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    38 Sweater Dresses For People Who Hate Pants As Much As They Hate Being Cold

    Because looking cute shouldn't lead to hypothermia.

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    1. A cozy turtleneck dress that'll never go out of style, so feel free to wear it in every single family photo for holidays to come.

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    Promising review: "Omg! This sweater dress is so soft, comfortable, and beautiful. Keeps me warm. Product exceeds its price!" —Maria PenaAmazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 Sizes: M–XL. Available in black and red.

    2. A ruffled sweater dress to show off your soft side while still letting Jack Frost know you're not messing around.

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    Get it from Forever 21 for $28. Sizes: 1X–3X. Available in three colors.

    3. A turtleneck midi dress so you're never up to your neck in chills.

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    Get it from Amazon for $14.95 Sizes: S–XL. Available in eight colors.

    4. A striped sweater dress for a cheery addition to wintery Instas, aka when we're still happy to see snow.

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    Get it from Jet or ModCloth for $64.99 Sizes: S–4X

    5. A ribbed sweater with dramatic bell sleeves to wave away winter worries.

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    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ Sizes: S–3X. Available in three colors.

    6. A bold midi dress, because there are days you're going to want to be covered head to toe. More, if possible.

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    Get it from Asos for $45 Sizes: 2–10

    7. An open shoulder turtleneck dress that'll make it possible to bare with the cold and still look good.

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    Get it from Amazon for $18.98+ Sizes: S–L. Available in four colors.

    8. A knit off-the-shoulder dress for nights you actually feel like braving the outdoors.

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    Get it from Torrid for $68.90. Sizes: 00–6

    9. A head-turning dress with statement sleeves to scare off winter blues.

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    Get it from Asos for $39. Sizes: 0–12

    10. A turtleneck knit sweater so you always have an easy go-to when gray mornings run your inspiration dry.

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    Get it from Amazon for $14.10 Sizes: S–L. Available in eight styles.

    11. A metallic bodycon, because your wardrobe is going to want some heat.

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    Get it from Forever 21 for $24.90 Sizes: S–L

    12. A ruffled knit dress to look fancy while you traipse through slush all the way to your desk.

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    Promising review: "The fabric is very soft, cozy, and warm. The arms are not super fitted, which I love because it bothers me when it's too tight in the arms. I love it also because it does not wrinkle easily." — Lalina

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99 Sizes: S–XXL. Available in nine colors.

    13. A super-soft dress with lace-up sleeves so you never feel undone, no matter how cold it becomes.

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    Promising review: "This dress is bomb. It hugs you at the bottom and it doesn't flare out or sag. The arms fit perfectly and it's not at all boxy and saggy. Effin' love this dress. Great buy! Great fit!" —EEYORE215

    Get it from American Eagle for $35.97 (originally $59.95). Sizes: XXS–XXL. Also available in black.

    14. A cozy swing dress for an easy go-to when you want to be covered from the neck down.

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    Get it from Old Navy for $44.99. Sizes: 1X–4X. Available in two colors.

    15. A ribbed foldover dress to prove you don't carry a chip on your shoulder over colder seasons.

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    Get it from Nordstrom for $49. Sizes: XS–XL. Available in gray and red.

    16. A ruched sleeve sweater dress, because the only trend you should have to follow is style — not the line of scary temperatures in a forecast.

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    Get it from Nordstrom for $49. Sizes: XS–XL. Available in three colors.

    17. A super-snuggly cable-knit sweater dress that'll never betray you when you face frigid mornings.

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    Get it from Jet or ModCloth for $79.99. Sizes XXS–4X. Also available in gray.

    18. A cable-knit sweater dress for an option you'll never want to ~flake~ on.

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    Promising review: "VERY pretty! This was a steal as far as the price. It's comfy and looks like a high-end boutique piece" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ Sizes: S–XL. Available in nine colors.

    19. A cowl neck midi with a waist belt so you can wear it loose while feasting or tied while recovering at work.

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    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ Sizes: S–XXL. Available in 16 styles.

