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    34 Dresses You Can Wear On Basically Any Occassion

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    1. A super soft cowl neck dress with long sleeves, so you can stay warm and still look like utter perfection when you leave your cozy home and venture out into rather blustery weather.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is a super soft, semi casual dress. I wear it for work but it would be perfect for travel or going out to dinner, depending on accessories. I've received many compliments on it already. I would buy it in eve more colors if they were available. For reference, I'm 5'10", size 6-8, and I bought this dress in medium. It's loose but not baggy and hits me above the knee. I love the olive green color, it has a very nice, silky look and feeling to it. Highly recommend." —Yenna

    Get it from Amazon for $31.78 (available in two colors and sizes XS–XL).

    2. A form-fitting piece for professionals who know how to werk it at work (or at home, a bar, a church, a theme park... you name it).

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This dress is awesome. I work in a professional environment and receive compliments all day. I am 5'4", 125 pounds, 32A, and the medium fit great. I didn't want it to be too tight since I wear it to work. It is cotton-feeling, kind of like a soft t-shirt, and I liked that the arms are not too tight. The blue was very true blue – not navy at all. I wear it with bright red/coral pumps and felt very colorful!" —Demyan

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in 20 colors and sizes S–XXL).

    3. A shirt dress so effortless it's gonna make you wonder why pants even exist. Who needs those clingy leg sleeves to complete an outfit?! Not me!

    J. Crew

    Promising review: "I love this dress. It's the perfect fit for my slim build. It's good quality and makes me feel good wearing it. It looks fresh, chic, and casual." —Devon

    Get it on sale from J.Crew for $69.99 (originally $98, available in sizes 00–10).

    4. A bell sleeve beaut that'll delight fashion-savvy folks who want a comfy, dressy, and darling outfit ALL IN ONE.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This dress is such a winner! Everyone has been asking me where I got it from and they can’t believe it’s from Amazon. It's such a great buy and looks dressy! It fits true to size." —Mercedes Ritchie

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

    5. A dreamy slip dress for gaudy goths who want a gorgeous everyday dress that compliments their deeply romantic, and equally dark, heart.

    Anthropologie

    Get it from Anthropologie for $230 (available in sizes 2–12).

    6. A bodycon dress that's gonna be comfortable enough to wear all of final'=s week and yet formal enough to wear on graduation day – which is a good thing, considering you're gonna be wearing this dress until you've paid off your student loans and can afford clothes again.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love the quality of this dress! The color is accurate and so is the size. It’s super comfortable and super stretchy. It's also a very opaque fabric so it’s not see through at all. The shipping was super fast as well, I definitely recommend!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in nine colors and sizes S–XL).

    7. A velvet wrap with a straight, relaxed fit and a luxe woven pattern, so you can feel good wherever you wear it and show off your softer side – both inside and out.

    Loft

    Get it from Loft for $89.50 (available in sizes XXS–XXL).

    8. A strapless maxi with a unique porcelain pattern and a blissfully boho vibe that's sure to please both your lovingly persnickety grandmother and your frighteningly pretentious roommate. And, most importantly, YOU.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I’ve worn this several times since getting it a month ago because it’s so cute and comfy! It's very easy to wear and accessorize. I got a small and just wish the waist wasn’t so short but the large ruffle pretty much covers it. Also, the print and fabric means there's no need to iron it. Good buy!" —Stacey Grant-Lewis

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in two colors and sizes S–XL).

    9. A maxi in a calm, natural tone that'll have you looking cool and collected wherever you wear it, naturally.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is budget fashion a teacher can afford. I pair it with an inexpensive blazer and look like a million bucks, even if I never come close to making that much over my entire career." —Tamra-kadabra

    Get it from Amazon for $22.46+ (available in five colors and sizes XS–XXL).

    10. A casual pencil dress you can wear on those rare moments when you find time in your busy schedule to ~pencil in~ brunch with your besties.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    There are just so many seasons of Schitt's Creek I need to catch up on before I can make any solid commitments, I'm sorry.

    Promising review: "I am obsessed with this little dress. It hits the knee, with a beautiful boatneck. The bow can be tied in the front or the back. The top is tapered to the 'belt' in the middle, so it's not just a T-shirt...it accentuates your shape. It's really comfortable and perfect for summer/fall. And of course, it has POCKETS!!! I am buying more in other colors and with the other sleeves. This is a perfect 'throw on and go,' dress. You can't beat it for the price." —@juliannajanayoung

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in 22 colors and sizes 4–16, with pockets).

    11. Or a long sleeved tie dress you are ~knot~ ever gonna wanna take off.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I can't believe the quality of this dress for the price. The material is high quality, it drapes beautifully, and doesn't wrinkle easily (great for packing)." —Vicki L.

