So, you think you can’t wear a prairie dress because you’re going to look like a character from Oregon Trail? Or perhaps you’re intimidated by those voluminous, poufy sleeves? Maybe it’s that you’re scared of drowning your frame in a generous heaping of floral print?
Well, we’re here to tell you that you’re wrong, because this breezy summer frock actually comes in endless iterations. Simply look for standout pieces with multiple tiers, ruched details, minimally poufy sleeves and a bottom ruffle—pick one design detail or mix and match a few. Either way, they all technically fall under the priaire dress category.
Here are 15 of our favorite breezy frocks that won’t make you feel like you stepped out of the pages of Little House on the Prairie.