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You know when it’s the middle of summer and the last thing you can think about is wearing tight, hot clothes that show off every sweat stain? Yeah, us too. Enter the tent dress. Billowing and breezy, this style is perfect for when you can’t be bothered to wear anything even remotely formfitting. Here, 30 to fit every budget.

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red xirena dress
Shopbop

V-Neck

Flattering neckline + flattering hemline = happiness. 

Xirena ($273)

elizabeth and james two tone dress
Nordstrom

Two-Tone

Isn't it weird when two colors you'd assume would clash actually look incredible together? 

Elizabeth and James ($295)

rebecca minkoff tie strap dress
Bloomingdales

Tie Straps

This one's ladylike without being too froufrou. 

Rebecca Minkoff ($179)

plus shirt tent dress
Nordstrom

T-Shirt

FYI, this would look just as lovely with flat sandals and a messy ponytail.

Plus Shirt ($65)

lilly pulitzer maxi dress
Lilly Pulitzer

Maxi

Channel your inner Palm Beach socialite.

Lilly Pulitzer ($298)

patchwork swing dres
Anthropologie

Patchwork

...Or your inner Woodstock yoga teacher.  

Verb by Pallavi Singhee ($188)

eileen fisher tent dress
Nordstrom

Cuffed Sleeves

Psst…this one comes in black, white and blue in case you’re more into neutrals.

Eileen Fisher ($258)

mes demoiselles maxi dres
Shopbop

Boho

Between the paisley print and the flowy silhouette, we're in love.  

Mes Demoiselles ($188)

the great tent dress
Nordstrom

Midi

In a modest cut and earthy color, this dress is perfect for gals who don’t love dresses.

The Great ($175)

loft tiered tent dress
Loft

Tiered

Just try not to twirl in this.

Loft ($90)

chelsea 28 tent dres
Nordstrom

Lace-Front

You know, for ventilation.

Chelsea 28 ($99)

theory tent dress
Nordstrom

High-Low

Fancy it up with heeled sandals and knockout accessories, or dress it down with crisp white sneakers.

Theory ($190)

kenneth cole racerback dress
Bloomingdales

Racerback

Sometimes there's a party in the front and the back. 

Kenneth Cole ($149)

nic and zoe dress
Bloomingdales

Handkerchief Hem

To let a bold print like this shine, try to keep your accessories minimal.  

Nic + Zoe ($198)

zara polka dot dress
Zara

Polka Dot

Psst...polka dots are one of the season's hottest prints.  

Zara ($40)

vince camuto tent dress1
Nordstrom

High-Neck

Did someone say cocktail party?

Vince Camuto ($94)

mango tent dress
Spring

Asymmetrical

This is just begging to be jazzed up with metallic accessories. 

Mango ($100)

pitusa tent dress
Pitusa

Babydoll

Pink! Purple! Pom-poms! Stripes!

Pitusa ($168)

karen kane bell sleeve tent dress
Nordstrom

Bell Sleeve

A little ‘70s-inspired, a lot wearable.

Karen Kane ($89)

loft cap sleeve tent dress
Loft

Cap Sleeve

Pair this minidress with simple, flat sandals to keep it casual.

Loft ($70)

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bcbg long sleeve tent dress
Bloomingdales

Shirtdress

You’ll barely notice the long sleeves since it’s super-lightweight cotton.

BCBGMAXAZRIA ($104)

st roche embroidered dress
Spring

Embroidered

Can't decide which we love more: the tassels or the poppy motif. 

St. Roche ($167)

old navy tie dye tent dress
Old Navy

Tie Dye

Fun, playful and totally righteous.

Old Navy ($26)

protagonist tent dress
Shopbop

Structured

Maybe keep a Tide pen on hand while wearing this little number.

Protagonist ($275)

rachel roy sequined swing dress
spring

Sequined

Ideal for a midsummer night’s wedding.

Rachel Roy ($71)

carolina k dress
Carolina K

Spaghetti Strap

Easy, breezy, beautiful. 

Carolina K ($276)

tart tent dress
Nordstrom

Cold Shoulder

Off-the-shoulder is so last year.

Tart ($98)

cece denim tent dress
Nordstrom

Denim

You know, just until it’s chilly enough to pull out your full-length jeans again.

Cece ($109)

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french connection tent dress
Spring

Utility

If (for some reason) you're not feeling the oversize look, this cool frock has an adjustable drawstring at the waist. 

French Connection ($54)

opening ceremony watercolor dress
Nordstrom

Watercolor

To wear to a garden party…or any brunch, really.

Opening Ceremony ($99)

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