The ’90s Sundress Styling Trick You Wore (and Loved) Is Back


Jennifer Aniston in 1995.

Drew Barrymore, Alicia Silverstone, and Jennifer Aniston wore it, and you know you did too. Call it nostalgia, call it a resurgence of the greatest stroke of layering genius; whatever it stems from, we’ve rediscovered the greatest styling trick to come out of the ’90s. Yes, that’s right: This summer we’re layering T-shirts under our sundresses.


Your 2015 inspiration from Elizabeth and James.

This trend a fun way to make your summer dresses feel new (because who doesn’t love a fresh way to layer?), but it also makes your strappier dresses a bit more appropriate for everything you have in your summer calendar, from the office to date night. Scroll through our outfits to inspire and you’ll be fully armed to take on this ’90s trend this summer!

For the Office:
Striped ruffle cami dress, $398,; drawstring shoulder bag, $30,; ankle-cuff leather sandals, $110,; fitted ’70s tee, $26,

For a Date Night:
Flat clutch, $225,; leather court shoes, $80,; James Perse classic T-shirt, $45,; silk strappy jumpsuit, $168,

For the Weekend:
Thakoon Addition floral-print zip dress, $490,; Converse Chuck Taylor All Star canvas sneakers, $55,; Bamboo daily leather flap shoulder bag, more details at; tissue tee, $35,

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