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    33 Summer Dresses You'll Probably Want To Buy *Now*

    My limbs are ready to break free from leggings and sweaters, honestly.

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    1. A halter neck polka dot dress serving major "Blair Waldorf attends a wedding" vibes. All we'll have to do is conjure up a penthouse apartment and a partnership with Chuck Bass to make the identity official.

    2. A spaghetti strap bodycon that makes the word ~swanky~ come to mind. Essentially, an addition like this to your summer wardrobe has the same energy as popping champagne or munching on caviar.

    reviewer wearing gold midi dress

    3. A V-neck embroidered maxi I'd like to wear on a bike ride through the Italian countryside. That probably won't be happening anytime soon but I'm going to add this to my shopping cart in the name of hope.

    4. A leopard print slip dress designed with adjustable straps — because following the year that must not be named, the last thing we want to deal with while *finally* getting some sunshine is the nuisance of too loose, perpetually falling spaghetti noodles on your shoulders.

    model wearing the white and black dress

    5. A tie-front mini dress that's essentially an easy way to look trendy without having to put in even a sprinkle of effort. It's an extended version of your favorite tee with an adjustable cutout that gives it the guise of being fancy.

    6. A high-low ruffle dress about to become your plus one for all 97 of the weddings you RSVP'ed to, each one that was cancelled and rescheduled for this upcoming summer. We hope you enjoy every single cocktail and Venetian hour to the fullest.

    model wearing the V-neck emerald green dress

    7. A sleeveless T-shirt dress to replace the leggings you've been wearing since, oh, last October. This equally comfortable option won't retain humidity and allows your limbs to feel some breeze.

    reviewer wearing black sleeveless dress

    8. A ruffled V-neck mini you'll find yourself gravitating toward for any occasion. It all lies in the power of shoe choice: Pair this with heels for tasting course dinners in which you leave starving, and sneakers for that ~aesthetic~ coffee shop you found on Instagram.

    9. A striped cap sleeve midi meant for frolicking in gardens ripe with tomatoes, tulips, lots of citrus, and potentially forest animals. I highly recommend wearing this in your studio apartment to trick yourself into the idea that your life is "cottagecore." It hurts.

    reviewer wearing striped midi dress

    10. A floral mini dress best accessorized with cat eye sunglasses and combat boots. And if you prefer fall to summer (a ~hot~ take I feel personally), hear me out: a leather jacket over the below while apple picking. That's all.

    model wearing the black and white floral dress

    11. A slip dress because life's too short to deny your passion for tie-dye. Hop on the trend train, folks. Your wardrobe could use a break from the sea of heather gray, dark navy, and black.

    model wearing the tie dye dress

    12. A lantern sleeve mini voted most likely to be worn by royalty because yes, absolutely, a Disney Princess would wear the below if their kingdoms were real and thriving in 2021.

    13. An A-line cami dress sure to be the ~cherry on top~ of your summer wardrobe — and if you hate puns, I'm truly sorry, I am who I am.

    reviewer wearing black mini dress with cherry print

    14. A strapless floral maxi that feels like it should come with an all-inclusive resort package because, wow, this is a vacation dress if I ever did see one. Slipping this on will make afternoon Zoom calls feel as if they're taking place somewhere tropical.

    15. A ruched bodycon dubbed the ~domino~ dress, which is ironic because I intend on playing zero games when it comes to adding this to my shopping cart. It's already in there. And by the way, the fabric is 100% cotton (aka won't fall apart after exactly one wash).

    model wearing the black and white bodycon dress

    16. A smocked-waist mini featuring puff sleeves, a square neck, and a floral print best described as divine. There is a 100% chance of this motivating me to actually take a stroll through the park — if only for an excuse to wear this whilst out and about.

    model wearing puff sleeve dress

    17. A bodycon mini with a strappy back with two massive perks: not only does it look like a guaranteed 400,000 followers on Instagram (you blogger you), but the adjustable ties allow you to customize your perfect fit. No trip to the seamstress required.

    18. A woven wrap dress ideal for strolls in the park or fancy weddings for inexplicably wealthy distant cousins. How I feel about outfits that boast versatility: yeehaw.

    model wearing red V-neck dress with slit

    19. A mini dress featuring a cutout design for the allure of "I matched a top and bottom this morning" without having to actually, well, match anything.

    reviewer wearing blue cutout dress

    20. A square-neck maxi with ::drumroll please:: a built-in bra that means you won't have to slip on the pretty-but-not-comfortable lace bralette before heading out the door for errands.

    model wearing black maxi dress

    21. A swimsuit coverup dress that can 1000% be worn as a top with high-waisted denim, to boot.

    reviewer wearing the yellow button down

    22. A cutout maxi I fully intend on wearing whilst padding around my 400-square foot living room, a sneaky way to trick my mind into thinking I'm yachting in the Mediterranean instead of....working from my couch.

    23. An off-shoulder mini with a scallop hem that strikes me as the kind of dress I'll be wearing to a point that extends beyond "outfit repeating." Kate Sanders, what would you think of me?

    reviewer wearing the black off-shoulder dress

    24. A cutout back maxi described by one reviewer as "literally perfect" which means that hello and bonjour, I am absolutely adding this to my cart. I, too, would like literal perfection in my wardrobe.

    25. A cowl neck mini dress available in a rich satin fabric that looks like one trillion dollars, but thankfully does not...actually cost one trillion dollars.

    model wearing red dress

    26. A high-neck bodycon dress available in neutral colors that are perfect for daily wear, plus you can choose between three sleeve options: long, cap, or sleeveless. The latter is wonderful if you're feeling ready to let it all ~air out~.

    reviewer wearing olive green high-neck dress

    27. A cami maxi featuring tie straps so you can adjust the fit of this snazzy ensemble to your liking. Designed with a fitted top and tiered bottom, prepare to feel like a Pinterest fashion board embodied with every wear.

    28. A trumpet sleeve swing dress I have every intention of wearing at least four days a week for the next few months. Perfect as a swimsuit coverup or sported on its own, this breezy number is the definition of cozy *and* cute.

    reviewer wearing the red floral off-shoulder dress

    29. A lace V-neck dress for anyone who has had a Pinterest board titled "Boho Wedding" for the past decade. This is stunning, lightweight, and screams mason jar drinking glasses (plus is also available in a ton of hues, which means you can just as easily wear this as a bride *or* a wedding guest).

    30. A button-back swing dress complete with pockets which, in my humble opinion, translates to "perfect piece of clothing" every time.

    model wearing blue and white striped dress

    31. A V-neck slit dress raved about for genuinely living up to the ~maxi length~ description — if you're 5'7 and above, reviews swear that this pretty number will actually skim past your ankles.

    reviewer wearing the red patterned dress

    32. A shift dress appropriate for literally every. single. thing. you have coming up in the next decade. From socially-distanced family gatherings to trips into the office, consider this reliable number the new holy grail of your wardrobe.

    reviewer wearing the blue mini dress

    33. A button-up dress that's literally got me SNEEZING due to how strongly it evokes all the spring feels. TL;DR: I will gladly battle any amount of pollen if it means I get to wear the below with strappy sandals and a straw bag.

    model wearing the multi-colored cap sleeve dress

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