Banana Republic silk blend shift dress $8.50 VV Boutique
Accessories from my closet
I have had "shift dress" on my VV Boutique hunting list for a while, but didn't exactly know what a shift dress is. To save you the embarrassment of admitting the same, I looked it up. You are welcome. A shift dress is a frock or gown with a "columnar cut and no defined waist" that skims the outline of the body.
This shift dress is extra awesome because it has pockets to hold allergies.
I mean tissue.
I loved the colours and pattern of this dress, the short sleeves and button details. It also happens to look awesome with my Hispanitas and was more, um, accessible for work with some capri leggings ($6 VV Boutique).
The next dress was more expensive because I had to buy it at regular price...
Costa Blanca dress $13 VV Boutique
How could I leave this behind?! It is sunshine in a dress! It is cheer on your bo-day! The fabric is comfy jersey knit AKA jammies. It is yellow, which goes with everything.
I attended a course today that required me to wear my glasses, so it's a good thing the dress felt like jammies because that's what my glasses are used to being paired with. It was a bit chilly so I wore the capri leggings again (second day in a row, trend fulfilled) and added a cardi.
I completed the ensemble with a mixture of accessories from
These dresses made for easy mornings and stylin' workdays! 100% comfortable, washable and so much more interesting than plain pants and tops. Don't believe me? Hit your favourite thrift shop with a ten-spot in your pocket and see what you can find! And when your dress collection grows, know you're in good company!