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    29 Very Cute Office-Appropriate Dresses To Wear On Your Next Date Night

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    1. A stretchy knit A-line dress detailed with a laser-cut hem for that extra, delightful little something.,

    Promising review: "This is a beautiful dress and great quality for the price. I received lots of compliments, and I’m tempted to buy it in every color! For reference, I’m 5’4” 125 lbs, and the small fit perfect and was very comfortable. The color was great!!!!" —Wineymama

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in six colors).

    2. A whimsical pleated fit-and-flare midi dress to take you from conservative workwear to happy hour cocktails with just the change of a shoe.,

    Promising review: "This red dress is thick yet has a beautiful drape to it. The sleeves are lantern-shaped and have a cute ruffle detail on the edge. The pintucks in the front and back are placed in the perfect spot to accentuate the waist. The dress fits like a glove. It is a bit longer on me than the model (I am 5'2" for reference)." —ruth maldonado

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99+ (available in sizes XS-2XL, long and short sleeve, and in 10 colors).

    3. A comfy and totally cozy turtleneck midi dress easily worn alone or layered's a chic dress you'll throw on in a million ways.


    Promising review: "As others have mentioned this fabric is soft, stretchy, and lovely. I ended up ordering a second one of these because it was nicer than expected." —P. Bennett

    Get it from Amazon for $30.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 19 colors).

    4. A floral print button-up Topshop shirt dress designed with so many great and interesting details — like a balloon sleeve and a tiered skirt.


    Get it from Nordstrom for $68 (available in sizes 2-14).

    5. A bell sleeve shift dress available in 28 colors and prints — TWENTY-EIGHT!! You could literally have one for every weekday of the month., Amazon

    Promising review: "This dress is perfect! I have it in a couple of colors and will be purchasing more! It fits great! I have an XS and a small and I like the fit of both. Size up for a little more swing and size down for a more fitted look. It's really great quality. Has underlining so it's not see-through at all." —Courtney Hupp

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in 28 colors).

    6. A mock-neck, tie-waist flare dress you can easily throw on when you're running late.


    Promising review: "I have fallen in love with this dress. I ordered a size 10 or M and it didn't disappoint or fail to fit. I wear a 10 in dresses mainly but because of my hips, if the dress is fitted, I'll get a 12 which results in the dress being too roomy up top. This dress has a beautiful fall and flow. I am 5'6" without heels and the dress falls slightly below my knees. It isn't fitted at the bottom which is perfect for a 38-30-39 shape like mine! I have ordered this dress in every color!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in four colors).

    7. A decadent cashmere swing dress designed with an elegant pleated skirt and a wraparound belt to complete the look.,

    Promising review: "I love this dress. It fit like a glove. My husband gave me the 'wow' reaction that I'm always hoping for when I show him a new outfit — so that's always a bonus. I have to talk about how soft it is, this dress material is so so cozy and it seems very high quality. It seems as well made if not better than my designer clothes that cost a lot more. I love the pleated skirt and the tie around, it's different but classy and attractive. This is my go-to winter piece." —SVandy

    Get it from Amazon for $49 (available in sizes S–L and in eight colors).

    8. A timeless ruched Lark & Ro wrap dress perfect for whether you want something muted, a pop, or just a subtle fun print, because they have it.

    Promising review: "This dress is fantastic. I am a tall and curvy working professional. I needed something easy and comfortable to wear all day. This dress took me through meetings and conferences like a breeze. This fit perfectly, and I received so many compliments. The true wrap style allows for a flattering custom fit and easy to maintain modesty while still looking modern and feminine. This dress is wrinkle-free, easy care. Overall a win!" —Ginger F

    Get it from Amazon for $16.89+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in 18 colors).

    9. A cinched-waist maxi dress you can easily transition from cold winters to warmish spring.


    Promising review: "Great dress for the price! Very stylish, modern, and sophisticated. The colors are nice and the cut is flattering. I'm 5'6" and it's the perfect length, definitely longer than the picture though. It doesn't touch the floor even with flat boots. I ordered a large, I'm usually a size 8–10 or a medium and the fit was perfect on me. So I would say order a size up. Buttons don't look cheap. Overall the dress looks a lot more expensive than it is." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in sizes XS–L and three prints).

    10. A plaid tie-waist blazer dress that kinda looks like the wrap dress version of a timeless jacket you'd wear forever.

    Nasty Gal

    Get it from Nasty Gal for $40 (available in sizes 0-10).

    11. A classic and casual pencil dress, because you need a chic dress (with pockets!).


    Promising review: "I LOVE this dress! I am 5' 5", 130 pounds, and I ordered a small. Medium would have fit well if I wanted a bit more of a baggy look. It is the perfect mix of casual and classy and can easily be dressed up or down. It would also be great for work if you work in an office where you cannot have open backs/bare shoulders, etc. I was worried it would be see-through, but it is not! The only thing that I wish was different about it is the length of the ties so when tying a bow it could be a bit bigger. Overall, SO happy with this dress!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes 0–14 and in 24 colors/styles).

    12. A floral print, bell sleeve fit and flare dress you can twirl around the office in until 5 p.m. — when you will proceed to twirl your way out the door.,

    Promising review: "Love!! So pretty. I got the navy one with the orange flowers. As others mentioned you’ll want a slip. It’s very thin. I have an hourglass figure, 5’3”, 145 lbs., 34DDD. The large fits perfectly (with an unlined bra, if it had any padding it might be too tight on chest). The perfect addition to my work wardrobe. Can’t wait to wear it on Monday with my nude peep-toe pumps!" —JHD

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99+ (available in sizes S–2XL and in nine colors).

    13. A flowy sleeve and slit-front maxi dress almost too pretty for words or your place of employment — they don't deserve your fab style.


    Get it from Target for $39.99 (available in sizes 1X-4X).

    14. A ruffled sleeve A-line dress you'll throw on when you have nothing to wear and have to go to work. 🙄, Amazon

    Promising review: "I loved the way this dress fits me — I'm 119 lbs., 5'3", and usually a size 6 (which is what I bought). It's a very, very pretty dress. I bought it for my daughter's 40th birthday and it's perfect. It's festive without being too dressy, fits great, and a good fabric that doesn't wrinkle. I will buy from Lark & Ro again." —Georgia Browne

    Get it. from Amazon for $18.40+ (available in sizes 0-12 and in six colors).

    15. A vintage-inspired A-line dress detailed with an adorable floral print and perfectly contrasting piping for that retro feel in an office-appropriate style.


    Promising review: "Bohemian look. Take it into colder months with tights and boots, but I'll wear it in summer with strappy nude sandals. Very meet-the-parents appropriate." —S.Shaffer Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $31.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL).

    16. An absolutely perfect ruffled tie-neck little black dress you can also get in red and a bunch of other colors — because maybe you have enough LBDs.


    Promising review: "I absolutely love this dress. My favorite part about it is the double ruffle detail on the hem. Perfect for a date night or holiday party." —The Fabulous

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in 11 colors).

    17. A collared midi dress that, if you pair it with the right accessories, is gonna look like you paid WAY more than the $30 price tag suggests.


    Promising review: "I did order up one size but I am in love with this dress. It is amazing and exactly like the photo. I hope they make more that are this imaginative and yet still not trying to be sexy. The art is so perfect for me. It's not cartoony which I do not like." —N. will

    Get it from Amazon for $29.98+ (available in sizes 2–12 and in nine prints).

    18. A long sleeve Reformation midi dress with a va-va-voom fit — with some thick tights and cute boots you could totally rock it in the office, then come date night take those tights off and BAM!


    Get it from Nordstrom for $218 (available in sizes 0-12).

    19. A ruched long-sleeve T-shirt dress that'll look amazing dressed up with heels or down with your favorite sneakers.,

    Promising review: "Really cute dress! The one I received is not lined but the material is soft and not very see-through. I wore nude-colored undies and you couldn’t see a thing. I’m 5’2”, 125 lbs., and the small fit perfectly — although it does ride up a little when you walk. If you are looking for a slightly looser fit then size up. The ruching on one side does wonders for shaping my waist and the pink color is gorgeous! The price is just right and much cheaper than other versions I’ve seen online. There are other versions from different sellers on Amazon at $20-$22 but the quality on this one is excellent and I’m glad I ordered it." —MizLis

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in eight colors).

    20. A belted midi dress with some dramatic lantern sleeves to help you make a serious statement.,

    Promising review: "I love this dress, very comfy — love the material. It fits me just right. I am typically between a small and a medium. I ordered the small and it fit me just right. Not too tight at all. I will be ordering another color. The pink was a slight bit see-through but as long as you don't wear black undergarments, you'll be fine." —Aguy

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in sizes XS–XL and in five colors).

