4 Ways to Wear Dress Shirts This Fall
The ladies at Fashion Week Australia supplied inspiration for a variety of ways to style dress shirts, this fall’s key wardrobe piece and an enduring closet staple. The big takeaway is just that: big. Oversized shirts offer fun layering options and great proportion play with trousers and miniskirts.
Here are a few ways the street-style stars are buttoning up, plus a few other key items to add to your autumn outfits.
A groovy tunic with a pair of flares is an elegant way to introduce bohemian ’70s style (trending again this autumn) into your work week. Choose flowy fabrics for a summer-to-fall outfit that will be cold-weather appropriate with the addition of boots and a blazer.
How to update the tried-and-true button-up and jean look? Corsetry is surfacing on a variety of shirts: tees, button-ups, even sweatshirts. These tops can accentuate your shape but are meant to be worn loosely, not in a truly constricting manner. You can also add a belt, in lieu of laces, to your traditional button-up. Sock boots sleekly finish a fall outfit and can be worn with skirts, dresses and pants from one season to the next.
There’s nothing as fresh this summer as a crisp gingham shirt. Translate your favorite print to autumn by layering it under a sexy bustier-style dress. Pick a solid color and a streamlined cut. Then finish off your look with neat accessories like a clutch and sock booties—see, they’re great with dresses!
An oversized shirt with a tidy miniskirt is a playful contrast amplified in black and white. We like how the sleeves and the skirt sash add fluidity to this structured style. And take note of the footwear; those sock booties will be everywhere and do go with anything. Pick a pair for an instant style upgrade.
Photos by Crystal Nicodemus
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