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.
Stylish Shirt Dresses
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.