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29 Gorgeous Sleeved Dresses To Wear All Summer

Sometimes your arms just don't want to go completely commando. The dresses in this post were updated in May 2018.

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1. This long shift dress you're going to want to sleep in.

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I woke up like this.

Get it on Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes XS-L).

2. A floral skater dress perfect for showing off your ~stems~.

Get it from Asos for $26 (available in plus sizes 14–24).
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Get it from Asos for $26 (available in plus sizes 14–24).

3. This embroidered dream with a transparent overlay that's so magical you might be mistaken for a fairy when you wear it.

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Don't be alarmed when hummingbirds start bringing flowers for your hair.

Get it on Amazon for $75.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL).

4. This plunging maxi dress you'll never stop swishing.

Get it from Asos for $60 (available in plus sizes 12–28).
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Get it from Asos for $60 (available in plus sizes 12–28).

5. This high-necked floral skater dress with a short skirt and loooong sleeves.

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Add some tights and you can wear it no matter the season.

Get it on Boohoo for $32 (available in petite sizes 0-10).

6. This floral maxi dress that probably billows in the wind perfectly.

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Promising review: "I am OBSESSED with this dress! I feel like a princess in it and am so happy with the fit, style, and quality. This was everything I hoped it would be." —Amazon Customer

Get it on Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and 36 styles).

7. This breathtaking floral swing dress with rose applique for some killer texture.

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You're going to be petting your dress all day.

Get it on Amazon for $46.99 (available in sizes XS-XL).

8. This tres chic three-quarter sleeve action that's covered in FRENCH BULLDOGS!

Wear with a red bow and you can match all the cats playing on your dress.Get it from OhMeOhMyClothing on Etsy for $81.50.
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Wear with a red bow and you can match all the cats playing on your dress.

Get it from OhMeOhMyClothing on Etsy for $81.50.

9. This cut-out skater dress with a plunging neckline that looks like it got in a fight with some scissors and won.

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With sheer sleeves, you're never going to get overheated in this one.

Get it on Tobi for $29 (available in sizes XS-L).

10. This fun striped midi dress for a delightfully nautical aesthetic.

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Ahoy, there!

Get it on Amazon for $32.99 (available in sizes S-3X).

11. This hot pink mini dress for people who take style notes from The Mindy Project.

Get it from Asos for $92 (available in plus sizes 12–24).
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Get it from Asos for $92 (available in plus sizes 12–24).

12. This Bohemian stunner you'll find yourself wearing whenever you want to make a ~dramatic~ entrance.

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Get it on Amazon for $18.99 (available in sizes XS-XL and three styles).

13. This simple plaid shirt dress that's about to be your go-to summer outfit.

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Picnic, anyone?

Get it on Amazon for $10.99+ (available in sizes S-XL).

14. This blue off-the-shoulder frock with sleeves big enough to lose your hands in.

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Look mom, no hands!

Get it on Tobi for $29 (available in sizes XS-M).

15. This black off-the-shoulder shift dress with tiny little tassels on the bottom that are too darling to ignore.

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Get it on Tobi for $37 (available in sizes XS-L and four colors).

16. This little scalloped number with capped sleeves that mastered the balance of cute and comfortable.

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Promising review: "I love this dress! The material is high quality. It was my birthday dress and it made me feel so pretty and happy. It fits well and is so flowy, flirty, and fun! Thanks, Amazon!"

Get it on Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and six colors).

17. This dramatic stunner we should just put in an art gallery already.

Get it from Boohoo for $17 (available in sizes 12–20 and five colors).
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Get it from Boohoo for $17 (available in sizes 12–20 and five colors).

18. This lacy charmer that's a welcomed blast from the past.

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Promising review: "Ok let me start off by saying that I ABSOLUTELY LOVE this dress! The style, the way it fits, the way it makes you feel—I just love it. I got ample compliments on this dress, and referred them to where I got it, seller included. I wish it came in white, I think that would be awesome. The dress has a good weight at the bottom so it's definitely not made from any cheap material. The lace is great, it's just honestly a GREAT dress!!" —Angel Smith

Get it on Amazon for $35.99+ (available in sizes S-3X and three colors).

19. A Peter Pan collared frock that gives off some Wednesday Addams vibes.

When you're not a perky person.Get it on Amazon for $16.99 (available in sizes S-XXL).
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When you're not a perky person.

Get it on Amazon for $16.99 (available in sizes S-XXL).

20. This ultra-comfortable dress you can wear loose or fitted with a belt.

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Promising review: "I am so glad I bought this dress. The material isn't see-through; it's actually rather heavy. It's also very soft. The dress can be worn casually or dressed up with a belt and some wedges, making it perfect for both lounging around or wearing to an event." —Chloe

Get it on Amazon for $10.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and 15 colors).

21. This striped cutie with a faux turtleneck for people with ~unparalleled~ taste.

Get it from Of a Kind for $81 (available in sizes XS–L).
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Get it from Of a Kind for $81 (available in sizes XS–L).

22. A skater dress with mesh sleeves that's the ~clear~ choice for you.

Get it from Lane Bryant for $89.95 (available in sizes plus sizes 10–28 and six colors).
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Get it from Lane Bryant for $89.95 (available in sizes plus sizes 10–28 and six colors).

23. This boho number sure to leave everyone tongue-tied.

Get it from Roxy for $50 (available in sizes XS–XL and two colors).
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Get it from Roxy for $50 (available in sizes XS–XL and two colors).

24. This stretchy skater dress that's perfect for throwing on in a hurry when you're running late.

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Get it on Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and 15 styles).

25. This color block sweater dress for those cooler summer nights.

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Get it on Boohoo for $26 (available in sizes 4-10).

26. This off-the-shoulder floral skater dress that's a ~cut~ above the rest.

Get it from Forever 21 for $15.90 (available in sizes S–L).
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Get it from Forever 21 for $15.90 (available in sizes S–L).

27. This lacy swing dress with a zippered front perfect for going straight from work to a date.

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All you need to change is the height of the zipper.

Get it on Amazon for $33.99 (available in sizes S-XXL).

28. This ribbed of-the-shoulder bodycon you'll never want to take off.

Get it from Garage for $15 (available in sizes S–XXL).
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Get it from Garage for $15 (available in sizes S–XXL).

29. This cozy looking jersey dress you can wear to the beach or to the park.

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Get it on Amazon for $17.99 (available in sizes S-XXL).

*Napoleon Dynamite voice* I like your sleeves.

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The reviews used in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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