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    Dec 26, 2018

    38 Dresses You Can Wear On Literally Any Occassion

    It's time to ~dress~ to impress!

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    1. A form-fitting piece for anyone who works hard so they can work it in a dress this fine.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

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

    2. A shift in a striking hue that'll honestly lift you up anytime you're feeling blue.

    J. Crew

    Accidental rhyming aside, this dress really does have the perfect balance of being casual and comfortable while still having a chic appearance — making it perfect to wear at any event.

    Get it from J.Crew for $118 (available in three colors and sizes 00–16).

    3. A bodycon dress that's gonna be comfortable enough to wear during your finals and striking enough to wear out when you go celebrate finishing the semester.

    Amazon, amazon.com, amazon.com

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in eight styles and sizes S–XL).

    4. A grid maxi for anyone who wants a practical dress worth keeping around for a ~long~ time.

    Torrid

    Get it from Torrid for $62.23 (available in sizes 10–30).

    5. A casual pencil dress great to wear during those rare moments when you find time in your busy schedule to ~pencil in~ brunch with your besties.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    And by "busy schedule" you know I mean, "laying in bed trying to convince yourself to get out of your pajamas this weekend."

    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).

    6. A shirt dress — you can tell people to button it if they ever say this button up isn't the perfect thing to wear anywhere... because it absolutely is.

    J. Crew

    Get it from J.Crew for $98 (available in sizes 00–22).

    7. A skater dress with a scoop neck, breathable fabric, flowing shape... and a little bit of everything else that'll make this the perfect everyday dress.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $15.90 (available in two colors and sizes 0X–3X).

    8. 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

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

    9. A floral cap-sleeve dress for anyone who is working on their ~budding~ fashion sense.

    Amazon

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

    10. A retro dress made to be worn with confidence (and a killer pair of shoes) wherever you go.

    ModCloth

    Get it from ModCloth for $89 (available in sizes XXS–4X).

    11. A maxi in a natural tone that'll fit in any place you put it, naturally.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $24 (available in five colors and sizes XS–XXL).

    12. A feminist dress, because a dress this delightful deserves to go everywhere that you do.

    ModCloth

    Get it from ModCloth for $99 (available in sizes XS–XL).

    13. A halter neck dress so you can look easy breezy and beautiful all the gosh darn time (and so you can comfortably go to your friend's work party after spending the afternoon with your grandma).

    Amazon, amazon.com

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

    14. A leopard print piece for anyone who doesn't mind being a little ~catty~ during the day.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $28 (available in sizes S–L).

    15. 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 $15.99+ (available in eight colors and sizes XS–XXL).

    16. A mid-century stunner you can throw on fast to make a statement in seconds. Just don't ~pocket~ this one for too long, it's sure to fly off the shelves just as fast!

    ModCloth

    Get it from ModCloth for $54.99 (available in two colors and sizes XS–XL).

    17. 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

    Where you at, Marilyn Monroe?

    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 $13.99+ (available in 29 colors and sizes XS–XXL, with pockets)

    18. A long sleeve dress so you can stay warm and still look like utter perfection when you want to wear a great dress in rather blustery weather.

    ModCloth

    Get it from ModCloth for $79 (available in two colors sizes XXS–4X).

    19. A collar dress to upgrade your traditional T-shirt dress vibe while still keeping you so comfortable you're gonna forget you changed out of your pajamas.

    Amazon, 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 $17.99+ (available in seven colors and sizes XS–XL).

    20. A jumper that'll change from a darling day dress and blouse at the office into a plunging V-neck stunner.

    Eileen Fisher

    Get it from Eileen Fisher for $103.20 (available in sizes XS–XL).

    21. A pleated party dress for days when you feel like adding a little spin to your style.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $36.88 (available in sizes S–XXL).

    22. An apron dress — you're totally gonna say, "What's cookin', good lookin'?" every time you see yourself in it.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $69 (available in sizes XS–XL).

    23. A floral midi, because when people talk about "flower power" what they are really saying is how versatile a floral pattern can be... you can wear this to anything!

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in six colors and sizes S–XXL).

    24. An A-line piece for when you realize some things from the '60s shouldn't stay in the '60s... they should stay on your body. Forever and ever.

    ModCloth

    Get it from ModCloth for $65 (available in sizes XXS–4X).

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

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $28.86+ (available in seven colors and sizes S–XL).

    26. A square neck dress with ruffles, flowers, polka dots, and enough pow to make every day impressive.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $79 (available in three colors and sizes XS–XL).

    27. 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 $12.99+ (available in 22 colors and sizes S–XXL).

    28. A gold dress you'll be tied at the hip to, literally.

    J. Crew

    Get it from J.Crew for $138 (available in two colors and sizes XXS–3X).

    29. A tunic dress for anyone who dances to the ~tune~ of their own drum.

    Amazon

    Sure, sure, that's not exactly the phrase. Someone else ~beat~ me to it.

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

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

    Urban Outiftters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $165 (available in sizes XS–L).

    31. Or a puff sleeve tie dress you're ~knot~ ever gonna want to take off.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in 13 colors and sizes S–XXL).

    32. A slip dress you can slip on and guarantee your day will be silky smooth.

    Urban Outfitters

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

    33. A chiffon dress with such stunning sleeves you won't believe you got it from Amazon.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in six colors and sizes S–XXL).

    34. A velvet dress for showing off your softer side.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in nine colors and sizes XS–XL).

    35. 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 1,000 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 $18.99+ (available in 34 colors and sizes S–3XL).

    36. A midi with metallic threading, for a look as edgy as it is elegant.

    Torrid

    Get it from Torrid for $55.23 (available in sizes 10–30).

    37. A sheer sleeve dress sure to look splendid on anyone who wears their heart on their sleeve, and wouldn't mind some ~buds~ joining in.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in 13 colors and sizes XS–XXL).

    38. And finally, a cocoon dress interesting enough for every day and elegant enough for the rest of your life.

    J. Crew

    Get it from J.Crew for $650 (available in sizes 00–16).

    When your dress fits in everywhere so well it's almost like it transforms overnight.

    Disney

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