I'd Bet Money That Fashion Girls Will Wear These 5 Dress Trends in Fall

While summer is clearly still in full swing, the start of August can be a fun time to think forward towards the fresh trends that await with the fall season. In fact, we recently covered a smattering of the looks that will dominate in the next few months. Today, I wanted to specifically zero in on the fall 2020 dress trends. After all, those cozy fall dresses often become staples in autumn wardrobes to be worn with everything from booties and leather jackets to sneaker and trench coat combos.

To showcase the dresses in question, I turned to the IG accounts of some of my fashion people who have already been wearing the latest trends, including chic ribbed silhouettes and statement maxi styles. Honesty, if I had to bet money, I think it’s the five silhouettes coming your way that will become some of the most popular for the season.

Intrigued? Keep scrolling for more, along with inspired picks for each dress trend to wear now and into fall.

Ribbed Dresses

As one of the chicest dress silhouettes for fall, ribbed knit dresses will be well represented in the feeds of the coolest fashion people next season.

Puff-Sleeve Dresses 2.0

Pronounced shoulders and sleeves have been in the spotlight for a few seasons now, and the look isn’t going away anywhere for fall—especially shorter styles teamed with boots. 

Not-So-Basic Black Dresses

Your classic black sheath will be forever timeless, but it’s those forward, statement-making cuts—like this sleek collared style—that will be most popular for fall.

Bold Maxi Dresses

The best fall dress trends 2020: column maxi dresses



Midi silhouettes will clearly hold strong throughout the season, but dramatic column styles will also have a strong presence.

Unique Shirtdresses

The best fall dress trends 2020: shirtdresses



Standard shirtdresses will always be around, but those with distinctive details and in asymmetric cuts will 100% reign supreme.