The word "stalwart" is a funny one. It certainly doesn't sound glamorous, but by definition, it's an absolute hero—something that is loyal, reliable and hardworking. It can be a wardrobe hero, too—in the context of dresses, that is. If your hangers are too full of garments that are "statement" or "investment-worthy," then getting dressed in the morning might be a bit of a head-scratcher.
Erica Davies in a printed dress by Never Fully Dressed.
What you need is a core selection of (to quote the above) stalwart dresses that are effortless and don't pretend to be more than they are. Cue the casual dress. Whether you're in the market for a swishy or printed option, an effortless dress will make weekend dressing a breeze. Check out our run of the best below.