The shift dress – ladies fashion that we love
The shift dress has fast become a staple item in ladies fashion world. It’s one of the timeless style which remains one of the most elegant dresses around!
So where did the shift dress come from? Well the first silhouette of these elegant dresses were seen in the 1920’s as a new take on the flapper dress. The shift dress became a favourite in our ladies dresses world as they were much more comfortable and easy to dance in for all those 20’s ladies!
It is Hubert de Givenchy who has widely been recognised as the creator of this women’s dress – after all he designed the famous shift dress worn by Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffanys!
We love our women’s dresses but the shift dress has remained a staple item in our wardrobe, whether it’s work or play we can always rely on our shift dress to help us in our hour of need!
How to wear your shift dress
The beauty of this ladies fashion staple is that it can be worn for any occasion! Whether it’s a wedding outfit for the mother of the bride, a day at the races, a summer ball or simply a day at work there are some many women’s dresses to choose from!
A block colour will work wonders for a range of occasions – from drinks to work the shift dress has everything you need! Just remember one thing. A waist belt! It will pull you in and make you feel feminine and allow you to flaunt your curves!
For day: for a professional look, team with court shoes & a blazer – go for a bold colour to show your confidence. For those warmer days, simply add a cardigan – you’ll still look professional.
For night: remove the blazer, add some sparkle and don’t forget the killer heels! The great thing is you can dare to bare your legs as the shift dress is a gorgeous length & not too revealing.
The modern day shift dress
We like to think we’ve brought our collection of shift dresses bang up to date; we’ve certainly created a collection of elegant dresses that you’d be proud to wear!
We’ve added gorgeous prints from flowers to bright colours & the classic black dress has all helped the shift dress come right up to date.
Take a look at our women’s dresses which are destined to dazzle!
Little black shift dress
If in doubt, stick with the classic little black dress. Black is the ultimate colour that can be dressed up or down…plus its ultra slimming! We’ve updated our classic shift dress by adding some stylish finishing touches …turning them into one of our favourite elegant dresses! Who says black has to be boring?
Whether you want a bright loud shift dress or simply a selection of elegant dresses that are ideal for any event you’ll find them here – we like to think we know what we’re talking about when we say the shift dress is here to stay…so embrace the trend and make it work for you!