Shirt Dress + Macarons

There is something about shirt dresses that I am always drawn to. Long sleeves. Short sleeves. Silk. Cotton. If I see one in a store, I’m more than likely trying it on. When I spotted this layered buttoned shirt dress at Forever 21 a few weeks ago for under $23, my tune was no different. The cuffed short sleeves and layering detail was such a nice touch that I almost couldn’t believe it was from Forever 21. Is it just me or are they really stepping up their fashion? I swear I am constantly coming across pieces in their contemporary section that look far more expensive than their twenty-something price tag. The only negative part of this shirt dress is that it is unlined so I highly recommend wearing a slip of some sort underneath if you’re going to wear it as a dress. I think it could easily be worn as a tunic with a pair of skinny jeans and as it gets colder you can pair it with leggings and a blazer. With as much versatility as this piece has, I think it is definitely worth its price tag.

Button-up-shirt-dress Dallas-Fashion-Blog Forever-21-Contemporary-Dress Dallas-Style-Blog-Fashion Silver-Statement-Necklace Dallas-Fashion-Blog-StyleI always love pairing button up shirts and dresses with a statement necklace tucked under the collar and keeping the rest of the look very simple. My main accessory in this look is my colorful box of macarons courtesy of Macaron Cafe in New York! They have over 50 flavors to choose from that change seasonally and the good news is they ship nationwide! If you want a piece of New York (and France) delivered to your doorstep, visit them at!

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Dress: Forever 21 (BUY HERE) // Necklace: c/o Movida Boutique // Heels: Dillards (Gianni Bini) // Bracelet: Forever 21 // Hat: DSW

Thank you for reading! Shop my favorite shirt dress picks above ranging from only $10 to $50!


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    • Natalie
      Tuesday, August 4, 2015 / 3:17 am

      Thank you, Tiffany!!

    • Natalie
      Tuesday, August 4, 2015 / 2:29 pm

      Thank you, Sandy! Aren’t macarons the best? I’m always trying to find good ones!

  1. Tuesday, August 4, 2015 / 3:20 pm

    LOVE! your look is so clean and chic and those macarons are the PERFECT accessory. Some girls brought me some on Friday for my birthday. they are so good and one of the most underrated treats!
    Southern Elle Style

    • Natalie
      Tuesday, August 4, 2015 / 7:48 pm

      Thank you, Elle! I love me some macarons! Happy belated birthday! 🙂

    • Natalie
      Tuesday, August 4, 2015 / 7:48 pm

      Thank you, Julia!

  2. Tuesday, August 4, 2015 / 6:28 pm

    Your photography is amazing & the outfit is flawless. Also those macarons…. I want them all! Welcome to the group! xx

    • Natalie
      Tuesday, August 4, 2015 / 7:48 pm

      Thank you so much! Happy to be a part of it! 🙂

  3. Tuesday, August 4, 2015 / 7:03 pm

    Forever21 is a very hit and miss type of place for me… I generally need to shop there in person but kinda hate being in that crazy store! haha… I have had some great experiences online with them… all depends on what I’m getting! You look fabulous in this dress!
    xx, Karen
    Glam Karen

    • Natalie
      Tuesday, August 4, 2015 / 7:49 pm

      Thank you, Karen! I totally agree- it is hit and miss and sometimes a nightmare to shop in the store! I feel like the older I get the more I hate going in there but it’s worth it for those special finds! 🙂

  4. Tuesday, August 4, 2015 / 7:51 pm

    Wow those photos were so vivid that I was about to try to bite my computer. Can you believe I have never been to a macaron shop here in Dallas? I need to try this place out asap! I love your outfit, you always find the best stuff at Forever21!!

    xoxo Amanda
    The Miller Affect

  5. Tuesday, August 4, 2015 / 10:06 pm

    My obsession with macaroons is just simply neverending.. I have to try these! Especially considering I live in NYC now 🙂 Your look is just as adorable!

  6. Tuesday, August 4, 2015 / 10:23 pm

    Wow, I can’t believe that dress if from Forever 21. It looks fabulous. I love the cream color and how light it looks. Yummy macaroons 🙂
    Thanks for linking up

  7. Wednesday, August 5, 2015 / 11:37 am

    i can see why you are drawn to these–this shirt dress is so gorgeous on you. and just hand me all the macarons!

  8. Wednesday, August 5, 2015 / 3:26 pm

    That dress is so so pretty on you! I totally agree that Forever 21 has been stepping up their game lately, I found the prettiest jacket there that looked much pricier than it was! And I LOVE your necklace, it’s the perfect accessory for this shirt dress!

    xo, Christina

    Fitness & Frills

  9. Wednesday, August 5, 2015 / 6:11 pm

    That dress is GORGEOUS – might just have to snag one. And you’re so right, it could be worn SO many different ways! Also loving the necklace you paired with it!

  10. Wednesday, August 5, 2015 / 9:24 pm

    okay so macaroons are my guilty pleasure….delicious and too dang cute! Love your f21 finds!

  11. jaffrene
    Wednesday, August 5, 2015 / 7:15 pm

    I love the layers on that shirtdress I can’t believe its from Forever!

  12. Chandler MacWilliam
    Thursday, August 6, 2015 / 1:02 am

    Macarons are so good!!! I love this company!

  13. Thursday, August 6, 2015 / 2:00 pm

    LOVE this shirt dress/ statement necklace combo!! So cute!

    xo Ivette

  14. Thursday, August 6, 2015 / 9:43 pm

    Shirtdresses are one of my favorites, I have a white one I adore. I love those shoes!

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