"> How to Wear a Shirt Dress- Here's What to Do When It's too Tight

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Shirt dress + Red dress

how to wear a shirt dress,

Here’s how to wear a shirt dress a different way.

*Will this outfit work on your body type? All my outfits emphasize flattering an apple shape -wider shoulders/narrow hips. In these pictures I am 5’1′ 140lbs.  I am petite and also have a high waist and short torso.

How to wear a shirt dress that’s too tight around the waist

Before I had a baby, I could fit into this shirt dress. Now, it’s too tight around the waist. I thought for sure I’d have to get rid of it, but I found I could wear it over a bright red dress and cinch my waist with a wide, stretchy belt. Now it works as a long cardigan! Have you ever tried this?

Where to get items similar to what I’m wearing

The stretch in this dress makes it super comfortable.

A black button down shirt dress with a flattering 3/4th sleeve.

Wide black stretchy belt. 

Black stretch sandals.

Want some more outfit inspiration with pops of red?


Red peplum skirt with navy. 

Red brightens up a black, brown, and leopard print outfit.

This red polka dot sundress is super flattering. Here’s why.

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