Heat is one thing—humidity is another beast entirely. When walking out the door feels like stepping into the bathroom after a hot shower,you need to wear styles and materials that breathe easily. May we recommend flowy tent dresses made from cotton, chambray and linen? Let’s dress. No sweat.
9 Breathable Summer Dresses for When It’s Crazy Humid Out
Lace High-low Prairie Dress
Little white dresses are the LBDs of summer. This playfully elegant version is 100% rayon and has cute details along the hem.
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Cold-shoulder Ruffle Midi Dress
This dress can easily take you from an air-conditioned office (just add a cardi) to a balmy patio happy hour.
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Tie-front Short-sleeve Dress
Similar in style to the boilersuits we saw all over the 2019 spring/summer runways, this effortless piece has tons of pockets and a belt to give it structure. Plus, the soft linen fabric makes it suitable for hot summer days.
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Eyelet Embroidered Off-the-shoulder Midi Dress
Just looking at this dress makes us feel breezy. This could be a perfect option for a date, baby shower or summer wedding.
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Cold-shoulder Tie-sleeve Dress
Pair this cold-shoulder dress with a casual topknot and wedges. Avoid overheating. Rinse. Repeat.
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Halter Shift Dress
Humidity? What humidity? Sorry, all we feel is a nice breeze on our legs and the sun on our back.
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Hi-lo Maxi Dress
The tropical pattern on this dress screams vacation.
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Striped Cinched Strap Dress
Cotton-linen blend, square neckline and stripes? You’re ready to board the yacht.
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Billowy enough that it won’t stick to your skin, floral enough that you can wear it on repeat.
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