Style Sunday: The Shirt Dress

Style Sunday: The Shirt Dress

Style Sunday: The Shirt Dress

September 29, 2013 | Style | No Comments

I love when a classic garment gets a bit of a shake up with a funky print – and that is exactly what is going on with this beautiful arrow print shirt dress  £39.95 from Gap

This has to be one of my all time favourite wardrobe staples – wear with it tights and boots for a quick autumn look, or team with jeans for a dress down casual. What could be better?

I’ll tell you what! Adding in a fun print to your shirt dress, now that’s more like it! yes these arrows are super cute, but they got me thinking about all the amazing print cottons, and the classic shirt dress is just the thing for working up in a quirky and stylish print. Here are just a few of my favourites that will rock the basic shirt dress!

StyleSundayShirtThe Pattern
6180 New Look, sizes 10-22, £5.95, SimplicityNewLook
This retro style shirt dress in two lengths has front buttons, elasticized waist, full skirt and classic shirt collar. Can be made sleeveless or with 3/4 length or short sleeves. Pattern also includes a tie belt.
Select design A for the longer sleeve design.

The Fabrics
From left to right:
Hand Printed Arrow Motif, £18.23 per yard, KateZarembaCompany
Urbanista Glasses Neutral, £12.80 per metre, FabricRehab
Anna Grifin Sewing Collection, was £3.25 now £2.60 per 1/4 metre, SeamStar
Admit One, £3.50 per fat quarter, EternalMaker

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