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I am most definitely a dress person. Whilst I don’t own any trousers, (really) I do have the odd flirtation with jeans, but on a day to day basis it pretty much always comes back to me choosing a frock of some description.
And, whilst I have been all over this season’s floral frocks – from a distance I look like a chintz sofa, I am always going to love a simple navy dress that looks great with a more exciting shoe, and some huge earrings.
I’d say that about 60% of the dresses currently hanging in my wardrobe are navy (mostly from COS), and I’ve just bought several more for the summer, including this navy cotton one, which is currently £33 in the sale. (It comes up small, so I would size up.)
I’ve had a thorough search on the internets, where it would seem that I am not alone in my love of a navy cotton shirt dress: here’s my edit of this season’s best:
(I’m afraid the shoes that I am wearing are old season La Redoute, and I haven’t been able to find any dupes online. I did find some striped shoes though: