When it comes to warm-weather dressing, I am lazy with a capital L. Somehow, those extra daylight hours don't translate into wanting to spend more time thinking about getting dressed. This feels like a good thing, even if doesn't always, well, look like one.
To prevent myself from turning into a total slob, I'm adding a few easy, polished staples to my closet this season — pieces that don't require any brain power to put together, like this white shirtdress from 3.1 Phillip Lim. The fact that it's a one-piece, with a drawstring waist, places it firmly in the "easy" category, while its straight silhouette and crisp cotton fabric fit the "polished" requirement. The dress is a little shorter than I normally go for, but still appropriate for the office.
I'll pair it with my new loafers and be ready to go.
3.1 Phillip Lim dress with gathered waist, $495, available at Shopbop.
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