Fall/Winter Staple: Cashmere Sweater Dress

Though often something of an investment, these go-to dresses can be styled up or down adding extra warmth to your wardrobe with packable luxe. Many are SHORT and should be worn with leggings/ tights and boots. Several not pictured in black are also available in black.

Heather Grey left to right

Eres Cashmere Midi Dress– This relaxed silhouette lo9oks like a stretched out sweatshirt. Good for plane travel where there’s air conditioning. Drawstring ties at the slouchy funnel neck can be adjusted for a snug feel. Slips on. $800.00

Linda Knit Cashmere Wrap Dress– Flattering v-neck and silhouette for those who are slip and/or petite. Available in several colors. $398.00

Equipment Snyder Mélange Cashmere Dress-Kind of a long, warm T. Ribbed trims, side slit. Slips on.  Think of adding a scarf or lavaliere necklace to make it look longer. Sale $174.00

MILLY Cashmere Sweater Dress– Opulent in length and quality. A-line shape, a midi length and stylishly puffed sleeves with rib-knit cuffs. Crew neck, elbow length sleeves, slips over head. Unlined. Slip, please. $550.00    


Left: Autumn Cashmere Drop Waist Dress– Swingy movement and youthful charm. Long sleeves, crew neck. Unlined. Slip, please. A great transition piece. Heather blue. $380.00

Center: Neiman Marcus Cashmere Crewneck Sweater Dress– The wear-it-in-every-color basic. This is red. 2 ply cashmere for extra warmth. Long sleeves. Sheath silhouette. Straight hem.  $350.00

Right: Neiman Marcus Cashmere Turtleneck Sweater Dress– Forest green. (6 other colors) 2 ply cashmere for extra warmth. Long sleeves. Sheath silhouette. Straight hem.  $350.00

Dark Midis

Left: Loro Piana Turtleneck Cashmere Sweater Dress– Top of the line fabrication and lots of it.  Long sleeves. Relaxed fit. Pullover style. Made in Italy. $3000.00

Center: Urban Zen Ribbed Cowl-Neck Cashmere Cocoon Dress– A hostess with the mostess/cocktail/dinner dress. $1995.00

Right:  Raey Fishtail Ribbed Cashmere Dress– Navy blue. Long, elegant, comfy. Slim over the hips and loose over the legs, ending in a fluted hem. Round neck, long sleeves. Slips on. $456

Left:  Ryan Roche Ruffled-hem Cashmere Crochet-knit Maxi Dress– If you have the body and the wallet, this is a showstopper. Taupe-brown maxi intricately crafted from a cashmere-crochet knit that subtly showcases flashes of skin, and has a slim silhouette and a pooling ruffled hemline. Round neck. Wide shoulder straps. Finished with plunging armholes.  Slips on. 50% off at $1385.00 (not all sizes)

Center: N. Peal Contrast Stripe Maxi Dress– Navy and white vertical strips are thinning. Super fine cashmere. Sleeveless. Fitted body flows into a cascade of soft weave that will pool around your feet. On sale $410.00

Right: Sleeveless Maxi Cashmere Dress– Navy blue. Minimalist elegance. Choose a statement brooch or necklace. Fine rib knit and mock turtle neck. On sale $265.00 A find.

Opening-Party Dresses left to right

MILLY Cashmere Mermaid Dress– Contemporary and feminine. V-neck, bracelet bell sleeves, flared cuffs. Body-con silhouette, fluted high/low hem. Contrast reverse, cashmere knit, pullover style. $450.00

Pascal Millet Wool-Cashmere Ruched Slip Dress– This model is more delicate. Jewelry should follow accordingly. V neckline.Thin, adjustable shoulder straps. Draping at waist. Slim silhouette. Slit at left. Midi length. Wool/cashmere/nylon. Lining, silk/spandex. Appreciably reduced to $419.

Autumn Cashmere Sweater Dress– Classic and sleek. turtleneck, side slits at seams, ribbed trim. Slip-on styling. 60% off at $149.99

Lockhart Cashmere Sweater Dress– Flirty in a smoldering kind of way. Show off those shoulders. Long ribbed knit cuffs; pull over styling. 80% off at $83.99

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