How to Wear Ribbed Dress: 15 Chic Outfit Ideas

best ribbed dress outfit ideas

In another blog post, I have talked about how the ribbed sweater can look very elegant and cozy when you style it right. Today, I am going to talk about something very similar yet more ladylike, namely the ribbed dress. Most ribbed dresses come in the form of a bodycon knit sweater dress. The ribbed details simply makes the outfit more attractive and elegant. Styling the ribbed dress is actually very easy. To make things even easier for you, I have collected some of the best ribbed dress outfit ideas. Let’s dive in.

Camel Ribbed Knee Length Dress with Denim Jacket


As mentioned earlier, a ribbed dress is usually a bodycon sweater dress, so it automatically make you look ladylike and low-key sexy as it allows you to show your curves without showing much skin. As an example of a simple and feminine outfit, you can wear a camel ribbed knee length dress. Pair it with a denim jacket to add some style. Complete the outfit cleanly with pink pointed toe heels.

Grey Form Fitting Midi Tank Ribbed Dress

grey form fitting midi tank ribbed dress

To achieve a low-key sexy and minimal look, all you have to do is to choose a sleeveless bodycon dress and pair it with heels. For example, you can simply wear a grey bodycon midi tank ribbed sweater dress. Pair it with black pointed toe heels and a white leather purse to look classy and attractive.

Grey Two-Piece Mock Neck Short Sleeve Ribbed Dress

grey two piece mock neck short sleeve ribbed dress

If you are one of those people that love to have some nifty details in their outfits, here is one that you may like. I would call this dress a faux two-piece dress, as the top piece and the bottom piece of the dress actually is touching each other, without showing any skin inbetween. Anyway, it is a grey mock neck short sleeve ribbed dress that is paired with light grey pointed toe heels to achieve an elegant look.

Pink Midi Form Fitting Long Sleeve Sweater Dress

pink midi form fitting long sleeve sweater dress

If you have a very feminine character, this pink outfit should suit you pretty well. To form this outfit, you can simply wear a pink bodycon midi long sleeve ribbed dress. For the shoes, you can wear a pair of dark grey open toe suede ankle boots to add an extra feminine touch to the outfit.

Grey Halter Neck Skinny Fit Mini Ribbed Dress

grey halter neck skinny fit mini ribbed dress

Although this grey halter neck bodycon mini ribbed dress may not sound like very sexy on paper, it indeed looks extremely sexy due to the fact that it is so short and so skinny fit. The halter neck design also makes you show a lot of shoulders and skin around that area. To complete the outfit with style, you can wear black ankle leather boots.

Long Sleeve Midi Color Block Shift Dress

long sleeve midi color block shift dress

While most of the ribbed dresses you can find may be bodycon dresses, here is a more laid-back looking midi dress with a more relaxed cutting. In details, this is a long sleeve color block midi shift ribbed dress. You can simply pair it with black ankle strap open toe heels to complete the outfit with elegance.

Grey V Neck Long Sleeve Mini Sweater Dress with Slit

grey v neck long sleeve mini sweater dress with slit

For a more casual, or even slightly sporty look, here is an outfit that looks great and is pretty easy to pull off. The grey v neck mini ribbed dress here is a shift dress instead of a bodycon dress. With the slit detail, the dress looks both refreshing and low-key sexy. Wear a pair of black and white sneakers to complete this youthful look.

Grey Maxi Trench Coat with White Ribbed Mini Sweater Dress

grey maxi trench coat white ribbed mini sweater dress

Here is an layered outfit that can make you look tall and slim. To achieve this look, you can wear a white ribbed mini bodycon dress. Layer a grey maxi length trench coat on top of it to make your legs look longer and slimmer. Pair these pieces with black suede ankle boots to complete the outfit with an elegant touch.

Navy Mock Neck Midi Dress with Crew Socks & Heels

black mock neck midi dress crew socks heels

To achieve a more mature look, you can try this outfit that makes use of a dark color combination of navy and black. Just to make things clear, looking mature has nothing to do with age, it basically means looking poise and relatively serious. Anyway, wear a navy mock neck ribbed midi dress with black crew socks and black pointed toe heels to achieve this look.

Grey Turtleneck Two-Piece Midi Sweater Dress

grey turtleneck two piece midi sweater dress

For those of you who have put a lot of work into keeping in shape, this grey turtle two-piece midi ribbed dress allows you to subtly show off your slim waistline. To complete this outfit in a simple and clean way, you can wear a pair of pale pink pointed toe heels.

Heather Grey Mini Flared Ribbed Dress

heather grey mini flared ribbed dress

This is a pretty rare ribbed dress that is not made of knit. It is a heather grey flared mini dress that looks breezy and youthful, mainly due to its cutting. To form a casual and refreshing look around the dress, you can either wear white sneakers or nude sandals to complete the outfit.

Grey Cold Shoulder Ribbed Sweater Dress

grey cold shoulder ribbed sweater dress

For those of you who have beautiful skin, there is a good chance that you would have beautiful shoulders do. To show them in a subtle way, you can wear a grey cold shoulder ribbed mini sweater dress. Pair them with black suede ankle boots to make the outfit more stylish and feminine.

Black Turtleneck Midi Ribbed Dress

black turtleneck midi ribbed dress

Here is a very simple outfit idea. To achieve that, you can simply wear a black turtleneck midi sweater dress with a pair of black pointed toe heels. Although this is a simple all-black outfit that doesn’t look special at first glance, the use of black can make you look slim and tall.

Green Halter Neck Mini Ribbed Sweater Dress

green halter neck mini ribbed sweater dress

To achieve a refreshing and youthful look, you can simply wear a green ribbed mini dress that has a halter neck cutting. Pair the dress with white sandals to make the outfit extra refreshing.

Black Off The Shoulder Bodycon Mini Ribbed Dress

black off the shoulder bodycon mini ribbed dress

For a chic and eye catching look, you can wear a black mini off the shoulder ribbed dress. Pair it with a denim jacket a silver sparkly choker. For the shoes, you can wear a pair of black ballet heels to add a feminine and elegant touch to the outfit.

I hope you enjoy the ribbed dress outfit ideas that I have just shared with you above. Some of these outfits are pretty skinny fit can may require you to put in some work to get yourself in shape. I hope that can be a good motivation for you.