This has been the year of the It dress, with polka-dot midis and floral tea dresses more likely to have a waiting list in 2018 than any designer handbag. We're about to be reacquainted with our tights and ankle boots, but that doesn't mean the dress hype is about to slow down. The autumn collections that have just landed and feature many a potential newcomer to the existing lineup: There's Nanushka's polka-dot ankle-skimming maxi, a whimsical powder-blue tulle number from Ganni and a vibrant leopard-printed beauty from Ghost. I tried on the five dresses destined for It dress status this autumn—keep scrolling for my take on the dresses worth investing in.
Winter is a mix of slush and snow, hot drinks, and being resigned to the fact that your unique personal style will disappear behind a generic winter jacket for the next four months. But now that puffer jackets are conveniently trendy, we’re no lon