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A weird thing about summer: It turns most of our usually beloved, harmless clothes into clingy, suffocating enemies. (Looking at you, denim.) Don’t let your wardrobe turn against you. Throw on one of these uber-lightweight frocks instead.

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tibi striped poplin halter dress

Mixed Stripes

As cool and crisp as a mint julep.

Tibi ($495)


Flutter-Sleeve Mini

More sun coverage than a tank, more airflow than a proper sleeve. Win-win.

Eloquii ($120)

indah bellmer maxi dress

Tent Maxi

A dreamy sea-glass print plus no waist equals summer dressing to a T.

Indah ($233)

urban outfitters striped linen midi dress
Urban Outfitters

Button-Down Midi

Pro tip: Linen is always a good choice. (As are adorable asymmetrical buttons.)

Urban Outfitters ($79)

karen millen eyelet ruffle dress

Eyelet Mini

We’re here for any detailing that doubles as ventilation.

Karen Millen ($299)

anthropologie printed caftan

Printed Caftan

Know the caftan. Love the caftan.

Rujuta Sheth ($198)

apiece apart tiered chambray dress

Tiered Apron Dress

Easy-breezy tiers, a cute tie in back and pockets for your SPF. What more could you want?

Apiece Apart ($375)

reformation crete dress

Tie-Front Midi

Never underestimate the power of a well-placed cutout.

Reformation ($218)

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