Dresses Aren't Just for Summer
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Dresses Aren’t Just for Summer: 8 Ways to Wear Them in Colder Temps

If you spend all summer in dresses, it’s always sad to tuck them away come fall and winter. But this year, we’re keeping our go-to frocks in the front of the closet. Thanks to these eight layering tricks, wearing minis to maxis will be more than acceptable – no matter the windchill. And the best part? You won’t freeze your buns off.

 

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Hack: Doubling up on coats keeps the cold out (and the style in). Reach for different textures, like leather and wool, to add contrast.

 

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Hack: By belting a blazer, you can stay warm without losing your shape. Keep it within the same color family for a sleek look.


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Hack: Adding a bomber jacket gives a menswear edge to flirty florals. Select a hue that complements the colors of your dress.

 

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Hack: Laying a turtleneck underneath a maxi is the ultimate way to merge seasons. Reach for knitwear that adds a fun pop of color.


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Hack: Throwing on a leather jacket is a foolproof way to make any mini ready for winter. Tights and booties finish the cool-girl outfit seamlessly.


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Hack: Layering a sweater over a dress looks both cozy and pulled-together. Knot the fabric to avoid too much bulk.


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Hack: Wearing OTK boots is a chic and easy way to keep your legs warm without sacrificing style. Show off a few inches of skin for a flirty look.


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Hack: Pulling on a pair of jeans is an unexpected way to transition a slip dress. Keep your accessories minimal so the look remains simple and classic.

By Claudia Williams, Staff Writer

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