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    37 Gorgeous Winter Dresses You'll Basically Never Want To Take Off

    For anyone who refuses to give up their midis, minis, and maxis just because it's frigid outside.

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    Unless otherwise specified, all sizes in this post are listed in women's.

    1. A puff-sleeved chiffon dress with a ruffled detailing that'll make you forget about jeans all together.

    model wearing black and gold polka dotted dress with black boots

    Get it from H&M for $49.99 (available in sizes XS-XXL).

    2. A goooorgeous button-up dress to twirl through the new year in. It's adorable with or without tights, so it'll ~seamlessly~ transition into spring, no problem.


    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 2-12 and in 37 styles).

    3. A high-neck, fit-and-flare option that is dying to meet your cutest belt. Look at this combo! Ugh, it cannot be topped.

    reviewer wearing black and white dress with belt and tights

    Promising review: "I ABSOLUTELY love this dress. I usually wear a size medium, but decided to order a large after reading the reviews. One of my best purchases from Amazon!!!" —Brittaney

    Get it from Amazon for $33.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and eight colors/prints).

    4. A velvety stunner you can wear off both shoulders, or just one, making it a true showstopper every time you step out the door.,

    Promising review: "THIS DRESS WAS EVERYTHING. I received soooo many compliments on it and it felt GOOD on!!! I would HIGHLY recommend this dress!! I am bringing velvet back LOL!!! Seriously, if you are looking for a dress that fits nicely and feels good on, this is the dress for you. It s true to size so order accordingly." —LaWanna Haskins

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (available in sizes S-XXL and five colors).

    5. A drop-waist dress in a darling plaid print. Cute? Check. Comfy? Double check.

    model wearing black and white plaid dress

    Promising review: "I didn't expect much for the price but I was very satisfied. The material is a lightweight sort of sweater material. It fits well. I got tons of compliments when I wore it for the first time. And it washed well with 10 minute spin in the dryer and hang. Perfect to wear again!" —Sherwood Collins

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (available in sizes S-XXXL and nine prints/colors).

    6. A magical floral number featuring a removable belt, puffed sleeves, and a midi length perfect for those boots you've been dying to take out of the closet.

    Petite Studio NYC

    Petite Studio NYC is a woman-owned, slow fashion brand specifically focused on (you guessed it) petite sizes.

    Get it on sale from Petite Studio NYC for $79.50 (originally $159; available in sizes XXS-XL).

    7. A sophisticated black turtleneck dress that'll take the #1 spot in your LBD collection. I mean, look at this thing! How could it not?

    model wearing bodycon black dress with a midi length

    JLuxLabel is a woman-owned fashion brand based in Los Angeles.

    Get it from JLuxLabel for $52.99 (available in sizes S-L).

    8. A twofer dress dripping with vintage flair. This fully-lined velvet stunner features a sheer ruffle at the neckline and button cuffs.

    model wearing black dress with white blouse lining underneath that's a part of the dress

    Get it from ModCloth for $89 (available in sizes XS-4X).

    9. An oversized sweater dress you'll feel extra snug and trendy in — and I don't think there is combination that can top that. And just look at how *chef's kiss* perfect these pair with some OTK boots:,

    Promising review: "I absolutely love it. It's so cute and cozy. I'm definitely planning on ordering again. <3" —JJ

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and five colors).

    10. A stunning midi with an even more stunning pattern to wear throughout the seasons. Give it some leggings and boots for the winter, and then swap in some simple sandals when the sunny weather hits.

    model wearing a vibrant paisley patterned dress with a v-neck and collar
    The Oula Company

    This darling number is from Black woman-owned business, The Oula Company, based out of Seattle, WA. Each garment is handmade and sewn in the US, and their sustainable sourced fabric is durable and designed to "last a lifetime and never end up in a landfill."

    Get it from The Oula Company for $325 (one size fits sizes 2-10).

    11. A chiffon midi shirt dress accented with an asymmetrical hem so you can strut, strut, twirl, and then sashay away all throughout the your hallway. And on the street. And at the store. And really everywhere.


    Get it from Torrid for $42.24 (originally $74.50; available in sizes 10-26).

    12. A cozy wrap number with long sleeves you can style with tights, OTK boots, and a swearter. Hey, you're set to take on the winter in 👏 style👏.,

    Promising review: "This dress was so flattering! I got so many compliments on it at the family gathering I wore it to. Fit was exactly right." —Tiffany

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in sizes 4–14 and eight colors).

    13. An leopard midi option that, um, is so absolutely gorgeous and your closet needs it? I repeat, NEEDS it.

    model wearing dress paired with black combat-style boots
    River Island

    Get it from River Island for $96 (available in sizes 2-12).

