Style Wise Direct Gingham Shirt Dress

One minute you’re dreaming about wearing a childhood gingham dress – then next its almost became a reality and soon arriving on your doorstep. Here is me wearing this lovely style wise direct gingham shirt dress.

I have a confession to make and this is going to sound damn right silly –  when I was young I would wear a lovely black and white gingham dress all the time. It was my favorite dress and even when I grew out of it, I still refused to throw it away. Sentiment attachment if you will. It drove my mum mad! I would pretend I was Dorothy for The wizard of Oz and a tornado is going to blow me away.

Even now as an adult I still think of me being that kid wearing a gingham dress and pretending I’m Dorothy. I once went to a school costume party and I turned up in my favorite dress, everyone was asking ‘where your costume Anna?’ – I answered ‘I’m Dorothy, duh!’.

I still think of those time when I was young wearing that dress. I never been able to replicates that black and white gingham dress. What I think also make it special for me is that, it also had these lovely embroideries designs on the front. This could be why I love all the embroideries designs trends on clothes – it brings me back to my childhood gingham dress.

When Stylewise Direct Wholesale Clothing got in contact with me and asked if I would like a free outfit. Not one to turn down a free outfit – I obliged.

Stylewise Direct Wholesale are the leading suppliers of women’s wholesale clothing & fashion online and in the UK.

Established in 2001 in the city of Manchester. They have an amazing range of stock, including but not limited to, wholesale dresses, ladies’ tops and women’s jeans.

Stylewise Direct Wholesale has tons of gorgeous outfits on the website. I found myself while browsing with a long list of imaginary clothes I would buy for myself.

However, there was one specific outfit that caught my attention. This Gingham floral embroidered shirt dress.

This look almost like my childhood gingham dress. Oh my god! It was fate – we were destined to meet in some mysterious way.

This style wise direct gingham shirt dress doesn’t exactly look like my childhood dress. But it has the same back and white checked pattern and the embroidery was in the same place – with near enough same design.

How spooky is that?

I couldn’t wait to have this delivered and I was like an excited kid at Christmas. I’m also a sucker for shirt dress as I find normal shirt cling to me too much and often doesn’t have the right cut. I feel shirt dress would solve that problem for me and I can wear it either smart or casual.

This style wise direct gingham shirt dress is a match made in heaven and this is what I look like while wearing it.

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Admittedly – as with all clothes – it was a little baggy and long on me. The dilemma of a short person. However, on the sleeve there a second button making it easier for me to roll them up.

The material is super lightweight and airy – making a perfect summer dress to throw on.

As always with a shirt dress you can either wear it buttoned up and worn as a dress; or loose unbuttoned and team it with jeans and a vest. That another reason why I love wearing shirt dress – the flexibility.

The weather hasn’t been that nice enough for me to wear this out. When I was taking these pictures for example, one minutes sunny and I needed my sunglasses. The next dark clouds and the heaven opened up. But hopefully soon the weather will behave itself and I can wear this out and about.

So what started as a far off memory of my childhood dress – soon enough almost became a reality with this style wise direct gingham shirt dress.

You never know, you might just find that childhood dress on the website. So go take a look today.


(free sample)






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  • Brittany
    April 27, 2017

    I love shirt dresses AND sleeves that you can roll up! Great find!

  • Chloe
    April 27, 2017

    Yes! This is such a pretty tunic! I’ve been seeing gingham and embroidery everywhere! And this look is so perfect for Spring! 🙂

    xo, Chloe //

  • Rachel
    April 28, 2017

    You look gorgeous! This gingham shirt dress is adorable! I love the embroidered flowers on it, so pretty for spring!

    Rachel /

  • Tereza
    April 28, 2017

    This looks so lovely on you Anna! I love the little tie up and embroidery on it! xx

  • Anna Nuttall
    April 28, 2017

    Hi Tereza – thank you that really sweet for you to say this. xx

  • Brittany
    April 28, 2017

    Glad you love it!

  • sarganser
    April 28, 2017

    Love the shirt dress,I just wonder if they ship to Switzerland

  • Victoria Lola
    April 28, 2017

    Yay! I LOVE GINGHAM! And that looks so good on you, I love it. Keep slaying, beautiful xx

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