We're likely all asking ourselves the same question at the moment: What can I wear that is as comfy as sweats but looks like I’ve put a lot more effort in? When we reached out to our readers recently to ask what you wanted to see from us here at Who What Wear, more than anything, we heard requests for chic, heatwave-proof working-from-home looks for those whose routines have changed.
We’ve enjoyed the novelty of the loungewear phase and already worked out what tops look great with leggings for our Zoom calls, but what we’re really craving now, especially with the mercury rising, is pretty dresses. Something we’ve always championed is how easy dresses are to throw on in the morning. Just like a matching two-piece or a jumpsuit, a dress is a full outfit in itself, so it takes away any decision-making from your morning routine. Plus, we challenge you to choose to wear a dress tomorrow and not feel more put-together.
Most dresses are inherently comfy, at least the below styles certainly are, so really, why the hell not chuck on a great dress for your working (from home) day? If anything, it definitely has mood-boosting effects. Monikh is our ultimate inspiration here. (If anyone needs any more persuasion to wear them at home, her Instagram account provides more than enough.) Luckily, smock throw-on styles are one of those summer trends that come around year after year, and 2020 is no exception.
Let the search for the perfect comfy, pretty dress commence. Keep scrolling for some of our current favourites.
Shop Throw-On Dresses
Joseph Daga Ramie Voile Dress (£395)
John Lewis & Partners Scoop Back Linen Dress, Black, Black (£65)
Topshop Black and White Embroidered Chuck On Dress (£50)
H&M Silk Chiffon Dress (£120)
Ninety Percent Black Tiered Organic Cotton Midi Dress (£90)
Reformation Nebraska Floral-Print Midi Dress (£235)
& Other Stories Voluminous Tiered Midi Dress (£95)
Joseph Dalamo Poplin Blanket Dress (£297)
H&M Silk-Blend Dress (£100)
Arket Floral Maxi Dress (£99)
Nasty Gal We Be-Sleeve in You Shirred Maxi Dress (£20)
Dorothy Perkins Black Leopard Print Midi Dress (£38)
V by Very Wrap Over Soft Denim Dress in Mid Wash (£35)
COS Embroidered Dress (£79)
Matteau The Long Sleeve Tiered Cotton Dress (£385)
Zimmerman Silk Utility Midi Dress (£230)
& Other Stories Voluminous Open Back Midi Dress (£135)
H&M Puff-Sleeved Dress (£20)
Temperley London Crochet Print Off-Shoulder Dress (£550)
Mother of Pearl Tencel Gathered Spot Shirt Dress, Navy, Navy (£179)
& Other Stories Voluminous Puff Sleeve Mini Dress (£75)
Mara Hoffman Aimilios Stripe-Weave Cotton Shirtdress (£625)
& Other Stories Voluminous Puff Sleeve Midi Dress (£95)
Dorothy Perkins Mint Green Poplin Cotton Wrap Dress (£25)
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