Like this Idea - Add special fabric. Possible fix For button ups that are too tight.
Womens Chiffon Lace Crochet Short Sleeve Crew Neck Casual Shirt Blouse Top S-XXL in Clothing, Shoes, Accessories, Women's Clothing, Tops & Blouses
Top 10 summer shirt, blouse and tunic sewing patterns - Behind the Hedgerow- The top pictured might be nice in a softer color fabric or floral, and might be a good pattern to make into a shirt dress.
The delicate embroidery on this silk blouse makes the model look more feminine. I think something like this blouse with a cardigan and a tweed jacket on top would look amazing.
Blush Pleated Blouse with Gold Stud Accents via Tory Burch, Spring 2013 // dragonflies
Work the Look: 10 Modern Blouses for the Office: Reiss blouse
Remove the hat and the belt; Sub with a couture lampshade hat and smaller colored belt to match/compliment the hat.