“Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak.” —Rachel Zoe
We’ve all been told that your closet is not complete without a crisp white shirt that can be paired with anything from a skirt, pants and even worn under a sweater or blazer but I’m here to tell you that nothing is more a fashion essential than a crisp, white button-up shirt dress like this one from Brooks Brothers ($75) pictured above. It can be worn throughout all of the seasons and its versatility to be dressed up or down is endless yet there’s a not so basic woman appeal to it. Celebs such as Chrissy Teigen, Draya Michelle Elle McPherson, Rita Ora and Anne Hathaway, have have all effortlessly rocked the shirtdress.
If you’re going for a more professional/office look, you can layer it under a skirt, throw a blazer on top of it and wear with pumps or stylish flats. For an environment with lax dress code, add jeans or comfy leggings under it paired with sneakers and/or booties. To elevate the look for after 5 or a night out on the town, pair the crisp white shirt dress with on trend velvet over the knee boots, sandals, wedges, oxfords, platforms, ok I’m getting carried away but you get my gist; the shirtdress goes with everything! Below, are 3 celebs who slay the white button-up shirt dress in their own way, to inspire your own 3 way slay.
Anne keeps it simple and laid back, by pairing the shirtdress with a statement handbag and heeled sandals, perfect for a day of shopping or running errands. For colder climate, consider ankle booties like the one in this previous 3 way slay.
The buckled peep toe booties and high waisted pants adds edge while the belt dresses down the white button up shirtdress, perfect for date night.
This outfit is styled for a woman on the move. Draya can go from interviews to a last minute meeting , lunch with the girls at Primehouse and after 5 reception and still look polished.
Each celeb paired her white button-up shirt dress with black accessories to keep a classic look. How would you style it?
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Tai likes to write creatively about business, sex, ambition, travel, love and money. I've also been dabbling in fashion. You can find me over at www.taimarie.com!