Deal Divas

Stephanie Hayes, Katie Sanders, Shelley Rossetter, Kameel Stanley, Keeley Sheehan & Keyonna Summers

Luv at first sight: The T-shirt dress

GaptshirtdressI swoon. I lust. My weekend wardrobe has a new BFF: the T-shirt dress.

I've been exploring weekend wardrobe solutions and finding that Saturday morning chic is hard to get right. What's pulled together, but not overly done up? Washable for those who "glow" in the Florida heat? Can transition from errand day to casual date nite?

Answer: the humble t-shirt dress.

I recently picked one up in a bright aqua marine from the Banana Republic outlet in Ellenton. Tossed on a light scarf in my closet and a cheap bangle. The verdict: My husband whistled approvingly. Even better, he didn't follow up with his occasional "aren't you dressed up for a Saturday?" comment. 

I wore it to the park. To a coffee shop. To a backyard BBQ. It felt and looked good everywhere I went.

Oldnavyjerseydress By the end of the night, as I threw my t-shirt dress into the laundry, I was sold. I'd like to pick up another t-shirt dress or two over the summer months. Then there'd be no more worrying about what to wear on a Saturday.

Bless the t-shirt dress. And tell me: Who else has fallen in love at first sight? 

~ Deal Diva Letitia

(Photos: T-shirt dress options. Top, from tank dress from the Gap, $39.50, Bottom, Jersey dress from Old Navy, $14.99 to $10.00.)

[Last modified: Thursday, May 20, 2010 5:16pm]

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