5 Reasons Why You Should Wear Shift Dresses

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by Vie on June 3, 2013

Get ‘Shifty’ In This Year’s Hottest Dress!

This season there is one item that should definitely be in your wardrobe: the shift dress. The stylish shift dress is an ageless beauty that remains in style throughout time. Here are a few reasons why this design is the ultimate ‘must-have’.


1. Day to Night
The shift dress is perfect for wearing from day to night. It is smart enough for work wear and yet sexy enough for an evening out, dancing, at the theatre or a meal at a fancy restaurant. When you wear this style of dress you feel a heightened sense of sophistication. With plenty of colours and patterns available you’ll be able to get creative and reveal your personality.

Shift Dresses

2. Dressing up
A plain shift dress is fabulous as they are so easy (and fun!) to dress up. Black of course is a timeless classic and will frame your physique perfectly and leave you feeling amazing. If you’re looking for a little black dress but don’t want to show too much skin, the shift is the way to do it – it is classy with a hint of sexy, subtle yet beautiful. You can create a rock chick, glam look by teaming it with a leather jacket and some gothic-style jewellery. The amount of styles you can create really are limitless – that is the beauty of the shift dress: it is elegantly simple so you can always create an outfit that represents you and is unique.

3. Summer Time Plus Points
This year’s shift dress is the perfect choice for summer, especially to wear to the office as it keeps you cool whilst maintaining a professional look. For a more feminine, summer-time look to brighten up your day, choose a pink or peach design. These colours are on trend this season so you’ll find plenty of accessories to match or contrast. For a striking, eye-catching look, choose a patterned style of shift dress. Team with a pair of simple court shoes or pick brilliant bright colours if you want a super bold look that will get you noticed.

Shift Dresses

4. Experiment and Be You
As with all dresses you can be as experimental with your look as you want. Tights are terrific for really bringing an outfit to life and as statement tights are very fashionable at the moment. There are many different patterns and colours to choose from. For a cute, cubist look team a blue dress with post box red tights. Fashion isn’t all about following trends – it’s about experimenting and having fun.

5. Super Shift!
Look and feel sophisticated, professional and undoubtedly sexy in this season’s top trend, the shift dress. It is easy to dress up and accessorise and is essential to your wardrobe. Whether you are tall, petite, slim or curvy this dress is fabulously flattering allowing you to feel confident.
This special post was written by Ms. Kate Ingram. She is a seasoned writer on the subjects of ladies’ fashion and accessories. She has been writing for print and web for 10 years. She is dedicated to keeping up to date with current fashion styles and trends of this year’s shift dress.

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