How to Wear a Shirtdress

The easy button-up has always been a wardrobe staple, but these days it's a star. Here's advice for pulling off its many modern iterations.

The shirtdress is a summertime classic. But its effortless vibe isn't always so effortless to pull off—what's the right style for your body type? What's the best way to accessorize it? And where exactly can you wear each type? From straight fit to drop-waist, this is your ultimate, comprehensive guide to the shirtdress. 

how to wear a shirtdress

Find our complete guide to what to where for (pretty much) any occasion here.
Where to buy them: MODERN: Corey by Corey Lynn Catler dress​Elizabeth and James sunglasses,​ Bag, Heels
ELEGANT: Dress, Necklace, Shoes
SPORTY: Dress, Clutch, Belt, Bangle, Sandals
RETRO: Dress, NecklaceElizabeth and James bag​, Massimo Dutti sandals​
POLISHED: Dress, BeltEva Mendes for NY&Co. bangles​, Flats
EASY: CH Carolina Herrera dress​, Earrings, Clutch, Sandals
PREPPY: DressRay Ban sunglasses​, Sandals
BOHEMIAN: Dress, Scarf, Bangles, Sandals
CHIC: Rory Beca dressBadgley Mischka bag​, Sandals, CC Skye ring