Fall is an amazing season to change up your wardrobe, especially if you’re into mixing and matching and layering up. Because the cooler season can bring about lower temperatures, though, it doesn’t mean you can’t wear a dress! In fact, Fall is the perfect season to whip out your dresses and layer them up with your favorite jackets, coats, and other fabulous accessories. In this list, check out some of the new plus size dresses for Fall at Nordstrom that you’ll love to wear all season long.
1. CITY CHIC Golden Stripe Wrap Front
Perfect for a Friday at the office, this classically striped cotton-kissed dress is sweetened with a dash of ruffles and a cheeky V-neck. It features a hidden side-zip closure, a surplice V-neck, short sleeves, and removable belt. Shop at Nordstrom. Pair it with the City Chic Blushing Belle Twill Coat with Faux Fur Collar, which features a classic feminine shape thanks to its waist-cinching tie belt and box pleats that flare the hem. It features a front button closure, spread collar with a removable faux-fur trim, a removable sash, and side seam pockets. Get this at Nordstrom.
2. CASLON Long Sleeve Ribbed Sweater Dress
Featuring perpendicular ribbing and a rolled-edge scooped neckline, this sweater dress knit is made of 50% viscose, 28% polyester, and 22% nylon. Its eased-up and effortless style is perfect for both travel or day to day living. Shop at Nordstrom. Pair it with the Single Thread Chevron Faux Fur Vest, which features a front zip closure. Its features a zig zag design that gives off a cool 80’s and 90’s cool vibe. Get this at Nordstrom.
3. REFORMATION Nikita Sweetheart Sundress in Mademoiselle
Who says you can’t wear a sundress in Fall? this season, go chic and feminine with this form-fitting sundress that is traditionally bow-tied on each shoulder and features a delicate smock at the back. It has a sweetheart neck and hidden back-zip closure. Great for garden parties and get together this Fall season. Shop at Nordstrom. Pair it with the Slink Jeans Lined Denim Jacket, which provides the perfect protection from the chilly air this season. This fleece-lined jacket features a front button closure, spread collar, one-button cuffs, chest button-flap pockets, side welt pockets, and adjustable waist tabs for ultimate comfort and style. Get this at Nordstrom.
4. HALOGEN Ponte Sheath Dress
Timelessly elegant, this dress takes you from the office to an evening night with colleagues, friends, or your significant other. It is tailored from supple ponte and features a sculpted neckline to frame your face. It has an exposed back-zip closure, notched scoop neck, and three-quarter sleeves. It is made of 66% rayon, 30% nylon, and 4% spandex. Shop at Nordstrom. Pair it with the City Chic Regal Coat, which matching belt adds a modern finesse to a longline coat so you stay gorgeously stylish in this cold weather. It features a front button closure notched lapels, front welt pockets, and a removable belt. Made of 95% polyester, 4% viscose, 1% nylon. Get this at Nordstrom.
5. BP. Long Sleeve Cable Knit Sweater Dress
Simple yet stylish, this figure-hugging sweater dress is knit with chunky cables for a classic that’s cozy and super easy to style. Pair with your favorite accessories such a belt, hat, or statement earrings. Comes in a gorgeous Burgundy Stem color that’s perfect for fall. It has a crewneck style and long sleeves that easily slip on over head. Made of 86% acrylic, 9% nylon, and 5% polyester. Shop at Nordstrom. Perfectly worn with the BP. Masson Bootie, which features a lugged platform sole that adds a touch of rock n’ roll to any fall outfit. It features a 3.5-inch heel, a 4.5 shaft, and a lace-up style with side zip closure. Features a leather or synthetic upper/synthetic lining and sole. Get this at Nordstrom.
6. CITY CHIC Mirror Garden Dress
It’s official: florals are not only for Spring. This Fall, step into brunch with the ladies in this gorgeous dress that features gathered side details that create a flattering silhouette of a V-neck dress, which includes a flirty and flashy front zipper and kaleidoscopic floral print. This dress will take you from day to night in an instant. Pair with your favorite blazer and boots and you’ll be good to go. Shop at Nordstrom. Pair this with the Lucky Brand Jedrek Perforated Open Toe Wedge Bootie in Indigo Leather for a totally chic look. This bootie features a perforated cross-band that provides a touch of texture, as well as cut-out like details to add versatility to this stacked wedge heel. Get this at Nordstrom.
7. ELOQUII Balloon Sleeve Sweater Dress
This dress spells cozy! Slip into this piece from Eloquii that you can use both as an outer layer or single layer. It features a front button closure, v-neck, long balloon sleeves, and is made of 100% acrylic. Shop at Nordstrom. Don’t forget to pair it with Michael by Michael Kors Frenchie Bootie that features an almond-toe boot. It also has a padlock zipper that adds a polished look to a sleek boot that features a 3.5-inch heel and a 5-inch shaft. Features a side zip closure and a cushioned insole. Get this at Nordstrom.
8. ELOQUII Long Sleeve Fleece Knit Dress
Feel wonderfully cozy at the office or on the go with this mock-neck dress with a covered buckle belt. This cotton-blend fleece knit dress is great for both work and play because of its versatile style. It slips on over the head for easy wear. Made of 60% cotton, 35% polyester, and 5% spandex. Comes in two gorgeous Fall-appropriate colors, Navy and Wine (pictured). Shop at Nordstrom. Perfect to wear with the Blondo Natalie Waterproof Bootie, which you’ll love to go on adventures with this season. It features a buckle strap and stacked wedge heel that’s classically elegant in any type of weather. Features a 2.75-inch heel, 4-inch shaft, size zip closure, and leather upper and lining/rubber sole. Get this at Nordstrom.
9. MARÉE POUR TOI Sequin Sheath Dress
This holiday season, get ready to rock the night away with this sheath dress from Maree Pour Toi. It features sparkling sequins in a chevron design that add bold glamour to this sleeveless piece. Be the belle of the ball with this rockin’ dress that features a hidden back-zip closure, v-neck, and sleeveless style. Shop at Nordstrom. Best paired with the ultra sexy Halogen Peplum Faux Leather Moto Jacket that features a cut to feature and flatter your waist. It has an angular peplum that adds a feminine touch to the otherwise masculine moto jacket. Features asymmetrical front-zip closure, band collar, front zip pockets, and peplum zip pockets. Perfect for day and night use. Get this at Nordstrom.
10. Michael by Michael Kors Mini Cheetah Long Sleeve Tiered Ruffle Dress
Add a touch of delicate femininity to your Fall wardrobe with this tiered ruffle dress from Michael by Michael Kors. The award-winning American designer has created a timeless chic piece with this dress that features a front snap closure, surplice v-neck, and long sleeves with elastic cuffs. Customer Katie34 gave the dress 5 stars, writing, “Fits true to size and hits just above the knee. Very slimming throughout the midsection. Lightweight material and leopard print very on trend!” Shop at Nordstrom. Don’t forget to layer with the BB Dakota Wade Drape Front Faux Suede Jacket, which features rich faux suede that gives this jacket a luxurious look. This softly structured jacket is also styled with rib-knit sleeve panels for a unique and comfortable fit. Also includes side-seam pockets. Comes in to Fall-appropriate colors: black and cherrywood (pictured). Get this at Nordstrom.
11. ELOQUII Plaid Long Sleeve Fit & Flare Dress
Step into the next Halloween get together wearing this fit and flare dress from Eloquii that features orange and navy colors that perfectly complement the season. This tie-waisted dress features a little puff at the sleeve for extra charm. The preppy piece also features a hidden back-zip closure, jewel neck, long sleeves, elastic waist, and an attached belt. Made of 65% polyester, 33% rayon, and 2% spandex. Shop at Nordstrom. For your feet, go for the Kork-Ease Chandra Bootie, which features a notched topline and chunky stacked heel for a chic Western influence. It has a round toe and water-resistant tread so you stay comfortable wherever you go. These boots were indeed made for walking! This pair of boots features 2.75-inch heel, a 5-inch shaft, a back zip closure, cushioned footbed with arch support and leather upper and lining/rubber sole. Get yours at Nordstrom.
