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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    *Napoleon Dynamite voice* I like your sleeves.

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