The Style Update: Change of Dress

Come fall, boots and bags tend to get the lion’s share of the glory. But what about the fundamental piece keeping it all together? This season, dresses are pleated and ruffled, moody and romantic. They’re thoughtfully detailed with statement sleeves, ladylike buttons, and waist-accentuating belts. And for the staunch minimalists, there’s something slinky and sexy you can throw on with tees and sneakers, too.

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