    14. A French terry babydoll pick so cozy, you'll never want to put on sweats again.

    model wearing babydoll dress

    Get it from Maurices for $39.90 (available in sizes S-XXL).

    15. A casual pencil dress featuring a funky neckline, because your business attire deserves something as lovely and polished as this.


    Promising review: "I usually wear a size 16 and the XXL fit perfectly. This dress is sewn from a soft, medium-weight knit with stretch, and the dress is tailored to fit the shape of your body (but not like a glove, so not tight). The dress is modest, professional looking and comfortable." —Tricia

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

    16. A chic blazer dress tailored in an oversize fit and adorned with a plaid print that's the most *chef's kiss* combination of sophisticated and funky.

    model wearing dress
    Autumn Adeigbo

    Autumn Adeigbo is a Black woman-owned business based out of Los Angeles. Autumn is devoted to positively impacting the lives of women across cultures by utilizing female-owned production facilities in the U.S., and providing global artisans with meaningful employment and fair wages.

    Get it from Autumn Adeigbo for $548.

    17. An off-the-shoulder wrap number so you always have a stunner to pull out when ya need it. Hello, you're gonna turn some heads in this.

    model wearing the dress

    Get it on sale from Boohoo for $17.50 (originally $35; available in sizes 12-24 and five colors).

    18. A strapped ribbed bodycon I'd literally sport in the summer and sweat my butt off in just so I could wear it CONSTANTLY.,

    Promising review: "Material is stretchy, and thick! It's perfect if you're like me who gets cold all the time, because you don't need to bring a sweater with you. Don't wear this if you're getting ready alone, the zipper requires help from another person to zip you up. So glad I bought this, I've received so many compliments in this dress." —Rebecca J Bombard

    Get it from Amazon for $61.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and seven colors).

    19. A floral tie-neck option that was practically m-a-d-e for your best black tights.

    model wearing dress

    Get it from Loft for $89.50 (available in sizes XS-XXL)

    20. A stretchy, cowl-neck number that prove sweater dresses really can be ~hot, hot, hot~.

    model wearing the dress

    Promising review: "This dress works is a really wonderful tunic in the winter. I wore it with leggings and it's still sexy and functional. The fabric is mid-weight and for my tall frame it fits just right." —J Chapman

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in four sizes ranging from XS-XXL and 28 colors).

    21. A turtleneck sweater dress you can dress up or down, layer, or pair with accessories for a variety looks. I mean, just look at this queen reviewer dishing out some impressive style:,

    Promising review: "Love this dress! I don’t normally wear form-fitting clothes but got bought this to layer with jackets, vests, and ponchos. The cut is very flattering and classy. Also the fabric is quality and thick so great in the winter. Fits as expected and hits mid-shin. Great on its own or to layer with jackets. Wear it all the time!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $30.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and 32 colors).

    22. A sweetheart midi with smocked-sleeve cuffs and a whimsical pink and red polka-dot pattern. A dress this cute deserves its own holiday.

    model wearing dress

    Get it from Eloquii for $139.95 (available in sizes 14-24).

    23. A basic (but cute!) T-shirt dress made for layering. It'll happily take the back seat so your boots, scarves, and other accessories can shine.


    Promising review: "I work in an office in a major metropolitan area. This dress is perfect for work or casual outings. You can dress it up or down. It is exactly what I hoped it would be — flattering and super comfortable. The pockets are great. I layered with a full microfiber slip, opaque tights, boots, and chunky jewelry. Thinking of ordering more colors!" —GoldenEra711

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and 25 colors).

    24. A colorful canvas dress you can throw on in the morning and look cute as all get-out. 11/10 for minimal effort.

    model wearing a super colorful floral dress with button up detailing and a tie waist
    Farm Rio

    Get it from Farm Rio for $235 (available in sizes XS-XL).

    25. A puff-sleeve pastel maxi dress ready to take on spring and summer, yes, but could absolutely be rocked now with some black boots and a leather jacket.,

    Some reviewers also styled it with the sleeves worn off the shoulder, and several reviewers say it worked as maternity wear, too!

    Promising review: "Ethereally beautiful!! This dress is absolutely LOVELY. It’s so lightweight, breezy, and comfortable. It fits perfectly, and the bodice has plenty of stretch so if you’re in between sizes, you could go either way. I actually sized down because I wanted to wear it on the shoulders and didn’t want the sleeves slipping off, but I didn’t have an issue with that at all. It’s wrinkly when it arrives, but a quick steam makes it look so much nicer and more expensive than it is. I got the sage green color and it’s not see through, it’s beautiful. (I actually returned it in favor of a color I thought I’d wear more, but if green is your fave then you’ll love it). Get this dress!" —Laura

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in nine colors).

