Now is the time for midi dresses and skirts – before we all retreat into skinny jeans and boots and sensible coats. Buy wisely and you will have yourself a do it all dress that you can wear to the park and to the office or even out – if that ever happens. Even better, get yourself a long or 3/4 sleeved style and you will be able to wear it right through the winter too. This week’s edit ticks all those boxes with a particular focus on styles with an emphasis on the waist but there will be lots more coming if you’re after a more relaxed look. Here is your starter for ten.
You know the drill – pop on trainers and a denim jacket now and swap for boots and a leather jacket or wool coat as the temperatures drop. But for now make the most of the ankle flashing opportunities and get swooshing.
You can’t go wrong with an easy to wear mono print and this one will look even better belted.
A spot is another easy wear all year round and I very much like the khaki colour which is a nice, softer alternative to black.
A stunning print that looks great with a belt.
Embrace the autumnal colours with this little beauty.
This has an empire line seam which can work better depending on your shape. Strictly speaking not totally in line with my sleeved criteria but it’s one I have just bought and have already worn several times with trainers and boots. And I will be popping a roll neck underneath once the winter strikes.
Shirt dresses are big news this season and perfect for showing off your waist and curves.
A classic leopard will never date.
Get two looks in one if you swap the fabric belt for a contrast leather one.
Go bright or go home with your animal print this season.
Next week, it’s the turn of the midi skirt with a whole new season worth of loveliness to tempt you.