Call it body-con backlash: spring's belted, midi-length shirtdress feel like a prim throwback to a different era. A hit on spring runways such as Alexander Wang and Altuzarra, the demure silhouette nonetheless feels current and cool on some of our favorite fashionistas.
Take Olivia Wilde, for instance, in Michael Kors (below). The look is quite literally buttoned-up—and yet styled with piecey, side-swept hair and a smattering of minimalist jewelry, it's undoubtedly fierce. Normcore? Grandma chic? Whatever it is, we like it.
Meanwhile, fellow It girl Harley Viera-Newton went for eye-catching in this printed white style.
Want to try the trend for yourself? Shop our picks below: