Wow, These 25 Fall Dresses Speak Our Style Language — We Want Them All!

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A casual dress will forever be a staple in our everyday wardrobe. It's an effortless way to look put-together, plus the versatility makes it a year-round sartorial investment. For the fall, we're drawn to these stylish designs in bold and minimal prints, flowy hems, and easygoing silhouettes. That's why we went looking for these fail-safe options, so we can get a head start on our fall shopping.

While some dresses guarantee all-day comfort, others will make an impression when you eventually return to the office or turn heads at the next social gathering. Prepare to bring these polished iterations home; don't be afraid to experiment with layering and add interest to your fall looks.

For Casual Elegance: H&M Jersey Shirt Dress
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For Casual Elegance: H&M Jersey Shirt Dress

The ruched detail of this H&M Jersey Shirt Dress ($25) makes it look polished, while the silhouette feels approachable and fun.

For a Museum Date: H&M Crêped Silk-Blend Dress
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For a Museum Date: H&M Crêped Silk-Blend Dress

The fabric of this H&M Crêped Silk-Blend Dress ($119) makes it look expensive and chic. The ensemble has an understated elegance that makes it a winner in our book.

For Apple Picking: Topshop Petite Fluffy Rib Cardigan Midi Dress
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For Apple Picking: Topshop Petite Fluffy Rib Cardigan Midi Dress

This Topshop Petite Fluffy Rib Cardigan Midi Dress ($53) will stylishly transition into fall, thanks to the extra layer. But it's still a pretty fun and easygoing style for warm weather.

For a Sporty-Chic Vibe: H&M Ribbed Dress
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For a Sporty-Chic Vibe: H&M Ribbed Dress

This H&M Ribbed Dress ($18) can be incorporated into a sporty look with the help of a baseball cap and some chunky dad sneakers. It can also be made dressier with some sleek mules and a small shoulder bag.

For the Next Road Trip: Jonathan Simkhai Annette Loungewear Henley Dress
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For the Next Road Trip: Jonathan Simkhai Annette Loungewear Henley Dress

This Jonathan Simkhai Annette Loungewear Henley Dress ($237, originally $395) looks like a comfortable and easygoing outfit for traveling, so you might find yourself wearing it to the airport. Finish the looks with some Teva sandals for maximum comfort.

For a Classic and Versatile Pick: LA Hearts Long Sleeve Button Front Dress
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For a Classic and Versatile Pick: LA Hearts Long Sleeve Button Front Dress

With its flattering silhouette and secure button-front detail, this LA Hearts Long Sleeve Button Front Dress ($40, originally $45) will be sure to become a closet staple. We especially love the ruching details.

For Beach Getaways: H&M Lyocell Maxi Dress
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For Beach Getaways: H&M Lyocell Maxi Dress

I can't think of anything easier to slip into than this H&M Lyocell Maxi Dress ($40). The relaxed fit and flowy silhouette make it the perfect match for warm beach getaways.

For Date Night: H&M Long Silk-Blend Dress
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For Date Night: H&M Long Silk-Blend Dress

Whether you're looking to impress a first date or you're on your third one with someone you like, this H&M Long Silk-Blend Dress ($149) will be sure to get noticed. Finish the look with some kitten heels and a small shoulder bag.

For Any Occasion: H&M Wide-Cut Long Dress
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For Any Occasion: H&M Wide-Cut Long Dress

This H&M Wide-Cut Long Dress ($50) can literally do it all. By adding some heeled mules and a small shoulder bag, you'll dress it up for an al fresco dinner. But you can also dress it down with some sneakers and a baseball cap for off-duty weekends.

For a Timeless Silhouette: Zara Short Shirt Dress
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For a Timeless Silhouette: Zara Short Shirt Dress

We like shirt dresses because they're a great option when you're short on time. This classic Zara Short Shirt Dress ($46) is one you'll have in your closet for seasons to come.

For Maximum Style and Comfort: AE Printed Tiered Maxi Dress
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For Maximum Style and Comfort: AE Printed Tiered Maxi Dress

This AE Printed Tiered Maxi Dress ($70) is the answer to lazy days when you can't bother getting dressed but you'd still like to be put together. Complete the look with comfortable Birkenstock sandals, platform wedges, or sneakers.

