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The easy-styling dresses that’ll replace our sweats when we leave lockdown

Written by High Life North
Published 31.03.2021

By Rebecca Redford

Dresses – they’re replacing our sweats this S/S21 season and we are so here for it! Don’t get us wrong we love our joggers, but the thought of being able to style actual outfits again… eeek, we can’t wait!

Wearing our favourite joggers on repeat is becoming a bit monotonous and with longer and lighter days ahead we can’t help but want to put a bit of effort into our outfits.

What we love most about a dress is its convenience. It’s just one quick decision in the morning and we’re set for the day. And best of all, wearing a dress really doesn’t have to be uncomfortable – we’re definitely not suggesting you squeeze into the tightest dress you own and stick on a pair of heels. Ain’t nobody got time for that just yet.

THE KNITTED MIDI

We are LIVING for the boho vibes of this knitted midi. In rustic orange, it’s the perfect look for a summer’s stroll (even if it is just to your nearest beer garden). Dress it up with your favourite pair of black gladiator sandals and you’re all set.

T-SHIRT DRESSES

If optimal comfort’s what you’re after, go for a t-shirt dress every time. Suiting every situation from running a few errands to hitting the town, the t-shirt dress is an easy option that’ll keep you feeling on fleek all day long. Pair with white chunky trainers and an oversized denim jacket for beer garden chic.

MAXI OVERLAYS

We have fallen in love! This is the perfect holiday dress – just picture you strolling along the beach wearing this bad lad, sandals in hand and the sun setting behind you while you’re en route to your next carafe of sangria. A guaranteed head-turner!

THE GOOD OL’ SMOCK

Head from the shops straight to the beer garden wearing this crisp white smock dress and you’ll definitely stay cool. The subtle puff sleeves and longer hemline are a gentle nod to the rising ‘80s trends we’re seeing, while keeping this classic otherwise untouched – because why mess with perfection?

SHIRT DRESSES

Shirt dresses: they never go out of fashion. A classic which is always worth the investment, wear loose or style it with a chunky belt to synch in your waist and show off your silhouette. Why not try this asymmetric piece from & other Stories for the ultimate outfit to take you from the office straight to evening drinks?

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