I'm Not Wishing Autumn Away, But These Winter-Ready Dresses Are So Good

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As the daily decision of going bare-legged and coat-free versus dusting off our trusty opaques and grabbing a cosy cover-up becomes ever more apparent (along with the contents of our handbag expanding to fit an umbrella, sunglasses and an extra emergency layer), it's no surprise that we all feel slightly confused during the autumn/winter season. This seems to be the case with dresses, too.

Can we still wear them? How do we wear them? And most importantly, which ones actually look good with tights? Now that our summer dresses are firmly in their vacuum bags, it's time to think about the ones that will tick all the boxes. With my help, you can find a frock that'll keep you feeling both chic and cosy during the chilly British winter. From COS's must-have knit dress to Nanushka's leather number, these are the dresses to buy now and wear until spring.

Knitted Dresses


COS Longline Knitted Dress (£89)

Wear with a pair of chunky boots.

Chloé Striped Recycled Cashmere-Blend Maxi Dress (£1420)

The It knitted dress of the season.

Raey Recycled-Cashmere Blend Belted Crew-Neck Dress (£395)

I've tried this on IRL and can confirm it's so comfy.

Kin Knitted Midi Length Dress in Grey (£89)

A versatile shade of grey.

Suede + Leather


Zeynep Arcay Belted Leather Midi Dress (£1760)

Wear alone or layered over trousers.

Karen Millen Leather Button Through Midi Dress (£319)

This would look so good with a roll-neck.

Raey Tie-Waist Leather Shirt Dress (£1295)

A wardrobe classic if I ever saw one.

Autograph Leather Belted Midi Shirt Dress (£250)

This Marks and Spencer dress is such a steal.

Shirt Dresses


COS Belted Shirt Dress (£79)

I love the cargo pocket on this.

Whistles Animal Print Esme Shirt Dress (£42)

Inject some personality into your wardrobe with leopard print.

Arket Twill Shirt Dress (£58)

You'd never know this was from the high street.

Gap Maxi Shirtdress (£60)

Stripes look good all-year round.

High-Neck Silhouettes


& Other Stories Mock Neck Midi Dress (£95)

This is begging to be worn with knee-high boots.

Aligne Emberley Ruffle Neck Dress (£85)

I can't say no to a good pie-crust collar.

Tibi Sterling Checked Recycled Wool-Blend Midi Dress (£800)

The silhouette of this Tibi number is so chic.

Zara High Neck Dress With Ribbed Trims (£26)

Wear with the matching trousers for maximum impact.

This piece was published at an earlier time and has since been updated. Up Next: We're Obsessed With These 6 Street Style Colour Trends

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