Cream Shirt Dress
A style of dress that has its roots in men's shirts, is the uncommon shirt dress. There are different variations of this type of dress and they can include a button front, long or short sleeves, a typical collar or even a mandarin or Nehru collar. The fabrics that are made into these dresses again vary from cotton, linen and even silk.
A shirt dress is usually cut to be a bit loose on the body. This is so that one can use a belt to cinch it in or leave it loose for a casual look. However, you can also find versions that are a little bit more form fitting. They can be found in any color and you can also see them in printed designs.
As these dresses are generally cut to be a little loose, it can look good on anybody. You can see women of all shapes and sizes wearing it. There are a number of ways you can wear it and you can personalize it to your own taste. They can be casual or you can even use it for a semi-formal event. The trick is to add accessories. From simple bangles, chains and earrings to bold colored ones, you are only limited by your creativity. There are some very simple and clever ways you can wear this dress making it a very versatile outfit to have. If you are traveling for business or leisure, bringing one in a neutral shade such as cream or tan can ensure that you don't pack your suitcase to the max.
For the office, you can wear a tan shirt dress with a pair of tan pumps or heels. Cinch in the waist with a tan colored medium size belt and you've got a complete and streamlined look. It will look even better if your dress has a cuffed sleeve. The same dress can be worn for some window shopping. Wear it without a belt and pair it with a pair of black leggings. Slip on some flats or even a pair of gladiator shoes and you're all ready for a shopping spree.
How about wearing it tucked in a skirt? A black or dark blue or brown skirt will look good with a cream or tan dress shirt. With cream or tan shoes, you know you've got a winner! If you are planning to have brunch or tea with the girls, why not wear your shirt dress with a pair of cropped jeans? Wear it loose or with a thin belt casually belting in your shirt. Wrap a thin scarf around your neck, slip on a pair of flats and you're ready to impress.
If you're at the beach or at a pool party and you want to cover up, wear the dress over your swimsuit. Unbutton the top few buttons to show your swimsuit and wear some colorful flip-flops or beach sandals. Once again, it's simple yet fun and creative.
There are so many ways to wear this simple shirt dress that you'll be impressed at how versatile it is. Get one in a neutral shade and you'll be able to wear it almost anywhere. They ways it can be worn are so varied that nobody will know you're wearing the same dress. Now that's a dress you can't afford not to have.