18-Hour Dresses That Will Magically See You Through Spring, Summer, and Fall

I made a deal with myself that this year that I would really try to be better at saving every month (not an easy feat when you're a shopping specialist who looks at irresistible stylish new items every day). But I have a Pinterest board filled to the brim with dream houses that I—one day soon—would like to own myself, so the saving officially starts now! This means that when it comes to pulling the trigger on fashion purchases, I’m opting for pieces that are wonderfully versatile and will last me through the seasons.

With spring just around the corner, the one item at the top of my wish list is unquestionably dresses. So I scoured high and low at some of my favorite retailers to find the chicest frocks that not only will get me through a long day—8 a.m. to 2 a.m. if need be!—but will also see me through the upcoming seasons with some clever layering, and of course, the right shoes, jackets, and accessories.

Not many dresses have the magical power to get you through 18 hours a day and multiple seasons, but these below come pretty darn close. From leather (a huge trend for spring, summer, and fall) to puff sleeves (to take you from day to night) and of-the-moment long, billowy maxi styles, take a peek below at the dresses that will soon become the hardest-working items in your closet.

A versatile silhouette and print to transition between seasons.

Leather is one of the biggest trends that will continue to reign supreme for spring and fall. Plus, it's the perfect fabric to take you from day to night.

Easy to wear to work and on the weekend.

Wear with flat sandals throughout spring and summer and with knee-high boots and tights come fall.

Stay on-trend with a pretty vintage-inspired collar.

From casual brunches to a fun night out, the right shoes and accessories will dress this frock up or down with ease.

Wear it with ankle boots or sandals, depending on your destination.

Try a tissue-thin turtleneck underneath this while the temps are still cool.

The intricate lace and puff sleeves give this LBD a fashion-forward touch.

Polka dots have the magical ability to work for weddings, the office, and casual weekends.

Throw a sweater over (or under) this when it's chilly out.

Wear with blazers and denim jackets alike.

A lightweight knit dress is practically made for transitioning between seasons.

This dress works for every occasion we can possibly think of.

This hue is perfect for day, night, spring, summer, and fall. Add to cart!

Never underestimate the power of a black midi dress.

Cool with lug-sole boots, sneakers, and heels.

Leopard print is incredibly versatile for all seasons and occasions.

Ideal for a day of meetings and an evening of margaritas.

Striped knit dresses are a huge trend this season.

Such a fun and easy-to-wear silhouette to wear with chunky boots.

The smartest sartorial investment you'll make.