There are few things we love more than shopping for fun, cute summer dresses. When temps heat up, there’s basically one thing we want to wear: easy, breezy summer dresses. And while there’s certainly no shortage of cute frocks in our closet, that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t treat ourselves to one (or two) new ones. There are tons of dress silhouettes and materials that are perfect for summer, from linen maxi dresses to strapless cotton midis. Where necklines are concerned, this year we're reaching for everything from halters for beach weddings to square necks for brunch with the girls. Here, 28 cute summer dresses you're going to wear constantly this season.
28 Cute Summer Dresses to Buy Now and Wear on Repeat
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Best Cutout Dress
The little peek-a-boo back on this dress is a cute way to show off some extra skin (and your tan). Plus, it will keep you extra cool on those scorching days.
Best Tube Dress
A basic tube dress is giving chick '00s vibes, and we are totally here for it. The ribbed material is flattering and feels nice and thick so it will hold up nicely through laundry days.
Best Bustier Dress
Bustiers and corset-adjacent styles are trending right now, and this yellow dress is a great way to get in on the fun.
Best Pink Dress
Picture yourself prancing through the streets on a beautiful, sunny, 80-degree day in this gorgeous maxi dress. Pink is a classic color choice for summer and this light shade will highlight your summer glow.
Best White Dress
This unique strapless midi has a center cutout under the sweetheart neckline for a flirty, flouncy look. Everyone needs a go-to white dress for summer, and this one is definitely going to be ours.
Best Crochet Dress
Switch up your cotton and linen dresses with this cool crochet option. Don't worry, it's lined!
Best Boho Option
This orange cotton dress is a lovely option for a baby shower, graduation or any other outdoor summer occasion you have lined up this summer.
Best Tunic Dress
Wear this delightful pink tunic as a pool cover up or a casual, cute day dress to get your errands done. Customers say it runs a smidge large, so make sure you note the size chart before you purchase.
Best Eyelet Dress
Eyelet patterns are back in style and we couldn't be more excited. This feminine frock is a great option for a dressier summer event—especially paired with some colorful heels for a bold pop.
Best Smocked Dress
A go-to minidress is a must-have for anyone come summertime. Dress this one up with some strappy heels or down with your favorite white sneakers. (Psst...the tie straps are adjustable for a customizable fit.)
Best Mock Neck Dress
Hello, ruffles. The dainty sleeve and neck details are too cute, and this sage green shade makes it even better. The gauze material is breathable and casual for a nice day look.
Best Casual Dress
A basic T-shirt dress is a closet staple for summertime. This midi-length one from Zara is sleeveless and available in blue, orange, beige and black.
Best Wrap Dress
Gingham is summer's favorite pattern. This cute wrap dress is embroidered with white polka dots over the print for an extra element of flare.
Best Knee-Length Dress
This adorable midi comes in 39 (!!!) colors and patterns, but the real reason we’re so crazy about it is because it’s highly adjustable. The tie at the front can be tightened or loosened to fit your bust and the straps can also be made shorter or longer, as needed.
Best Shift Dress
A ruffled skirt gives this otherwise simple T-shirt dress a decidedly flirty feel.
Best Basic Dress
We live for easy, throw-on-and-go summer styles and this maxi definitely fits the bill. One thing to note: Many reviewers suggested sizing down for a more fitted bodice.
Best Wedding Guest Dress
Eyelet for summer? Groundbreaking, we know. But there's a reason this delicate fabric is considered such a warm-weather staple—it’s airy, breathable and light to combat summer’s heat. Oh, and it’s darn pretty, too.
Best Halter Dress
We may not currently be able to indulge in a tropical vacation, but we can certainly dress like we’re on one.
Best Short Dress
This spotted pattern is animal-print adjacent without looking like it stepped straight off a safari tour. Consider it a fresh take on the big cat trend.
Best for a Beach Vacation
Reviewers rave about the flattering, flowy silhouette that offers coverage for any lumps or bumps without turning into a shapeless sack. Also, it has pockets, people!
Speaking of pockets, this simple summer number features two right at the front, so you can slip your phone, wallet, keys and tube of hand sanitizer in there. That means you can leave the house without thinking twice about which purse you'll need to drag around all day.
Best Lightweight Dress
We came for the cool, lightweight chambray fabric but stayed for that gorgeous lace-up detail at the bust.
Most Color Options
One of Amazon’s best-selling summer dresses, this flouncy mini is incredibly comfortable (and breathable), can be easily adjusted to fit your waist and bust and comes in 18 fun patterns and shades.
Most Feminine Dress
Pair this delicate mini with lace-up sandals and some dramatic cat-eye sunnies for a glamorous beachside vibe. These sleeves and neckline are totally on trend for this summer.
Best Mini Dress
Puff sleeves and eyelet detailing are a match made in summer heaven. This style is the perfect choice for brunch or a day out with friends.
Best Tent Dress
Perfect for those days when you just can’t be bothered to slip into anything with an actual waist, this super-lightweight tent dress will get you through the day in comfort and style.
Best Maternity Dress
The momma-to-be is going to feel breezy and comfortable in this adorable dress. It will adorably highlight her bump and keep her cooled off thanks to the tank top straps and shorter knee-length. The smocked back also allows for a bit of added give.