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The 10 Dresses Every Woman Should Have in Her Closet



Trends may come and go, but one major piece is always going to be a style staple: the dress. Dolled up or toned down, a simple sheath or full-length stunner can change your entire attitude, not to mention help you stand out in any social situation. Of all the styles on the market, there are a handful (OK, two handfuls) of classic silhouettes that should always be present in your closet. Click through to see and shop the 10 frocks you can’t live without.

The LBD…
This sleeveless iteration is easy to dress up or down – pair it with tights and ankle booties for the office, or sexy strappy heels for a night out.

Theory Halleli Dress

A Classic Shirtdress…
Cool and confident, with a decidedly borrowed-from-the-boys feel.

Boy by Band of Outsiders Chambray Shirtdress

The Colorful Daytime Maxi…
The colorblock trend has yet to wane, and this cool maxi is your best bet for throwing on over a swimsuit, or just wearing to the office on a warm day.

C&C California Colorblock Maxi Tank Dress

The Sexy Sundress…
This citron-hued dress can easily go from daytime shopping spree to evening cocktails – plus, it’s a snap to accessorize.

Alice + Olivia Ashton Dress

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The Wrap Dress…
Take a cue from the ladies who lunch and slip into a pretty wrap dress.


Tibi Arizona Wrap Dress ($385)

The LWD…
A pretty Spring partner to your little black dress, a short, flirty white frock screams sweetness.

Topshop Mesh Insert Skater Dress ($90)

A Statement-Making Party Dress…
Sequins + a short hemline? Perfect for a party.


Parker Sequin Blocking Racer Dress ($352)

The Ladylike Knee-Length…
You’ll need one of these for those office parties, family gatherings, and any other events that require a polished, professional look.

Jason Wu Belted Leather-Trim Dress ($1,895)

The Flirty Floral Dress…
Spring simply can’t start without a girlie printed dress. Wear it with flat sandals or a pair of sky-high wedges.

Milly Floral-Print Silk Dress ($385)

The Go-To Evening Dress…
Did somebody say “black tie”? Pair this gorgeous gown with pretty earrings and a simple clutch for any evening soiree or wedding.

Alice by Temperley Moonlight Crepe-Jersey Gown

Which look is your favorite?

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