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    25 Dresses That Are *Perfect* For The Next Warm Day

    These dresses laugh in the face of hot weather.

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    1. A trapeze dress you don't have to do mental acrobatics to reason buying. It's p much a steal!


    Promising review: "I was afraid it would feel like I was wearing a bag, but the cut and the way the pieces are sewn compliment my plus sized full figure. The weight of the material is perfect. It's a lovely dress, very classic styling, and it can be dressed up or worn casually." —M Hepner

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes XL–3XL and 28 colors/patterns).

    2. A dino-mite skater dress that owl reckon is the perfect piece for any season.


    Get it from Amazon for $29.80+ (available in sizes XS–3XL and three patterns).

    3. Or a collared dress for people who need something doggone adorable in their life.


    Other patterns include foxes, sloths, and stars.

    Get it from Amazon for $29.50+ (available in sizes XS–XL and six patterns).

    4. A wrap skater dress that looks comfy enough to just wear at home.,

    Promising review: "Purchased this dress to wear for Easter and I've got to say I'm impressed! The blue is a beautiful, vibrant hue; fabric is nice, thick quality; and the fit is figure flattering on my mom bod. The length hit just below my knees so not way too long for us petite ladies. Best part? Loved it and thinking about buying it in another color!" —RACHEL

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and 35 patterns).

    5. A bodycon pencil dress because you can alwaaaays use another LBD.

    reviewer wearing the black midi dress

    Promising review: "I love this dress. Simple, classy, and professional. It molds to my body in all the right ways, and it wasn't too long. It can be worn with a nice necklace to spruce it up, and flats and/or pumps. The material is also versatile enough so that it can be worn year round, all you need is a pair of stockings or tights, but the dress will work either way. I plan to order more colors." —LadyLestat

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in sizes L-5X and in 10 colors).

    6. A tied pencil dress perfect for looking super profresh on conference calls.


    There are three different sleeve styles to choose from, but they all have pockets. 😊

    Promising review: "OMG!! I absolutely love this dress and I plan on purchasing every color. I can wear this at work or if I am going out. Overall, I am very, very pleased!!" —Emma

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99+ (available in sizes 0/2–16/18 and 15 styles).

    7. A polka-dotted sweetie to really round out your wardrobe.

    reviewer wears dress with white polka dot

    Promising review: "This dress is so cute and comfortable! Love the pockets and the higher neckline (so no need to layer a cami). I am 5'2" and the dress hits about 3 inches below the knee, which is great. The elastic waist is comfortable and not too tight. Wonderful dress for the money!" —JH

    Get it from Amazon for $35.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and 25 colors).

    8. A pink lace skater dress you should be careful wearing because people are gonna chase you down the street and ask you where you got it.

    mini dress with quarter sleeves

    Eleven60 is a Black-owned business that sells clothing in sizes 10–28.

    Get it from Eleven60 for $89 (available in sizes 1X–3X).

    9. A classic A-line dress that's absolutely timeless (and season-less).,

    And don't forget to grab a petticoat to add some volume!

    Promising review: "This dress is SO comfortable. I bought it to double as a wedding and Easter outfit. I really like this dress. It's light and fun and a great party, church, or wedding guest dress." —thefroo

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99+ (available in 46 colors and sizes XS-4XL).

    10. A ruffly polka dot number you'll put into heavy rotation this summer and then keep it there for every other season.

    model wears ruffly polka dress in green

    Promising review: "I wore this to my wedding rehearsal and dinner. I love the ruffles and the loose fit! I originally bought the teal green, but I had to go back and order the other two colors. Plus, this has pockets!" —Lg

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in 12 colors).

    11. A slouch maxi dress for a high fashion look with casual comfort. And bonus: pockets!

    neon green dress with scoop neck and tie waist

    Jibri is a Black-owned business that has been selling beautiful plus size clothing since 2009.

    Get it from Jibri for $190 (available in sizes 10–28 and five colors).

    12. A belted collared frock that comes in a variety of colorful prints. Gotta love options!


    Promising review: "OHHHH MYYYYY GOSH!!!!! Ok, I will say that up front, I am Amazon-everything because I'm always so busy with work that I have no patience to shop for clothes in the 'outside world' and I NEVER have time to write reviews, but THIS dress, out of the hundreds of clothing orders I've placed on Amazon, TRULY deserves the time to review! This dress is AMAZING!! It is not only beautiful, it makes you FEEL absolutely gorgeous in it!!" —doggymommy

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and 23 patterns).

