Plus-Size Sweater Dresses That’ll Keep You Warm And Chic Till Spring


Wearing dresses in the winter can be tricky — especially when your measurements don’t fit into “standard” sizing ranges. Between the harsh elements and the lack of options, it ends up being a lot easier to throw on a pair of jeans rather than hunting down the perfect not-too-warm, not-too-bulky but still stylish dress option. Fortunately, more and more plus-size winterwear options have been popping up and plus-size sweater dresses are no exception.

Sweater dresses are more than just easy to throw on cold weather frocks — they actually do what their name implies, and act as the full-body warmers we’ve always dreamed of. Plus it, allows us to carry over the one-and-done convenience of dresses into colder months. So if you’re plus-sized and looking for that one perfect dress to slip on until spring arrives, we’ve got you covered. Ahead, we’ve rounded up 9 plus-size sweater dresses that are sure to keep you nice and warm all season long.

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Eloquii Colorblock Sweater Cardigan Dress

Best Plus-Size Cardigan Sweater Dress
Size Range: 14-28

Gone are the days of frumpy dresses that have no shape or style. This number from Eloquii has the right amount of subtle flair, like the intentional yet cool color blocking that appears to give the dress a subtle checkered appearance.

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Eloquii Colorblock Sweater Cardigan Dress, $, available at Eloquii

Eloquii Rib Collar Sweater Dress

Best Plus-Size Collared Sweater Dress
Size Range: 14-28

The preppy polo trend gets a dressy upgrade with this ribbed number from Eloquii. It’s a closet standout that one reviewer says gets her “compliments all day long.” We recommend checking out both the nude and bright orange colors.

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Eloquii Rib Collar Sweater Dress, $, available at Eloquii

Universal Standard Eco Everyday Sweater Dress

Best Plus-Size Crew Neck Sweater Dress
Size Range: 00-40

About 20% of the materials in this dress are recycled. It is perfect for errands or just staying in and relaxing. If you throw on a cute kitten heel and some pretty jewels it can even be a more elevated date night look.

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Universal Standard Eco Everyday Sweater Dress, $, available at Universal Standard

Hennig Ribbed Knit Dress

Best Plus-Size Luxury Sweater Dress

Size Range: 1X-4X

This sleeveless number from plus-size luxury brand Hennig checks all the boxes: Its exquisite construction, moisture-wicking fabric, and endless styling opportunities make it your new go-to for date night, work, and beyond.

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Hennig Ribbed Knit Dress, $, available at 11honore

Current Air Cable-Knit Sweater Dress Set

Best Plus-Size Cable Knit Sweater Dress
Size Range: 1X-3X

Not only is this dress soft and comfortable, but it screams sophistication. The removable shrug also gives you two looks for the price of one.

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Current Air Cable-Knit Sweater Dress Set, $, available at Anthropologie

Fashion Union Plus Chunky Roll Neck Sweater Dress

Best Plus-Size Roll Neck Sweater Dress
Size Range: 14-24

A roll neck cut is a minor style detail that makes a big difference. This dress gives off all the cozy vibes— layer it over your favorite pair of tights for a classic fall look.


Fashion Union Plus chunky roll neck knitted sweater dre, $, available at ASOS

Eloquii Asymmetric Fitted Midi Sweater Dress

Best Plus-Size Sweater Dress With Cutouts
Size Range: 14-28

This cutout moment is fierce and sexy all at the same time — and proves that you don’t have to only wear cutout details during the warmer months.

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Eloquii Asymmetric Fitted Midi Sweater Dress, $, available at Eloquii

A New Day Women’s Longsleeve Ribbed Knit Sweater Dress

Best Plus-Sized Ribbed Knit Sweater Dress
Size Range: 1X-4X

A ribbed knit is a cold-weather must-have. This cozy dress gets rave reviews from shoppers who like that it is both “really comfy” and “classy.” Just note some buyers remark that it runs big.

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A New Day Women’s Long Sleeve Ribbed Knit Sweater Dress – A New Day™, $, available at Target

Madewell Long Sleeve Polo Marino Wool-Blend Sweater Vest

Best Plus-Sized Merino Wool Sweater Dress
Size Range: 1X-3X

This sweater is made from a blend of wool, cotton, and synthetic fibers for a dress that’s warm but not itchy or too heavy. As the chilly temperatures continue to fall, the natural toastiness of wool will come in handy.

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Madewell Long Sleeve Polo Merino Wool Blend Sweater Dress, $, available at Madewell

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