From slinky button-throughs to chunky ribbed designs, knitted dresses are everywhere this season. Scroll on to shop our favourites and see three different ways to wear them…

For days when you want to throw something on that’s quick and easy but still looks put together, look no further than the knitted dress. There are plenty to choose from this season. From cocooning shapes at COS, H&M and Whistles to Breton stripes at Zara and dresser options like Karen Millen’s high-neck slinky dress with a high slit, making it perfect for chilly evenings.

There are myriad ways to style the one-piece, whether that’s with chunky boots and an oversized biker for winter city walks, or with this season’s must-have knee-high boots for a more polished look.

Maxi lengths are also big news for AW22, offering the ultimate in cosy luxe. Look to Rixo’s cable knit design for a retro take on the trend or Raey’s floor-skimming roll-neck sweater dress if you’re after something to invest in.

Reformation’s slinky grey Evan dress comes in the softest cashmere with an elegant maxi length – proving long dresses aren’t just for the summer months. Style it with a black waist belt and slouchy suede boots for a comfy but sleek date night look.

LOOK 1

Exercise a high/low feel by pairing Zara’s boxy boyfriend-style sweater dress with Isabel Marant dancefloor-ready drop earrings. Diamanté-encrusted ankle boots and velvet accessories will elevate the knit to make it after-hour appropriate, while a classic oversized biker will add a rock ‘n’ roll edge.

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Look 2

For a more elevated look, Karen Millen’s rich chocolatey ribbed knit dress pairs perfectly against a colour palette of sweet caramel and butterscotch tones. Add warmth and texture with Paris Texas’ snake print heels and M&S’s wool and cashmere camel coat - a dead ringer for the sought-after Max Mara classic.

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Look 3

COS’s longline knit in speckled beige will keep you cosy on weekend walks. Keep the whole look tonal for a cool contemporary edge by adding a top layer of The Frankie Shop’s olive green Lumi Bomber, toasty cashmere socks and chunky gold hoops. H&M’s chunky Chelsea boots will bring the whole look together and ensure your feet are warm and comfortable all day long.

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