It can seem like a myth, the idea of a piece that works for almost any occasion. Most of us are used to having several mini wardrobes in one. There’s what you wear to the office, to school, to meet friends and to meet dates. There’s what you wear on casual occasions, semi-formal get-togethers, and of course every girl needs solid beach style too. But what if there’s a piece you’ve overlooked that can do not just double, but triple and quadruple duty? I’m talking about the shirtdress. In so many iterations, you could have just a few in your closet and create dozens of looks by changing out your accessories and shoes. See what I mean below.
A contributing writer to theFashionSpot, Marisa has penned articles and features in over a dozen online and print publications. She's worked as fashion critic and creative director for papierdoll.com, been the managing editor for Caribbean-based Ocean Style Magazine, and worked with Set Magazine, a luxury lifestyle magazine based in Zurich, as a contributing editor. She splits her time between New York, Los Angeles and her hometown as a freelance fashion and cultural copywriter, editor and journalist. You can find out more at her site marisaswanson.com and follow her on Twitter @mraswan.