (sizes XS–XL).

14. A sleek, straight-cut button-down made by queer folks for queer folks.

Bonus – the sleeves come cuffed.Get it from Androgynous Fox for $47 (available in six colors, sizes XS–3XL).
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Bonus – the sleeves come cuffed.

Get it from Androgynous Fox for $47 (available in six colors, sizes XS–3XL).

15. A button-down designed with stylish patterns in mind – just throw this beaut on with some jeans and you'll be good to go.

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Get it from H&M for $17.99 (available in seven colors, sizes 2–16).

16. An oversized button-down worthy of anyone who isn't afraid to rock a bold print.

Promising review: "The shirt is cute and the material is soft. It is in a more relaxed fit, and has longer sleeves than usual shirts." –jfhshihiGet it from Urban Outfitters for $59 (available in two colors, sizes XS–L).
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Promising review: "The shirt is cute and the material is soft. It is in a more relaxed fit, and has longer sleeves than usual shirts." –jfhshihi

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $59 (available in two colors, sizes XS–L).

17. An easy-iron button-down that'll be *the perfect fit* for the aspiring minimalist (available in 11! colors).

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Get it from H&M for $14.99 (available in 11 colors, sizes XS–XXL).

18. A longline button-down with a grandad collar and contrast buttons your grandpa just may envy.

Get it from Asos for $32 (sizes S–XL).
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Get it from Asos for $32 (sizes S–XL).

19. A long-sleeve flannel begging to be your base layer under a knit sweater.

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Not really sure how to stop myself from ordering this in every color?

Get it from Uniqlo for $19.90+ (available in eight colors, sizes XXS–XXL).

20. And a bright peplum flannel you'll gravitate toward when you're ~feeling blue~.

If Pluto were a shirt, Pluto would be this shirt.Get it from Urban Outfitters for $39 (sizes XS–XL).
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If Pluto were a shirt, Pluto would be this shirt.

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $39 (sizes XS–XL).

21. A button-down featuring a back box pleat so you can be the well-tailored talk of the town.

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Likelihood that your town deserves you is low, but likelihood that you deserve this shirt is 💯.

Get it from Wildfang for $88 (sizes XS–XL).

22. A woven button-down for anyone who is ready for maximum fabulous via embroidery.

There are dragonflies on those sleeves. Dragonflies. Get it from H&M for $17.99 (available in four colors, sizes 2–20).
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There are dragonflies on those sleeves. Dragonflies.

Get it from H&M for $17.99 (available in four colors, sizes 2–20).

23. And a voluminous scarf blouse (that has those amazing lil' grandma buttons) I want to deplete my whole bank account on right now.

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I'll dream about you forever, shirt love of my life.

Get it from Nordstrom for $295 (sizes XS–L).

Stay powerful, queer friends.

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The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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