Student Fashion: A Dress to Impress

by Rachel Yeomans | March 19th, 2014

Have a new job or internship that you want to make a (fashion) statement at? Try this color-blocked shirt dress by Lavish Alice on for size. Here are the details: Made from a silky poly fabric Contrasting spread collar, yoke and cuffs Pleat from waist to front Triple button cuffs Zip fastening to reverse Regular… Read more…

Business Casual: The Shirt Dress for Under $100

by Jesse Wurm | September 20th, 2012

The shirt dress I feel is the most versatile, comfortable and flattering look this season. The item can easily go from casual to office or date-ready with the addition of some simple accessories and a change of shoes. You’ll be able to wear these dresses often, plus they’re not only a fashionable choice, they’re economical…. Read more…

Today’s Coveted Working Look: The Shirt Dress

by Rachel Yeomans | August 8th, 2012
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The shirt dress is one of the classic items we think of when referencing 1950s fashion. This iconic dress is a great reference to fashion history, but the modern-day shirt dress is just that: Modern. Every time I wear my favorite lavender shirt dress to work, I receive so many compliments that I try to… Read more…

Today’s Coveted Working Look: Banana Republic Heritage Safari Shirt Dress

by Emma P. | January 10th, 2012

By Emma Prett0 A safari style shirt dress often runs the risk of looking too casual or playful for a work setting, but this Banana Republic Heritage Safari Shirt Dress is a great option. It stays sophisticated with a fitted silhouette and knee length hem. Of course you can make it as fun as you… Read more…

Today’s Coveted Working Look: Tory Burch Thurman Dress

by Rachel Yeomans | October 14th, 2011
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I have written about shirt dresses in the past, so if you are sensing a theme, you aren’t mistaken. In fact, I’m becoming a bit obsessed. Enter the Tory Burch Thurman Dress. I love the wrap effect of the dress with the Obi detailing. And the deep blue brings a hint of chic to the… Read more…

Today’s Coveted Working Look: Proenza Schouler’s Take on the Collared Shirt

by Rachel Yeomans | August 12th, 2011

I wrote a post last month on how to wear the trendy shirt dress at the office. Well consider my excitement when I came across this shirt dress from the famed duo behind Proenza Schouler. It’s a shirt dress, with the details “sketched” on! Both professional and fun! I absolutely adore it. Now just like… Read more…

Business Casual Superstar: A Bright Twist on a Classic Shirtdress

by HumaR | March 31st, 2011

By Huma Rashid Shirtdresses seem to be under-rated and under-utilized. From what I can gather, many women pass them over because they’re boring or drab. This isn’t true of every shirtdress, though, and it’s easy enough to breathe life into what we often see as a ‘blah’ dress style. First, consider the actual dress. Solid… Read more…

Business Casual Superstar: Styling a Dress as a Tunic

by HumaR | August 5th, 2010

By Huma Rashid Is it just me or are dresses getting shorter and shorter? It’s not just me. Remember the good old days, about 3-5 years ago, when all the supermodels and actresses were wearing dresses 5″ above the knee and it was super racy and scandalous? Those standards seem downright Puritan right about now…. Read more…

Today’s Coveted Working Looks: Dressing for Success

by Rachel Yeomans | June 15th, 2010

There is nothing to say about this dress except: WOW! Leave it to a Narcisco Rodriquez to create a work-appropriate dress that screams out sensational sex appeal. I admit I’d probably pair a blazer with the garb just in case the sweetheart neckline had a little too much ‘neck’. Otherwise I feel this number would… Read more…

Business Casual Superstar: Taking the Designer into Business Casual

by Rachel Yeomans | May 20th, 2010

By Huma Rashid For those of you that have been following my columns here at the Working Wardrobe for a while, you know that when I go about putting together business casual outfits for under $100, I usually select pieces that are pretty evenly balanced: If I’m going for pants, a blouse, a purse, and… Read more…