White Dresses You Can Wear All Winter

No white after Labor Day? Please. The age-old adage might've rung true in the past, but in these sartorially liberated times, you shouldn't let the season dictate your wardrobe's color palette. In fact, when temperatures plunge and flurries begins to fall, few garments look as chic as a crisp, clean dress in a snowy hue. For proof, click through to shop some of our current favorites on the market—and remember, there's a reason they call 'em "winter whites."

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This one's got a sweater overlay built right in—presto, instant layering!


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Meet your new wintertime "girls' night out" dress.
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Neoprene is one of the warmest fabrics out there. Take it from someone who's made the mistake of wearing a scuba skirt in the summertime (oops).


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A sleek, sharp white shirtdress looks right year-round.
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Layer this one under a black leather moto jacket and over opaque tights to play up the color contrast.


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Wear it atop a super-fitted turtleneck at the office and solo for after-work drinks. How's that for easy day-to-evening dressing?
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Classic novel and roaring fireplace not included—but highly recommended.


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We're guessing this dress earned its name from Florence Welch—she of the ruby-red hair, powerhouse voice and spot-on bohemian style sense.
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See? A dress can be sexy and cozy at the same time.


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We could picture this on Edie Sedgwick, Zooey Deschanel or some other similarly wide-eyed ingenue.


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True, white eyelet dresses should be reserved for summertime wear. Wear ivory-toned lace in winter, however, and you'll look like a snow fairy.
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White leather's a perfect—not to mention perfectly warm—option for the chilliest months of the year. Pop this over a crewneck cashmere knit and you're all set.


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Worn solo, it's an ideal work look; paired with a statement necklace or awesome earrings, it's ready for a night out.