How to style a white shirt dress to not look like a nurse

#AlexanderWangLWD details of the lace in the back of the Alexander Wang dress

A little white dress screams summer

Finally the weather has gotten better and it feels like summer here in Alaska. It was time to get my new little white dress out that I had bought for this summer. What I like about this LWD is that it has some interesting details, like the illusion of layering and the lace detail in the back and the white leather collar. White shirt dresses are a little tricky to style as one can easily slip into nurse territory. Note that in many European countries female nurses and doctors wear white shirt dresses and Birkenstocks.

#fashionover50 woman in white Alexander Wang dress
Alexander Wang little white dress with brown Kieselstein Cord belt and moon buckle, Kate Moss for Lonchamp bag, Hermes collier de chien, Ray Ban sunglasses, statement smoky quartz necklace, Michael Kors strappy heeled sandals (all own) on a hot summer day
#advancedstyle little white dress with lace details in the back
Lace details on the back of the Alexander Wang LWD, Michael Kors sandals, Longchamp satchel, Hermes collier de chien bangles, and Hermes enamel bangles (all own)

How I wore my white shirt dress

Here I paired my LWD with a brown Kieselstein Cord belt that I belted under the second layer, brown strappy heels and a brown statement bag for a polished summer look. To stay warm once the temperature drops in the evening I took my utility jacket with me. The LWB gets some edge once the utility jacket and the camouflage leather cap are added as shown in the picture below.

Tomorrow is #8 of Keep One 4 the Next OOTD. Make your guess and check tomorrow whether you were right.

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Alexander Wang LWD with Great Northwest utility jacket, Michael Kors sandals, Ray Ban sunglasses, Kate Moss for Longchamp satchel, Kieselstein Cord belt and buckle, and LeatherCoatsEtc leather camouflage print hat for an edgy look

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Photos: G. Kramm

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