A couple years ago, I taught a summer class for the first time in a while, so I had to fashion a summer work style. Most of my sheaths, my typical teaching uniform, are too warm for the summer. Besides, I wanted my summer look to be more casual, but still professional.
I discovered that teaching on sizzling hot summer days was much easier in a cool shirt dress. My favorite one at that time was Gap’s military-inspired shirt dress. It had such cool features like a drawstring waist and a sexy shirttail hem that I purchased it in three colors.
Since warmer days are here again, it’s time for the shirt dresses to come on out. My favorite khaki dress gets a spring 2012 update in today’s post. It’s layered over a stripe tank and paired with bright accessories.
Shoes—Max Studio via Marshalls
Earrings—Kendra Scott ‘Danielle’ (turquoise)
Bangle—Amrita Singh via Gilt (similar)
Watch—Michael Kors via TJ Maxx (similar)
Sunglasses—Marc Jacobs via Nordstrom Rack
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