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8 Cozy Sweater Dresses That Won’t Look Frumpy in the Office

From J.Crew to Michael Kors.

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A model in a J.Crew sweater dress Photo: J.Crew

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If you took advantage of being able to just throw on a dress and go every day during the summer, you shouldn’t have to slow down now just because the temperature is dropping. Instead of a T-shirt dress, turn to a sweater dress, which is basically its fall equivalent. They’re just as comfortable, cute, and versatile — a sweater dress will work whether you’re wearing one to lounge around the house or get shit done in the office.

For the office, throw on a turtleneck or button-down shirt underneath a V-neck or crew-collared dress for a more polished look. Ditch the layers for nights and weekends (or don’t!), add a leather jacket and some tall boots, and voila — you’re good to go anywhere. You’ll find eight of our favorite styles below that are all long enough to be HR-approved, but cute enough to wear everywhere else, too.

Multi-colored stripe sweater dress.
Wilfred Free Cipriana Dress, $150
beige balloon sleeve sweater dress
The Group by Babaton Mcguire Dress, $165
Cream colored sweater dress with frill
Michael Michael Kors Ruffled Knit Dress, $275
burgundy colored sweater dress
Mes Demoiselles Pearl Knitted Midi Dress, $265
Navy knit dress with turtleneck
JW Anderson x Uniqlo Knit Dress, $99.90
Cinnamon colored knit dress with long sleeves.
Dôen Mabelle Sweater Dress, $205