    13. A sleeveless shift dress simple enough to use as a blank canvas for all your fab accessories.


    Promising review: "PERFECT! PERFECT! PERFECT! Love this dress. It even has pockets!! I will be buying another." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $16.13+ (available in sizes S–XXL and 31 colors).

    14. Or an equally flowwy option with sleeves, in case it gets a little chilly at night.,

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this dress! It's very comfortable and soft. It's a versatile piece as well. I received many compliments today, some were even from strangers!!" —Missys455

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and 25 colors).

    15. A mini gingham number ready to go on all your adventures with you., Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes XS–L and ninecolors).

    16. A maxi dress ready to be worn with sandals now and boots later when we finally have to say goodbye to the warm weather.

    reviewer wears long short sleeve dress

    Promising review: "This is SO CUTE! I can’t wait to wear it this this summer. Many have said they used it as a swimsuit cover up, but I will definitely be wearing this as a casual maxi dress! The material is slightly silky and very substantial — definitely more substantial than just a cover up. You can even tie up the front into a knot for a cute hi-low look. Just make sure to size up for a more relaxed fit!" —Richie P.

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 45 colors).

    17. A color-block tee dress for anyone who could never settle on one single color to wear.

    oversized shirt in blue, pink, and yellow

    Get it from Missguided for $18 (available in sizes 12–16).

    18. A shift dress with cut-out sleeves you'll never give the cold shoulder to.


    Promising review: "Comfy, cute, and bright. I love this dress because it's a quick outfit. The material is also medium thickness, not heavy or light. I live in California so I look forward to having this dress as a transition into fall." —Myriah Harris

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in sizes 14–26 and 37 colors).

    19. A splurge-worthy mini dress with open sides to catch some cooling breezes on those super hot days.

    white mini dress with cut outs under the arms
    Sandy Liang

    Sandy Liang is a New Yorker who makes ultra-trendy fashion pieces sure to turn some heads.

    Get it from Sandy Liang for $425 (available in sizes XS–L).

    20. A romantic puff-sleeve pastel maxi dress perfect for promenades through the garden.,

    Some reviewers also styled it with the sleeves worn off the shoulder, and several reviewers say it worked as maternity wear, too!

    Promising review: "Ethereally beautiful!! This dress is absolutely LOVELY. It’s so lightweight, breezy, and comfortable. It fits perfectly, and the bodice has plenty of stretch so if you’re in between sizes, you could go either way. I actually sized down because I wanted to wear it on the shoulders and didn’t want the sleeves slipping off, but I didn’t have an issue with that at all. It’s wrinkly when it arrives, but a quick steam makes it look so much nicer and more expensive than it is. I got the sage green color and it’s not see through, it’s beautiful. Get this dress!" —Laura

    Get it from Amazon for $31.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in 15 colors).

    21. A tiered tank dress that looks like it allows some serious airflow. Break this out on particularly hot days and enjoy the breeze!

    tank midi dress

    Get it from Everlane for $48 (available in sizes XXS–XL and three colors).

    22. A wrap dress in a wonderful tropical print ready for your next beach trip. I can hear the seagulls already.

    long green dress with flowers
    Hope and Harvest

    Hope and Harvest is an Australian plus size brand that manufactures through fair trade agreements.

    Get it from Hope and Harvest for $129 (available in sizes 8–22).

    23. A pearl-dotted skater dress you won't be able to clam up about.

    Amazon, April Golightly / Via

    Promising review: "Lovely dress that fits perfectly!! I love, love, love the material it's made of. The little pearls on the front make it extra pretty. Everything about it is perfect." —shirling

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and five colors).

    24. A swing dress so you can swish your way through every occasion.,

    Promising review: "This dress fits so well! The pockets are my favorite part!. The dress is thick and stretchy and the fabric feels awesome. I'm not normally a dress person, but if every dress I bought fit and felt like this one maybe I would wear them more often!" —Stacey Haag

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes 14–26 and six patterns).

    25. And a suspender dress so you can layer it with your favorite shirt without totally covering it up.,

    Promising review: "I love this. It's cute, stretchy, and totally unique, if you don't like looking like all the girls in school or anywhere for that matter. I love, love, love this and I'm really picky about liking things and I rarely LOVE things and I LOVE THIS, this is great body types and flatters all I RECOMMEND BUYING THIS 10000000% percent. ❤️❤️❤️😊😝" —Maggie

    Get it from Amazon for $16.02+ (available in sizes S–L and eight colors).

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