For an Eye-Catching Maxi: Fourteenth Place Tie Dye Long Sleeve Maxi Dress
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For an Eye-Catching Maxi: Fourteenth Place Tie Dye Long Sleeve Maxi Dress

This figure-skimming Fourteenth Place Tie Dye Long Sleeve Maxi Dress ($69) will make you look and feel fabulous. It's designed from a stretchy knit fabric, so rest assured you'll also be comfortable while wearing it.

For a Cozy Sweatshirt Dress: Old Navy Long-Sleeve Midi Sweatshirt Shift Dress
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For a Cozy Sweatshirt Dress: Old Navy Long-Sleeve Midi Sweatshirt Shift Dress

With those massive pockets, it will be hard to pry us out of this Old Navy Long-Sleeve Midi Sweatshirt Shift Dress ($45) while we're working at home on chilly days. It also comes in a dusty-pink shade.

If You Love a Pop of Yellow: Loft Strappy Slip Dress
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If You Love a Pop of Yellow: Loft Strappy Slip Dress

You can easily dress up this Loft Strappy Slip Dress ($90, plus 30 percent off with code SOGOOD) with kitten heels or down with white sneakers for a day about town.

For All-Day Wear: BP. Plaid Long Sleeve Minidress
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For All-Day Wear: BP. Plaid Long Sleeve Minidress

This bold BP. Plaid Long Sleeve Minidress ($45) packs a retro and effortlessly cool attitude. Pair it with chunky boots to dial up the edginess.

For Spontaneous Adventures: ASOS Design Square Ruched Neck Midi Dress
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For Spontaneous Adventures: ASOS Design Square Ruched Neck Midi Dress

The soft green hue of this ASOS Design Square Ruched Neck Midi Dress ($36) makes it eye-catching and summery. The flowy silhouette and easygoing shape make it ideal for all-day wear.

For Weekend Errands: JDY Gingham Tiered Midi Dress
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For Weekend Errands: JDY Gingham Tiered Midi Dress

Whether you're catching up with friends at a coffee shop or exploring a new neighborhood on your own, this JDY Gingham Tiered Midi Dress ($42) has you covered with style and comfort.

If You Love Stripes on Everything: Loft Striped Tie Waist Midi Dress
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If You Love Stripes on Everything: Loft Striped Tie Waist Midi Dress

This Loft Striped Tie Waist Midi Dress ($80, plus 30 percent off with code SOGOOD) looks summery and fresh, perfect for a cruise or al fresco dinner. Finish off your look with some low-heeled mules or slide sandals.

For 24/7 Comfort: Lou & Grey Ribbed Henley Maxi Dress
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For 24/7 Comfort: Lou & Grey Ribbed Henley Maxi Dress

This sleeveless Lou & Grey Ribbed Henley Maxi Dress ($80, plus 30 percent off with code SOGOOD) has a smooth ribbed texture and slouchy silhouette that make it look relaxed yet still put-together. It's great for lounging or going on quick walks.

For an Affordable Shirt Dress: Wild Fable Short Sleeve Bodycon Polo Dress
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For an Affordable Shirt Dress: Wild Fable Short Sleeve Bodycon Polo Dress

From the sporty polo collar to the modern length, everything about this Wild Fable Short Sleeve Bodycon Polo Dress ($25) is effortlessly stylish. Pair it with chunky boots for a fall-ready look.

For a Sleek Day-to-Night Look: & Other Stories Buttoned Asymmetric Midi Dress
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For a Sleek Day-to-Night Look: & Other Stories Buttoned Asymmetric Midi Dress

From the office to a spontaneous afterwork dinner, this & Other Stories Buttoned Asymmetric Midi Dress ($60, originally $119) will stylishly transition into the night. From the silhouette to the side slit, everything about it is flattering.

For an Eye-Catching Print: Mango Printed Maxi Dress
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For an Eye-Catching Print: Mango Printed Maxi Dress

This Mango Printed Maxi Dress ($120, originally $200) will make a statement whether you're headed to brunch or a museum. Pair it with high-heeled boots for the perfect transitional look.

For Round-the-Clock Style and Comfort: Treasure & Bond Plaid Long Sleeve Poplin Shirtdress
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For Round-the-Clock Style and Comfort: Treasure & Bond Plaid Long Sleeve Poplin Shirtdress

The relaxed silhouette and roomy look of this Treasure & Bond Plaid Long Sleeve Poplin Shirtdress ($40, originally $79) make it a great pick for lazy days when you'd still like to look put-together. The soft plaid print makes it stand out.