If your wardrobe isn't familiar with the shirtdress, then there is no time like the present to become acquainted. Both casual and sophisticated, this season's shirtdress is the perfect transitional piece from summer to fall. From flirty and sweet designs to sharp and polished silhouettes, shirtdresses are easy to wear, dressed up or down. With the right accessories and makeup, you can take yours from day to night simply by cinching on a belt or adding heels. So give your seasonal shift the shirtdress upgrade by shopping our top 10 picks for fall.
For the Retro Chick
Milly's take on the shirtdress for fall is nothing short of retro chic. From its geometric print to its mod colors, this woven silk shirtdress has a vintage feel that is both fresh and sophisticated. Hidden buttons keep the busy print looking neat while pleat detailing the back give this frock a fun flair. Great for work or hanging out with your girls.
For the Glamour Girl
This sophisticated silk shirtdress from Rachel Zoe is a welcome addition to any glamour girl closet. From its playful abstract print to the flirty ruffled panels, this dress is both feminine and stylish. A matching removable belt cinches the waist for an ultra flattering fit. The perfect desk to dinner transition frock.
For the Working Girl
If your concern is more of the professional kind when updating your wardrobe, check out this office-chic shirtdress from Aqua. Its classic and simple silhouette meets the working environment dress code while its bold green color is this season's must-have hue. Practical and versatile, you will be wearing and combining this shirtdress with almost everything in your closet.
For the Off-Duty Dresser
This shirtdress by Aimee by People Tree Organic is not only stylish but also good for the environment as it is made from pure organic cotton and also features locally sourced shell buttons that fasten to the chest. Other details include a playful print that feels contemporary and flirty, notched lapels for a sharp twist, and a gathered waist for a slimming fit. Did I mention this dress will run you less than $100?
For the Vintage Lover
Designated already as one of fall's favorite frocks, this fun shirtdress from Tibi rocks a vibrant paisley print that contrasts with its solid sleeves, creating a sophisticated vibe. The collarless design has a vintage feel that works perfectly for the cooler months. For a full on retro look, pair this mod dress with white opaque tights and patent leather Mary-Janes.
For the Hippie-Chic
A subtle snakeskin print adds allure to this soft and airy shirtdress from Lucky Brand. Its banded V-neck design and blouson sleeves make for a comfy silhouette while the sheer style and release pleating on the front and back give it a subtly sensual vibe. Both casual and sexy, this hippie-chic dress makes for a practical piece come fall.
For the Professional
Need a fashion-forward addition to your rigid working gear? Try this sharp but sexy shirtdress from Theory. The black and white combination is a dynamic professional look while its sleek silhouette looks tailored and sophisticated. This fitted design makes for a very flattering choice, come work or not.
For the Brave Fashionista
If you have been watchful of the biggest fall trends, you are well aware that voluminous shapes and exaggerated details will be everywhere starting September. Keep in line with this earth-toned silk shirtdress from Thakoon Addition which floats thanks to its two exaggerated ties at the side hem. The exaggerated features are contrasted by the frock's soft silhouette and romantic color.
For the Hip-Star
Soft cotton chambray makes for a casually-cool shirtdress from Sparkle & Fade. Ideal for the stylish hipster, this button down frock features comfy details like flap pockets at the chest and a corded covered drawstring at the waist. Its slightly longer back gives this shirtdress an edgy vibe that pairs well with chunky black flat-forms and vintage accessories.
For the Designer Gal
Give in to your designer-clad dreams in this bold black shirtdress from Jason Wu. This hot combo gives this classic silhouette a fashion forward attitude that is refined and chic. Pair this airy silk dress with sculptural sandals and minimal jewelry for a contemporary look that is sleek and beautiful.