We Love Malaika Arora's Shirt Dress But Let's Discuss The Animal Print Pairing First

We Love Malaika Arora's Shirt Dress But Let's Discuss The Animal Print Pairing First
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H & M
GAP
Zara India
Fossil
Accessorize

Breezy, structured, and risque, all in one go, a shirt dress happens to be one of those summer staples that never disappoint. Got a date? Cinch your shirt dress with a statement belt, a pair of kitten heels and voila you're ready! A super active day ahead? Pull out a pair of stretchy yoga pants, slip into your roomy shirt dress and done! That's basically to say that a shirt dress is easily one of the most versatile summer picks ever. Our favourite kind of dress, if you must!

However, here's a question: what are your views on wearing a summer staple in winters? But before you blurt out the answers, hold your thoughts right there, 'coz we gotta show you something really quick. Now what that might mean, you ask? Malaika Arora in a shirt dress and boots outfit! 

Rest assured, one can always trust Malaika to take a summer separate, jazz it up a little, and turn it into a chic winter day outfit. And in this case, she has legit aced the game. But that's enough talk and no show. High time we dig into the outfit deets. Shall we?  

While there exist like some 10,000 ways to style a shirt dress, Malaika's outfit is cool enough to make her mask look like an enviable accessory, something that you might wanna hold on to even post-pandemic. Don't trust us? Scroll down:  

From Basic To Classic: The Sartorial Lesson From Malaika's Shirt Dress

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If you ever relegated an inferior position to the white shirt dress treating it as just "basic", here's Malaika serving a very important sartorial lesson: a white shirt (in all shapes and sizes) would always remain a wardrobe classic!

I mean just look at Malaika's glorious outfit, its ruffled collars and the bell sleeves. Seriously, what's not to the like? The greatest take away here: you can never be "too much" in a white shirt even if it features exaggerated styling details. OTT but make it subtle? Yes, please!

H & M
Cotton shirt dress
INR 2,299 AT H & M
Buy
GAP
Shirt Dress with Fabric Belt
INR 2,000 AT Ajio
Buy

All That Animal Print And Its Feline Appeal

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Like we have already established, a white shirtdress has the power to take you from a day time meeting to a nice romantic date with just minor styling tweaks. It's really all in the styling fam and right now we specifically talk about Malaika's animal print accessories. Notice the contrasting print on her fanny pack and boots? Now that's one way of doing it!

But wait, is that actually a fanny pack? Do we spy a sling bag styled like a fanny pack? BRB, need to try something!  

Zara India
Animal Print Knee High Boots TRF
INR 5,990 AT Zara India
Buy
Fossil
Brenna Belt Bag
INR 6,226 AT Fossil
Buy
Accessorize
Animal Print Sling Bag with Adjustable Strap
INR 2,062 AT Ajio
Buy

Notice how the mask makes Malaika look all the more cooler? Yes, use one please! And while you are at it might we suggest upping your eye makeup game with these products? 

Beauty

Stay Defined Liquid Eyeliner Brow Powder - Ebony & Walnut

INR 1,095 AT MyGlamm

Beauty

Powder Magic Eyeshadow Pencil - Amethyst

INR 950 AT MyGlamm

Beauty

CLEAN BEAUTY CHAMOMILE LIQUID EYELINER

INR 850 AT MyGlamm

Lastly, for those in the colder parts of the country who are currently wondering what to do with this look: add a pair of fleece leggings and a handsome trench on chilly days. You'd be sorted in style! 

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