    20. A cold shoulder midi to always leave the option to dress up ~open~.

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    Get it from Boohoo for $13.60 (originally $34). Sizes: S–L

    21. A colorblock midi with a bit of lace to ward off a rut when all the pretty white snow turns to gray and sadness.

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    Get it from Asos for $51. Sizes: 14–24

    22. A refined midi that'll get you ready just as quickly as you sprint down freezing sidewalks.

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    Get it from Missguided for $14 (originally $43). Sizes: 12–20

    23. A graceful layered dress so you can feel like you're walking through a fairytale instead of ill-plowed streets.

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    Get it from Anthropologie for $168. Sizes: XS–XL

    24. A ruched cut-out dress for a way to meet style and practicality somewhere in the *middle*.

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    Get it from Express for $29.95 (originally $59.90). Sizes: XXS–XL

    25. A sophisticated midi, because it's easy to forget what's going on outside when you look this chic.

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    Get it from Nordstrom for $38.90 (originally $59). Sizes: XS–XL. Available in three colors.

    26. A comfy sweater dress with *pockets* to stuff as many holiday treats as you can without judgement, thankyouverymuch.

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    Promising review: "Love, love, love. It's so very soft. Got gray, then had to go back and get the others. It fits great, it's not too boxy, and has pockets. Yes, pockets! Sleeves are just the right length. Can't say enough good things!" —Alauna

    Get it from Abercrombie and Fitch for $29. Sizes: XS–XL. Available in four colors.

    27. An asymmetrical cowl neck sweater dress that'll be great with tights or pants, aka you can wear this every day.

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    Promising review: "I absolutely love this sweater dress! It's flowy, soft, and not too heavy or thick. Looks great with leggings underneath and some boots." —Jentry Dryden

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99 Sizes: S–XXL. Available in 12 colors.

    28. A bright quilted dress to make sure your wardrobe is never on ~thin ice~.

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    Get it from Asos for $35. Sizes: 12–24

    29. An asymmetrical cut-out dress so you and the weather are always even.

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    Get it from Express for $39.95 (originally $79.90). Sizes: XXS–XL

    30. A knitted pencil dress for a way to gather compliments faster than a snowball gathers snow.

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    Get it from Walmart for $12.05 (originally $13.99). Sizes: M–XXL. Available in three colors.

    31. A gorgeous mini with a velvet sash, because luxury is key when battling winter blues.

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    Get it from Free People for $228 Sizes: XS–L

    32. A belted sweater dress that'll always win a *tie* between best dressed and warmest.

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    Promising review: "Great fit, nice fabric, and not see-through at all. I wanted something that was very fitting and this hit the mark. The fabric is thick and really warm." —Arlene Quiller

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ Sizes: S–XL. Available in four colors.

    33. A versatile sleeveless turtleneck dress you can layer or wear alone — it's going to be a long season people, and we need options.

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    Get it from Walmart for $36.99. Sizes: S–L

    34. A geometric sweater dress for something you can depend on to stay in style as long as snow exists. Which is always.

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    Get it from Nordstrom for $128. Sizes: S–XL

    35. A ribbed cold shoulder dress to ~draw a line~ on freezing in the name of fashion.

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    Get it from Forever 21 for $35. Sizes: 1X–3X. Also available in rust.

    36. A simple sweater dress, because you know your mom will always tell you to ~zip up~ as you walk out the door.

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    Get it from Abercrombie and Fitch for $34 (originally $68). Sizes: XS–XL. Available in four colors.

    37. A lace turtleneck dress with extra room for your...I mean Santa's...cookies. You're just testing them.

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    Promising review: "More lovely than the photos. Extremely comfortable and doesn't wrinkle while you're out. Casual and dressy at the same time. I love this dress!" —Melodie W

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99+ Sizes: S–XL. Available in eight colors.

    38. A button front skater dress so you can add a little flare to your look after wearing the same leggings for a week.

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    Get it from Torrid for $68.90 Sizes: 00–6

    You, in your new dress, at the sight of a snowflake.

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