Dresses with sleeves are versatile and chic, and transition beautifully into fall.
If you’re looking for a dress that’s versatile, chic and work-appropriate, those with sleeves are your answer. They’ll also take you further into the fall season.
Since the style can be harder to find in the summer, we did the work for you and rounded up the best styles to buy now.
Alice + Olivia Katt Print V-Neck Caftan Minidress ($398 at Nordstrom). This semi-sheer designer piece can be worn alone or layered in a multitude of ways as the weather cools.
H&M Patterned Long Dress ($50). Go anywhere in this airy woven dress, with a simple but striking print that needs no accessories.
J.Crew Striped T-Shirt Dress ($98). A bit of stretch gives this cotton dress a flattering, elevated shape that works for the office or a Sunday afternoon.
Ganni Misaki Cotton Dress ($195 at needsupply.com). Minimalist and structured, this shirtdress is the perfect base for your favorite accessories. Its pale blue color is neutral, but a little something different from all the white and black in your closet.
Floreat Amber Ruffle Dress ($168 at Anthropologie). Sleeves don’t have to be serious, as this ruffled, printed number proves. The elbow-length sleeves and A-line shape make it ultra-flattering, and the styling keeps it fun and youthful.
ShopNW staff contributed to this story.