12. ELOQUII Tie Neck Long Sleeve Dress
Whether it’s Thanksgiving or meeting his parents, whip out this elegant dress from Eloquii that features a gorgeous fit-and-flare cut with a floral knit style. It slips on over head for easy wear and features split neck with ties. Its long sleeves will keep you warm throughout the season and make for a gorgeous canvas to layer upon. Made of 95% polyester and 5% spandex. Shop at Nordstrom. Layer it up with this equally charming City Chic Simple Elegance A-Line Coat that will make you move and feel like Duchess Meghan Markle herself. Minimalist and feminine this coat features a knee length and a silhouette with puffed shoulders and nipped-in waist that screams royalty. The golden zips add a touch of class to this neat coat. Comes in a gorgeous dark cherry color. Get yours at Nordstrom.
13. Bobeau Carmen Pleated Woven Dress
Impress your guests this Thanksgiving and holiday season with this feminine pleated woven dress from Bobeau. It features shape-enhancing inverted pleats at the bodice and skirt and an attached sash that you can tie on the front or at the back to cinch your waist. This breezy dress features a hidden back-zip closure, jewel neck, short sleeves, and 100% polyester material. This dress is just one of the many from Chris and Peter Jung’s Bobeau brand that magnificently blends a modern, feminine aesthetic with soft, durable fabrics. Shop at Nordstrom. Layer it up with the Daniel Rainn Gabardine Blazer, which takes this look to a whole other level. This polished and functional blazer is styled with three-quarter sleeves and a versatile open front. Also includes noted lapels and front flap pockets. Get this at Nordstrom.
14. ELIZA J Jacquard Knit Fit & Flare Dress
Casual style gets an upgrade with this feminine flounce dress that is comfortable as it is stylish. Featuring beautiful textures, this lightweight knit dress with delicate open stitches looks great on its own or layered with your favorite jacket or blazer. It features a crewneck, a back zip closure, and three-quarter sleeves. Made of 75% rayon and 25% nylon. Shop at Nordstrom. This dress needs a delicate nude pump to go with it, so choose the Christian Louboutin Youlahop Pointy Toe Pump that features a classic silhouette with topstitched accents and chic mix of materials. This pair takes you from day to night effortlessly. Features a stiletto heel and leather upper, lining, and sole. Made in Italy. Get this at Nordstrom.
15. ELOQUII Button Front Empire Waist Dress
We’re wrapping up this list of plus size dresses with a little black dress that takes you from day to night. This dress features an Empire waist and covered buttons that together add graceful appeal to this dress that’s made of soft, stretchy matte jersey. It features a front button closure, Mandarin collar, and elbow-length sleeves with gathered cuffs for extra elegance. Shop at Nordstrom. Make sure to pair this with the Christian Louboutin Top Top Lace Peep Toe Bootie, which features intricate midnight lace and low platform that makes this shoe look super sultry. It is set on a pin-thin stiletto and finished with that iconic red sole. Also has a button-and-loop closure that boosts your style wherever you go, day to night. Get this at Nordstrom.
When it comes to dressing for Fall, make sure to keep in mind some of these tips from InStyle.
- When shopping for clothes, make sure to keep material in mind. According to InStyle, the perfect blend for soft yet form-fitting clothing is 95% cotton, 5% Lycra spandex. So watch out for those pieces with that equation if you’re looking for clothes that hug you a little bit when you wear them.
- A scarf is an ultimate all-year-round accessory you can wear. This Fall, you can add a pop of color to any outfit by adding a printed scarf.
- Another great tip when it comes to shopping for clothes is to check out the lining. This is a great gauge for the quality of the piece. If the lining and stitches are great, then it means it’s of good quality and it will last you years, giving you more value for your money.
- Never ever go without nude pumps. Especially this Fall, nude pumps will be a great option for any type of clothing, whether it be a casual jeans number or a dress. Always make sure you have a pair ready.
- Invest in interesting coats! Holmes amp Yang co-designer Jeanne Yang told InStyle, “Outerwear should never be an afterthought. So many people only see you in your coat—if you’re not wearing something great underneath your trench, they’ll never even know!” Go for pieces you can wear with different types of outfits and occasions.
- Leopard print is an all-year round staple. It never goes out of style so make sure to invest in a few pieces you can wear in all seasons.
For more great ideas on women’s fashion and tips on how to dress better this Fall season, make sure to check out the links from our archive below.
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