shirt·dress | \ ˈshərt-ˌdres \

Definition of shirtdress 

: a tailored dress patterned after a shirt and having buttons down the front

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Pippa, who is expecting her first child with husband James Matthews, looked perfectly summery for the day, wearing a blue striped linen shirtdress by Polo Ralph Lauren with a pair of Penelope Chilvers espadrilles. Maggie Maloney, Town & Country, "Pippa Middleton Just Wore the Perfect Summer Shirtdress to Wimbledon," 11 July 2018 Resort collections are huge (at Carolina Herrera, Wes Gordon made 14 different white cotton shirts and shirtdresses alone) and are responsible for more of a brand’s annual revenues than pretty much any other season. Vanessa Friedman, New York Times, "How I Learned to Stop Complaining and Love the Cruise Collections," 28 June 2018 Today in Benidorm, Spain, Her Majesty took a different tack with her wardrobe, leading the celebration for International Deafblind Day in a ladylike alternative to the shirtdress that took cocktail dressing into daytime. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "Queen Letizia of Spain Has a Posh Alternative to the Summer Shirtdress," 27 June 2018 See her full look here: The style was similar to the baby blue shirtdress Pippa wore to Louis's christening earlier this week. Maggie Maloney, Town & Country, "Pippa Middleton Just Wore the Perfect Summer Shirtdress to Wimbledon," 11 July 2018 Gigi started off her morning in a floral shirtdress from Alberta Ferretti which hit her at mid-ankle to reveal a pair of Freda Salvador exotic textured flat mules on her feet. Avery Matera, Teen Vogue, "Gigi Hadid Announced Her 35th "Vogue" Cover in New York City," 20 June 2018 For today’s celebratory occasion, the Duchess donned a floral shirtdress from Oscar de la Renta. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "Meghan, Duchess of Sussex Does Luxe Bohemian for the Wedding of Cecilia McCorquodale," 17 June 2018 Fondly, Frock A fresh, button-up shirtdress that tempers light white cotton with fine black stitching along the edge. Dale Hrabi, WSJ, "5 Vacation-Worthy Summer Dresses," 7 June 2018 Walmart’s second new women’s clothing line, Time and Tru, offers trendy denim jeans and shorts, bohemian-style blouses and cute spring-ready shirtdresses. Kami Phillips,, "6 Surprisingly Fashionable Items You Can Now Shop at Walmart for Under $25," 8 Mar. 2018

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1943, in the meaning defined above

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