Top 5 Shift Dresses

SEPTfashionMain04_whThe classic shift dress is your ticket to sleek style

If there’s one dress that’s integral to your wardrobe collection it’s the shift. Your go-to choice for a smart, sleek silhouette – whatever the occasion – the shift dress is the ultimate piece to create a feminine silhouette. Whittling in your waist and defining an hourglass shape, there’s no doubting the power of the shift to boost a woman’s confidence.

While a timeless black shift dress fulfils that what-to-wear-to-work quandary, there are a host of different interpretations of the shift dress available this season. From fanciful floral prints to lace panel detail and zingy citrus shades, our edit of covetable shift dresses are all available at the click of a button and satisfy every social occasion! Start your shopping now…


With a stunning print and a longer-length hem Pringle of Scotland’s floral printed shift dress is one of the prettiest pieces we’ve seen this season. Try it as an alternative to your classic LBD for an important work meeting or slip on a neutral-coloured sandal heel and your next special occasion event is sorted!


Spring into the season with a bold pop of colour. Yellow works against tanned or pale skin tones and the shape of this day shift dress means it can glide over your shape, leaving you confident there’ll be no clinging in certain areas.


The classic shift shape of this layered lace dress will provide the feminine silhouette that this wardrobe staple is known for. Nipping in your waist and revealing an enviable hourglass shape, it’s the textured lace and beautiful pink shade that will prompt turning heads.


Can you wear leather this spring/summer? Absolutely.  This V-neck leather shift dress satisfies the style brief perfectly. Layer it over a crisp white shirt on cooler days and be bold in bare arms when the sun decides to shine.


Straight cut and beautifully simple, save for an eye-catching embellished shift, River Island’s beaded shift dress allows you to save on accessories – and splurge on the dress!


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