Favorite Things Celebrates 250 Linkups
Favorite Things Celebrates 250 Weeks
August 4, 2016
white summer shorts
Gotta Have White Summer Shorts
August 9, 2016
Favorite Things Celebrates 250 Linkups
Favorite Things Celebrates 250 Weeks
August 4, 2016
white summer shorts
Gotta Have White Summer Shorts
August 9, 2016
Simple Striped Shirt Dress
Simple Striped Shirt Dress

I am pumped about this month’s My Refined Style Fashion Over 40 Linkup! The most exciting part is that I have actually slowed down enough to really enjoy the linkup. The last several months I’ve had little extra time to stop or smell the roses.

Simple Striped Shirt Dress

Striped Shirt Dress

I found this striped shirt dress on sale at Banana Republic. The button-up construction adds structure to this otherwise casual dress. I also prefer the fixed band waist to the typical tied waist because it looks more streamlined.

Simple Striped Shirt Dress

Simple Striped Shirt Dress

The light construction makes this dress great for summer, but I can easily see it worn with a blazer over jeans when the days start to get cooler. Who knows…maybe I’ll have to come back with a restyle in a few months!

Simple Striped Shirt Dress

The crisp blue color of this shirt dress is strong enough to stand alone, so I carried the same color through all of my accessories.

Simple Striped Shirt Dress

Simple Striped Shirt Dress

This lovely pair of reading glasses I received from Readers.com is just the right touch to finish off the outfit.

Simple Striped Shirt Dress

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  1. Tianna says:

    great look! love your hair too!

  2. Patti says:

    The perfect shirt dress, Shellie! Great color and wonderful accessories. Thanks for linking, xox


  3. CidStyleFile says:

    What a cute dress, I am loving those shoes too!! Great look!
    Come join my linkup too, #UntamedStyle at CidStyleFile.
    Goes live every Friday, Thanks

  4. Jill says:

    Shirt dresses are so chic and easy to wear! I love the stripes and your chambray wedges!

    Doused In Pink

  5. Trina says:

    Shellie, I seriously had my eye on this dress forever. You styled it fabulously! Love how you kept the color palette all this crisp fun blue.

    • Shellie Bowdoin says:

      Trina, I wish you had access to the clearance rack I did! I’m sure you would have purchased your own for $17.50.

  6. amy says:

    I love that dress! Cute shoes too!

  7. Such a beautiful dress! Great color, and I always love stripes! I love that you stuck to accessories in the same color! Great look.

  8. Andrea Nine says:

    I adore shirt dresses and I think this is one of the prettiest ones I’ve seen! You look refreshed, relaxed and oh so beautiful!!

  9. jacqui says:

    Really lovely, I’ve got a stripy shirt, but the dress looks fab. I love that it can be styled for cooler months. Great to linkup. x Jacqui

  10. I love this shirt dress on you. You look stylish. I would love to have this dress myself.

    Have a lovely day! Thank you for hosting this linkup.