How to Wear Pinafore Dress: 15 Amazing Outfit Ideas

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Have you ever got tired of dressing either too professionally or too casually? For this blog post, I am going to talk about something that is not as formal as the pencil skirts you dress to work, nor I am going to talk about t shirt and jeans outfits that you wear when you are not working. I am going to talking about an absolutely lovely item, the pinafore dress. One thing I really love about the pinafore dress is that it can make you look cute, but not the kind of cuteness that is reserved for a teenager. Instead, it is a stylish kind of cute. To give you some ideas on how to wear the pinafore dress, I have put together a list of some of the best looking outfit ideas. Let’s dive right in.

Grey Turtleneck Sweater with Black Pinafore Dress

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For a ladylike and lovely look, you can wear a grey turtleneck sweater with a black pinafore dress. Pair these pieces with black suede knee high boots and black purse to complete this amazing outfit.

Black Pinafore Dress with Black and White Striped T Shirt

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For a casual street look, you can wear a black and white striped t shirt with a black pinafore skater dress. To look absolutely casual and sporty, the best shoes to wear with this outfit is the white sneakers. Otherwise, if you want to add a touch of elegance to the outfit, you can wear either nude heeled sandals or black loafers.

Black Sweater with Grey Pinafore Dress

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Here is a very unique and artistic outfit that involves a black felt hat. I know that the black felt hat has been slowly and steadily moving toward the mainstream. I still feel that it is not mentioned enough and that is why I am mentioning about it all the time. Back to the outfit, to style the black felt hat, you can wear it with a black sweater, a grey pinafore dress and black heels.

White Bow Blouse with Navy Dress

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Very rarely, I would describe a work outfit as both professional looking outfit and a lovely outfit, but that is indeed how I would describe this outfit. It is amazing how adorable it looks when the white bow blouse and the navy dress are put together. For the shoes, you can either wear black heels or pink heels to complete the outfit with an extra feminine touch.

Black and White Long Sleeve Tee with Black Denim Pinafore Dress

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Here is a very youthful and stylish outfit. It consists of a long sleeve black and white striped t shirt, a black denim pinafore dress and white sneakers. This is one of those magically outfits that can make you look young and that will not make it look like that you are trying very hard to look young.

Light Grey Turtleneck Sweater with Denim Dress

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Here is a nice casual outfit to wear when the springtime comes. It consists of a light grey turtleneck sweater, a denim pinafore dress and black ankle boots. If you are interested in seeing more outfit ideas of similar boots, you may want to check out our blog post on how to style leather ankle boots.

Grey Polka Dot Shirt with Burgundy Pinafore Dress

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For an absolutely sweet look, you may want to consider wearing this unique and ladylike burgundy outfit. Simply wear a grey polka dot shirt with a burgundy pinafore dress. Pair these pieces with black leggings and burgundy ballet flats. Creatively, wear a black felt hat to add an artistic touch to the overall look. It is amazing to see how so many pieces can put together in a flawless fashion.

White Boho Blouse with Denim Dress

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This is a very interesting outfit that you rarely see something similar on the street. When I see this outfit, I think of a picnic. That is how refreshing this outfit look. It consists of a white boho style blouse, a sky blue denim pinafore dress, black chelsea boots and a red felt hat.

White Printed Tee with Corduroy Dress

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Since a pinafore dress usually looks cute, let’s see how it looks when put together with a cartoon-printed t shirt. Turns out that the result is pretty cool and playful. It is exactly the kind of outfit you would want to wear when you just want to casually drop by a friend’s home. To achieve this lovely look, wear a cute white print tee with a navy corduroy dress and white sneakers.

Denim Shirt with Navy Belted Dress

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I have already show you a little earlier that a pinafore dress looks great with a white blouse. This time, how about wearing a navy belted pinafore dress with a denim button shirt. The result is equally good, if not better. Complete the outfit with a pair of cheetah loafers to add a unique touch.

Black Floral Pinafore Dress with Off Shoulder Top

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This is easily the most lovely outfit among the list. It consists of a black off the shoulder top and a black floral pinafore dress. Wearing these pieces with white sneakers would have made a good looking outfit. But you can actually push the envelope further by wearing a pair of lemon yellow sandals.

Denim Dress with Black Sweater & Black Felt Hat

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I just won’t get tired of black felt hat outfits, especially when it is the hat is put together with a pinafore dress. They are just a perfect match. This outfit consists of a black sweater, a denim pinafore dress, black stockings, camel suede boots and the black felt hat.

Black Dress with Grey Shirt & Yellow Heels

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The use of yellow can provide a magical touch to a lot of outfits. For example, wear a black pinafore dress over a grey button up shirt. Pair them with yellow ballet flats and a yellow clutch bag to simply take this outfit to another level.

Black Dress with Grey Leggings & Knee High Boots

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For a low-key and beautiful fall look, you can wear a grey sweater with a black pinafore dress. Complete the outfit with grey leggings, mid-calf leather boots and a nifty grey knit hat.

White High Neck Sweater & Black Printed Pinafore Skater Dress

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For a cute black and white look, you can wear a white turtleneck sweater with a black printed pinafore dress. Wear black ankle leather boots to complete this outfit with style.

Here are the lovely pinafore dress outfit ideas that I want to share with you. They are extremely easy to pull off. Let’s try them on and have fun styling.