Maxi shirtdress paired with lace-up sandals

Iconic Duo :: Maxi Shirtdress & Lace-up Sandals

Hello, dear friends! Summer is officially here, and we need to have the shirtdress talk! A wardrobe staple, I believe every woman should have at least one shirtdress in her collection. Here are my top three reasons:

  1. A shirtdress is much easier to put on and take off because it has buttons all the way down.
  2. A shirtdress is as business formal as it is weekend casual, all depends on how it is accessorized. With a belt, classic pumps and possibly a statement necklace under collar, it can be client meeting appropriate; Over the weekend, throw on a straw hat and a pair of espadrilles instead, it is as relaxing as putting on the husband/boyfriend’s shirt.
  3. There are zillions of styles, colors and fabric to choose from, so for any body type, there is a perfect shirtdress for it. My personal favorite include the A-line, full-skirted, fish-tail and the maxi one I am wearing today.PetiteFlowerPresents-long-shirtdress-with-boater-hat Back view of maxi shirtdress paired with lace-up sandals

That is all good but I have a shirtdress already, you say, then it is time for a maxi one! With the length at its advantage, maxi shirtdress can really elevate a look from everyday casual to everyday glam even special occasion ready. Did I mentioned that some of them can double as trench coat, too?
Silver Mirrored clutch bag from Bao Bao by Issey MiyakeBlack lace-up sandals by Aquazzura

The white one I have on has a loose-fitting waist line that sits pretty low, when I wore it as is in a previous post, it was totally causal. After I put on a DIY ribbon harness, I think I am ready for a couple’s night out. If the color is something other than white (or black), a silk maxi shirtdress can also be a good summer wedding attire.Silk maxi shirtdress white with black accents White maxi shirtdress with black ribbon and lace-up sandals

I’ve gathered a few current season designs that got my heart racing at various price points. Maybe some will also strike your fancy?

Thank you so much for reading! See you in my next post!

(Preen by Thornton Bergazzi shirtdress <similar>; BLK DNM leather jacket <20% off>; Aquazzura sandals <similar>; Bao Bao By Issey Miyake bag; Chanel earrings; Jenessa Leone hat;)


4 comments on “Iconic Duo :: Maxi Shirtdress & Lace-up Sandals

  1. Kate

    Beautiful look! Love how you’ve written why everyone needs a shirtdress. I’m thinking about making them next year. 80% of our clients are asking for it 🙂
    P.S. I have troubles submitting the comments (not a first time). I can’t click the button. Have to reload page and write agai…..

    1. petiteflower

      That is a wonderful idea! Can’t wait to see your shirtdress designs!

      Thank you my dear for the comment feedback! I’m technically challenged with this blog platform, I need to upgrade to something better ASAP.

    1. petiteflower

      Thank you, Carrie! The pics were taken back in April but it seems like the right weather now to wear it. 😀