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Warm Up Your Wardrobe with Our Favourite Knit Dresses

Stay cozy in style.

Winter is almost here and as you can probably tell from our endless articles on our favourite boots to be wearingtrends to be watching, and classic coats to be styling, we’re big fans of cool weather fashion. 

As much as we would love to snuggle up in our favourite jumpers and cardigans all season long, sometimes we need something a little more elevated – enter the knit dress.

From a wool mini dress to pair with knee-high boots to a sleek maxi with some chic slippers, we’re shopping it all and we’re shopping it now. Not only are they easy to style, but they will keep you oh-so-cozy throughout the day. 

Below, we are taking a look at the top knit dresses on our radar for 2024, so you can shop them too! 

2024’s Top 3 Knit Dresses

  1. H&M Rib Knit Dress, $54.99, H&M Australia

  2.  Calli Lani Knit Dress, $159.95, THE ICONIC

  3. Compact Knit Dress, $249.00, Country Road

The Best Knit Dresses Australia 2024

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(Credit: H&M)

H&M Rib Knit Dress

$54.99 at H&M Australia

For a knit dress that doubles as both a chic mini and on-trend layering piece, the H&M Rib Knit Dress is a perfect versatile option. Incorporating recycled polyester, acrylic, and wool, this staple knit dress features a dropped shoulder silhouette for an effortless oversized silhouette. 

Pair with tights and knee-high boots for an elevated night out ensemble, or style it back with a tonal maxi skirt and sneakers for the perfect Cophenhagen Fashion Week-inspired look. 

Key Features:

  • Mini length. 
  • V neckline. 
  • Fabrication: 53% Polyester, 45% Acrylic, 2% Wool. 
  • Available in Natural White and Griege. 
  • Available AU size XS-XXL (AU 4-26).

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(Credit: Country Road)

Compact Knit Dress

$249.00 at Country Road

Crafted from Country Road’s best-selling Milano stitch knit, the Compact Knit Dress is a great trans-seasonal option for anyone who loves the comfort of a knit but doesn’t want to sacrifice on style.

This knit midi dress will easily transition from the office to after-work drinks, featuring a dense weave fabrication, fit-and-flare silhouette, and adjustable neckline to help you personalise the fit exactly to your style. 

Key Features:

  • Fit-and-flare silhouette. 
  • Midi length. 
  • Open zipper collar. 
  • Available AU size XXS-XL (AU 6-16). 
  • Available in Black and Truffle. 

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(Credit: Oxford)

Oxford Cara Knitted Dress

$139.00 at MYER

Enhance your winter wardrobe with the addition of the Oxford Cara Knitted Dress. Created from a super-soft knitted weave, this maxi dress is a great way to inject a subtle statement colour into your winter dress rotation. 

Featuring a wide ribbed knit pattern and pleated skirt, this slimline silhouette is complemented by a subtle pleated skirt and deep neckline for maximum style versatility. Pair it with a sleek patent leather heel for an evening out or add your favourite pair of chunky boots and a leather jacket for an effortless cool girl look.

Key Features:

  • Slim fit. 
  • Wide ribbed knit. 
  • Flared long sleeves. 
  • Maxi length. 
  • Available in Blue and Dark Olive. 
  • Available in size AU 6-14. 

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(Credit: THE ICONIC)

Calli Lani Knit Dress 

$159.95 at THE ICONIC

If you’re on the lookout for a knitted dress you can wear year-round, Australian brand Calli’s take on the staple knit dress should definitely be at the top of your list. 

Available in seven colours, this sleeveless dress features a square neckline and adjustable button side split for a fully customisable skirt. Crafted from a blend of viscose and rayon, this luxe knit weave makes for a great transitional fabrication to keep you warm in winter and effortlessly cool in summer. 

Key Features:

  • Square neckline. 
  • Adjustable button side split. 
  • Pleated skirt. 
  • Available in Black, Pink, Chocolate, White, Emerald, Navy Blue, Pale Blue. 

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(Credit: ASOS)

& Other Stories Belted Knitted Dress

from $80.50 at ASOS

We’re big fans of a mod-inspired mini dress, and the & Other Stories Belted Knitted Dress has quickly made its way to the top of our wishlist. 

Featuring a high neckline and mini skirt length, this wool blend dress is guaranteed to keep you warm all day, while the oversized belt buckle adds a touch of sophistication to help you create the perfect 60s-inspired look. 

Key Features:

  • High neckline. 
  • Mini length. 
  • Available AU size 4-16. 
  • Available in Black, Purple, Pink, Sage, and White. 
  • Fabrication: 52% Polyester, 38% Acrylic, 8% Wool, 2% Elastane. 

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