If you have that one dress you love to throw on but have already been wearing it on repeat, there’s a cool tip you can try to make it look completely new. Instead of buying new dresses for the summer, trying this simple styling trick will help you breathe new life into some of your closet standbys. And the best part is that it involves a piece you probably own already.
Fashion girls have taken the simple T-shirt and layered it under their dresses to completely transform their looks. Chriselle Lim wore a black turtleneck underneath a white lace dress, taking the look from feminine to edgy. Also implementing the layering technique, Patricia Manfield paired an unlikely duo with an oversize vintage T-shirt underneath a cocktail dress, making the more formal style appropriate for the daytime. Want to see how street style stars are revamping their dresses?
Keep reading to see four fresh looks for summer, and then shop the outfits.
Dress down a more formal dress by pairing a vintage T-shirt underneath.
Patricia Manfield's exact dress.
A vintage T-shirt makes any outfit look cooler.
This style also comes in silver.
This minimal style can take you from day to night.
Transform the look of your dress by layering a turtleneck underneath.
We love this ankle-grazing style.
Transform your summer dress by wearing a turtleneck underneath in the evening.
Velvet boots can carry you from the office to cocktail hour.
A cool sunglass silhouette to try now.
The ruffled straps add a sweet feel.
A perfectly cut T-shirt is a wardrobe essential.
We love the faux-pearl and stud details.
This style is especially flattering on square face shapes.
The slip-dress trend is still going strong. For a new spin on the look, wear a striped T-shirt underneath and toughen it up with ankle boots.
Try this affordable slip dress.
Wear this all summer long.
The perfect weekend ankle boots.