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Take Advantage of Fall Weather With a Long-Sleeved Dress

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Street-style trends and office attire don’t always overlap. But this fall happens to be one season where the Golden Peacock crowd and the rest of world have found common ground. First came menswear-inspired blazers that look equally at home in front of the camera or a conference table. And now, it’s breezy long-sleeved dresses. There’s no better time to wear them, since fall weather means you don’t have to add tights. Scroll ahead to shop our favorites.

The Expensive-Looking Find

H&M Chiffon Dress

The pleating and the red floral print are an elegant combination.

The Modest Yet Waist-Defining One

& Other Stories Body-Hugging Dress

The stitching under the bust and around the midsection give this a nice fit-and-flare shape.

If You Love Dramatic Sleeves

WAYF Bell Sleeve Dress

Just enough volume to make the dress feel fancy, but not enough to make eating lunch awkward.

The Playful One

Mango Wrap Polka Dot Dress

Because polka dots are still going strong from summer to fall.

If You’re Sick of Neutrals

Ann Taylor Lantern Sleeve Shift Dress

Staring into a closet full of gray, navy, and black? Try dark red to mix it up.
Original Price: $129

When It’s Friday and You Have Plans

Topshop Sandwash Silk Shirt Dress

A silk shirt-dress can go from the office to dinner without you having to run home and change.

A Stylish Basic on Sale

Diane von Furstenberg Milena crepe dress

You can never go wrong with a classic black sheath, especially at 55 percent off.
Original Price: $400

When You’re Ready to Get Cozy

Ganni Charron Shirt Dress

All you need is a cream cashmere sweater and ankle boots.

The One With Interesting Details

Mango Knot Wool-Blend Dress

Yes, $250 is a lot to spend on fast fashion, but the sharp tailoring and keyhole back are luxurious details you’d find in pieces that cost way more.

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Take Advantage of Fall Weather With a Long-Sleeved Dress