There’s nothing better than a closet brimming with stylish staple dresses you can style up or down. Those silhouettes you can throw on with a pair of boots or flats as easily as you can with a pair of heels. When you curate your wardrobe in this way, no matter the occasion, you’ll always have something amazing to wear! So, to make sure your 2021 lineup looks as incredible as you’ve dreamed it would, we’ve carefully selected 30 such designer looks Each one can be styled up or down with ease and is certain to make you feel incredible the moment you slip it on. What’s more, all of your favorite designers are featured. From Rico and Ulla Johnson to Max Mara and Isabel Marant, and more!
When shopping for versatile dresses, always look for timeless textures! This will ensure your outfit is eternally on-trend whilst adding an elegant touch to any look. For example, the Paulette midi by Staud. This stunning midi has an irresistibly silky finish that’ll stay forever in style. What’s more, this silhouette will look stunning with heels in the evening or with layers and boots such as the black Mewis leather riding boots by Isabel Marant for an effortlessly elegant day look.
For something a little edgier, choose the leather shirt dress by CO. This black leather midi is essential for any closet. Wear it with heels, with boots, or with flats. The options are truly endless! Additionally, its smart point collar and button placket provide the perfect contrast to its flared, mid-length skirt.
We’ll forever adore printed shirt dresses by our favorite designers. Not only do they look instantly cute for any occasion, but your outfit will also always look put together and intentional. The floral printed mini by & Other Stories is a perfect example. It goes perfectly with ankle boots and sneakers for a go-to daytime look. However, it will also look incredibly chic with heels for drinks or dinner. Not to mention, its color palette is essential for this time of year!
Another shirt silhouette topping our list of must-haves? The Lucette button-down mini by Alice + Olivia. This design is absolutely charming from its deep fuchsia florals to its mini hemline and button-through fastenings. Throw this on with heels such as the Loubiqueen leather sandals by Christian Louboutin for a flawless evening look. Or, style it with flat ankle boots and chunky layers for the day time. Either way, we guarantee you’ll look stunning!