This week's Get the Look featurette takes a look at geometric prints and shift style dresses. Shift dresses gained popularity in the 1960s due to celebrities such as Audrey Hepburn and Twiggy donning the mod look. Noted for the comfort and ability to be dressed up or down, shift dresses are making a comeback.
Tips: Pair with some sweater tights and riding boots for an overtly chic look!
MARC BY MARC JACOBS
Printed silk mini dress
KORELL KNITS SHIFT DRESS
Chevron Dress in Orange and Brown Size Large
The shift dress is always associated with timeless style and sophistication. A shift dress was even worn by First Lady Michelle Obama in the family’s first official portrait in the White House. The look was also popularized by first lady Jackie O. in the 1960s-- paired with a pillbox hat, pearls, and gloves.
You found your amazing, timeless, vintage shift dress....and now what? How do you wear it and more importantly, WHAT do you wear it with? Check out these colorful and mod accessories that are bound to turn heads.
1960s Vintage Leather Boots by adVintagous
Silk poncho in cinnamon by SpunkVintage
Vintage orange and purple pagoda umbrella by SmartSquirrel
Twiggy wearing a bright orange shift dress.
Olive Jade and Snow Stone Ribbon Bracelet by LaDesirade
1950s Olive Gloves by QsVintage