It’s A Tee! It’s A Dress! It’s The Next Big Stay-At-Home Trend

Amanda Randone
·3 mins read

We've been settling into a void where our end-of-summer rituals used to be. Crowded Labor Day bashes have been called off, our weekends are a little less travel-filled, and we're not feeling those usual back-to-school-shopping butterflies. It's true that we'll be hunkering down for more time inside during the chillier season ahead, but that doesn't mean there aren't new trends to celebrate in place of the old (they're just going to look different than the chunky knits and even chunkier boots of Fall 2019). The loungewear vibe that spiked in April is still going strong — and the next big thing you can expect to see follow suit is an oversized style hybrid. It's called a T-shirt dress.

For the soon-to-swoop-in transitional period between sweatshorts and sweatpants, look no further than a brilliant garment that combines the comfort of your 24/7 pajama habit with the chic ease of your flouncy house dress. The oversized tee-meets-frock acts as a two-in-one solution to all your stay-at-home wardrobe woes: the roomy top half lacks any sense of structure or fit, fully liberating your limbs for whatever typing/cooking/lounging awaits; the pantless bottom half honors the appropriate Zoom-attire standards that what happens below the table, stays below the table. We urge you to feel liberated in transforming your own oversized old tee into a knee-length gown by ditching the usual leggings or jeans you'd normally don underneath it. And if more coverage is desired or required, then try pairing it with the ever-popular bike short for a look that's as wearable as it is à la mode.

Shop our favorite picks and fill up your fall void with some fresh new stay-at-home style ahead.

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<br><br><strong>& Other Stories</strong> Relaxed T-Shirt Mini Dress, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.stories.com%2Fen_usd%2Fclothing%2Fdresses%2Fmini-dresses%2Fproduct.relaxed-t-shirt-mini-dress-black.0852867002.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:& Other Stories" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">& Other Stories</a>


& Other Stories Relaxed T-Shirt Mini Dress, $, available at & Other Stories
<br><br><strong>ASOS DESIGN</strong> Oversized T-Shirt Dress, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.asos.com%2Fus%2Fasos-design%2Fasos-design-oversized-t-shirt-dress-with-cut-about-pastel-color-block%2Fprd%2F20936268" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:ASOS" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">ASOS</a>


ASOS DESIGN Oversized T-Shirt Dress, $, available at ASOS
<br><br><strong>H&M</strong> Printed T-shirt Dress, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww2.hm.com%2Fen_us%2Fproductpage.0913443001.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:H&M" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">H&M</a>


H&M Printed T-shirt Dress, $, available at H&M
<br><br><strong>Daily Ritual</strong> Jersey Ballet-Back T-Shirt Dress, $, available at <a href="https://amzn.to/3b6Rf1q" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Amazon" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Amazon</a>


Daily Ritual Jersey Ballet-Back T-Shirt Dress, $, available at Amazon
<br><br><strong>Madewell</strong> Tomboy Pocket Tee Dress, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.madewell.com%2Ftomboy-pocket-tee-dress-in-stripe-AJ551.html%3Fcolor%3DKF0385%23q%3Dt-shirt%252Bdress" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Madewell" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Madewell</a>


Madewell Tomboy Pocket Tee Dress, $, available at Madewell
<br><br><strong>Ninety Percent</strong> Organic Cotton Tie-Dye Striped Oversized T-Shirt Dress, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fninetypercent.com%2Fcollections%2Fdresses%2Fproducts%2Forganic-cotton-tie-dye-striped-oversized-t-shirt-dress" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Ninety Percent" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Ninety Percent</a>


Ninety Percent Organic Cotton Tie-Dye Striped Oversized T-Shirt Dress, $, available at Ninety Percent
<br><br><strong>Mr & Mrs Italy</strong> Pleated T-Shirt Dress, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.farfetch.com%2Fshopping%2Fwomen%2Fmr-mrs-italy-pleated-t-shirt-dress-item-15413565.aspx%3Fstoreid%3D10187" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Farfetch" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Farfetch</a>


Mr & Mrs Italy Pleated T-Shirt Dress, $, available at Farfetch
<br><br><strong>Uniqlo</strong> Women U Crew Neck Short-Sleeve T-Shirt Dress, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.uniqlo.com%2Fus%2Fen%2Fwomen-u-crew-neck-short-sleeve-t-shirt-dress-422516COL22SMA004000.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Uniqlo" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Uniqlo</a>


Uniqlo Women U Crew Neck Short-Sleeve T-Shirt Dress, $, available at Uniqlo
<br><br><strong>Urban Outfitters</strong> Day Pink Floyd Washed T-Shirt Dress, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.urbanoutfitters.com%2Fshop%2Fday-pink-floyd-washed-t-shirt-dress" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Urban Outfitters" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Urban Outfitters</a>


