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27 Completely Adorable Patterned Dresses To Wear This Summer

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1. A beautiful maxi that will ~leaf~ you speechless.

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Promising review: "I wish there were larger size offerings, as I'm typically a 2X, BUT as other reviewers say, it's a bit oversized, so the XL works fine for me. Other than that, I LOVE this dress. It's beautiful and pretty versatile. It's great to wear for almost anything, even a casual outdoor wedding! I will most likely be purchasing another color." —Nichole

Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and nine other designs).

2. A gingham sundress almost too cute to be real.

Get it from Asos for $40 (available in sizes 12–28).
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Get it from Asos for $40 (available in sizes 12–28).

3. An avocado skater dress that ~hass~ everything going for it.

Get it from OhMeOhMyClothing on Etsy for $86.50 (available in sizes S–L).
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Get it from OhMeOhMyClothing on Etsy for $86.50 (available in sizes S–L).

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

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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).

5. A rainbow maxi for a look Roy G. Biv would totally envy.

Get it from Modcloth for $99 (available in sizes XXS–3XL).
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Get it from Modcloth for $99 (available in sizes XXS–3XL).

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

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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).

7. A geometric number with a bow and keyhole that's ~shaping~ up to be your favorite piece of clothing.

Get it from Forever 21 for $29.90 (available in sizes S–L).
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Get it from Forever 21 for $29.90 (available in sizes S–L).

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

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

9. A coral floral skaterorange you glad you found this?

Get it from Unique Vintage for $110 (available in sizes XS–XL or plus sizes 2XL–4XL).
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Get it from Unique Vintage for $110 (available in sizes XS–XL or plus sizes 2XL–4XL).

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

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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).

11. A fruit salad wrap dress that looks yummy yummy.

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $79 (available in sizes XS–XL and six other designs).
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Get it from Urban Outfitters for $79 (available in sizes XS–XL and six other designs).

12. A polka-dotted cutie you'll find yourself missing once it's time to throw it in the hamper.

Get it from Forever 21 for $22.90 (available in sizes 0X–3X).
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Get it from Forever 21 for $22.90 (available in sizes 0X–3X).

13. A star of a dress that's after our own heart.

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Get it from Pretty Little Thing for $25 (available in sizes 0–12 and 12 patterns).

14. A sweet look to sprinkle into your summer wardrobe.

Get it from Modcloth for $89 (available in sizes 4–20).
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Get it from Modcloth for $89 (available in sizes 4–20).

15. A tropical option with a bowed back you should pair with some sunglasses and a strawberry daiquiri.

Get it from Forever 21 for $14.90 (available in sizes S–L).
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Get it from Forever 21 for $14.90 (available in sizes S–L).

16. An ultra-popular maxi dress for people who love a good dramatic photo of their dress billowing in the wind.

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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).

17. A lemon shift dress sure to be your main ~squeeze~ this summer.

Get it from Boohoo for $18 (available in sizes 12–20 and two colors).
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Get it from Boohoo for $18 (available in sizes 12–20 and two colors).

18. A Guardians of the Galaxy dress with a space pattern that will leave you starry-eyed.

Get it from Thinkgeek for $39.99 (available in sizes S–3XL).
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Get it from Thinkgeek for $39.99 (available in sizes S–3XL).

19. A bird-centric frock that will make people ~crane~ to get a better look at how pretty it is.

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Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes 4–18 and five designs).

20. A paisley shirt dress you won't be able to throw in your shopping cart fast enough.

Get it from Boohoo for $20 (available in sizes 4–12).
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Get it from Boohoo for $20 (available in sizes 4–12).

21. A fun shift dress that will make other people say "toucan play at this game," while they hunt for their own cool bird clothing.

Get it from annanemone on Etsy for $87.20 (available in sizes XS–XL).
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Get it from annanemone on Etsy for $87.20 (available in sizes XS–XL).

22. 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.

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

23. A striped beaut as affordable as it is striking.

Get it from Asos for $19 (available in sizes 12–20).
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Get it from Asos for $19 (available in sizes 12–20).

24. A shift dress to wear when you want to ~fish~ for compliments, because everyone will be ~eyeing~ you.

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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).

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

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

26. A polka-dot skater dress with an elastic waist for people looking for a look as flexible as they are.

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Get it from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and two colors).

27. And a collared shirt dress covered in eyes, tigers, and hands, oh my!

Get it from Asos for $48 (available in sizes 2–12).
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Get it from Asos for $48 (available in sizes 2–12).

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