Consider the smock dress your new secret weapon for tricky transitional days, by Leah Carolan
Smock dresses can be worn on many different occasions and in a variety of ways. They are particularly easy to style, either formally or casually.
In the colder months, style smock dresses with skinny or straight leg denim jeans. Dress the look up with some black leather jeans, which work particularly well paired with a simple white smock dress.
For more casual days, smock dresses can be accompanied with a pair of trainers and a leather or denim jacket. To bring the look out after work, you can style a smock dress with a pair of high heels, a long necklace and a formal jacket.
ASOS DESIGN cotton mini smock shirt dress, €30.42 from ASOS
Prada needlepoint smocked shirt dress, €1,790 available from Farfetch
Floral Georgette Smocked Shirtdress, €235 from Michael Kors
Avavav Ruffled smocked cotton-poplin dress, €260 available from Net-a-Porter
Sister Jane mini smock dress with tiered skirt in strawberry embroidered organza, €131.34 available from ASOS
Pretty Lavish Fifi Smock Dress Black Leopard, €60 available from SilkFred
Rixo Sasha shirred floral-print Broderie Anglaise cotton mini dress, €295 available from Net-a-Porter
Kenzo floral smock dress, €555 available from Farfetch