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9 Plus-Size Sweater Dresses That’ll Keep You Warm And Chic Till Spring

Wearing dresses in the winter can be tricky — especially when your measurements don’t fit into “standard” sizing ranges. Between the harsh elements and the lack of options, it ends up being a lot easier to throw on a pair of jeans rather than hunting down the perfect not-too-warm, not-too-bulky but still stylish dress option. Fortunately, more and more plus-size winterwear options have been popping up and plus-size sweater dresses are no exception.

Sweater dresses are more than just easy to throw on cold weather frocks — they actually do what their name implies, and act as the full-body warmers we’ve always dreamed of. Plus it, allows us to carry over the one-and-done convenience of dresses into colder months. So if you’re plus-sized and looking for that one perfect dress to slip on until spring arrives, we’ve got you covered. Ahead, we’ve rounded up 9 plus-size sweater dresses that are sure to keep you nice and warm all season long.

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Universal Standard Carefree Hoodie Sweatshirt Dress

Best Plus-Size Hooded Sweatshirt Dress
Size Range: 00-32

This luxe French Terry dress is perfect for errands or just staying in and relaxing. It is made with 95% cotton and 5% elastane for the right amount of stretch.

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Universal Standard Carefree Hoodie Sweatshirt Dress, $, available at Unviersal Standard

Hennig Ribbed Knit Dress


Best Plus-Size Luxury Sweater Dress

Size Range: 1X-4X

This sleeveless number from plus-size luxury brand Hennig checks all the boxes: Its exquisite construction, moisture-wicking fabric, and endless styling opportunities make it your new go-to for date night, work, and beyond.

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Hennig Ribbed Knit Dress, $, available at 11honore

Current Air Cable-Knit Sweater Dress Set

Best Plus-Size Cable Knit Sweater Dress
Size Range: 1X-3X

Not only is this dress soft and comfortable, but it screams sophistication. The removable shrug also gives you two looks for the price of one.

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Current Air Cable-Knit Sweater Dress Set, $, available at Anthropologie

Eloquii Turtleneck Sweater Dress With Pleated Ruffles

Best Plus-Size Turtleneck Sweater Dress
Size Range: 14-28

Gone are the days of frumpy turtleneck dresses that have no shape or style. This number from Eloquii has the right amount of subtle flair, like the sexy side slit and the pleated ruffle hem.

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Eloquii Turtleneck Sweater Dress With Pleated Ruffle Hem, $, available at Eloquii

In The Style Plus X Naomi Genes Midi Dress

Best Plus-Size Square-Neck Sweater Dress
Size Range: 14-20

A square neck cut is a minor detail change that makes a big difference stylistically. This dress from ASOS is perfect for fall months because it’s made from a breathable and cozy, lightweight jersey — layer it or wear it alone for two very different looks.

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In The Style Plus In The Style Plus x Naomi Genes midi dress with slit, $, available at ASOS

Eloquii Rib Collar Sweater Dress

Best Plus-Size Collared Sweater Dress
Size Range: 14-28

The preppy polo trend gets a dressy upgrade with this ribbed number from Eloquii. It’s a closet standout that one reviewer says gets her “compliments all day long.” We recommend checking out both the nude and bright orange colors.

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Eloquii Rib Collar Sweater Dress, $, available at Eloquii

The Drop Women’s Laila Power Shoulder Twist

Best Plus-Size Sweater Dress With Cutouts
Size Range: XXS-3XL

Amazon’s fashion-forward line The Drop is filled with closet staples that are far from boring. New fall must-haves include this sweater dress with a subtle slit and a killer cut-out moment. One happy reviewer even bought both colors, writing that it “fits like a dream, flattering and good quality.”

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The Drop The Drop Women’s Laila Power Shoulder Twist-Back Midi Sweater Dress, $, available at Amazon

A New Day Women’s Longsleeve Ribbed Knit Sweater Dress

Best Plus-Sized Ribbed Knit Sweater Dress
Size Range: 1X-4X

A ribbed knit is a cold-weather must-have. This cozy dress gets rave reviews from shoppers who like that it is both “really comfy” and “classy.” Watch out on sizing for this dress; some customers note that it runs big.

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A New Day Women’s Long Sleeve Ribbed Knit Sweater Dress – A New Day™, $, available at Target

Eloquii One-Shoulder Sweater Dress

Best Plus-Sized Ribbed Knit Sweater Dress
Size Range: 14-28

Who says you can’t show a little skin in winter? This dress proves that notion wrong with an asymmetrical neckline that won’t leave you completely in the cold or too bundled up. Just note that, while the dress is machine-washable, you will need to airdry it after.

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Eloquii One-Shoulder Sweater Dress, $, available at Nordstrom

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