12 Super Trendy Autumn Dresses to Shop STAT

I see it, I like it, I want it, I actually got it.

Want to feel cute for date night? Throw on a dress. Feeling kinda bloated on day 1 of your cycle? Throw on a dress. Want to wear combat boots but also want to feel like a femme fairy? Throw on a dress, sis. There’s nothing like a great dress to make you feel like you’re harnessing your feminine powers in order to take on the world. We’ve rounded up 12 versatile dresses that you can shop right now and dress up or down as the mood strikes.

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1. The Shirt Dress

A classic. This shape works on pretty much everyone, so we suggest one in every colour – including the zebra print winner. 

Wear it with: A heeled ankle boot and an on-trend handbag.

R480 (WAS R599: use voucher code COSMO20) Foschini SHOP NOW

2. The Bodycon Dress

On a scale of 1 to 10, this baby is an 11. It ticks two of the season’s biggest trends, velvet and leopard print, too.

Wear it with: A thigh high boot and an oversized denim jacket.

R549 Zando SHOP NOW

3. The LBD

Every woman’s secret weapon. Long sleeves and a high neck keep this classic super sophisticated. We can totally picture you with a messy bun, waltzing your way into your dream life.

Wear it with: An embellished boot and animal print bag.

R224 (WAS R279: use voucher code COSMO20) Foschini SHOP NOW

4. The Satin Slip Dress

PSA: Slip dresses can totally be worn in winter, too. Kate Moss did it best but because we aren’t fuelled by her model diet we would layer it up and channel our inner ‘90s icon.

Wear it with: A poloneck and a faux fur coat.

R399 Superbalist SHOP NOW

5. The Ribbed Knit Dress

When you just want to a jersey over your whole body but still look like you care, you know?

Wear it with: A chunky sneaker and a pair of colourful sunglasses to keep things cute.

R280 (WAS R350: use voucher code COSMO20) Foschini SHOP NOW

6. The ‘70s Corduroy Dress

The ‘70s just cord (lol) to say that corduroy is back! Get on it because cord is basically the new denim. Groovy baby.

Wear it with: A ribbed polo neck, ankle boot and waist belt.

R449 Superbalist SHOP NOW

7. The Blazer Dress

This boss babe look might have you ruling the boardroom, even if you’re technically the intern.

Wear it with: A knee-high boot and a cat eye sharper than your wit.

R789 Zando SHOP NOW

8. The Oversized Sweater Dress

Practically disappearing into the comfort zone of an oversized sweater in our actual forever mood this winter. 

Wear it with: An Ari ponytail and chunky sneaks.

R399 Superbalist SHOP NOW

9. The T-Shirt Dress

This dress is criminally underrated. No offence to all the other dresses on this page, but T-shirt dress, your time to outshine the others is now.

Wear it with: Dad sneaks and your fave puffer jacket, with a killer lip.

R399 Superbalist SHOP NOW

10. The Velvet Number

Baby, when it’s cold outside, this is your dress. Get ready to walk away with the title of “Best Dressed This Winter”.

Wear it with: A faux fur coat and hella high knee boots.

R454 Superbalist SHOP NOW

11. The Check Pinafore

If it doesn’t feel like a 90’s throwback, we don’t want it. This check pinnie is giving us all the Cher and Dion feels.

Wear it with: A poloneck and white boots.

R399 Cotton On SHOP NOW

12. The Folk Maxi Dress

This dress is kind of a big deal right now. The fashion world is having a “throwback to the 70’s” party and we are all invited.

Wear it with: Suede ankle boots or white sneakers, and if you really want to take it to another level, add a faux fur coat.

R360 The Fix SHOP NOW

13. ACCESSORISE: The Faux Fur Bag

R480 (WAS R599: use voucher code COSMO20) Luella by Foschini SHOP NOW

14. ACCESSORISE: The V-Vamp Heel

R360 (WAS R450: use voucher code COSMO20) Foschini SHOP NOW

15. ACCESSORISE: The Faux Snake Clutch

R280 (WAS R350: use voucher code COSMO20) Foschini SHOP NOW

16. ACCESSORISE: The Embellished Boot

R800 (WAS R999: use voucher code COSMO20) Luella by Foschini SHOP NOW

17. ACCESSORISE: The 70's Shades

R104 (WAS R130: use voucher code COSMO20) Foschini SHOP NOW

18. ACCESSORISE: The Chunky Sneaker

R400 (WAS R499: use voucher code COSMO20) Foschini SHOP NOW

T&Cs: Promo end-date is 15 May 2019 or while stocks last. Voucher code COSMO20 cannot be used in conjunction with any other discount or promotion. One redemption per item per customer. Prices correct at time of publication.

This post was sponsored by The Foschini Group.

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