The 30 Best Summer Dresses For Every Occasion

The long and sunny days we’ve been longing for are finally here, and it’s time to celebrate them with the cutest dresses of the season.

When the temperatures rise, the lightweight fabrics and the perfect cut-out shapes of a summer dress are all we need to achieve an effortless summer look. You will spend more time outside and thus need to adapt your wardrobe accordingly. Want to enjoy a beach day? Sport a vibrant floral fluffy dress. Planning a city tour soon? Choose a smart tie-sleeve swing dress. Invited to a cocktail? A white spaghetti strap dress should do the trick. Taking the heat out on a fun night out? Brighten up the mood with sequins. Relaxing on a Saturday brunch? Go for a pink strapless dress. Thereis a dress for every occasion.

To revamp your collection, we gathered for you the 30 hot ticket summer dresses that made us swoon. Different shapes, styles, and price ranges are featured, so stock up while you can. Happy shopping!

For The Smart City Tour

Summer seems to make everything better, even the simple act of roaming around in the city. Going to a museum, walking down the park, window-shopping, it’s all calling for comfortable clothes. Here are our favorites.

1.) Softspun Tie-Sleeve Swing Dress

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Simple, comfortable and light, this soft-spun tie-sleeve swing dress is what you’re looking for. It’s available in black, purple, and navy striped.

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2.) Striped Tie Front City Shirt Dress

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Comfy yet chic and fashionable, you can easily wear this striped dress on different occasions the same day. Huge bonus: it has pockets!

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3.) Short Sleeve Denim Pullover Shirtdress

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Denim has its own charm. Laid-back and timeless, this summer dress is perfect to run your errands.

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4.) Surplice Wrap Midi Dress

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Born to be bold? Then spruce up your wardrobe with this bright red wrap midi dress. Reviving and original! If red isn’t your color, there are three others to choose from.

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5.) Cutout Stripe-Trim Dress

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Forever 21

If you’re into symmetric shapes and slightly unconventional designs, you may want to check out this cutout stripe-trim dress. Score – this one’s under $20!

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6.) Lilly Oversized Stripe Rugby Shirt Dress

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We absolutely dig the style of this oversized stripe rugby shirt dress. The long sleeves are perfect to warm you up on a chilly morning walk.

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