Sweater Dress Outfits
Sweaters are a wardrobe staple throughout the fall and winter months. Sweater dresses are an easy way to combine function with style when the weather is cold. Not to mention, they add some variety to your wardrobe when you feel restricted to only wearing sweaters and pants. Dresses, in general, are easy to wear because they’re one piece making them comfortable and versatile. A good sweater dress will look just as great dressed down with sneakers as it does worn with heels to the office.
If you are looking for some new ways to wear your sweater dresses, click through these outfit ideas for inspiration.
1Streetwear Sweater Vibe
Streetwear is a big trend that feels incredibly updated. This outfit is simple and proof that you don’t need a lot to create a stylish outfit with a sweater dress. Any sweater dress you have in your closet can be worn with a pair of fresh white sneakers.
2Light Color Layers
Most of us tend to gravitate towards dark colors during the winter months, an easy way to refresh your look is to swap them for a lighter color palette. There’s something about light colors that feel so updated. Mix and match some of your light toned neutral pieces together to give your sweater dress a different look.
3Shades of Grey
Grey tones are versatile and elegant. If you’ve been wearing your sweater dresses with black try switching it up with grey tones. Mix in different textures with grey pieces like suede boots and a leather jacket. Adding textures creates more depth to the outfit, even when you stick with neutral colors.
4Fierce with Fishnets
Chunky knit sweater dresses are the epitome of cozy when it’s cold outside. The oversized fit of a sweater dress creates an effortless vibe. The addition of fishnet tights to an oversized sweater dress is an unexpected edgy twist.
Add a tough girl vibe to your sweater dress with combat boots and tights. It’s an easy way to change to style a sweater dress in practical shoes, perfect for the days you’re walking a lot. Combat boots are a great alternative to heels when weather plays a role in your outfit choices, too.
There is always something about plaid that adds a touch of London chic to a look. Effortlessly styling a plaid peacoat over a simple sweater dress not only breaks up the solid color palette, but also adds a different texture to the outfit.
Over-the-knee boots have a way of elevating almost any outfit. Wearing contrasting neutral colors like a beige sweater dress and black boots adds instant dimension to the dress. Tall boots aren’t just functional for cold weather, they also make your legs look supermodel long!
Don’t be afraid of adding a pop to your sweater dress with statement accessories. Styling a solid color sweater dress with a printed hat or colorful handbag, as shown here, gives you a chance to make the dress your own. You can have a lot of fun with statement accessories by adding pieces like this houndstooth hat, chandelier earrings or a fun handbag. The options are endless!
White collared shirts are the essence of timeless fashion. They’re versatile, functional and always add a chic flair to an outfit. Yes, even with a sweater dress! Layering a white collared shirt under a sweater dress adds a sophisticated element to a sweater dress, it also makes the dress more work wear appropriate.
If you are looking for a style that is comfy but doesn’t hide your shape this is the perfect look to try. Sweater dresses generally have an oversized silhouette. This is why they’re so comfortable to wear. Fortunately, you can add shape to the oversized shape instantly by adding a belt to the waist. Styling a belt changes the look and keeps it cozy. Finish the look with your favorite boots for the ultimate styled outfit.
Black is a go-to color for most of us, it doesn’t get much easier than black. Adding pops of red to an otherwise all-black look adds a fierceness that is unmatched. There is something so gorgeous about the color combination. It’s timeless yet makes a bold statement.
Scarves aren’t just a functional accessory, they are also perfect to add pattern to your outfit. Sweater dresses in neutral colors are the perfect foundation piece for an oversized plaid scarf. Complete the look with a knit beanie and over the knee boots for a look that is functional and winter chic.
13Wear to Work
A tailored sweater dress, when styled appropriately, can be a workwear staple during the winter months. The sweater dress offers a more fitted silhouette paired with a belt, pumps and professional bag makes it office ready.
