Every well-curated wardrobe has a few cool, easy dresses that can save the day. You know the kind—nothing too flashy but also special and flattering enough that it can hold its own. These reliable, versatile dresses are akin to wardrobe bread and butter and rank up there with other staples like tailored blazers and well-fitted trousers.
With the cooler months in full swing, you can't really rely on breezy white dresses to do the trick, so you'll be needing a few new laid-back frocks to choose from. Ahead, 17 of our favorites.
The Fifth Label Tonic Cowl Neck Slip Dress ($98)
Wear this simple slip dress to all of your upcoming parties or layer a thin turtleneck underneath for a more casual approach.
Pixie Market Ruched Tensel Dress ($149)
This ruched midi dress is a great option for work.
Sea Rumi Short Sleeve Relaxed Midi Dress ($275)
Chocolate-brown hues are having a moment, so why not try out the trend via this ultra-cozy dress?
Free People Daisy May Set ($168)
Accessorize this midi dress with tall boots for the perfect fall pairing.
Endless Summer Let's Be Friends Midi Dress ($128)
If you have any winter weddings coming up, this backless dress is a perfect option.
H&M Knit Cowl-Neck Dress ($50)
The coziest sweaterdress we ever did see.
Reformation Moon Dress ($218)
You can never go wrong with a simple floral frock, you know.
Topshop Camel Wrap Dress ($210)
This camel-colored wrap dress would look especially cool worn over a pair of wide-leg pants.
& Other Stories Puff Sleeve Jacquard Mini Dress ($119)
Proof that white can be worn during winter.
Lira Taly Long Sleeve Minidress ($54)
Weather permitting, a long-sleeve flowy dress is a universal crowd-pleaser. If it's too cold, try a pair of crop-flare jeans underneath.
Madewell Georgette Tie-Neck Midi Dress ($158)
Did someone say perfect dinner dress?
Eloquii Puff Sleeve Tie Neck Midi Dress ($100)
Wear to work, on a date, or anywhere else the holiday season takes you.
Court & Rowe Cozy Wide Rib Long Sleeve Sweater Dress ($79)
Wear this with sheer socks and loafers for a minimalist look.
Loft Sleeveless Flare Dress ($90)
This divinely simple dress silhouette will never go out of style.
MOTHER The Cover Up Dress ($425)
Denim always comes across as cool and casual—try it out with this shirtdress.
Young Fabulous & Broke Maisie Dress ($198)
It doesn't get much more laid-back than tie-dye.
Stateside Poplin Stripe Shirting Dress ($184)
Layer your favorite chunky knits over this classic shirtdress. When it's especially cold out, add in some opaque tights.
Want more? Here are 24 awesome dresses at every price point.
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