The shift dress was first worn during the roaring 20s as a breakaway from the cinched-waist styles that had been suffocating women for so long. During the 60s the shift experienced a revival, with bright, patterned varieties becoming a must-have item. Today, the simple silhouette has gained popularity yet again and if the recent runways are anything to go by, we’re about to experience the summer of the shift!
Photo by Getty Oct 9, 2012
Fashion is fickle and it often feels like a trend has come in and out again as quickly as the tide. But when it comes to style, everything seems to have a second (and sometimes third, fourth or fifth) moment in the spotlight. We’re checking out 10 vintage styles that are taking up our closet space yet again.