12 ASOS dresses for grown-up women who love fashion but want great cost-per-wear value

All with next day delivery. Hurrah!

ASOS is a one stop shop for any outfit dilemma. Host to a plethora of amazing brands, as well as ASOS' own clothing line, there is something to suit every taste and budget.

ASOS, let us count the ways we love thee. The speed of delivery, the ease of returns, the range of price points, the monumental amount of choice... No surprise then, that when we want to add a new dress to our wardrobe, the ASOS dresses section is our first port of call.

Currently there are over 22,000 ASOS dresses for sale on their website. But who has the time to consider them all? We do! We've combed through all the ASOS dresses and picked out the 12 best in stock at the moment, for winter and the upcoming party season.

We've honed in on ASOS dresses that can be styled up or down, are practically cut and flattering and provide arm coverage. Anything too short was dismissed, and we ended up with a lovely range of smock dresses, shirt dresses and some beautiful occasionwear pieces.

Here are the top 12 ASOS dresses in stock now...

ASOS Design satin wrap dress

Wrap dresses are super flattering for all body types. This stunning khaki number from ASOS looks way more sophisticated and expensive than its £38 price tag.

SHOP NOW: £85, sizes 4-18, satin wrap maxi dress with buckle belt, ASOS

Pull & Bear floral printed smock dress

All hail the smock dress. It’s super comfy, easy-to-wear and versatile. This gorgeous forest green number from Pull & Bear is the perfect winter floral dress. Pair with chunky biker boots and the coat of your choice for easy daytime dressing. Add heels and statement earrings for evenings.

SHOP NOW: £29.99, sizes xs-l, floral printed smock dress, Pull & Bear at ASOS

ASOS Design pleated chevron midi dress

We think this is the perfect dress for any festive occasion. The puff sleeves and pleated skirt keep it up-to-date and on trend.

SHOP NOW: £45, sizes 4-18, high neck pleated chevron dobby midi dress with puff sleeve, ASOS

Monki tie waist midi shirt dress

Reminiscent of the Topshop dress, which took Instagram by storm, this almost identical dress from Monki is only £35. The shirt dress style is great for work and play – just swap for heels and a clutch bag to dance the night away.

SHOP NOW: £35, sizes xxs-xl, dot print tie waist midi shirt dress in rust, Monki at ASOS

Dusty Daze maxi dress in metallic spot

Make a statement this Christmas in this gorgeous high neck, flounced hem maxi dress. Packed full of personality, glitz and glamour – this is a piece you’ll want to keep in your wardrobe for forever. The metallic print makes it feel especially festive.

SHOP NOW: £85, sizes xs-l, maxi dress with full skirt in metallic spot, Dusty Daze at ASOS

Vila wrap midi dress

Brown is the new black. This super versatile piece from Scandi brand Vila features a feminine frill hem and a comfy elasticated waist. Looks fab with trainers, boots or heels!

SHOP NOW: £45, sizes EU 34-44, wrap midi dress with sheer volume sleeve, Vila at ASOS

ASOS Design high neck maxi satin tea dress

Florals aren’t just for spring. This beautiful satin maxi dress is a perfect occasion piece for all year round. It will look just as nice at a summer wedding and on holiday, as it will at a jazzy black tie function this winter.

SHOP NOW: £48, sizes 4-18, high neck maxi satin tea dress in floral print, ASOS

Warehouse tiered midi dress

Transition seamlessly from day to night with this floaty midi dress from Warehouse. We love the delicate sheer puffed sleeves and frill hem.

SHOP NOW: £65, sizes 6-18, tiered midi dress with pleats in green, Warehouse at ASOS

Ba&sh Sahara midi dress

Parisian label Ba&sh are all about creating laidback-luxe, everyday pieces. Their Sahara snake print dress is the perfect day-time piece for autumn/winter. We love the effortless floaty style and contemporary snake print.

SHOP NOW: £280, sizes 6-12, sahara midi dress in snake print, Ba&sh at ASOS

Y.A.S abstract floral maxi dress

Moody blooms will never go out of style. We love this dark floral number from Danish label Y.A.S. Their contemporary designs are packed with understated-cool style.

SHOP NOW: £65, sizes 6-14, abstract floral maxi dress with ruffle detail, Y.A.S at ASOS

Warehouse glitter foil dress

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Get party ready with this beautiful glitter foil dress by Warehouse. In a classic silhouette with gorgeous long sheer sleeves, this is the perfect piece for any festive occasion.

SHOP NOW: £52, sizes 6-18, glitter foil midi dress in black, Warehouse at ASOS

Ghost lyn satin midi dress

London-based label, Ghost, mixes vintage aesthetics with contemporary silhouettes. Their lyn satin printed midi dress is a piece you’ll love for years to come.

SHOP NOW: £169, sizes xxs-xl, lyn satin printed midi dress, Ghost at ASOS

Emma White is a freelance fashion and lifestyle writer. She has worked in the publishing industry since she graduated with an English Literature degree from the University of Southampton in 2018. Combining her love of writing and fashion, she started working as part of the fashion team at woman&home in early 2019.

Emma writes about a broad range of fashion topics, from trending seasonal styles, to sustainable fashion, how to get designer looks for less on the high street and timeless wardrobe classics. When she isn’t writing she is probably shopping, looking for the latest piece to update her wardrobe.