It’s easy to fall in love with a trend like house dresses. They’re comfortable, great for Zoom, effortless to wear, and suitable all year long. If you’ve yet to become acquainted with this style sensation, the house dress is, essentially, a comfortably-fitted, simple frock that combines the relaxed qualities of a nightgown with the polished sensibilities of a day dress. It’s the kind of piece that you can toss on in the morning and instantly feel more put together (while still remaining supremely cozy).
Unsurprisingly, this trend exploded during the pandemic when many of us were (or are!) working from home. Regardless of your profession, the house dress has a place in anyone’s closet thanks to its no-fuss, all-ease attitude. Ahead, 15 standout picks to shop right now.
OG nap house by Hill House Home is beloved (and worn) by many. The ruffle sleeves combined with the floral print and A-line silhouette come together for house dress perfection.
From the romantic shade of pink to the charming bell sleeves and bow-tie detail, this house dress is a no-brainer pick.
Just because you’re wearing it in the house doesn’t mean it has to be boring—case in point, this adorable slime green frock.
An effortless gingham dress feels oh-so-right for summer’s hottest days.
The kind of print that feels simultaneously modern and vintage.
If you’re feeling the Cottagecore trend, this puff-sleeve number is for you.
Made in Ethiopia, this colorful cotton dress will be the MVP of your wardrobe.
This relaxed long-sleeve maxi dress has all the elements of a perfect house dress: a comfortable fit, romantic ruffles, and enduring versatility.
A dress that trails behind you in all the right ways.
The chic ruching on this elegant dress makes it feel especially unique.
It would be hard not to feel cheerful in this bright yellow frock.
Have you seen a cuter floral dress before this one? We think not.
A timeless house dress that’s no doubt an investment, but one you’ll wear for many years to come.
You can always count on Merlette for an ethereal house dress, and this baby blue iteration is no exception.
LBD, house dress edition.