Here at Who What Wear, we love dresses. From the best on the high street to the ones that are perfect for a wedding guest, as well as ones to wear for your big day, we've spent many an hour hunting down the chicest frocks. If you're an avid reader, you'll also know that we love street style. So what better way than to celebrate two of our great fashion loves than combining them? Over the course of New York Fashion Week and London Fashion Week, we've spotted plenty of midis, maxis and minis that have been styled in fun, adventurous and classic ways. Ready to up your dress wardrobe with these 50 street style pictures? Keep scrolling…
Style Notes: An ideal way to style a dress for the colder weather.
Style Notes: Such a chic way to layer a muted dress.
Style Notes: Who What Wear Editor in Chief Kat Collings added red boots to her Rixo London dress.
Style Notes: A midi dress over Gucci socks—why not?
Style Notes: Lilac and red is the colour combo we're rooting for this season.
Style Notes: When it's cold but not quite enough for a coat, try a thick cardigan, and belt it over your dress.
Style Notes: Jumpers over dresses is never a bad idea.
Style Notes: A roll-neck under a midi will always help you turn that summer frock into a winter outfit.
Style Notes: Polka-dot dresses are still winning for us.
Style Notes: We love this green-and-brown combo.
Style Notes: The slip dress keeps going thanks to the roll-neck and chunky sneakers.
Style Notes: To make a sassy slitted dress feel less, er, sassy, add a jumper and ankle boots.
Style Notes: This Tibi dress was all over NYFW and LFW, and it's easy to see why.
Style Notes: Wear your coat like a dress.
Style Notes: Pair a bold-coloured dress with black accessories and outerwear.
Style Notes: A classic way to make a floaty dress look smart–just add a blazer.
Style Notes: This pleated wool dress is perfect for winter.
Style Notes: There's a lot of Gucci going on here, but it works so well with this vintage-style dress.
Style Notes: Turn a dress into a skirt with a jumper.
Style Notes: Layer a shirt over a fancy frock to dress it down.
Style Notes: A simple shirtdress will always look great.
Style Notes: It's a summer look when you take off the blazer and heavy tote.
Style Notes: A clashing patterns master class—make sure your dress, roll-neck and trousers are the same colour, but in different patterns.
Style Notes: Pink coats and purple-patterned frocks? Yes, please.
Style Notes: Red tights with a blue dress is exactly why we love this outfit.
Style Notes: When it’s really cold, just wear your dress as an extra warm layer.
Style Notes: Floral dresses don't have to be bright—the darker versions are brilliant for winter sunshine.
Style Notes: Gorgeous boho vibes from Dior, as seen on The Fashion Guitar.
Style Notes: Toughen up tulle dresses with a vinyl or leather jacket.
Style Notes: Chunky cardigans and boots to make a floaty frock less girly.
Style Notes: Minidresses don't have to be sassy—just add some of this season's much-loved sneakers.
Style Notes: Veronika Heilbrunner brings the cool by wearing a bodycon dress with a bomber.
Style Notes: The all-pink look should be tried more.
Style Notes: Gorgeous polka dots with stacked heels for the win.
Style Notes: A ruffled patterned dress looks great with a pair of ankle boots.
Style Notes: Athleisure chic done with a dress.
Style Notes: Pastels made decidedly less frilly with the addition of sneakers and a beanie.
Style Notes: A see-through dress is fine when done right (which this is).
Style Notes: Blue and brown look so great together.
Style Notes: Trust Jenna Lyons do show us how to do wear a white dress in the winter and not for a wedding.
Style Notes: Got a pinafore dress you want to make cool? Add a sweater and boots, plus a punchy coat and bag.
Style Notes: Laverne Cox does one of the hottest colours of the season with a fabulous boxy blue bag.
Style Notes: Orange on brown with lilac. Yes, it totally works.
Style Notes: Another way to keep your boho frock looking chic.
Style Notes: Houndstooth checks look great on a dress—all you need are white boots and a black jacket to balance it all out.
Style Notes: Want a black dress to stand out? Add a lilac jacket.
Style Notes: A white frock and white shoes make an impact thanks to this coral topper.
Style Notes: A pink polka-dot dress looks more fun with this black bomber.
Style Notes: Super-elegant dresses like this call for two-tone shoes.
Style Notes: Lace frocks that need layering don't have to include a slip. Try it over a tee and trousers.