Urban Outfitters Day Pink Floyd Washed T-Shirt Dress, $, available at Urban Outfitters
<br><br><strong>Universal Standard</strong> Halie T–Shirt Dress, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.universalstandard.com%2Fproducts%2Fhalie-t-shirt-dress-black" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Universal Standard" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Universal Standard</a>


Universal Standard Halie T–Shirt Dress, $, available at Universal Standard
<br><br><strong>LA Hearts</strong> Oversized T-Shirt Dress, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.pacsun.com%2Fla-hearts%2Foversized-t-shirt-dress-0870461580469.html%3Fdwvar_0870461580469_color%3D004" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:PacSun" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">PacSun</a>


LA Hearts Oversized T-Shirt Dress, $, available at PacSun
<br><br><strong>adidas x Ivy Park</strong> Striped Bateau Neckline T-Shirt, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.therealreal.com%2Fproducts%2Fwomen%2Fclothing%2Ftops%2Fadidas-x-ivy-park-striped-bateau-neckline-t-shirt-w-tags-7wtxc" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:The RealReal" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">The RealReal</a>


adidas x Ivy Park Striped Bateau Neckline T-Shirt, $, available at The RealReal
<br><br><strong>Midnight Rider</strong> Yin Yang Tee, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.freepeople.com%2Fshop%2Fyin-yang-tee%2F" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Free People" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Free People</a>


Midnight Rider Yin Yang Tee, $, available at Free People
<br><br><strong>Lou & Grey</strong> Cool Terry Sweatshirt Dress, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.louandgrey.com%2Fcool-terry-sweatshirt-dress%2F531050%3FskuId%3D30063853%26defaultColor%3D6281%26catid%3Dcat2600029%26selectedColor%3D6281" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Lou & Grey" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Lou & Grey</a>


Lou & Grey Cool Terry Sweatshirt Dress, $, available at Lou & Grey
<br><br><strong>COS</strong> Jersey T-Shirt Dress, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cosstores.com%2Fen_usd%2Fwomen%2Fwomenswear%2Fdresses%2Fproduct.jersey-t-shirt-dress-black.0918416001.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:COS" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">COS</a>


COS Jersey T-Shirt Dress, $, available at COS
<br><br><strong>Awfully Pretty</strong> Sky Oversized T-shirt Dress, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fmarketplace.asos.com%2Flisting%2Fdresses%2Fsky-oversized-t-shirt-dress%2F5751865" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:asos marketplace" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">asos marketplace</a>


Awfully Pretty Sky Oversized T-shirt Dress, $, available at asos marketplace
<br><br><strong>Off-White</strong> Draped Mini T-shirt Dress, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.farfetch.com%2Fshopping%2Fwomen%2Foff-white-draped-mini-t-shirt-dress-item-15561320.aspx%3Fstoreid%3D12542" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Farfetch" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Farfetch</a>


Off-White Draped Mini T-shirt Dress, $, available at Farfetch
<br><br><strong>AE</strong> T-Shirt Dress, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ae.com%2Fus%2Fen%2Fp%2Fwomen%2Floungewear%2Fjumpsuits-dresses%2Fae-t-shirt-dress%2F1399_5526_400" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:American Eagle Outfitters" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">American Eagle Outfitters</a>


AE T-Shirt Dress, $, available at American Eagle Outfitters
<br><br><strong>URBNVTG</strong> 90s Grunge Tee, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.etsy.com%2Flisting%2F689471690%2F90s-grunge-tee-vintage-t-shirt-custom" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Etsy" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Etsy</a>


URBNVTG 90s Grunge Tee, $, available at Etsy
<br><br><strong>Pendleton</strong> Deschutes Tee Dress, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.zappos.com%2Fp%2Fpendleton-deschutes-tee-dress-soft-grey-heather%2Fproduct%2F9422516%2Fcolor%2F141768" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Zappos" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Zappos</a>


Pendleton Deschutes Tee Dress, $, available at Zappos
<br><br><strong>Yema</strong> Captain Giraffe T-Shirt, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.yemacalif.com%2Fwomen%2Flalibelh-dress-tee" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Yema" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Yema</a>


Yema Captain Giraffe T-Shirt, $, available at Yema
<br><br><strong>Nike</strong> Sportswear Tech Fleece, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nike.com%2Ft%2Fsportswear-tech-fleece-womens-dress-S4RbBn%2FCJ3873-528" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Nike" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Nike</a>


Nike Sportswear Tech Fleece, $, available at Nike

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