How to Style Smock Dress: 15 Gorgeous Outfit Ideas

best smock dress outfit ideas

A smock dress simply means a dress that is loosely fit. It usually comes in the form of a mini dress or a knee length dress, occasionally midi dress. It is a very general type of dress that contains more specific types such as the swing dress and the t shirt dress. If you come here to know more about how to style the smock dress, you are definitely in the right place. I have put together a list of some of the best smock dress outfit ideas. Let’s check it out.

Black and White Plaid Smock Dress


One of the most popular type of smock dress is the plaid dress. This black and white plaid smock mini dress is a beautiful example of plaid smock dresses. To build a casual and stylish outfit around this breezy dress, you can simply wear a pair of brown leather short boots and a black leather backpack.

Grey Cotton Smock Dress

grey cotton smock dress

Here is a very typical grey t shirt dress that looks very casual and low-key sexy. It looks best when it is worn as part of a simple outfit, without a jacket or accessories. For example, you can simply wear the t shirt dress with white sneakers and the result would already be very good looking.

Plaid Smock Dress with Statement Necklace

plaid smock dress statement necklace

Although a mock dress is a loose fit dress that tends to look casual and breezy, that doesn’t mean you can’t style it in a more formal way. Here is a business casual outfit that is build around a black and white plaid smock dress. You can simply pair it with pale pink pointed toe heels and a statement necklace to achieve a simple and professional look.

Black and White Plaid Linen Dress

black and white plaid linen dress

Here is a lovely and refreshing outfit that is perfect to wear for outdoor especially in the summer and the spring. Simply wear a black and white plaid linen smock dress with white sandals to achieve this amazing look.

Chambray Midi Smock Dress

chambray midi smock dress

The chambray shirt has always been an important item of the casual outfit world. Now, instead of a shift, wear a chambray midi smock dress can also make you look casual and beautiful. For the shoes, it is best to wear white one to make this outfit a refreshing blue and white outfit. Either white sneakers or white sandals would match very well with the dress.

Black and Grey Polka Dot Swing Dress

black and grey polka dot swing dress

For me, this is the most adorable outfit among the list. You can simply achieve this remarkable look by wearing a black and grey polka dot swing dress with white heeled sandals and a nifty gold or silver necklace.

Grey and Black Leopard Printed Mock Neck Dress

grey and black leopard printed mock neck dress

This dress is a playful yet feminine dress. It is a grey and black leopard print mock neck flare midi dress that is made of chiffon. Very interestingly, the dress is worn with white crew socks and black and white platform leather shoes.

Plaid Smock Dress with Black Leather Jacket

plaid smock dress black leather jacket

If you want to wear a jacket with a smock dress, my number one pick would be the black leather jacket, while the denim jacket would be a close second. Here is an outfit that involves the leather jacket. To achieve a smart and casual look, you can wear a black and white smock mini dress with a form fitting black leather jacket. Pair the pieces with white loafers to complete this simple and stylish look.

White Sleeveless Smock Dress with Black Heels

white sleeveless smock dress black heels

For a stylish and slightly artistic black and white look, you can wear a white sleeveless smock dress with black pointed toe heels. Add a small black leather purse to the mix to make the outfit look professional enough to be a work outfit.

Black Puff Sleeve Smock Dress with Boots

black puff sleeve smock dress boots

Sometimes, a smock dress is not only loose fit, it is actually oversized as a whole. This outfit is great demonstration of how an oversized smock dress can be worn in a stylish way. To do that, wear a black oversized puff sleeve oversized smock dress. Pair it with black suede over the knee boots to achieve this amazing look.

White and Pink Smock Midi Dress with Ballet Heels

white and pink smock midi dress ballet heels

This is a very ladylike and slightly mature white and pink midi dress. It would be perfect to wear this dress for casual Fridays, especially if you are a boss or a manager who needs to dress in a more elegant and mature way. You can simply pair the dress with black ballet heels to complete the outfit in a simple and clean way.

Grey Mini Smock Dress with Ankle Boots

grey mini smock dress ankle boots

Now, let’s look a more youthful and stylish look. To achieve this look, choose a grey plaid mini smock dress that looks casual and breezy. Pair the dress with black leather ankle boots to achieve a stylish minimal look. For those of you who are interesting in similar boots, you may want to check out our blog post on how to style leather ankle boots.

Embroidered Chambray Mini Smock Dress with Pink Boots

embroidered chambray mini smock dress pink boots

As mentioned a little earlier, a shirt dress also belongs to the category of smock dress. Here is one that looks very beautiful and unique. It is an embroidered chambray shirt dress that comes with the bell sleeve design and the beautiful rose print. The dress is very creatively paired with pink mid-calf boots and the result is surprising well-matched and great looking.

Plaid Puff Sleeve Belted Mini Dress

plaid puff sleeve belted mini dress

Here is a smock dress with some beautiful and nifty details. It is a black and white plaid puff sleeve mini smock dress that comes with the belted design. The dress already look so amazing in its own right. You can simply pair it with black leather ankle boots to create a remarkably stylish and gorgeous look.

I hope you like the smock dress outfit ideas I have just shared with you. If you like this blog post and find it useful, you may want to check out our thousands of outfit ideas you can find in this website.