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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, 30 cute summer dresses you're going to wear constantly this season.

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1. Heartloom Ruta Dress

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.

Buy It ($119)

Size range: XS to L


2. More to Come Lesley Ribbed Strapless Dress

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.

Buy It ($70)

Size range: XS to L

ASTR the Label

3. ASTR The Label Malory Bustier Mini Dress

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.

Buy It ($98)

Size range: XS to XL

Saylor NYC

4. Saylor Joanie Dress

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.

Buy It ($242)

Size range: XS to L

Petal & Pup

5. Petal & Pup Rosetta Dress

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.

Buy It ($82)

Size range: 0 to 12

Petal & Pup

6. Petal & Pup Jaliyah Dress

Best Crochet Dress

Switch up your cotton and linen dresses with this cool crochet option. Don't worry, it's lined!

Buy It ($82)

Size range: XS to XL

Free People

7. Free People Bella Maxi Dress

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.

Buy It ($168)

Size range: XS to XL


8. J.Crew Cotton Poplin Tunic Dress

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. 

Buy It ($148; $110)

Size range:


9. ASOS Edition Eyelet Midi Dress

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.

Buy It ($231)

Size range: 0 to 14


10. More to Come Itzel Smocked Mini Dress

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.)

Buy It ($78)

Size range: XXS to XL


11. J.Crew Ruffled Smocked Gauze Dress

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.

Buy It ($138; $100)

Size range: XXS to 3X


12. Zara Midi Halter Dress

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.

Buy It ($36)

Size range: XS to XL

Saks Fifth Avenue

13. Lilly Pulitzer Edith Painterly Midi Dress

Best Cocktail Dress

Nothing says cocktail hour like a bright, bubbly dress. The classic Lilly Pulitzer pattern is known by many, and it's a lovely option for a June wedding.

Buy It ($198)

Size range: 00 to 16


14. Maacie Cami Maternity Dress

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 knee-length.

$35 at Amazon

Size range: S to XXL


15. Madewell Embroidered Gingham Wrap Dress

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.

Buy It ($128)

Size range: XXS to XL


16. Ecowish Tie-Front Swing Midi Dress

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.

$30 at Amazon

Available in sizes S to XL


17. CeCe Flutter Sleeve Shift Dress

Best Shift Dress

A ruffled skirt gives this otherwise simple T-shirt dress a decidedly flirty feel.

Buy it ($99; $79)

Available in sizes 14 to 24


18. Amazon Essentials Tank Maxi Dress

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.

$26 at Amazon

Available in sizes XS to XXL


19. PAIGE Sage Midi Tank Dress

Most Comfortable Dress

This dress feels as soft and comfy as your favorite worn-in tee. Plus, it’s versatile enough to be thrown over a bathing suit for a day at the beach or belted and styled with heels and a clutch for night out.

Buy it ($149)

Available in sizes XS to XL


20. BerryGo Embroidery Pearl Button Down Dress

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.

$60; $44 at Amazon

Available in sizes 0 to 12


21. Lost + Wander Everyday Adventures Maxi Dress

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.

Buy it ($118)

Available in sizes XS to L


22. Willow Heather Sleeveless Square Neck Dress

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.

Buy it ($110)

Available in sizes XS to XL


23. Grecerelle Summer Dress

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!

$26 at Amazon

Available in sizes XS to XXL


24. Angashion Swing Midi Dress with Pockets

Best Affordable

Speaking of pockets, this simple summer number features two, right at the front so you can slip your phone, wallet, keys and a 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.

$28 at Amazon

Available in sizes S to XXL


25. Lilly Pulitzer Jane Shift Dress

Best Sleeveless Dress

Get that ‘60s vibe going by wearing this dress to serve a Jell-O mold and a round of cocktails, followed by doing the twist. Or, go modern by eating sliders and sipping canned rosé while blasting Lizzo. Either one.

Buy it ($168)

Available in sizes 00 to 16


26. Standards & Practices Meme Tencel Midi Dress

Best Lightweight Dress

We came for the cool, lightweight chambray fabric but stayed for that gorgeous lace-up detail at the bust.

Buy it ($104)

Available in sizes 1X to 3X


27. Zesica Summer Wrap Mini Dress

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.

$31 at Amazon

Available in sizes S to XXL


28. Yobecho Summer Mini Dress

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.

$30 at Amazon

Available in sizes S to XXL


29. J.Crew Puff-Sleeve Eyelet Dress

Best Blue Dress

Puff sleeves and eyelet are a match made in summer heaven. This style is the perfect choice for brunch or a day out with friends.

Buy it ($158; $141)

Available in sizes 00 to 24


30. Wilfred Sidonie Dress

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.

Buy it ($128; $64)

Available in size XXS to XL

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