Winter Essential: Cold-Weather Dresses to Buy and Wear Now

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Tulip Dress in Floral Jacquard, $114; at ASOS We're loving this play on a strapless jacquard dress-the knit sleeves and neck make it totally winter ready.... more 
Photo by: Stylecaster Pictures
Tulip Dress in Floral Jacquard, $114; at ASOS We're loving this play on a strapless jacquard dress-the knit sleeves and neck make it totally winter ready. less 
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Wed, Feb 6, 2013 11:22 AM EST
By Perrie Samotin, StyleCaster



As much as we love our loose, lightweight summer dresses, there's something exceptionally chic about cold-weather versions.


Maybe it's the fact that pretty much any dress can be made daytime appropriate with the addition of black tights and a structured blazer, or maybe it's simply due to the chic selections of dresses available right now-thick knits, chic silks or textured fabrics -but we've been itching to wear a different dress almost every day this winter.


From on-trend stripes at Zara, to Diane von Furstenberg's classic wrap style, click through the gallery above for an assortment of winter-ready dresses to buy and wear now (with clever styling tips for extra measure!)


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