Classic Dresses You Should Always Have In Your Closet

Classic Dresses You Should Always Have In Your Closet

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Classic Dresses You Should Always Have In Your Closet

We all find ourselves amidst the messes in our closets, wishing we would have bought those classic dresses we left on the rack last weekend. When special occasions arrive, the first thing we want is to of course look our best, but the last thing we want is to wear something twice. With classic dresses, wearing something twice is possible-and that’s actually the point. Timeless pieces are meant to become a part of your capsule wardrobe, allowing you the freedom to be your own stylist and reinvent new looks.


What Is A Classic?

When people think “classic dresses,” they often immediately think of the little black dress, but classic pieces include much more than the iconic Coco Chanel’s prized possession. The classic concept isn’t restrictive in color or style, but offers you versatile looks, guaranteeing you less headaches next time someone calls you out for dinner.


To cross the little black dress off of the list, the Alice + Olivia Stevie Dress is perfect for a night out. Maybe your special occasion calls for something a bit brighter, so opt for classic piece in white like the Rachel Comey Lyss Dress. Colors that repeat themselves every year, regardless of trends, are most crucial to classic styling. Neutrals and greys are bound to be seen every fashion season, offering you numerous options. The Isabel Marant Zolina Dress is the perfect fine line between the black and white classic pieces, reinventing the idea of what we’ve known as classic.


How To Style Them

The best part about classic dresses are that they are usually simpler in style, giving you many opportunities to accessorize. Don’t worry about lengths and tailor your dresses to the current season by incorporating trendy pieces to spice up your look. You can do this with playful jackets, trendy footwear, handbags, and even bold jewelry pieces. The options are ultimately endless, proving that classic dresses are not only a wise buy, but ensures that the guests at your next function have no clue you’re re-wearing something more than twice. The power of classics is major-stock your closet from the curated edit below! Your next occasion will thank you.

  • ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Embroidered Knit Mini Dress

  • DOLCE & GABBANA Gathered Silk-blend Dress

  • HALSTON Cape-effect Draped Crepe Mini Dress

  • REFORMATION + Net Sustain Carlie Cutout Crepe Halterneck Midi Dress

  • DION LEE Off-the-shoulder Stretch-cady Bustier Dress

  • ALTUZARRA Carolina Crepe And Wool And Cashmere-blend Dress

  • HONORINE Charlotte Ruffled Linen Wrap Dress

  • & OTHER STORIES Belted A-Line Dress

  • ALICE + OLIVIA Inka Embellished Dress

  • ALFRED SUNG V-Neck Sleeveless Satin Cocktail Dress

  • REFORMATION Gavin Black Cap Sleeved Midi Dress


  • SAINT LAURENT Sequin Mini Dress

  • GUCCI Leather Mini Dress

  • ALICE + OLIVIA Stevie Double Later Dress

  • ALICE + OLIVIA Hilary Ruched Mock Dress

  • RACHEL COMEY Lyss Dress

  • IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE Alexandra Sequined Tulle Mini Dress

  • FABIANA FILIPPI Brilliant Bead Shoulder Midi Sheath Dress

  • TALBOT RUNHOF Sorbet Gazar Midi Cocktail Dress

  • GALVAN Stardust Striped Devoré Velvet Gown

  • GABRIELA HEARST Bourgeois Collared Wool-Blend Midi Dress

  • AHLUWALIA Three-Quarter Sleeve Sequin Dress

  • HILLIER BARTLEY Belted Silk-satin Shirt Dress

  • ASOS DESIGN Balloon Sleeve High Neck Midi Dress

  • ROLAND MOURET Brenin Navy Crepe Midi Dress

  • OSCAR DE LA RENTA Asymmetric Midi Dress

  • FASHION UNION Lace Panel And Belt Midi Button Down Shirt Dress

  • DRESS THE POPULATION Nicole Sweetheart Neck Cocktail Dress

  • DESSY COLLECTION Sateen High/Low Cocktail Cloudy Gold Dress


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