How to wear a wool dress

How to wear a wool dress

Sometimes in pictures the difference between a wool dress and a regular dress like a cotton dress is very subtle. But personally, the wool dress is obviously made of thicker fabric, which makes it look much deeper and more formal. It’s something to add to your everyday work outfit to add a little variety to the outfit game. To get you started, I’ve rounded up some of the best wool dress outfit ideas and put them into an interesting list. Now let’s check it out.

Dark brown wool dress with front zip closure


Really stylish and simple, this dress is suitable for both work and formal occasions. It is a dark brown wool knee length dress with a zipper in the front. You can wear it simply with black ankle straps with open toe for a stylish and professional look.

Gray wool mini dress with gathered waist

Gathered Waist Gray Wool Mini Dress

Sometimes a certain color and type of fabric has a special chemistry. For example, a velvet dress looks best when it’s in burgundy. For a wool dress, gray is the magic color. Here is a unique outfit that includes a gray mini dress with a wool ruched waist. You can simply pair it with black open heels with ankle straps to complete an elegant look.

Black and gray checked wool dress with ruffles

black and gray checked wool dress with ruffles

If you’re attending a corporate event and just want to look professional and balanced, here’s a dress that will keep you understated and still make you look good enough. It is a black and gray checked wool dress with ruffles. Just wear it with black heels to complete the look.

Belted black wool shift dress

black wool dress with belt

This is a very unique outfit and I’ll explain why in a moment. To achieve this all black look, you can wear a wool knee length dress with a black belt. The interesting and unique thing about the outfit is that the dress is paired with black oxford shoes. I love this as I often think that the oxford shoes are a very stylish product that doesn’t get nearly enough mentions.

Black wool dress with gray sleeves

black wool flare dress gray sleeves

At this point you should realize that most wool dresses are either black or gray as they are the magic colors for wool colors. Here’s a wool dress that uses both colors in a creative way. It is a black wool dress with gray sleeves. For the shoes, I would recommend wearing black leather ankle boots to add a classy touch to the outfit.

Gray midi slip dress with spaghetti straps

gray midi dress with spaghetti straps

It’s just so rare to see a wool slip dress and the result seems quite unique. You can easily wear this gray spaghetti strap midi slip dress with a pair of knee length black leather boots for a stylish yet minimal look.

Black long sleeve flared midi dress with ankle boots

Black Long Sleeve Flare Midi Dress Ankle Boots

A black dress often makes you look slimmer and slimmer. The effect would be multiplied if the black dress is a black flare dress as it can make your legs look thinner and longer. For example, you can wear a black long-sleeved midi dress and combine it with black leather boots to get a nice and cool black look.

Black wool knee length dress with front zip closure

Black knee-length wool dress with front zipper

If you like those black leather jacket outfits that look dark and cool, then here is a wool black dress that will create a similar effect. It is a black wool zip dress that looks very stylish and deep. You can pair it with black leather boots for a dark look.

Red wool dress with tie and cap sleeves

red wool dress with tie and cap sleeves

For a glam look, you might want to wear this red wool dress with tie neck and cap sleeves. There are two details in the dress that add to the cuteness. For one, the band is something very chic and girly. Secondly, the cap sleeve can add a beautiful touch to the dress in a subtle way. To keep the beautiful feeling constant, a pair of black ballet flats is the best choice for the shoes.

Gray wool coat midi dress

gray midi dress with checked wool sheath

Here is a gray wool plaid midi dress that looks classy and feminine. You really don’t need to accessorize for a stylish dress like this. Just wear it with black heels and you would look amazing.

Gray Plaid Gathered Waist Wool Shift Dress

gray checked wool dress with gathered waist

Similar to the previous dress, this one is also a gray plaid dress. But this time it’s a sleeveless wool dress with a gathered waist. Pair it with black heels for a great looking work outfit.

Pink V-neck wool midi dress

Pink Wool V-Neck Midi Dress

Here’s another work outfit that looks different than typical while still looking professional. To achieve this look, you can wear a pink V-neck wool midi dress and black ballet flats.

Gray wool mini dress with low back

gray wool mini dress with low back

Even if you have nice skin and a nice back, you don’t always have to wear a backless dress. A deep back gray wool mini dress that only shows a little skin on the back makes you look professional and demurely sexy at the same time. Just wear black heels to keep the look professional.

Gray midi dress with buttons

gray midi button dress

This dress is almost like a long blazer dress. It is a gray wool dress with midi buttons that looks very feminine. You can pair it with pink heels to complete this professional and slightly sophisticated look.

Black wool tunic dress

Black wool tunic dress

For a breezy look, a tunic dress would be a good choice. In this case it is a black wool tunic dress. The tunic dress is very creatively paired with black oxford shoes for a minimalist and stylish look.

I hope you enjoy the wool dress outfit ideas I have shared with you. Just a friendly little tip for you. Some of you may have skin that makes you uncomfortable wearing wool. Therefore, try them on very carefully before buying a wool top or dress.

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