Shirt Dresses Are Cool Again, Here’s Why


As shirting continues to reign in fashion, it’s no wonder the iconic shirt dress is also having a moment. Long a super-simple workwear solution that’s ever so polished, it appeals to those seeking both structure and femininity. But lately the style set has put a fresh spin on the frock, employing it as jacket worn partially buttoned over jeans and T-shirts or layered over slip dresses. Here, 16 takes we love, from designer buys to under-$100 options—plus, of-the-moment styling inspiration for nailing the look.

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Stylish Shirt Dresses

Ribbed Knit-Trimmed Crepe Dress


Burberry Prorsum

Striped Shirt Dress


BY.Bonnie Young

Silk Shirt Dress



Sky Silk Dress



Linigole Silk-Twill Printed Shirt Dress



Floral-Print Silk Crepe De Chine Maxi Dress



Multi Lurex Soraya Shirt Dress


Dodo Bar Or

Selwyn Floral-Print Silk-Georgette Shirt Dress


Topshop Unique

Striped Shirt Dress


McQ Alexander McQueen

Silk Shirtdress With Contrast Collar


Rag & Bone

Striped Shirt Dress



Pin Stitched Apples and Pears Shirtdress



Paisley Print Maxi Shirt Dress


MICHAEL Michael Kors

Sateen Tunic



Belt Shirt Dress



Blue Irregular Hem Pinstripe Shirt Dress


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How To Style

A flowing silhouette makes layering over straight jeans and modern accessories a cinch whether worn as a robe-style jacket or slightly open at the bottom.

Beatrix Gold-Plated Agate Earrings



Ludlow Wristlet


Derek Lam 10 Crosby

Melanie Patent-Leather And Calf Hair Loafers



Boyjean Mid-Rise Slim-Leg Jeans