Finally decided to embrace the shirt dress? Great choice! Every woman should have at least one in her wardrobe. The shirt dress creates the perfect semi-casual look for spring and summer. What makes this piece a hit is that it’s easy to dress up with heeled wedges or espadrilles. Or, dress it down with flat sandals or old-school Keds. While the shirt dress isn’t clingy like bodycon, it is shapely enough to flatter a woman’s figure. It’s also appropriate for home, work, and shopping on the weekends, and we budget fashionistas love versatility. How to Wear a Shirt Dress 1.