Struggling to know what to wear for autumn as the weather turns chillier? A knitted dress will solve all of your fashion needs, trust us and Holly Willoughby, who recently wore the best striped LK Bennett version on This Morning. This season, we're going hard for a jumper dress, a woolly, cosy frock that's comfy (hello, no waistband), warm and most importantly, easy to wear.
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Wear your jumper dress now with chunky boots or leather flats and add tights come winter – it’s as cosy as wearing a blanket, and lets be honest, comfort is key for most of us! We've scoured the high street for the coolest – and comfiest – jumper dresses.
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Turtle neck jumper dress, £35.99, Mango
This knitted dress from Mango is as cosy as they come. Available in camel, winter-white or black.
Pink patterned jumper dress, £24.99, H&M
Brighten up a gloomy day with H&M’s patterned dress, in the most vibrant of pinks. Dress it down with plain white sneakers and cosy socks.
2-in-1 jumper dress, £50, River Island
This River Island dress cleverly combines a cable knitted vest with a cotton shirt dress for the easiest of dresses.
Collared jumper dress, £25.99, New Look
Tap into the collared knitwear trend with New Look's fine knit rib dress. Wear with bright block heels and hoops for a night out, or trainers on the school run.
Sweatshirt jumper dress, £75, Reiss
Stop what you're doing - sweatshirt dresses don't get much cuter than this Reiss number. Note the flattering overlay - great for hiding a big lunch.
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Fine knit dress, £45, Little Mistress
Or opt for a brighter hue, with Little Mistress' pink mini dress. The soft pink shade is a great colour for autumn.
Belted jumper dress, £35, Marks & Spencer
We adore this Marks & Spencer dress for its classic style and simplicity. The belt gives the look some shape and would be a brilliant maternity option too.
Glitter roll neck jumper dress, £27, Coast
Add a little glitter for the glitziest knitted dress around! This Coast mini dress will see you through the party season, snow or no snow.
Boden collared jumper dress, £130, John Lewis
Rust is a big trend for Autumn/Winter, as are collared jumpers - so Boden's knitted midi dress hits the two trends in one.
Mini jumper dress, £158, Free People
The cable knit of this Free People mini dress is cosy and cute, but the cut-out back and length give it a sexier edge. And who doesn't love an autumnal red hue?
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High neck jumper dress, £50, Monki
Your joggers can wait - this grey dress is just as comfy, and looks way cooler too. Wear with chunky boots and tights.
Ribbed jumper dress, £75, & Other Stories
Brown is a big trend for AW21 - & Other Stories' jumper dress is a delicious chocolate shade and the fluted sleeves smarten up what can be a more casual dress.
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Iris & Ink Merino jumper dress, £225, The Outnet
Made from a soft knit fabric with a figure-skiming fit, we love the drawstring waist and olive shade for a flattering look.
2 in 1 jumper dress, £199, All Saints
All Saint's satin and wool combo is a cool version of a knitted dress; dressy, without being OTT. The jumper is removable for the cami dress to be worn alone, too.
Stripe knitted jumper dress, £199, LK Bennett
If stripes are your wardrobe essential, LK Bennett's stripy dress is a fun update to your usual Breton jumper and loved by Holly Willoughby too.
Collared jumper dress, £111.20, Whistles
Whistles' merino wool collared jumper dress is the right side of snuggly. It has a V-neckline and collar, and a straight fit for the perfect oversized look.
Noisy May bodycon jumper dress, £36, ASOS
Go for a bodycon knitted dress and layer an oversized denim jacket or teddy coat over the top.
Ganni jumper dress, £195, Net-A-Porter
We're calling it - this is our Christmas party dress! The square neck, lightweight melange knit and form-fitting shape are crying out for a dancefloor. Add bright, chunky heels.
Colourblock jumper dress, £98, Boden
Supersoft material makes Boden's jumper dress spot on for chilling on the sofa, having a few glasses of wine in the pub with friends or layering over tights and under a puffer for a brisk winter walk.
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