The One Dress Everyone Needs for Winter—and the Under-$40 Version We Love

What’s cozy, comfortable, and actually chic all at the same time? A knit dress, of course. It also just happens to be the ideal style for the colder months, exceptionally versatile, and available for just under $40—thanks to our very own Who What Wear collection for Target.

And since it’s, well, freezing, and I was in need of my own outfit inspiration to get me out of my jean-and-boot rut, I figured I’d round up the best street style looks of late featuring knit dresses and make it easy for you to shop ours when you’re done. From layering tricks to styling tips, just keep scrolling to see all the looks I’m into at the moment and be sure to scroll to the end for our affordable take on the staple. What are you waiting for? Get started! 

Knit Dress Street Style

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Style tip: White shoes are the perfect neutral contrast to a beige-toned dress.

Knit Dress Street Style

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Matthew Sperzel/Getty Images

Style tip: If there's one dress style that actually looks good with a puffer, it's this.

Knit Dress Street Style

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Christian Vierig/Getty Images

Style tip: Use a small silk scarf as a makeshift belt for an extra touch. 

Knit Dress Street Style

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Hanna Lassen/Getty Images

Style tip: Get even more use out of a knit dress by layering it over straight-leg pants or jeans.

Knit Dress Street Style

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Daniel Zuchnik/Getty Images

Style tip: Everything looks good with a long black coat.

Knit Dress Street Style

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Matthew Sperzel/Getty Images

Style tip: Contrast a red dress with a big white scarf (or cape).

Knit Dress Street Style

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Hanna Lassen/Getty Images

Style tip: Matching your dress to your belt to your boots is officially back.

Knit Dress Street Style

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Hanna Lassen/Getty Images

Style tip: For occasions, you can dress up your frock with a sleek pair of pumps.

Knit Dress Street Style

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Christian Vierig/Getty Images

Style tip: There's no such thing as too much red.

Knit Dress Street Style

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Christian Vierig/Getty Images

Style tip: When in doubt, accessorize with anything neutral.

Knit Dress Street Style

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Daniel Zuchnik/Getty Images

Style tip: Boots and a blazer make everything look ready for the cold.

Knit Dress Street Style

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Lexi Aiassa for Who What Wear

Style tip: Sometimes, all you need is black shoes—and our Elbow Sleeve Crewneck Flat Rib Dress!

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