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How to style a linen shirt 3 ways

Jul 01, 2021 LifeWear
Read our guide on how to style the classic white linen shirt
The white linen shirt is a summer classic. Follow our guide to find out which trousers to pair with a linen shirt, and which occasions it suits best. This warm weather essential will keep you cool, comfortable and stylish all summer long. Made of naturally eco-friendly flax fibres, the linen shirt adds an aura of relaxed sophistication to any look. Explore our selection to find out the best ways to wear it and which bottoms to style it with.

Discover our range of linen shirts for her and for him



Not only is it a summer staple, linen is sustainable too. UNIQLO linen is sustainably sourced in Europe, and no part of the flax plant goes to waste.

Linen is a sophisticated fibre that elevates your everyday with its effortless look and comfortable feel. Learn more about the properties of linen that make it such a beloved fabric.

How to style a classic white linen shirt: for him
Man wearing a white linen shirt and a beige chino trouser
white linen shirt and chino trouser

Shop the look: 100% Premium Linen Pullover Shirt and Chino Trousers.



Summer is the season for lighter tones. Pair your classic white linen shirt with chinos in a light colour for sophisticated warm weather style.

How to style a classic white linen shirt: for her
Woman wearing a white linen shirt and black trousers
Linen shirt and black trousers

Shop the look: 100% Premium Linen Skipper Collar ¾ Sleeved Shirt, Smart Comfort Ankle Length Trousers and sandals.



For women, a black and white look adds a touch of elegance to the premium linen of this classic shirt.

How to style a grandad collar linen shirt: for him
Man wearing a linen grandad collar shirt and linen shorts
Linen grandad collar shirt and linen shorts

Shop the look: Linen Cotton Blend Shirt and Linen Blend Shorts.



For a twist on the classic, choose a grandad collar shirt for a more casual look. Pair with linen shorts for the ultimate in summer comfort.

How to style a grandad collar linen shirt: for her
Woman wearing a grandad collar linen shirt and jeans
linen grandad collar shirt and jeans

Shop the look: Linen Cotton Blend Shirt, Ultra Stretch Mid Rise Skinny Fit Jeans and AIRism Cotton Ribbed V Neck Sleeveless Bratop.



Play with the oversized proportions of a men’s linen shirt and pair with form-hugging skinny jeans and a Bratop. We recommend choosing either 1 or 2 sizes smaller than your usual size, depending on your desired look.

How to style a short sleeved linen shirt: for him
Man wearing a short sleeved linen shirt and chino shorts
short sleeved linen shirt and white chino shorts

Shop the look: Linen Cotton Blend Short Sleeved Shirt and Chino Shorts.



Go bold with a monochrome look that will keep you cool in the sunshine. Add a contrast belt for a touch of interest.

How to style a short sleeved linen shirt: for her
Woman wearing a short sleeved linen shirt and a linen trouser
linen short sleeved shirt and linen trousers

Shop the look: Linen Blend Open Collar Short Sleeved Shirt and Linen Blend Relaxed Fit Straight Leg Trousers.



For an easy, breezy look - double up on linen and enjoy the breathability afforded by the sumptuous fabric and the loose cut.

Want to see more linen items? Discover our wide range of premium linen and linen blend items for her and for him.