9 Breathable Summer Dresses for When It’s Crazy Humid Out

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.


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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Drop-waist Dress

Billowy enough that it won’t stick to your skin, floral enough that you can wear it on repeat. 

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