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How to style dresses with pockets

Women wearing dresses with pockets.

It's Got Pockets!

Everyone loves a pocket. For keeping hands warm and keys where you need them, dresses with pockets are practically perfect in every way. So, whether you’re partial to a floor sweeping maxi or prefer the easy breezy nature of a midi or mini dress, there’s plenty of practical and pretty styles to love. And all of them come with pockets...

A woman wearing a knee-length black dress with long sleeves, bold ivory leaf print, & side pockets.

Pockets Full of Style

We believe that dress is more, and you shouldn’t have to wear pants to get pockets. Take a look at this season’s best dresses with pockets, including floral frocks you can wear on long walks to short numbers perfect for date nights. They’re all here for you...

Pocketful of Perks!

Pocketful of Perks!

Confidence Boost

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Avoid the awkward ‘don’t know what to do with my hands’ feeling and command the room.

Surprise Factor

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Leave your bag at home, as you’ve got your keys and phone sorted.

On the Go

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Why can’t we wear a dress and still be carrying the stuff we need?

Mom Emergency

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Where else are you going to keep their treasures safe until you get home?

Maxi Dresses

When it comes to maxi dresses, a little style goes a long way. With a mix of prints, necklines and sleeve lengths, you’ll find a maxi dress with pockets that suits you down to the ground.

A woman wearing a long-sleeved maxi dress with floral print, high button-neck, smocked waist & side pockets.
A woman wearing a V-neck midi dress with ditsy green black & white floral print, three-quarter length sleeves & side pockets.

Midi Dresses

There’s absolutely nothing middle of the road about our midi dresses. For one they have pockets. Plus, there’s a range of gorgeous colorways and styles to choose from; you’re sure to find a midi dress with pockets to perfectly suit your style.

A woman wearing a brown & black gingham button-neck midi dress with three-quarter length balloon sleeves & side pockets.

Knee Length Dresses

When the days get shorter so do our hemlines. We’ve done the legwork and created a collection of adorable short dresses with pockets that are ready for work and play.

A woman wearing a knee-length purple dress with long sleeves, mosaic floral print, & side pockets.

Wear Them With

While we’re obsessed with dresses with pockets (and know you are too), we can’t forget about our wider range of dresses. From shirt dresses to jersey dresses, we have something to suit everyone.

Of course, we want you to look good from top to toe, so make sure to have a browse through our women’s footwear for sneakers, boots and rain boots. Dresses are the perfect canvas for layering, making our range of sweaters and cardigans a must. Complete the look with accessories such as bags, jewelry and scarves.

To discover more FatFace favorites have a look at this season’s women’s collection.

Pocket Change

You’ve been loving dresses with pockets forever (well, the pre-18th century to be precise). How do we know? We’ve done a deep dive into the history.

Read the History of Dresses with Pockets blog