    21. A short sleeve maxi dress you'll probably wear way more often than you'll want to admit.


    Promising review: "Okay, so this dress is soft and such a pretty shade of burgundy. It works perfectly for me, but there are a couple of things other buyers may need to know: I’m 5’3" and this dress, after being washed, is ankle length, not floor length. Not a problem for me, but maybe for some people. It fits pretty tight on my torso (I wear a 34D bra) but with a tank underneath should still be pretty modest. It is not see-through. For the price and ease of purchase, this dress definitely fits my needs! My husband loves it also." —Thomas Hartley

    Get it from Amazon for $12.55+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 10 colors).

    22. A gorgeous tie-neck midi dress that'll have you looking like a rising star.


    Get it from Boohoo for $28 (available in sizes 6-10).

    23. A beautifully printed, pleated skirt midi dress so you can bring a little life to your work wardrobe.,

    Promising review: "BUY THIS DRESS!!!!!! You guys it’s SO PERFECT. I’m a size 6/8 and I got a 6. It fits perfectly. It's a little tight on chest, but I’m a DD, and it still fits. The dress is quality and literally the cutest dress I’ve ever bought. I'm ordering every color!!!!!!" —Elizabeth Novak

    Get it from Amazon for $36.98+ (available in sizes 2-14 and in 15 styles).

    24. A puff sleeve shift dress you can easily rock with booties, flats, sneakers, or your comfiest pair of heels.,

    Promising review: "I HAVE NEVER GOTTEN MORE COMPLIMENTS ON A DRESS IN MY LIFE. I wore this to a rehearsal dinner and it was PERFECT. It's not baggy and flowy like the item images portray. It's a heavier, soft material. It's very comfortable and could easily be worn year-round (unless you live in the South like me and then it might be a little too heavy to wear during the fiery inferno of late summer). Sleeve poofs are not weird, just a great fun detail. I recommend dry cleaning it. I washed it on cold/delicate and it shrunk a little bit. Still fit fine though, just a little more fitted than I would normally wear. I am 5'2", 220 lbs., 38DDD, apple-shaped, and the 3X fit perfect. Oh and did I mention, IT HAS POCKETS! Like, real ones! ENJOY!" —Mary B.

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in sizes S-3XL and in 10 colors).

    25. A flowy vintage-inspired chiffon dress designed with bell sleeves and a tie-waist for a boho vibe.


    Promising review: "I wear size 10 (or large) depending on manufacturers. Originally I ordered the XL in the black dress — based on my experiences. But it was like a blanket when put it on (huge and boxy). I loved the style and fabric. So, despite me being lazy, I returned the XL and reordered a medium. Now it is just right (roomy and a loose fit like the model in the photos). Very cute yet comfortable and breezy. I love love love the style. It will be nice just as it is in summer, great with a cardigan in the spring and fall." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $24.88+ (available in sizes S–XL and in brown and black).

    26. A V-neck swing dress perfect for a workday filled with errands — errands and maybe a few cocktails.,

    Promising review: "Love how this dress fits. There are a few ways you can style this as well. Currently, I tie it up in a way where it’s off the shoulders but you can also tie it up like the model or even tie it behind your neck while it off the shoulder. It’s a lovely dress and looks great paired with a bamboo bag." —Akshar

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in three colors).

    27. A stretchy A-line ruffled-sleeve party dress, because this dress is just too cute not to own — plus it's super comfortable!, Amazon

    Promising review: "This dress is so nice for the price, it's kind of a steal. Fits so well, soft, nice material. Beautiful and classy. As one reviewer mentioned it can look a little broad in the shoulders but it's also part of the vintage flutter-sleeve style so I don't mind it. I'm 5'2", 140 pounds, 38-33-40. Usually fit size 6-8, medium. The dress was true-to-size." —Kaela

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in 13 colors).

    28. A scoop neck Leith midi dress that'll be the classic, everlasting addition your wardrobe needs.


    Promising review: "Love, love, love this dress. You can wear it alone or put a top over it. So cute. Love the slit!!! You can wear this anywhere and like I said, dress it up or down. Thank you Leith for carrying it my XL size!" —cmgs

    Get it from Nordstrom for $49 (available in sizes XXS-XL and in four colors).

    29. And a printed faux-wrap A-line dress everyone will think is from a much fancier designer whose name rhymes with Lion Tom Burstin' Heard.,

    Promising review: "My new favorite! I will definitely be ordering a few different colors. Fit as expected, I'm 5'7", 150 lbs, and I purchased a medium. Great length for work — a little tank top under to cover the bust is perfect for the office, or no tank and sexy heels for date night. Very pleased with this dress." —A

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and in 24 prints).

    You transforming into your date look after a long day of work.


    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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