17 Shirt Dresses to Make Looking Professional Ridiculously Easy

The easiest one-and-done outfit for when you want to seem like you have your life together.
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Shirt dress street style at Copenhagen Fashion Week. Photo: Imaxtree

Shirt dress street style at Copenhagen Fashion Week. Photo: Imaxtree

Shirt dresses are one of the unsung heroes of the working woman's closet. A simple white button-up tucked into a pair of slacks is always going to make for a polished first impression, but do you know what's more comfortable than pants? No pants, that's what. There's no need to suffer through a full day of sitting at your desk with a waistband pinching your middle when you could look just as professional in a shirt dress and forego the whole waistband thing entirely. Add to that the fact that a shirt dress can serve as an entire outfit on its own — thereby cutting your time looking for two clean garments that actually match in half — and you really have no excuse not to have a few in your closet.

With that in mind, we put together a handy guide to some of the best shirt dresses on the market that will make getting ready in the morning that much easier. Whether you're trying to look your best for a big meeting with your company's CEO or just want to feel a little more put together on a weekend grocery run in case you run into someone you know, there's something in here for you. 

Browse our favorite selection of shirt dresses, from the corporate to the casual to the just plain cool, below.

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