10 trans-seasonal dresses that work for any occasion

9 March 2022
By Danielle Clausen

From relaxed to glitzy, a steadfast dress will see you through any moment with ease.

Jorgia Brodie from 62 Management wears Harris Tapper ‘Severine’ dress, $750. Kate Sylvester ‘Stella’ necklace, $129, and ‘Stella’ bracelet, $79. Karen Walker 'Val' boots, $495. Photography: Jenna Smith. Styling: Danielle Clausen. Hair and makeup: Sophy Phillips. As featured in the upcoming autumn issue of Fashion Quarterly, on sale March 21st.

When it comes to versatility and comfort, you can’t go past the power of a dress that takes the fuss out of deciding what to wear. For minimalists, there’s plenty of clean lines on offer — from body-skimming silhouettes to relaxed trapeze shapes. And those in the mood to experiment might consider a mini length, acid bright hue, or ditsy floral print.

Scroll on to discover FQ’s edit of easy dresses that will take you just about anywhere.

Form and function

Harris Tapper ‘Mathilde’ dress, $489

The Garment ‘Verbier’ dress, $549, from Workshop

A floral affair

Alemais ‘Cabana’ dress, $775, from Muse

Twenty-Seven Names ‘Folklore’ dress, $620

Bright spark

Kate Sylvester ‘Billowy’ dress, $389

Camilla and Marc ‘Viera’ dress, $660

Stretch appeal

Kowtow ‘Tank Swing’ dress, $129

Toteme ‘Cotton Tee’ dress, $399, from Fabric

Short stories

Layplan ‘Izzy’ dress, $440

Aje ‘Dione’ dress, $515

Preparing for the change of season? These wardrobe essentials are perfect for layering as you please.

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