    26. A frill mini dress with a high neck that is fierce, incredible, gorgealicious, amazing, perfect, chic, and I can keep going on.

    model wearing leopard print dress with tights and boots
    River Island

    Get it from River Island for $110 (available in sizes 14-24).

    27. A fitted ruffled wrap number featuring a flirty hem and sleeves and so can swirl, twirl, and whirl everywhere you go — as you should.,

    Promising review: "Usually I find that the clothing off Amazon doesn’t always fit well but this dress fit basically perfectly! It is pretty true-to-size. The fabric does not have any stretch at all so you want to be sure to order the right size. Also, the color is a little more vibrant than the picture on the site." —Tori H

    Get it from Amazon for $20.98 (available in sizes S–XL and in nine colors).

    28. A piped midi in a bold red because someone as a bold and fierce needs a dress to match. This number should absolutely do the trick.

    model wearing dress with piping design
    BBX Brand

    BBX Brand is a woman-owned fashion company creating contemporary, ready-to-wear looks you'll want to fill your closet with.

    Get it on sale from BBX Brand for $81.96 (originally $191.24; available in UK sizes 6-14).

    29. A chiffon lace dress featuring billowy sleeves and a lot of glam. Layer it up in the winter or wear as is in the summer, and you've got an adorable piece you can rock year round.

    model wearing dress

    Promising review: "By far my favorite amazon purchase. And I’ve gotten a lot of cute clothes here. Wore this dress to Napa & got so many compliments! I was stopped by at least 5 women throughout the day, telling me how much they loved my dress. Great quality at a great price!" —Loc

    Get it from Amazon for $35.99 (available in sizes 0-10 and four colors).

    30. A button-up skater dress (available in both long and short sleeve options!) for those throw-on-and-go kind of days.,

    Promising review: "So many compliments. I am elated these buttons aren't real. I has suffered my entire adult life with 'button gap'. I've worn this dress with Converse sneakers on the weekend or dressed up with a jacket and heels during the week." —HereForTheCake

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes X-XXL and 43 styles/colors).

    31. A silk dress that'll look D-A-R-L-I-N-G with some trusty tights and your best boots.

    model wearing purple silk dress with long balloon-style sleeves
    Lilly Pulitzer

    Get it from Lilly Pulitzer for $268 (available in sizes 00-16).

    32. An A-line option your closet is practically pleading with you to buy.

    reviewer wearing the dress with a tie waist paired with heels

    Promising review: "Bought for a Fall wedding and it was perfect. I did sew/tack the belt partly on so it would stay in place. May have to buy another color I liked it so much!" —justgail

    Get it from Amazon for $36.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and six colors).

    33. A high-low plaid dress, because EVERY closet needs a go-to plaid outfit. Now you can ~check~ that must-have off the list!


    Promising review: "I love, love, love this dress. If you're a smaller frame, I would suggest ordering your true size, but if you have a little extra meat on your bones, I would order a size up. I can't wait to receive them in the mail. I ordered two this time because I know the XXL will fit. The material is very good — NOT CHEAP AT ALL!!! The dress looked really cute on and I would highly recommend buying this dress. I LOVE IT!!!" —Sasha LaRue

    Get it from Amazon for $31.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and 11 prints).

    34. A blazer dress Elle Woods herself would approve of if gray became the new pink.

    model wearing gray blazer jacket buttoned up with black boots

    Get it on sale from Asos for $40 (originally $55; available in sizes 0-12).

    35. A puff sleeve number you can easily transition from day to night, no questions asked — exceeept maybe from all the people wondering where you got this beauty.

    model wearing dress with turtleneck collar

    Promising review: "Well I was very surprised at how great this dress is made. It is thick and looks just like the picture. The sizing is perfect and the material is exactly what you would expect to get in a dress like this. By far the best sweater dress I have ever purchased." —Lena

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99 (available in sizes 4-10 and seven colors/styles).

    36. A floral slip dress that'll become the queen of your casual outfits when layered up. Move over basic white tees, it's time to meet this cutie.

    model wearing floral dress with white tee underneath, and a black jacket and boots
    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $19 (available in sizes 0X-3X).

    37. A wrap dress because sometimes, you just wanna put a ~wrap~ on boring ol' pants.


    Promising review: "This is one of those finds that will restore your faith after a bunch of bad choices. The color was gorgeous as well, and it slides off the shoulders just beautifully. I will be ordering a black one ASAP, and probably a blue one...omg they're so pretty. You can dress it up with heels, or down with leggings and boots." —Hailey

    Get it from Amazon for $39.98+ (available in sizes S-XL and 12 colors).

    Dresses > pants.


    Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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