Dress it up, dress it down.
Chilly day? Instead of reaching for a denim jacket, try an oversized military shirt layered over this relaxed caftan dress. Pile on the chunky accessories and add sparkly sandals; the combination is just as chic as it is carefree.
Tory Burch Sasha Tunic Dress, $1295, toryburch.com ; Zara Patch Overshirt, $69.90, zara.com ; Aldo Vaedien Necklace, $30, aldoshoes.com ; Alexis Bittan Encrusted Mosaic Cuff Bracelet, $263, alexisbittar.com , Rene Caovilla Crystal Embellished Sandals, $1050, farfetch.com , Tom Ford Ultra Shine Lip Gloss, $46, tomford.com
A loose, airy silhouette lends vacation vibes to this versatile dress. A straw sun hat, iridescent shell earrings, and metallic gladiator flats further the breezy, bohemian feel.
Tory Burch Sasha Tunic Dress, $1295, toryburch.com ; Forever21 Wide-Brimmed Straw Hat, $14.90, forever21.com ; H&M Shell Earrings, $12.99, hm.com ; Stella McCartney Falabella Shaggy Deer Fringed Mini Tote, $1865, stellamccartney.com ; Ancient Greek Sandal Thebes Wedge, $430, ancient-greek-sandal.com ; Marc Jacobs Fragrances Honey Rollerball, $25, sephora.com
Soft pastels and metallic accents give this neutral number an air of romance and whimsy. The furry stiletto sandal makes a subtly sexy statement, and the minaudière adds just enough glitz.
Tory Burch Sasha Tunic Dress, $1295, toryburch.com ; Olgana Paris L'Amazon Mink-Trimmed Satin Sandals, $570, matchesfashion.com ; Jil Sander Pink Knot Choker, $288, farfetch.com ; Jimmy Choo Lockett Embellished Acrylic Clutch, $2500, netaporter.com ; BaubleBar Olympia Drop Earrings, $42, nordstrom.com ; Diana Vreeland Parfums Simply Divine Eau de Parfum, $250, neimanmarcus.com
A neutral dress can handle a lot of patterned accessories. A leopard clutch, floral sandals, and paisley scarf is a tricky print mashup that works seamlessly a classic leather watch and '70s-inspired tassel earrings.
Tory Burch Sasha Tunic Dress, $1295, toryburch.com ; Clare V Fold-Over Leopard-Print Calf Hair Clutch, $275, netaporter.com ; Isabel Marant Etoile Fay Flower Foulard Scarf, $175, fwrd.com ; GoJane Art Tassel Hoop Earrings, $7.50, gojane.com ; Apple Watch 38mm Stainless Steel Case with Saddle Brown Classic Buckle, $649, apple.com ; Tabitha Simmons Red Flouncy Frill Stiletto Heels, $845, avenue32.com
Girls' Night Out
Even the most minimalistic dress becomes party-perfect with a mix of colorful accessories and over-the-top textural embellishments. (If you're really feeling it, brighten up your tips and lips, too.)
Tory Burch Sasha Tunic Dress, $1295, toryburch.com ; Rosantica Rosita Gold-Tone Quartz, and Pompom Necklace, $570, netaporter.com ; Aquazzura PomPom Embellished Raffia Sandals, $825, neimanmarcus.com ; TopShop Lips in Champion, $12, topshop.com ; Sara Battaglia Lucy Block-Colour Leather Cross-Body Bag, $797, matchesfashion.com ; Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Nail Lacquer in Traffic, $10, nordstrom.com