    Get it from Amazon for $27.58+ (available in 16 colors and sizes XS–XL).

    12. A skater dress with a scoop neck, breathable fabric, flowing shape...sugar, spice, and everything nice + whatever else it takes to make a dress that'll be eternally on-trend.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love this dress. It is cute, comfortable, and knee length. It might not seem like much, but it is rare for tall women like myself to find a dress like this that doesn't show everything. The fabric is thicker than I expected and it had a nice stretch. For reference, I ordered my usual size small and I am 5'7" and 140 pounds." –Oakley112

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in 45 colors and sizes XS–XXL).

    13. A floral mesh-sleeve dress for anyone who is working on their ~budding~ fashion sense and wants a bold option that works everywhere they go.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I couldn’t be happier with this purchase. I needed a dress I could style up for an outdoor wedding last minute when the weather turned cold. I'm so glad I took a chance on this. The colors and embroidery made it look way more expensive then it was! The elastic waistband makes sizing a bit more flexible. Note that it is on the short side. I’m only 5’3” and if I wasn’t wearing it with tights I’d have to be very self aware with not showing too much skin in the back! Overall highly recommend." —Bryce

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in nine colors and sizes S–5XL).

    14. A dress you are sure to seq-win in whenever you wear it, whether it's under the fireworks at a New Year's Eve party or under a cardigan at the office.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is such a beautiful dress!! I wore it to my job holiday party and got tons of compliments! The dress is true to size, I ordered a large and though it was a little big but I added the belt and... voila! The dress is very comfortable and not itchy!! I will definitely order one in another color! I looovvee it!!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $29.95+ (available in 10 colors and sizes XS–XXL).

    15. And a sequin blazer dress so brilliant you can *and SHOULD* rock it lit'rally everywhere.

    Forever 21

    Promising review: "This dress is EVERYTHING!! I purchased this piece to wear to my sister's upcoming all-black birthday party. It is very figure flattering, super comfortable, well made, and classy.... yet sexy. I can't wait to wear it out! You won't regret it!" —Lakesha W.

    Get it from Forever 21 for $54.99 (available in sizes 0X–3X).

    16. A simple slip dress so easy to accessorize with you'll easily get away with wearing it every single day of the week. It's so good lookin' no one would even think to complain.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Adorable! Just love it! I am 5'3", 140 pounds, and the it fit perfectly. I wore it once and dropped a taco down the front. I washed on delicate and dried on low. Still fits perfectly. Very happy with this purchase. I love it." —Rose B.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in 32 colors and sizes XS–5XL)

    17. A halter neck dress you're gonna have on your body during every wedding, vacation, and mandatory traffic-violation class you have for the rest of forever.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    It was a rolling stop!

    Promising review: "I can't believe how well this dress is made! It is made from a soft, stretchy, lightweight knit material. It is not a true halter back, it is more like a wide racer back. The top of the neckline ties in the back. It looks amazing on and is very, very comfortable. It's not see through, fits true to size, and it is stretchy." —JxMoore

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in 10 colors and sizes S–XL).

    18. An A-line number – this is sure to be the ~golden~ ticket that makes your closet deliciously sweet.

    ModCloth

    Get it from ModCloth for $159 (available in sizes XXS–XXL).

    19. A V-neck piece that'll put a ~wrap~ on your hunt for the perfect everyday dress.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I purchased this dress because I thought it looked so pretty on the model in the photos. The dress is just as beautiful in person. It's very flattering and lightweight. I was worried that the front would be a bit too short on me, but it was not. I'm super happy with this purchase and I would recommend it to others." —Tatjana

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in eight colors and sizes XS–XXL).

    20. A belted midi sure to have people asking if you're on your way to a gallery opening. Go ahead and tell them yes, they don't need to know you're just looking *fabulous* on a quick tampon run.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $548 (available in sizes XS–L).

    21. A twirly backless dress with adjustable straps for literally everyone who wants to look fantastic while frolicking, dancing, or standing over a subway grate.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Y'ALL. I do not have enough good things to say about this dress. This is the second one I've bought in a different color and it does nothing but impress. It is knee length so there's no accidental flashing, it has adjustable straps that cross in the back for a great fit, and it HAS POCKETS. It can be dressed up or down, I wore it to a wedding as well as to an afternoon of winery hopping. It's THAT versatile!" —Alex fo Falex

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in 29 colors and sizes XS–XXL, with pockets)

    22. An emerald dress that's the color of money and likely gonna have you looking like the successful *paid* intern you told your mother you are, instead of the unpaid (but impeccably well dressed) intern you actually are.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is a beautiful dress. It falls on your body stunningly and it looks expensive. I would recommend it to anyone who wants to look trendy at the work place or during a weekend." —ETK

    Get it from Amazon for $27.85+ (available in five colors and sizes XS–L).

