I've always been highly sensitive to weather—as soon as the temperature dips in Los Angeles (even if it's only by ten degrees), I immediately want to pull every warm, cozy fabric from my closet and hibernate. Since heading indoors for the winter isn't exactly practical, sweater dresses are the next best thing. The cross-over detailing on this dress lends it enough shape and interest that I can throw it on with minimal accessories—and the cozy fabric makes it feel like I'm wrapped in a blanket. It's that combination—effortless and warm—that makes it the perfect piece for chillier days.
You'd think a great sweater dress would be easy to find. Modeled after your favorite knit - one that's soft, fitted but not tight, and flattering - and just elongated slightly. But somehow they go wrong far too often, resulting in variations that are overly short, skimpy, or ...read more