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10 Stunning Linen Dresses to Enjoy In The Fall

Did you know that linen is one of the oldest fabrics in all existence? The fabric, made from the flax plant, has been found wrapped around mummies from thousands of years ago. The oldest clothing item recorded in history is the linen Tarkhan dress from Egypt's first Dynasty approximately 5,000 years ago.

It's no wonder that despite all of the new fabrics available, linen is still one of the most treasured of them all.

Linen is a naturally sustainable fabric that requires no pesticides to grow. You will typically find endless linen shops in Europe, or sourced from Europe because Flax grows in a wide coastal band of Western Europe stretching from France through to Belgium and the Netherlands.

I have been an avid linen lover since I found myself living in Europe at the age of 29 years old. I quickly took to linen and, within a couple of years, my closet was primarily linen, organic cotton, and a few treasured Tencel pieces. To this day, if you ask me which fabric is the best, Linen would be the clear winner.

It is my pleasure to write this blog post for you all today. Hopefully, you will find your forever linen dress in this line-up and experience the comfort and ease of a Linen dress.

P.s. the perfect layering piece for any of these dresses would be a petticoat – we share our favorites here.

10 Stunning Linen Dresses to Enjoy For Years to Come

The “Elaine” Linen Dress by Linen Handmade Studio

Linen Dress for Fall

This gorgeous handmade linen dress comes in custom sizing and in over 20 different colors. The reason I choose to shop on Etsy more than any other platform is because of the option for customized sizing and colors without the crazy added costs. You are speaking directly with the owner and they are so helpful and willing to create the dress of your dreams. This is a fitted maxi dress with side pockets.

The Linen: 100% softened Lithuanian linen

Shop Linen Handmade Studio Here

Linen Twill Dress by Sondeflor

Sondeflor Linen Dress

I saved up my pennies and purchased this dress 2 years ago and have cherished it from the first moment I slipped it over my head. This is, by far, the best linen dress I have ever owned. The weight is shocking for a linen dress – quite heavy and perfect for Fall to Winter transitions. Each year when the weather begins to cool, I excitedly run to storage to pull out this piece.

The Linen: 100% pre-washed & softened linen.

Shop Sondeflor here

Fitted Linen Dress by Linen Sea

Fall linen dress

I have such a crush on this simple yet timeless linen dress. A simple petticoat, tights, warm socks, boots, and jacket can take this from summer to fall and straight on through winter. I could see hiking, daily walks, reading under a grandmother tree…a dress with which any dream pairs beautifully.

The Linen: 100% softened Lithuanian linen

Shop Linen Sea here

Elegant LBD by Love and Confuse

LBD Linen Dress

This is exactly my type of LBD (little black dress) by Love and Confuse. Made of 100% Lithuanian soft linen, this Kimono sleeve black dress is the perfect piece to take you from summer into fall. Paired with sandals, boots, heels, flats, etc. Absolute elegance.

The Linen: 100% Lithuanian Linen

Shop Love and Confuse Here

Autumn Burgandy Dress by Linen Art

autumn linen dress

Gorgeous A-line wrapped linen dress that is perfect for Fall weather. The elegant tie at the waist, long sleeves, and V-neck color make this dress one of a kind. I love the length, the color (comes in various colors but this was my favorite), and the natural flow of the fabric.

The Linen: 100% high-quality European linen

Shop Linen Art here

Long Linen Dress with Waist Belt by Lenok Linen

Autumn linen dress

Lenok Linen is such a gorgeous linen brand that we have featured many times on SKL. Their linen is a gorgeous stone-washed version that your skin will surely love. This is a high neck, long length dress with a beautiful waist belt.

The Linen: 100% pure stonewashed linen

Shop Lenok Linen Here

Loose Fit Autumn Dress by Linen Sea

autumn linen dresses

This is the second time we are featuring Linen Sea in this round-up and for good reason – the Autumn vibes are strong and absolutely stunning. This loose fit Autumn linen dress is the perfect companion for a day out adventuring in cooler temperatures.

The Linen: 100% softened Lithuanian linen

Shop Linen Sea Here

Yellow Mustard Anne Linen Dress by Maya Hotenko

Mustard linen dress

Maya Hotenko is absolutely one of my newfound favorite linen creators. The attention to detail is beyond my wildest dreams. This mustard yellow Anne linen dress with puffed sleeves is such a gorgeous Autumn inspired dress to cherish.

The Linen: 100% European Linen

Shop Maya Hotenko Here

1950s Inspired Linen Dress by Sondeflor

fall linen dress

This shorter take on the classic linen dress by Sondeflor has me all smitten. While I do love the longer lengths of the dresses featured in this article, this short dress is such a fun take on the linen dress. Paired with tights or stockings, flats or boots…this dress is sure to take your wardrobe to the next level.

The Linen: 100% pre-washed & softened linen.

Shop Sondeflor here

Hooded Night Blue Linen Dress by Visible Art

Autumn Fall Dresses

I tell ya, the hardest part about making these fashion round-ups is not buying them all. This hooded night blue linen dress by Visible Art has completely stolen my heart. It's just perfect. A linen kaftan dress with hood that flows as easily as it breathes.

The Linen: 100% pre-washed European Linen

Shop Visible Art here

Choosing 10 Linen Dresses for the upcoming Fall weather was so much fun and I truly hope you enjoyed our selections. Also, just in case you need the reminder, secondhand is just as good as new. You can search these brands or the style of linen listed to save money and save resources.

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