August 6, 2018

How to Wear a Shirt Dress: Day to Night

There are two reasons I love shirt-dresses. One, they are so incredibly comfortable yet still make you look perfectly polished. And two, is you can wear them multiple ways! I recently added this stripe dress (now on major sale!) to my shirt dress collection. But this day to night styling trick works with any button-down dress you might already have in your closet – see how to wear a shirt dress!

For work, I like to keep things buttoned up with a pointy pump. Then for night, I’ll unbutton the dress to turn it into a top and layer it over high waist skinny jeans. You can even use the same purse. This tote bag (mine is sold out but it’s now available in black and white) has a detachable pocket. You can wear it as a clutch or as a cross-body like I did. Gotta love multipurpose handbags!

Sydne Style shows office outfit ideas in a striped shirtdress
Sydne Style wears tucker shirtdress as a top for casual summer style

petite girl tip

If you’re on the shorter side like me, leave the last few buttons on the bottom of your dress unbuttoned. Obviously you don’t want to show too much leg at the office. But if your dress is longer, letting a little leg peek through instantly makes you look taller. Pointy nude pumps always help too!

Sydne Style shows what to wear for work when its hot out in shirtdresses


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  1. Natali commented:

    Always so stylish and inspiring! I loved the way you’ve styled this shirt dress both ways!

    Published 8.7.18 Reply
  2. Iris Rosario commented:

    Loved the tips and tricks in here! ♡

    Published 8.20.18 Reply
    • Sydne commented:

      So glad you liked them!

      Published 8.20.18 Reply

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