The term "wardrobe essential" gets thrown around a lot, but when it comes to clean button down oxford shirts, they're an indispensable part of any dude's wardrobe. You can wear them over a white tee, throw them under a jean jacket or varsity, or even class up a little with a blazer. You'd be surprised to learn that a little more effort in your outfit can do wonders for how other people perceive you—especially the ladies.

So whether you're heading back to campus or just trying to step up your game, we've gathered up a few solid (and patterned) options from guys on a struggle budget to bigger bank accounts. While we can't guarantee you'll always walk away with a number (or better yet, an invitation to her place), we can promise that any of these button downs will at least have you looking fresh. From accessible brands like J. Crew and Uniqlo to designers like Band of Outsiders and Visvim, these are The Best Oxford Button Downs at Any Budget.

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