What’s a Shift Dress? Your Guide to Nailing the Look

What’s a Shift Dress? Your Guide to Nailing the Look

The best thing about a shift dress is its perfect simplicity. The shape is streamlined and flattering. The style is classic and timeless. These designs work so well because they are one colour overall. It makes them so flattering. They celebrate you. When it comes to styling this effortless look, the options are endless. Here are some ways to transform yours into an immaculate look.


Easy ways to add more flair to your shift dress  


Colour Pop
Nothing makes a look stand out more than adding a pop of colour. It adds a fun and playful touch. Styling your chosen design with contrasting, bright tones will bring the look to life. Choose complementary colours. A fabulous red shoea bold blue bag – adding these pieces into your outfit will look striking and add excitement to your everyday style.

 Suited Style
This design is the perfect modern corporate piece. It’s sleek, sophisticated and meeting-ready. Adding a matching jacket will also give at professional, finishing touch. As an end-result, you will look polished and boardroom-ready. We make matching jackets for our signature options to give you the sharpest look.
Dress up the Dress
The shift is the ultimate desk to dinner piece. It’s chic enough to be right for 9-5 style, and after dinner look. The key to making it transform into an evening-ready item is your accessories. A touch of sparkle goes a long way. Pop on a pearl necklace, add a statement earring, slip on a special shoe and stride into the event.

The Power of Print 
Adding a print can completely change a look into something far more interesting. The easiest way to do it? A scarf. Whether it be floral, abstract or leopard, a flash of another patter, it will add a world of spirit and personality to your outfit.

 Neutrals Never Fail 

They are dateless for a reason. When you think of perpetual style, it’s hard not to think of neutral tones. Finish your outfit off in the chicest way with enduring neutral shades.

Fashion Flats
When we think of high fashion, we often think of high heels. But when it comes to styling a shift dress, there are more options. Because of the sleek silhouette of the dress, flat shoes work just as well. A point-toe ballet or elegant loafer will be a sophisticated and comfortable choice. This is perfect for when you need to get things done but look immaculate while doing them.
These designs are also a wardrobe staple and a reinvented classic. We proudly feel that it’s a style we have mastered and made into an Anthea Crawford must-have. Use our designs to create your own personal styling touches for a look that will never be forgotten and never age.


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