Summer is back, and with it, the opportunity to discard your heavy wool dresses and replace them with something lighter and flirtier. The best summer dresses are feminine, yet practical — and easy to transition from day to night. This summer, take your style up a notch with one of these must-have dresses:
Alice + Olivia Mini Dress
Nothing says summer like a sunshiney mini dress. This cute number from Alice + Olivia has an appealingly feminine shape capable of flattering any body type. Its marigold and white guipure lace features a chic floral design. Pair with casual sandals and show this fun and flirty outfit off at your next garden party.
Dolce & Gabbana Floral Dress
Take your summer look retro with this adorable poplin dress. Made in Italy, the Dolce & Gabbana number is the epitome of style and class. Its halterneck style and A-line profile accentuate your waist, and its floral design is fresh and feminine. Complete the look with a stylish pair of shades and your favorite wedge sandals.
Lisa Marie Fernandez Gingham Shirt Dress
Elegant, yet casual, this gorgeous gingham dress from Lisa Marie Fernandez features rolled cuffs, an A-line silhouette, and a waist-defining sash. The dress does all the talking, so keep everything else understated with a pair of low-heeled sandals and a simple straw hat.
Chloé Cotton Mini Dress
Keep cool in this lightweight mini dress, which features a blue and off-white bandana pattern that will immediately take you back to those carefree childhood days of summer. The cotton dress slips on and off easily, making it the perfect cover-up for an afternoon party by the pool. Need a little more coverage? Pair your favorite mini with an embroidered denim jacket from M.i.h. Jeans
Tori Burch Maxi Dress
It may be hot and sticky outside, but that doesn’t mean you need to show every inch of skin. If you prefer to remain covered up, add this lovely silk dress to your wardrobe. Adorned with a sophisticated leaf motif, this chic maxi will quickly become your summer go-to for everything from casual luncheons to lively nights out on the town.