Florals, stripes, polka dots and animal-print patterns are fun, but how many times have we gone to just look for a simple black dress and come away with nothing? Shouldn’t basics be the easiest pieces to find? All we want is a high-quality piece that doesn’t try to throw a different accent in our face on every other inch of fabric!
Introducing the Theory Belted Cargo Dress. It’s simple, but not plain. It’s basic, yet anything but. It’s exactly what we’ve been searching for, and it was right under our nose at the ever-trustworthy T.J. Maxx this whole time! All of us Maxxinistas know what that means. This is the best value we’re going to get on this dress! Plus, today only, T.J. Maxx is offering free shipping on everything, with no minimum!
This dress is solid black, with no fading in sight. It has short roll sleeves and a hem that hits above the knee. It has a button-front closure that runs all the way down the length of the dress, with a henley collar up top. These buttons have a slight, subtle shimmer to them, adding just a tiny bit of sophisticated glamor to this piece.
We love henley necklines because, well, they’re cute! We can button this one all the way up for a vintage-fashion feel or let a few buttons hang loose in a more relaxed sense, depending on the occasion. Another thing we can customize based on the occasion is the tie belt at the waist. Loop it through the belt loops, tie it in a knot or bow, and watch as a cinched waist turns this flattering dress into the ultimate flattering dress!
This dress has an easy fit, meaning we’re never going to look at it in the morning and think, “I can’t do this today.” It’s going to be a grab-and-go piece for any time, anywhere, but considering its high-quality look and feel, our laziness will be kept hidden, safe and sound. Everyone will be too impressed to suspect a thing!
This dress has two flap-button pockets on the chest, as well as two front pockets! Any essential, everyday like this needs pockets to truly become a favorite.
Theory focuses on creating “cool, expertly-tailored” pieces made only from top-notch fabric, and each piece is designed with a mission in mind. Each should be “versatile, sophisticated and easy to wear” so that they may ultimately improve not only the way we dress, but the way we feel and live!
This dress is an incredibly easy choice for wearing to work, pairing perfectly with flats or heels and a blazer or sweater if the office is blasting the air conditioner in the winter again. It’s so much more than a professional piece, though. When styled right, it can even be a date night dress! Slip on a silvery pair of heels and pair with a matching night-out purse. Curl hair or tie it up and accent it with a sparkling pin!
This dress totally works for casual weekends, too. Try it out with a colorful denim jacket and a pair of sneakers — doesn’t matter what color they are!
Now that we’ve found this dress, we never want to let it go. And we won’t! This classic style will last forever, giving us heart eyes for years and years to come!
Check out more of our picks and deals here!
This post is brought to you by Us Weekly’s Shop With Us team. The Shop With Us team aims to highlight products and services our readers might find interesting and useful. Product and service selection, however, is in no way intended to constitute an endorsement by either Us Weekly or of any celebrity mentioned in the post.
The Shop With Us team may receive products free of charge from manufacturers to test. In addition, Us Weekly receives compensation from the manufacturer of the products we write about when you click on a link and then purchase the product featured in an article. This does not drive our decision as to whether or not a product or service is featured or recommended. Shop With Us operates independently from advertising sales team. We welcome your feedback at ShopWithUs@usmagazine.com. Happy shopping!
For access to all our exclusive celebrity videos and interviews – Subscribe on Youtube!