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Your Top 5 Questions about Shirt Dresses

by Goddiva Account 28 Apr 2022

We’ve answered your questions about bridesmaid, party, sequin, and prom dresses, and now it’s time to discuss one of 2022’s hottest trends: the shirt dress.

Shirt dresses are the perfect day-to-night outfit that can take you straight from the office to the bar. Pair with tights or leggings in cold weather, or let your legs go bare in the warm summer air.

So what are the most pressing questions about the shirt dress? Read on to find out.

Are shirt dresses in style in 2022?

Yes, shirt dresses are totally in style right now. Here at Goddiva, we have a tonne of fabulous options for you to stock your wardrobe with.

Liquorish Graphic Print Midi Dress In Black & White

Liquorish Graphic Print Midi Dress In Black & White (£80)

Suitable for almost any occasion this shirt dress from Liquorish is sure to stand the test of time. With its monochrome pattern and flattering fit, you’ll be sure to look fashionable wherever you may wear this dress.

Gatsbylady London Navy Button Through Leopard Print Dress

Gatsbylady London Navy Button Through Leopard Print Dress

Look to this shirt dress from Gatsbylady London for one that will give you a breezy, summery look, all while being able to stay warm with the long sleeves. This is an ideal choice for a romantic date night, brunch with the girls, or even to wear to the office.

Are shirt dresses formal?

Yes, they can be, although it’s always a good idea to check an event's dress code. While shirt dresses can be formal, they certainly aren’t usually black tie.

City Goddess Shirred Floral Shirt Dress

City Goddess Shirred Floral Shirt Dress (£48)

This pretty floral shirt dress is perfect for romantic date nights, work parties, or attending a wedding. The effortlessly chic look can take you from day to night with just a switch of accessories. Pair with some sparkly heels and a nice bag and you’ll certainly fit in at a formal event.

Goddiva Polka Dot Chiffon Shirt Dress

Goddiva Polka Dot Chiffon Shirt Dress (£69)

This elegant polka dot chiffon midi shirt dress is inspired by Lady Gaga’s character in 2021’s House of Gucci film, and you’ll be looking just as stylish as she does in this classy and fabulous number.

What to wear with shirt dresses?

Shirt dresses are so versatile that you can match them with pretty much anything. Bare arms and legs in the summer heat, or with a cardigan and tights in the autumn and winter months.

You can pair them with glittery shoes and accessories for parties and other events, or match them with some plain ballet flats or boots for work.

One of the most significant advantages of the shirt dress is that it can be worn at any time and in any place.

Are shirt dresses flattering?

Yes, shirt dresses are pretty much universally flattering. You can easily add a belt to your look if you want to go that extra mile.

Love and Joy London Flower Print Belted Maxi Dress In Brown

Love and Joy London Flower Print Belted Maxi Dress In Brown (£59)

This maxi shirt dress is perfect for those looking for something fab and flattering. Perfect for fancy and casual occasions, the fitted sleeves and attached belt buckle give this an elegantly feminine feel.

Are shirt dresses appropriate for work?

You’ll know better than us if a shirt dress is appropriate for your place of work, but it’s certainly fine for any office job.

Aimelia Apparel Stone Shirt Style Oversized Dress

Aimelia Apparel Stone Shirt Style Oversized Dress (£45)

This chic shirt dress from Aimelia Apparel is a perfect choice for wearing to the office, and you can wear it for post-work drinks too. The soft cotton will ensure that no matter your line of work, you’ll be the most comfortable and best dressed in the office.

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