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13 Pretty Long-Sleeved Dresses to Buy Right Now

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Figuring out what to wear this time of year is a chore. You’re sick of your sweaters and it seems premature to break out a pretty spring dress. Or is it? In a recent In Her Shoes, Net-a-Porter’s Elizabeth von der Goltz, makes a convincing argument for how to wear a dress when it’s still 40 degrees outside. The trick is to find a long-sleeved number that you can layer with high boots and a sharp blazer. You could go with a solid color, but printed dresses happen to be very on-trend for spring. It’s an easy outfit on days you feel like you have nothing to wear.

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If you’re always cold

Try a wrap style and add a turtleneck underneath. The combination is cozy yet cool.
Available in sizes 14–26

If you refuse to wear color

True, this has delicate white dots, but it would still fit nicely into an all-black wardrobe.
Available in sizes 0–10

If you want to jazz up a black blazer

This bright green-and-pink print on a black background will look sophisticated under your favorite basic.
Available in sizes 14–28

If you want to wear white boots

Try them with a mixed-up print — they’ll complement the wildness of the dress nicely.
Available in sizes 2–12

If you want a pretty, classic dress

You can never go wrong with a wrap style in this cheerful red hue.
Available in sizes 14–24

If you like Prada

This dress has a similar feel to the ’70s-inspired styles seen on the brand’s resort 2019 runway show.
Available in sizes 0–12

If you love Scandi-girl style

Wear it with cowboy boots like a true Ganni fan would do.
Available in sizes 2–10

If you want something sophisticated but not stuffy

Tiny polka dots add a bit of whimsy to a conservative silhouette. This would look especially sleek layered under a blazer.
Available in sizes XS–L

If you’re into the tie-dye trend

Make it look professional by choosing a dress in washed-out colors.
Available in sizes XS–L

If you’re into splashy prints

Animal prints are a big spring trend, especially in unusual colors like this bright pink zebra style.
Available in sizes XXS–L

If you want something pretty

Pink polka dots on airy chiffon is sweet and delightful.
Available in sizes 0–10

If you love slime green

Florals rarely seem subversive, but the background color gives them an edge.
Available in sizes 2–10

If you really want to splurge

Nothing is more grown-up and proper than a classic floral shirtdress by the beloved Belgian designer.
Available in sizes 0–10

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13 Really Pretty Dresses to Buy Right Now