1 Piece, 3 Ways: How To Rock The Comfy Sweater Dress

There are some days when you care more about being comfortable than looking cool. (There, we said it.) But, it turns out, the two don't have to be mutually exclusive. To prove it, we're calling the sweater dress as our first witness. Yes, this one-piece wonder lets you stay comfy without sacrificing an iota of style.
With that in mind, we put together three ensembles that lean on the knitted go-to for support. From a lazy Sunday to a night out on the town, this trio of outfit options will pump up your typical cozy-day threads so you can feel good while looking good. As for the styling tips your friends and coworkers will soon be crushing on? Yep, go ahead and take the credit…it's all you.
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Buttoned Up
Doubling your sweater dress as an oversized top lets you keep your look corporate and cozy. Perfect for chilly offices, the layered-up ensemble is a appropriate yet inspired.
Michel Vivien Patent T-Bar Heels, $600, available at Far Fetch; Laura Mercier Créme Smooth Lip Colour, $26, available at Laura Mercier; AllSaints Drew Ashby Jeans, $135, available at AllSaints; Alice by Temperley Harper Wool-Blend Sweater Dress; $355, available at Net-A-Porter; Uniqlo Oxford Long Sleeve Shirt, $29.90, available at Uniqlo; WANT Le Essentials de la Vie Bag, $325, available at Barneys.
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For The Night
"Going out" clothing doesn't have to mean body-con mini-dresses — especially not when a comfy sweater dress can look just as good. Take your piece for a walk on the glam side with a show-stopping statement necklace and luxe leather booties.
Rag & Bone Pascal Leather-Paneled Crepe Tuxedo Jacket, $795, available at Net-A-Porter; Opening Ceremony La Bag in Red Calf, $550, available at Moda Operandi; Alice by Temperley Harper Wool-Blend Sweater Dress; $355, available at Net-A-Porter; BCBGMaxAzria Leather Spike Necklace, $78, available at BCBGMaxAzria; Armani Exchange Opaque Tights, $20, available at Armani Exchange; Rupert Sanderson Osprey High Heel Platform Booties, $1,095, available at Rupert Sanderson.
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To Just Chill, Really
So you're looking to cozy up and watch some football with the boys. Still, there are ways to look cute (and feel good) doing it. Treat yourself to one fancy-shmancy staple garment (like a bright oversized scarf) and then play down the "dress" part of your sweater with sneakers.
Supergas 2750 Classic, $65, available at Supergas; Mango Leather Biker Jacket, $185, available at John Lewis; Alice by Temperley Harper Wool-Blend Sweater Dress; $355, available at Net-A-Porter; Balmain Green Printed Scarf, $573, available at Montaigne Market; Fresh Sugar Berry Tinted Lip Treatment, $22.50, available at Fresh.
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