How to Style a Shift Dress

July 14, 2015

In this edition of WWAW (What Would Abby Wear) she teaches us how to style a shift dress….. AND how to get the most bang for your buck by wearing one dress several ways.

A shift dress if the perfect canvas to show off your accessories. Take it from the ladies below to paint yourself into the picture of CHIC.

how to style a shift dress

The shift dress is a basic silhouette, but such a versatile piece. Think of it as a blank canvas and let your accessories do the talking. Here are some fun ways to dress up OR down the basic shift dress. Oh, and you guys, the image below is clickable so if you see something you like (like those insanely hot lace-up stilettos) just click on the item and we will bring to directly to the shopping link. It’s magic 😉


Once you find your perfect shift, the items above are completely mix and matchable to create your look. Whether you are dressing it up or down, the shift dress is a closet staple.

Need a little more help? See how we took one dress and styled it two ways below. (Again, the image is clickable!)


And now, the SHIFT itself! Here are some that caught our eye:

And, P.S. recognize this little lady rockin’ the shift?


P.P.S. What other style questions do you want answered? Leave a comment or send an email and we’re on it!

P.P.P.S. Have you shopped the #NSALE yet? Check out some of our picks for women here!

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