20 Knitted Dresses For The Last Of The Summer Sun

When your hear the words ‘knitted dress’, it’s likely that your brain goes straight to the turtleneck jumper dress in the back of your wardrobe. Thankfully, we’re not gearing up for winter weather just yet and are instead turning our attention to knitted frocks that work for sunshine-filled days and cooler temperatures alike.

If you haven’t seen the slew of woven dresses that have taken over Instagram this summer, let us get you up to speed with the most coveted pieces on the block. Arguably the most recognisable is Cult Gaia’s Serita dress, which has been a hit with everyone from Hailey Bieber to Rosie Huntington-Whiteley for its knotted design and backless detailing. Similarly, House of Sunny’s green swirling Hockney dress (spotted here on Kendall Jenner) has caused a major stir online, selling out three times.

Don’t worry if designer dresses aren’t in your budget, there are plenty of brilliant high street and vintage iterations, too. Whether you are in the market for an oatmeal strappy number from Arket or a fiery orange frock from Etsy, the internet is brimming with options to suit every style and budget.

With only a little while longer to enjoy the sunshine, it’s good to invest in pieces that can easily make the transition from late summer to autumn. Working just as well with fisherman sandals and sunnies as it does with combat boots and a trench coat, the knitted dress slots into just about every season.

To take a look through our top picks, click through the slides ahead…Products:


By Malene Birger Minasia Ribbed-Knit Maxi Dress, $, available at Net-A-Porter

Mango Ribbed Midi Dress, $, available at Mango

H&M Knitted Bodycon Dress, $, available at H&M

Bottega Veneta Cotton-Blend Midi Dress, $, available at Net-A-Porter

& Other Stories Cotton Blend Micro Knit Midi Dress, $, available at & Other Stories

Zara Strappy Knit Midi Dress, $, available at Zara

House Of Sunny Hockney Dress, $, available at House of Sunny

& Other Stories Glitter Cotton Blend Knit Midi Dress, $, available at & Other Stories

GUESS, Guess by Marciano Orange Knit Summer Dress, $, available at Etsy

Arket Knitted Strap Dress, $, available at Arket

Paloma Wool Livin Knit Midi-Dress, $, available at Liberty London

Zara Long Knit Sleeveless Round Neck Dress, $, available at Zara

ASOS DESIGN Curve Ruched Front Knitted Midi Dress, $, available at ASOS

H&M Rib-Knit Dress, $, available at H&M

Free People One Love Sweater Midi Dress, $, available at Free People

Edited Jumper Dress, $, available at Zalando

H&M Ribbed Dress, $, available at H&M

Jacquemus Knitted Polo Dress, $, available at 24S

Whistles Rib Detail Knitted Cami Dress, $, available at Whistles

COS Knitted Slip Dress, $, available at COS

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