10/31/2011 12:52 pm ET | Updated Oct 11, 2012

Sweater Dresses: The Stylelist 7 (PHOTOS)

When it comes to deciphering the dressed up versus dressed down debate during fall and winter, most of us are inclined to keep it casual.

But there is a way to stay cozy and keep your style on point at the same time. The answer? The endlessly chic, comfy sweater dress. If you haven’t invested in one yet now is the time to do so. With a plethora of boldly colored and intricately printed versions to choose from, what’s not to love about this versatile look?

Here are our picks for the seven best knit dresses to slip on now.

And check out these 10 standout Fall tights to go with your new sweater dress: