I hear a lot of women say that comfort is their most important criteria when getting dressed. In an effort to make sure "comfort" doesn't become "shlubby" (you and I both know this is a problem) here are some thoughts on stylish layering over a  comfortable, yet potentially unbecoming garment: the T SHIRT dress.

What you see here is a t-shirt dress (nervous sigh) under a button up shirt, under a sweater, under a jacket.

Here's the basic piece. A T by Wang t-shirt dress. Comfortable? Yes. Flattering? Not so much.

Now where to start with our layering? We're not gonna just throw stuff on - that's a sure-fire way to end up looking random. Instead we're going to pick up on the low hanging fruit and build on color, in this case blue AND we are going to pick up on the hem detail in the design of the dress, to build a cohesive look. In this case, the dress is shorter in the front and longer in the back.

Throw a shirt on it! Not only is it blue, but it's multiple blues, bringing some interest to our basic.

It also picks up on our "short in the front, long in the back" inspiration from the dress!

Sweater time! Could reach for a basic navy sweater here, but that would be a missed opportunity.

Say what? More "short in the front, long in the back" action. Triple threat!

It's jacket time and you know what I would say, throw a print on it! Same color family please.

Done and doner. I'm actually comfy but look pulled up. Question, comments, jokes? Talk to me.

Wearing T by Alexander Wang dress | Derek Lam shirt | Suno sweater (Similar NastyGal) |Isabel Marant jacket and sneakers