We Wish We Owned Every One Of These November 'It' Dresses - The Gloss Magazine

We Wish We Owned Every One Of These November ‘It’ Dresses

Shop the dresses of the moment below …

It seems like the perfect time of year to hunt down a dress that will dazzle. We don’t just mean sequin-heavy party wear (although that certainly helps our seasonal affective disorder), rather a dress that, even if you wear it by day, has got that wow factor. The dresses out there right now are a mixed bag. Even though it’s arguably the piece that garners the most excitement – who can deny the fizz of a traffic-stopping dress in your basket – the right dress is hard to come by.

The high street has leaned so much into separates post-lockdown that some stores have never really recovered their buy of good dresses; fabrications are lacking (read: polyester) and styles are either bland or extremely young. Interestingly, there’s a bit of a 1950s throwback happening right now with prom styles and taffeta fabrics coming through (see Arket). Equally, after years of harping on about underwear as outerwear as a trend, fashion has finally leaned into the trend with sheer and nightdress-inspired styles popping up in the new-in sections of stores, both high street and high-end.

What to buy? Rixo’s Mia pure silk dress feels opulent and nods to a vintage 1930s dress worn on the red carpet by Kate Moss. Meanwhile, for day, Dôen and Marks & Spencer deliver on midi-dresses with high appeal. Lastly, Cabbages & Roses has created possibly the most festive dress in the Alexa dress in tartan voile – it makes the ubiquitous Christmas print seem appealing rather than cliched.

All products featured on thegloss.ie are selected by our editors. If you buy something through affiliate links on our site we may earn a commission.

Black frayed long halterneck dress, €169, at Massimo Dutti.

Bellamy shirred printed organic cotton dress, Dôen, €398.02; www.net-a-porter.com.

Black mini-dress with cup detail, Simone Rocha, €1,375, at Havana.

Black shimmer Anny dress, €350; www.stinegoya.com.

Black painted rose feather sleeve mini-dress (pictured, right), £180; www.kitristudio.com.

Cream polka dot Marni silk dress, Rixo, €720, at Brown Thomas.

Black silk-velvet slip dress, €270, at Mango.

Cream Mia fringe sequin mini-dress, €464.95; www.queensofarchive.com.

Check cotton-blend midaxi dress, M&S Collection, €60, at Marks & Spencer.

Black long wool-blend dress, €149, at H&M.

Red Winnie Irish linen limited edition embroidered dress, €620, at Jennifer Slattery.

Tartan Alexa dress, €465.95; www.cabbagesandroses.com.


All the usual great, glossy content of our large-format magazine in a neater style delivered to your door.



Pin It on Pinterest

Share This