The shirt dress has become a fail-proof wardrobe piece to fall back on when it comes to dressing up for work or play thanks to its polished-meets-effortless appeal.
Shirt dresses seen at (clockwise from top left): Bottega Veneta, Max Mara, Loewe, Jacquemus, Valentino and Tod’s.
The dress has popped up in several brands for Fall/Winter 2021, with newfangled details like elaborate balloon sleeves at Alexander McQueen’s and mini hemlines as seen at Valentino and Balenciaga.
Gamine Studio gives the shirt dress a creative spin: its Saia dress ($239) comes in cotton poplin and incorporates design elements of adjustable voluminous sleeves, a cinched waist and a sultry open-back detail.
Here, we share our round-up of shirt dresses that score in terms of their cool details and designs.