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25 Wrap Dresses That Make Getting Dressed for Work Incredibly Easy

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When you think of truly classic articles of clothing, the first few things that come to mind are a crisp white shirt, a well-tailored blazer, and a pair of great jeans. What else should be on that list? A wrap dress. The design has been around as a stylish option for busy women since the start of the 20th century, but it really became popular due to Diane von Furstenberg’s signature jersey designs. Those remain a wardrobe staple, but plenty of designers have their own variations that range from classic to trendy.

It’s easy to see why wrap dresses remain a favorite, especially for work. They’re especially helpful on days when you need to look extra polished, like say a big meeting or interview. Wear one over knee-high boots or with pumps, and you don’t have to do much else to look your best. So whether you want a sleek black style you can wear for years to come or you’re looking for a fun print, here are 25 of our current favorites.

If You Want a Non-Boring Black Wrap Dress

Black dresses are closet security blankets — throw one on and feel swaddled by the knowledge that there’s very little you can do to mess your outfit up. But you also don’t need a closet full of them. Venture out a bit and try something with a bit of pattern, or even go edgy with a faux leather option. And if you already have a similar one, take a styling cue from below and layer it over a white shirt or turtleneck for those extra-chilly days.

Stelen Delila Floral Wrap Dress
$76 at Need Supply

Available in sizes S–L.

Stelen Shanna Floral Print Wrap Dress
$86 at Need Supply

Available in sizes S–L.

City Chic Faux Wrap Dotted Dress
$89 at Nordstrom

Available in sizes 16W–18W.

Eloquii Faux Leather Wrap Dress
$90 at Eloquii

Available in sizes 18–28.

$90 at Eloquii
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& Other Stories Floral Velour Wrap Dress
$99 at & Other Stories

Available in sizes 0–10.

If You Want a Classic Wrap Dress

So your office style tends to err on the conservative side? A solid-colored option is your best bet. You can’t go wrong with black, but if that feels too depressing for long winter days, green has emerged as a popular color trend both in muted teal and vibrant grass shades. If you’re in the mood for something even brighter, red is always a power color. And should you want something muted and cozy, Diane von Furstenberg makes a delicious cashmere wrap dress that feels like wearing work-appropriate bathrobe.

ECI Wrap Dress
$83 at Macy’s

Available in sizes 1X–3X.

$83 at Macy’s
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Leith Sharkbite Hem Wrap Dress
$79 at Nordstrom

Available in sizes XS–L.

Lark & Ro Classic Long Sleeve Wrap Dress
$49 at Amazon

Available in sizes 1X–5X.

Diane von Furstenberg Linda Cashmere Wrap Dress
$398 at Diane von Furstenberg

Available in sizes XS–L.

& Other Stories O-Ring Belted Midi Dress
$85 at & Other Stories

Available in sizes 0–10.

If You Want a Floral Wrap Dress

You don’t have to give up summery prints now that it’s cold outside. The easiest way to wear them is to choose ones with a dark background, especially in an autumnal hue like mustard, brown, or forest green. Of course, if you’re not ready to let go of warm-weather dressing, No. 6 and Equipment both offer brighter versions. Just add a layer to transition them between seasons.

Lovedrobe wrap front burnout velvet pencil dress in navy
$103 at ASOS

Available in sizes 14–24.

Leith Long Sleeve Surplice Wrap Dress
$69 at Nordstrom

Available in sizes 1X–4X.

Eloquii Printed Wrap Maxi Dress
$78 at Eloquii

Available in sizes 16–24.

$78 at Eloquii
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No. 6 Viola Wrap Dress
$545 at Shopbop

Available in sizes M–L.

Y.A.S floral spotted wrap dress
$103 at ASOS

Available in sizes XS–XL.

Parker Estella Combo Dress
$358 at 11 Honore

Available in sizes 14–18.

Halogen Wrap Dress
$99 at Nordstrom

Available in sizes XS–XXL.

Equipment Gowin floral-print washed-silk wrap midi dress
$480 at Net-a-Porter

Available in sizes XS–L.

If You Don’t Want a Floral Wrap Dress

So you’re in the market for a fun pattern but petals aren’t your speed? Try a menswear-inspired pinstripe, retro ’70s graphics, or maybe even of-the-moment scarf prints. If you’re looking for something that conveys power yet creativity, try Cefinn, a brand by Samantha Cameron (the wife of former British prime minister David Cameron) — their navy dress fits the bill perfectly. Should you want something street style-inspired, Ganni’s emerged as a favorite and their gingham dress is especially good for a casual office with white sneakers.

Cefinn Printed satin wrap midi dress
$440 at Net-a-Porter

Available in sizes 0–12.

Ganni Charron ruffled checked coated cotton-blend seersucker wrap dress
$280 at Net-a-Porter

Available in sizes 2–12.

Stelen Emmy Striped Wrap Dress
$71 at Need Supply

Available in sizes S–L.

Eloquii Contrast Ruffle Wrap Dress
$81 at Eloquii

Available in sizes 16–28.

$81 at Eloquii
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Stine Goya Micaela printed silk wrap dress
$660 at Net-a-Porter

Available in sizes XS–XL.

ASOS DESIGN Curve scarf print wrap mini dress with long sleeves and piping
$60 at ASOS

Available in sizes 14–22.

Tanya Taylor Colorblock Ellie Dress
$475 at 11 Honore

Available in sizes 0X–1X.

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25 Cute Wrap Dresses You Can Wear to Work