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    35 Gorgeous Sleeved Dresses To Wear All Summer

    Protect your delicate shoulders from the sun!

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    1. An ultra-popular swing dress that's a best seller for a reason — it's adorable.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This dress had me at pockets! What a great dress, especially for work! It has pockets on both sides, a work-appropriate hemline, and the material is the kind where you can sit for hours, but it'll never show a wrinkle! I'm 5'6" and 150 lbs and the medium fits great. With wedges, it's the perfect outfit for work: comfy and practical yet classy." —AprilAries

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes S–3XL and 22 styles; also available in more sizes here).

    2. A retro ice pop dress we know you're just gonna ~rocket~ in all summer long.

    unique-vintage.com

    Get it from Unique Vintage for $98 (available in sizes S–XL or plus sizes 2X–4X).

    3. A flowy button-down dress that gives great coverage without getting too hot.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love the pattern and the fit! The comfortable elastic high waist fits perfectly and it has a perfect above-the-knee length. The fabric is somewhat sheer, so it is cool and airy even though it is a dark background floral. This is my favorite dress that I've bought on Amazon." —DeeJay

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and 16 patterns).

    4. A shift dress with lacy sleeves that would make even a doily envious.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love this dress! It's the perfect summer dress. I threw this on for a day full of errands and the lightweight material and open sleeves kept me cool in this hot LA weather!" —TiaAleseWong

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99 (available in sizes S–XXL and six colors).

    5. A two-tone midi dress to fulfill all of your wildest retro dreams.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Just like in the picture! The material is really good, fresh, comfortable, and well-sewn." —Kathy M.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.98+ (available in sizes S–4XL and 10 colors).

    6. A floral skater dress perfect for almost any occasion. Work? Check. Summer BBQ? Definitely. Sitting on the couch and watching an entire season of Buffy? Sure, why not?

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I bought this for my daughter for a school dance. It is beautiful — well made, satin, and had no wrinkles straight out of the package. I washed it first and dried on low and it was still perfect. I didn't have high expectations at this price point, but it is a lovely dress." —MDT00

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in sizes 4–20 and 15 colors).

    7. A striped shirt dress you can easily layer like a darn pro.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Get it from Amazon for $5.98+ (available in sizes S–XXL and four colors).

    8. A classic midi dress with ruffle cap sleeves that will never go out of style.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This dress has surprisingly high-quality fabric and is made well. It ended up being too big for me so I gave it to a friend who looked AMAZING in it." —Kailia L.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and two colors).

    9. An ombre, dip-dye shirt dress you're gonna look great-ient in!

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This material is very comfy and the dress is great! The length and fit are appropriate for a casual office. It wasn't form fitting or too short." —Mel R.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99 (available in sizes S–3X and 18 styles).

    10. A cotton shirt dress you'll love so much, you'll forget all about pants.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "The hunt is over! I have been looking for a comfortable, affordable, wash and go, at least-knee length black tee shirt dress for over a year. This dress hits all those marks! I am back to order it in the gray. Love it!!" —stylingmom

    Get it from Amazon for $25 (available in sizes XL–7X and three colors).

    11. A geometric wonder for an acute look everyone will be angling to copy.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This looks SO much better than the photos! At first glance, I wasn’t a huge fan of the pattern/colors, but I thought the style of the dress was fabulous, so I knew it’d all work together – success! I love this adorable dress. It’s perfect for spring and summer. The asymmetrical way the front/back slits are cut add a unique and modern touch to this classic style and I love the rolled up (stitched in place) sleeves." —LadyJean

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99 (available in sizes XS–3XL and six styles).

    12. A floral, belted beaut for that effortlessly put together look you've been searching for.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Love this dress. It was just a bit loose around the waist but I used my own belt and it was perfect. I got so many compliments." —wendy

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in sizes S–XL).

    13. A floral maxi with juuust the right amount of swish.

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    Promising review: "This dress is beautiful and well constructed. As a seamstress, I was impressed with the quality for the price. The fabric is soft and comfortable for even hot days, but not so thin that it is see-through." —Crystal Brown

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in sizes 0X–4X and 21 patterns).

    14. A gingham A-line that's pretty much made to be worn to a picnic.

    modcloth.com

    Get it from Modcloth or Jet for $79 (available in sizes XXS–3X).

    15. A dramatic maxi dress you'll pretty much be legally obligated to do a beach photoshoot in.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I wore it to my baby shower.... I got so many compliments. It was perfect. Yes, it is very thin and see-through, so you will need to wear something underneath. Other than that, it was perfect for my bohemian look." —Flopez

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and four styles).

