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    29 Completely Adorable Patterned Dresses To Wear This Summer

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    1. A cactus skater dress you'll make a *point* of saving for events where there are a lot of photos being taken.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I just received this dress in the mail a couple of days ago and it's already my favorite article of clothing! It's so soft and pretty! The print is adorable (I love plants!) and looks just like the pics posted." —Chuck Noblet

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes 4–18).

    2. A wrap dress in so many cute patterns, I simply don't believe you'll buy just one.

    amazon.com

    *Chandler voice* Have you SEEN the lemon print? Click through already!

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and 38 colors and patterns).

    3. A comfy-looking floral number you can dress up or down, meaning you can wear it almost every day.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Love this dress! The fabric is great quality and it is very comfortable. Easy to take care of as well, I washed and dried the dress like normal!" —Deanna

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99 (available in sizes S–XL and short or long sleeves).

    4. A neck-tie flounce dress for people looking to audition for the inevitable That 70s Show reboot.

    Eloquii

    Get it from Eloquii for $69.95 (available in sizes 14–26).

    5. A collared dress you'll be ~slow~ to ever take off because it's doggone adorable.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Get it from Amazon for $29.50+ (available in sizes S–XXL and three designs).

    6. A checked fit and flare that's anything but square.

    Old Navy

    Get it from Old Navy for $29 (available in sizes XS–XXL, plus tall and petite sizes).

    7. A cult favorite swing dress for people who live for sock hops, malt shops, and looking good.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    This amazing dress has almost 5,000 five-star reviews! Lots of people like to pair it with a petticoat for extra volume.

    Promising review: "This is my THIRD color of this dress this summer. I have worn all three to weddings and strangers were stopping me to compliment me on my dress. Classy, fun, and timeless. Don't skip the petticoat and you'll bring down the house!" —Jessica L Redding

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes XS–4XL and 42 designs).

    8. A polka dot rufflefest to really round out your wardrobe.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This dress is adorable. It's lightweight and a loose fitting style; it's great for summer. Love the color and sleeves. I added my own belt to bring in some more color." —Kristin-Marie

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and 14 styles).

    9. A spaghetti-strap midi dress so you can look as cute as a button.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Get this dress. I am so pleased with the fit and the quality and can't wait to wear it out on vacation in a couple of weeks! There's a little bit of stretch so you could probably size down if you wanted to." —Kelli

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99 (available in sizes S–XXL and 29 designs).

    10. A camo shirt dress you'll really stand out in, ironically enough.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $12.90 (available in sizes S–L).

    11. A fan-favorite wrap dress that's about to be your favorite, too.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    It has over 1,500 positive reviews!

    Promising review: "This dress was better than expected!!! It has the perfect flow and is made from an extremely comfortable material. The sizing is accurate and the colors are rich and bright." —ashlygrdn26

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes S–3XL and 16 patterns).

    12. An ice cream-covered fit and flare worth screaming over.

    ModCloth

    Get it from ModCloth for $69 (available in sizes XXS–4X).

    13. An ultra-popular maxi dress sure to be your go-to dress whenever there are cameras around.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    It has over 2,500 positive reviews!

    Promising review: "I love this dress so much that I ordered another one soon after getting the first! The material is thin enough to be airy, but not sheer. The skirt is so flowy and fun. It's perfect for spring/summer. The pattern is really beautiful and true to the photo." —Cheryl Price

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and 21 patterns).

    14. A grid A-line with a ribbon belt that makes you look like the gift to society that we all know you are.

    Avenue

    Get it from Avenue for $45 (available in sizes 14–32).

    15. A mini dress that won't leaf any questions about what to bring on vacation.

    amazon.com

    Reviewers say this dress is a little short so it's better for petite sizes.

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and four colors).

    16. A casual T-shirt dress perfect for all your summer adventures.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in sizes 14–26 and eight designs).

    17. A tank dress with pockets so you'll have a nice place to store all the compliments that are about to start rolling in.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Have you ever had one of those outfits you just wanted to live in? This dress is one of them. It’s just so comfy and so cute — it’s easy to wear. This dress is just perfect for everyday wear." —Cyndi Lundeberg

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and 21 patterns and colors).

    18. A truly eye-conic shift dress to wear when you want to fish for compliments.

    Amazon, Rebecca O'Connell

    Read my whole review of this dress (#1).

    Promising review: "Cute, cute, cute. Seems like most reviews got the eye dress, I bought the fish dress for the Coney Island Mermaid Parade this year. It’s a bit out there for everyday wear but what’s wrong with turning heads?" —treeza81

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and two designs).

    19. A floral mini dress with plenty of tropical flair. Wear it on vacation or to the DMV — either way you'll look like you're a citizen of Margaritaville.

    Carly Gusiness / Forever 21 / Via Instagram: @https://www.instagram.com/carlyguisness/?hl=en

    Get it from Forever 21 for $24.90 (available in sizes 0X–3X).

    20. A gingham mini dress perfect for picnic dates. And if the date goes poorly, you can lay down and blend in with the blanket until they leave.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in sizes XS–L and two colors).

    21. A cold shoulder maxi crafted by the vacation gods so you can look gorgeous on your next stroll on the beach.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This dress.... LOVE! I went to the Bahamas and got so many compliments. The dress made me feel beautiful especially during our photoshoot. I highly recommend this dress!" —Katelyn

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in sizes 0X–4X and 20 patterns).

    22. A cute babydoll with puffy sleeves that comes in a whole array of patterns including this cool swirly sea-themed one.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $39 (available in sizes XS–XL and six patterns).

    23. A maxi with a patterned skirt made even better by the presence of glorious pockets.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Honestly, I never leave reviews because it takes too long to type them on my iPad or iPhone. With that being said, I HAD to for this dress. I now own three of them in different prints. I seriously love them so much. They are so comfortable and airy and don’t squeeze your arms either. You can wear it casually or accessorize to dress it up a bit. You will not be disappointed." —T. Powell

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in sizes 14–26 and 11 patterns).

    24. An impossibly flowy chiffon number for the most outrageously dramatic beach photoshoot of all time.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This dress is lovely. It reminds me of a butterfly in the way it flows and the gorgeous print on it. I always get a bunch of compliments!" —Alison Coker

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL plus tall and petite sizes; 24 patterns).

    25. A floral A-line so spring-ready, you won't know how you ever celebrated warm weather without it.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This dress has quickly become one of my favorite dresses. I am a size 18 dress but ordered up and it fit my hips and arms perfectly. I wore it for Sunday service (church) and EVERYONE absolutely loved this dress. I will order from Samtree again." —K.H.T.J

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes 14–24 and nine styles).

    26. A shark or cactus-patterned frock for looking really darn sharp.

    ModCloth

    Get it from ModCloth for $65 (available in sizes XXS–4X).

    27. A possum-party-covered shift so cute, I haven't stopped squealing since I've seen it.

    annanemone / Etsy

    Get it from annanemone on Etsy for $98 (available in sizes XS–XL).

    28. And an out-of-this-world chiffon dress you'll be over the moon for.

    Yesstyle

    I have this dress and absolutely love it! I bought a size up and it fits just a liiiittle bit loose. It looks exactly like the picture and is made with nice, soft material. The only thing to note is that the customer service for Yesstyle is a little unreliable so buying from them is sometimes a gamble.

    Get it from Yesstyle for $19.92 (available in sizes S–L).

    Everyone looks good with a bold print!

    Fox

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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