    23. A doll collar dress you can wear whenever you feel Wednesday Addams calling your name.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This dress is perfect! It fits me perfectly, is made of better material than expected, and is slightly stretchy. The stitching doesn't look like it'll fall apart after one wash, and the zipper down the back is really secure, with a nice pearl-y button to close the collar. It's exactly as I wanted it!" —Jenna

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in six colors and sizes XS–XL).

    24. A pleated party dress that'll look prim and proper and show your parents you haven't grown out of your polite, ~pleats~ and thank yous.

    Amazon

    Promising reviews: "This dress is absolutely amazing! I purchased it for the wedding events I have coming up and I am so glad that I did. It looks expensive, but feels like pajamas. It is so comfortable and flattering. My fellow bride friends had me send them the link so they can get it for their events. I absolutely love it! I am 5'5" about 150 pounds and I ordered a medium." —Nichole Roberts

    Get it from Amazon for $37.88 (available in sizes S–XXL).

    25. A floral midi so you can look darling and dressed up botanic-all over the place.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love this! IT HAS POCKETS, yay! I love the long sleeves for winter. Decent quality material. I have the green and it looks as it does in the photos. I may order in other colors!" —grphcdsgnr

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in eight colors and sizes S–XXL).

    26. A vintage-inspired piece for the retro at heart who know a crisp A-line is forever.

    ModCloth

    Promising review: "I am 5'6", 135 pounds, and a medium fits like a dream! This dress is comfortable and beautiful and could be dressed up or down. It has a little bit of stretch to it. I think I could have fit in a small if I'd really wanted to, but I don't like for my clothes to be tight. I bought it to wear to a semiformal, cocktail party-type event, but I could also definitely wear it to work." —Grace

    Get it from ModCloth for $69 (available in three colors and sizes XXS–4X).

    27. A blue velvet dress that's gonna make feeling blue feel pretty fantastic.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This dress is gorgeous. It is very flowy so I would recommend sizing down. I normally wear a large in dresses and the medium worked well. The color I picked is a rich purple that is even prettier than the pictures." —Candice Wilson

    Get it from Amazon for $27.25+ (available in seven colors and sizes S–XL).

    28. A bold midi dress for days when you want to dress to impress but also just want to throw something on and go.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "The fabric is thicker than expected, so no panty lines! It's quite comfortable, too. This looks exactly like the picture. The bottom hem goes right to my knee. I'm very pleased with this purchase." —Shelby

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in 22 colors and sizes S–XXL).

    29. A puff sleeve mini you can wear whenever you want your ego, and sleeves, to be truly puffed up.

    Urban Outiftters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $170 (available in sizes XS–L).

    30. A chiffon dress so stunning people are gonna tell you to shut your lying mouth when you tell them you got it from Amazon.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Mom! I'm not lying! I swear!

    Promising review: "I love this dress! I threw this on for a day full of errands and the lightweight material and open sleeves kept me cool in this hot LA weather!" —TiaAleseWong

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in six colors and sizes S–XXL).

    31. A slip dress you can slip on when you're heading to a job interview, final exam, first date, or any other life moment when you need things to go smoothly.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "I wore this to a college formal and it was so comfortable and so cute. I got so many compliments." —Alaina S.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $49 (available in 11 colors and sizes XS–XL).

    32. A colorblock number that'll be comfortable enough to wear casually but formal enough to wear to an event (while skipping the cost of traditional formalwear).

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    And be sure to read about why over 3,000 people are in love with this dress.

    Promising review: "I LOVE this dress! It’s very elegant. I bought it for a bridal shower and just fell in love with it! It fits perfectly. The material is soft and comfortable and very breathable. This is such a classic dress and I can use it for so many occasions!" —lyndcee marcello

    Get it from Amazon for $29.96 (available in 34 colors and sizes S–3XL).

    33. A cold shoulder sweater dress for keeping yourself all kinds of cozy even when your FOMO calls for a night out in the cold.

    Nordstrom

    Get it from Nordstrom for $129 (available in two colors and sizes XS–XXL).

    34. And finally, a show-stopping sequined tunic that's sure to make you the life of every party this holiday season...even if that party is just a secret staff social in the break room after lunch.

    Anthropologie

    Promising review: "This is tasteful with a little personality. I will wear this dress out for New Year’s Eve or in Las Vegas. It’s fun and flirty, but still sophisticated. Beware, it’s a little tighter across the chest than it is around the hips. If you are in between, go for the petite. I am 5’4” and 115 pounds and got a PS." —Daisy P.

    Get it from Anthropologie for $170 (available in three colors and sizes XXS–3X).

    When your outfit practically transforms from day to night wear:

    Disney

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