    16. A super cute midi dress I may or may not have already added to my cart.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "It's a very light and comfortable dress. Perfect for casual day wear or beach/resort wear." —Amy

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and seven colors).

    17. A shift dress with fantastic embroidered sleeves because it's time to step out of your comfort zone.

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    There are a whole bunch of different sleeve styles, so be sure to click through and check them out!

    Promising review: "This dress is SO CUTE!!! I love the sleeve details, and it looks really pretty in person. The dress feels soft and comfortable. This dress is super cute to wear out with your girlfriends and it's really affordable." —Katy Mospanyuk

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and 11 styles).

    18. A floral peasant dress you'll feel like royalty in.

    @curvesonabudget13 / Via forever21.com

    Get it from Forever 21 for $32.90 (available in sizes 0X–3X).

    19. A classy pencil dress you can dress up or down, meaning you're gonna live in this thing.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "OMG!! I absolutely love this dress and I plan on purchasing every color. I can wear this at work or going out. The fabric is just perfect, and not thick like I was expecting. Overall, I am very, very pleased!!" —Emma

    Get it from Amazon for $17+ (available in sizes 4–22).

    20. A boho maxi dress for anyone who wishes they could just wrap themselves up in a tapestry.

    amazon.com

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and 11 patterns).

    21. A midi dress so cute, it will make all the other dresses in your closet jealous.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "A great summer dress... lightweight but not sheer, good color, and it has pockets! I have not washed it yet so that is still an unknown. I hope it will be good in humid weather when I'm traveling this summer." —PDXGrae

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and 28 colors).

    22. A chiffon A-line everyone will think is dino-mite!

    modcloth.com

    Get it from Modcloth for $59 (available in sizes S–4X and two colors).

    23. A floral number with surprise shorts underneath, so the wind will never take you unawares again.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Get it from Amazon for $22.44+ (available in sizes S–3XL and nine patterns).

    24. A linen wrap dress so breezy and lightweight, you'll wonder how you ever survived without it.

    urbanoutfitters.com

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $79 (available in sizes XS–XL and five colors).

    25. A shirt dress with pockets so you have a place to keep all the cash you saved on this total score.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Wow! I am pleasantly surprised by this dress. The material is nice for summer, without being sheer. AND IT HAS POCKETS. Pockets should just be standard on everything. Honestly." —Polka Dots

    Get it from Amazon for $8.98+ (available in sizes S–3XL and 45!!! colors).

    26. A spacey chiffon number that will leave you starry-eyed.

    torrid.com

    Get it from Torrid for $44.17 (available in sizes 10–30).

    27. A simple skater dress you'll never say "see you later, dress" to.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Love, love, love this dress! Do not hesitate to buy. I got this for work and paired it with a waist belt and some cute sandals. I got compliments all day long. It's true to size with nice material that's stretchy, flowy, and looks just like the picture." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in sizes S–3XL and 24 colors).

    28. A ribbed bodycon that'll look sooooo cute with sneakers. Your feet will thank you for this purchase!

    shop.nordstrom.com, shop.nordstrom.com

    Get it from Nordstrom for $31.90 (available in sizes XXS–XL and plus sizes 2X–4X).

    29. A summery option with ruffle sleeves that will be the first thing you pack on your vacation.

    shop.mango.com

    Get it from Mango for $6.99 (available in sizes 2–10 and four patterns).

    30. A simple wrap dress that will have everyone ~wrapped~ around your finger.

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    Promising review: "This dress is adorable. The material is nice and the dress fits very comfortably. I love the retro style!" —LaurenAOK

    Get it from Amazon for $8.90+ (available in sizes S–XXL and 20 colors).

    31. A dusty blue, cold-shoulder dress with fun tassels so everyone knows you're ready to party.

    awin1.com

    Get it from Pretty Little Thing for $38 (available in sizes 0–12).

    32. A unique bodycon you can wear to work, and then out on the town, and then maybe to brunch the next morning.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is adorable. Compliments all day. I expected it to be completely see-through when I pulled it out, but when I put it on, it wasn't at all!" —@juliannajanayoung

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and 16 styles).

    33. An eyelet dress for all all eyes on you.

    freepeople.com

    Get it from Free People for $128 (available in sizes XS–XL and four colors).

    34. A polka-dotted cutie perfect for those "throw on and go" type of days.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This dress is so cute and comfortable! Love the pockets and the higher neckline (so no need to layer a cami). The elastic 'waist' is comfortable and not too tight. Wonderful dress for the money!" —JH

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

    35. And a ruffly, backless wonder for making your exit even more dramatic than your entrance.

    us.boohoo.com

    Get it from Bohoo for $22 (available in sizes 4–12 and three colors).

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