I Only Wear Dresses—Here's How I Style Them for Spring

As someone who avoids wearing trousers at all costs, I used to find spring relatively difficult to style myself for (particularly the beginnings of the season when it's still cold out and the weather can change drastically without warning). Dresses form 90% of my wardrobe, and over the years, I've worked out a few tricks for making them feel spring-like while remaining blissfully toasty. And it seems influencers too have discovered the knack for wearing frocks without freezing.

From simple layering tricks to the boots I always wear with midis and maxis, keep scrolling for six genius ways to style dresses in spring.

LAYER A ROLL-NECK UNDERNEATH
How to Style a Dress in Spring: @monikh

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It's the hack fashion girls use throughout the colder months. Layering a roll-neck (preferably a thermal one) under a short-sleeved dress will keep the chill at bay and will give even the fanciest attire an off-duty downplay. 

WEAR ONE SHADE TOP-TO-TOE
How to Style a Dress in Spring: @wethepeoplestyle

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As we've already noted, springtime weather can change go from blue skies to torrential rain in seconds, so layers are certainly your friend when it comes to this transeasonal period. Match the colour of your outerwear and accessories to that of your dress to create a tonally appealing ensemble. 

ADD FUN TIGHTS
How to Style a Dress in Spring: @hannastefansson

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While I've been faithfully donning my black opaques for the last few months, spring presents the perfect opportunity to invest in some playful hosiery. Be it printed or bright coloured, a pair of tights are essential when wearing minidresses at this time of year. 

THROW ON A BLAZER
How to Style a Dress in Spring: @eniswardrobe

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If 90% of my wardrobe consists of dresses, what of the other 10%? It's largely blazers. Handily enough, they look great when paired together. 

ACCESSORISE WITH WHITE BOOTS
How to Style a Dress in Spring: @alyssainthecity

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I love black footwear, I really do, but even I find it can look too harsh against some dresses. So until sandal season arrives, I'll swap out my black boots in favour of white or ecru tones for a fresher, springtime take. 

STYLE IT OVER JEANS
How to Style a Dress in Spring: @ada_oguntodu

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That's right—my favourite jean outfit is one that includes a dress. When worn over vintage-esque blues, I find that dresses with splits to the front work best with this look.  

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