Look Ma’ No Pants

Forgetting your pants at home has never looked so good thanks to oversized shirtdresses! Perhaps one of, if not, my favorite garb stemming from the very popular menswear inspired trend, oversized shirtdresses are comfy, nonchalantly sexy and quite controversial lol!

On both occasions that I’ve worn this shirtdress (here and below), I have to admit, I’ve received some puzzled looks and comments such as “where are your pants?” and  “hey did you forget your pants at home?”. Silly questions considering this shirtdress has pockets! Duh! Clearly a dress.

Speaking of pockets, let’s talk about the comfort of a shirtdress.  I love any dress with pockets, pockets are very comforting and convenient. Wearing a shirtdress is pretty much like wearing PJ’s and getting away with it. It says “I woke up like this…and put on my boyfriend’s dress shirt”.

Which brings me to the nonchalantly sexy aspect.  I mean there’s nothing truly flattering or feminine about an oversized shirtdress, it’s closest relative is a potato sack! But “sexy” is not always about what you immediately provide to the eye. Sexy can very often be an implied thought, a hint to the imagination.  The thought of a woman waking up next to her man, slipping on nothing but his dress shirt (from last night) and stepping out into world as such, is pretty sexy.  At least I think so.

What do you think?

oversized shirtdress

Chambray Oversized Shirtdress: Forever 21, very similar herehere and here; Pointed Toe Leopard Print Pumps: Ivanka Trump; Tan Clutch: TJ MAXX.

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Black Widow Baby

Now here’s a look featuring a dress so nice, I bought it twice!  You’ve seen this dress before in white here and I felt so stylish and comfy in it that I could not resist purchasing it in black as well.  I love the modern cut, loose fit and POCKETS!! I love any dress or skirt with pockets!  I added my touch of edge by accessorizing with this incredible statement necklace and black lace/studded booties!

I gotta admit, I felt kinda bad ass in this outfit! Stylish and dangerous, a lethal combination.

What makes you feel confident and bad ass?

All Black

Black Shirt Dress: Marshalls (very similar); The Courtney Bib Necklace: Baublebar; Black Lace/Studded Booties: Shoedazzle (old, but similar and similar); Black Mini Handbag: Express

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Sleeveless Trench

One of my favorite additions to my Fall wardrobe has been this sleeveless trench you see here. Not only is a sleeveless trench a great way of adding light layers and structure to any look, but it’s also very much in with the oh-so popular “menswear inspired” trend this season.  As you may have predicted, I found this little gem at Marshalls and immediately fell in love with the numerous possibilities of styling it!  I stuck to basics this time around with oxblood skinnies, a white tee and chunky gladiators, but I look forward to wearing it with contrasting, more feminine pieces very soon!

sleeveless trench Sleeveless Trench: Marshalls (similar, similar); Oxblood Skinny Pants: Marshalls (similar, similar); White V-Neck Tee: ZARA; Quilted Handbag: Rebecca Minkoff; Gladiator Block Heel Sandals: Steve Madden (similar, similar); Tassel Necklace: Stella & Dot (similar); Gold Trim Sunglasses: ALDO sleeveless trench image_2sleeveless trench sle tr1sle tr 2