If it seems like it was only yesterday you were freezing in jeans and a jumper, that’s because it was. Now we can look forward to braving the big wide world, girl, you’re gonna need a frock! Luckily, we’ve scoured the high street to bring you our picks for the best dresses you can wear to anything, because we’re nothing if not fans of a capsule wardrobe around here. Obviously.
Witchery Strap Back Maxi Dress
God we are HERE for this green and also the easiness of a maxi dress because putting on real clothes after months of activewear is hard enough.
Witchery are absolutely killing it in the dress game lately and this linen tiered frock is no exception. Plus, your Christmas Day outfit is sorted.
Decjuba Lydia Broderie Midi Dress
If this doesn’t scream Waiheke day trip to you then what are you doing with your life. A super-easy, super-versatile option for your wardrobe that you’ll wear again and again – dress it up with a heel or slip on some sandals or slides for an everyday look.
Seed Heritage Spot Linen Mini Dress
Fun and flirty but still chic and classy (God wouldn’t it be great if we could all be all of those things all the time) this Seed Heritage number is destined to serve you well for any shindig. With a flattering waist tie and puff sleeves, it’ll be your wardrobe’s work horse.
Witchery Elastic Cutout Halter Dress
Cutouts are back in a big way this season, but if you’re like me and you’re a woman of a certain age who likes carbs and rosé, it’s not a particularly comforting trend BUT, in true Witchery style, this take on seeing some skin is subtle and flattering.
MAX Lana Organic/Pima Cotton SL Dress
There’s nothing better to have on-hand this time of year than a ‘chuck on’ that’ll see you from the supermarket, the pub and the beach because who has time for outfit changes?
Country Road Organically Grown French Linen Midi Dress
Linen really isn’t going anywhere is it – make it easy and versatile with this super simple Country Road number. Wear as is for an everyday look, or cinch with a belt, slide on some heels and accessorise up for a more formal occasion
Blak Blossom Dress
Cute sleeves, cute colour, cute cut – what’s not to love? Another one that could be worn with sneakers or with heels, this Blak number gives you so many options but with minimal effort. And yes I realise that laziness really is a theme in this round up but it’s currently day 107 of lockdown so sue me.
Flo & Frankie Playful Khaki Shirred Cotton SS V-Neck Tied Mini Dress
Flattering with a decent length, low-cut neck and sleeves you can adjust to your desired length, this Flo and Frankie frock is a winner.
Superette Marinelli Mini Dress
Peasant, but make it fashion. The modern take on an old-school neckline is absolutely it for this summer – enjoy a bit of romance and whimsy in this Superette dress that’s easy to dress up or down.
Witchery Stitch Detail Denim Dress
Chic and classy, this Witchery dress is so easy to wear and lets you look like you tried hard in the style stakes, but you actually just grabbed the first thing that was clean in your wardrobe.