Streamlined tailoring isn't just for the office: Dorothy Perkins shirt dresses are your everyday go-tos, taking you from casual coffee with the girls in the morning to date night drinks.
Shirt dresses may borrow from traditional menswear made for the office, but these designs are more than ready to take on the weekend - and so are we. Team a printed design with perspex-heeled sandals for Friday night drinks, and add a leather jacket for a rock 'n' roll edge. Embrace the pyjama trend in a silky dress with piping on the lapels, or a stripy piece. Team with slipper-style slip-ons in velvet or leather. If you're adventuring out to the pub, try a plaid design with leggings, ankle boots and layer on a chunky knitted jumper for a lost-in-the-countryside vibe (thank goodness for your maps app).
The best thing about Dorothy Perkins shirt dresses? They're an all-in-one office-ready ensemble, so you won't need to piece together an outfit in a hurry (after the third time of snoozing the alarm). Pick a block-coloured knee-length dress and pair with pointed heels for a demure deskside look that’s as suitable for a pre-lunch meeting as after-work networking. On casual days, a boredom-busting bright print will liven up the 9-to-5. Button up to the collar and wear with glossy loafers for a preppy-meets-pretty finish.