Is there anything you can’t wear a leather moto jacket with? Not really! Styling a leather jacket over a sweater dress adds structure and edge to the dress effortlessly. Compliment the leather with black, edgy boots and you have an edgy outfit that is perfect for a night out.
15Add a Vest
A long vest is the perfect complimenting piece for a sweater dress. The structure of a vest changes the shape of the sweater dress and depending on your office environment it can be a great work outfit. Mixing in varying neutral tones creates a quirky vibe to the look proving you don’t have to be matchy-matchy to look chic.
16All Black Everything
Head to toe black is anything but boring and this outfit proves it. The black sweater dress and black over the knee boots is the ultimate city girl look. Sometimes less really is more.
A fur vest is a great investment piece for the winter. It is perfect to dress up or down and adds warmth to every outfit. This outfit is a great example, how great does the fur texture look paired with a sweater dress? This outfit combines every winter wardrobe staple.
You can never go wrong with a pair of nude heels, even with a sweater dress! How chic does this effortless outfit look? Styling a pair of simple heels with an oversized sweater dress adds a stylish juxtaposition.
Monochromatic outfits are incredibly chic and, fortunately, rather easy to style. The combination of grey color pieces paired with the sweater dress creates the ultimate monochrome winter look that’s anything but basic.
20Blazer Boss Vibes
Add a boss babe vibe to a sweater dress with a blazer. The blazer over a chunky knit sweater dress makes the look office ready. Keep the look simplistic with black over the knee boots, tights and a structured bag to embrace your inner boss babe.
21Belt Bag Trend
Belt bags have a way of transforming almost every look. This belt bag not only embraces the trend of the year but it also adds texture and print to the otherwise monochromatic outfit. Not to mention, the belt element enhances the waistline!
22Bohemian Sweater Dress
Flowy lace is the epitome of boho style. This look embraces bohemian style with the lace dress layered underneath a sweater dress. The perfect laid back way to style a sweater dress in a new way.
23Date Night Perfection
Need a date night look for the winter season? A sweater dress can be the perfect option! The fit of this sweater dress shows off the body but because it is a sweater it’s still functional. Off the shoulder creates a feminine aesthetic that is perfect for a night out.
Who said you can’t wear white after Labor Day? Break all the ‘rules’ with a complete winter white sweater dress outfit. White boots and hat add a winter feel to all of the white when paired with a sweater dress.
Maxi dresses aren’t just for the summer anymore. Sweater dresses have gotten a modern update with longer lengths. The long length is a statement so you can keep it simple with white sneakers or a simple pump to allow the dress to be the focal point.
26Chic Booties for Winter
Booties are a must have for every woman’s wardrobe because they can literally be worn with everything. White booties provide a fresh, modern feel when worn with a chunky sweater dress. How easy and stylish is this winter look?
Jeans worn with a sweater dress? Yes! It’s an unexpected pairing making it an easy way to completely transform your go to sweater dress. When the temperatures are frigid, wearing jeans under a sweater dress allows you to rock a dress without sacrificing function. A perfect example of versatility.
A long oversized cardigan is a must for the winter as it can be worn so many different ways and add warmth. How great does the cardigan look thrown over a simple black sweater dress? It’s a relatively simple outfit, packed with major style factor.
29Liquid Leggings with a Chunky Knit
Liquid leggings are having a major moment in fashion right now. They provide the comfort of leggings and instantly add edginess to anything they are worn with. You can keep liquid leggings simple by pairing them with a chunky knit sweater dress and sneakers. The edge adds an unexpected flair that’s incredibly wearable for even a casual occasion.
30Winterize Strappy Sandals
When the weather isn’t brutally cold you can swap out boots for different shoe options like strappy sandals. The sweater dress will still offer the coziness we all love and as temperatures rise it’s fun to mix in some different shoes. Add an edge factor with black sandals or keep it simple with classic pumps.
31Casual Sweater Dress
This grey sweater dress is simple yet super chic for an everyday look! You can spice up this sual look with statement accessories and white sneakers.