Baby-Doll Dresses Grow Up

Even if you're too old to care about back-to-school fashion, you can still affect a schoolgirl look with this fall's sophisticated baby-doll dresses. There are tons of sweet, high-waisted dresses in stores right now, all of which put tiny twists on the traditional baby-doll look. And yes, it is possible to wear one without looking like a 5-year-old: The key is chosing neutral tones and tailored, streamlined cuts that look as grown up as they do girly. Here are some picks:

Anna Sui Satin Dress, $398, available here

Embroidered Bird Puff Sleeve Dress, $180, available here

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Milly Silk Empire Dress, $350, available here

Forever 21 Woven Baby Doll, $24.80, available here

Anthropologie Skylight Dress, $288, available here

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