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    Reviewers Say They Practically Live In These 13 Comfy Dresses With Pockets

    You'll only want to take them off to wash them — and even then, you'll just put another comfy dress on.

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    Unless otherwise specified, all sizes in this post are listed in women's.

    1. A maxi dress that comes in 45 (yes, 45!) colors and prints and is the perfect base to build a full outfit off of. Throw on a denim jacket, sandals, and a wide-brim hat on for a casual cool summer look.

    reviewer wearing the gray maxi dress and a long necklace
    reviewer wearing the dress in purple

    Promising review: "I freakin love this dress! I have another, came back to get a second in black. I did order a size smaller for the second. I could seriously live in this dress it’s so comfortable! I’m pretty sure I will all summer!" —Courtney Lawson

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and in 45 colors and patterns).

    2. Or this tie-dye maxi dress to pair with a belt, cropped jacket, and cute sandals for a casual, boho look that all your friends will compliment you on.

    reviewer wearing the dress in a pink tie-dye pattern with sneakers and a hat
    reviewer wearing the maxi dress in blue tie-dye with a belt

    Promising review: "This dress is absolutely my new favorite thing. It's super soft and stretchy, the sleeves are a perfect length, the pockets are great, and I love the back detail. At 5'2, I find the length is perfect (in a small) it's long but doesn't drag on the floor. I will be living in this all summer!" —Michelle

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and in 41 colors and designs).

    3. A sleeveless knit dress designed to resemble a ballet leotard on the bodice. Go ahead and plié, jeté, and pirouette away in this oh so comfy ensemble!

    model wearing pink ballet style dress with white shoes

    Promising review: "I'm obsessed with this dress! I have it in black, pink and mint green! I absolutely love everything about it! I usually wear a size Medium but accidentally ordered a small, and it fits perfect! So I ordered my other colors in small as well! If I could wear this every day … I would! 10 stars!" —Pickymommyof2

    Get it from Target for $20 (available in sizes XS–XXL and in eight colors).

    4. A striped T-shirt dress with a cute tie waist, pockets, and a bra-friendly design — really, what more could you want in a dress?!

    reviewer wearing the pink striped dress with a tie waist
    reviewer wearing the same dress in black and white

    Reviewers say this dress is form-fitting, so if you want a looser fit, size up!

    Promising reviews: "My new favorite thing. This dress is so comfy and cute. I want to live in it." —Rebecca Grigg

    "Seriously the softest dress ever! I probably could have sized down, but I like a looser fit. I needed a dress that was long enough to wear to work and that is what I got with this dress. And it has pockets which is a huge bonus!!! I actually am going to buy more in different colors!" —Lnt7

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in S–XL and in 24 colors).

    5. A sleeveless gingham dress you'll want to throw on during the hottest summer day thanks to how lightweight and airy it is.

    reviewer wears the sleeveless gingham dress
    model wears the dress in a blue print

    Promising review: "I LOVE this dress!! The material is so lightweight that it’s perfect for summer and then the plaid will also look cute and trendy in fall with a jean jacket! Plus I LOVE that there are pockets. The dress is constructively made really well, I was pleasantly pleased to see it also had a lining so it’s not at all transparent. I saw another review that said it ran a little small and as someone between two sizes I sized up and I’m glad I did. I will be wearing this dress all summer and then some!" —Theresa St Peter

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in seven colors).

    6. A waffle knit dress designed with rolled up sleeves that add an extra cute detail to an already adorable number. We think this would look great with your favorite pair of sandals!

    a reviewer in the leopard print dress
    the same reviewer showing the side view of the dress

    Promising review: "Awesome summer dress. I love this so much, I now own it in four different colors. I live in the thing. It's super comfy and lightweight, even in the sweltering Houston, TX summer heat." —H. Spillers

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and 25 colors).

    7. A mini ruffle dress made from a cotton blend that breathes well, looks great, and flows beautifully in the wind. You can dress it down with a pair of sneakers or wear it with your favorite booties and some fancy jewelry.

    a reviewer taking a mirror selfie in the yellow dress
    a different reviewer wearing the yellow dress with a tan hat

    Promising reviews: "The perfect linen-like dress! My new favorite dress! Luxurious, with pockets and comfy! I will live in this!" —Tana Churchill

    "What a beautiful dress. Got so many compliments on the color [pictured above on the left]. Fits surprisingly well. I'm a size 2X and the XL fit me just fine... There's pockets and a zipper on the side!! Would definitely try a different color next time too." —Vallory Hernandez

    Get it from Amazon for $29.74+ (available in sizes XS–XL and in 42 colors).

    8. A sleeveless T-shirt dress because everyone needs a lightweight, easy-to-style option they can pick out in the morning. Reviewers say it isn't see-through at all, so feel free to wear it with any color bra your heart desires!

    reviewer wearing the above-the-knee dress in mauve
    reviewer wearing the dress in purple-gray

    Promising review: "I literally lived in this dress all summer! This dress is really cute and keeps you cool on hot days! I love the pockets as well. It's not see-through at all even though it's a light fabric." —KD

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in 38 patterns and colors).

    9. An off-the-shoulder maxi dress that proves you never have to sacrifice comfort for style. Just look how fabulous those reviewers look rocking this dainty and romantic look!

    a reviewer in the dress while wearing a hat and bold necklace
    a different reviewer in the pick dress

    Promising reviews: "Seriously lived in this dress during quarantine. It is so comfortable!!! I didn't wear a bra with it either because of the little ruffle, it hides well, and I'm a pretty chesty girl (D). My favorite part was the pockets. The material is soft and flows nicely. Can be dressed up with a long necklace and some wedges, or casual with flip flops. I will be ordering a couple more." —D. Tate

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and 32 colors).

    10. A simple yet chic sundress you can wear all on its own or paired with a cute denim jacket during unexpectedly chilly summer nights. Reviewers say this is breathable, stretchy, and incredibly comfortable — that's it, I'll take five!

    A reviewer wearing the sleeveless, above-the-knee dress with wooden buttons in black
    A reviewer wearing the dress in green

    Promising reviews: "Love the dress fit and comfort. I have ordered several in different colors. I will live in these this summer." —Lynda Barrett

    "I would give this 6 stars if I could. Fits PERFECTLY! It's a very vibrant forest green color. The material is very soft and the little buttons on the front look like wooden buttons. Stretchy, bouncy material and not see-through. Perfect length for me as well. I would take this dress at any length honestly. Just super comfy and looks great. Oh, and has POCKETS!😆😆❤" —natasha

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in 25 styles, including some with short sleeves).

    11. A beautiful polka-dot dress with great coverage on top so you don't have to worry about a bra strap poking out the side. The ruffle-cap sleeves and the buttons down the center make this versatile enough to wear to the office as well as out with friends in the evening!

    A reviewer wearing the ruffled short sleeve dress with a tie waist that hits just below the knee in green with white polka dots
    reviewer in the yellow version

    Promising review: "Perfect fit. Suits all sizes. The medium fits perfectly. I also ordered a large and that fits well too but gives a looser fit. I wear both all the time. The belt cinches it if you get a size too big. I recommend ordering the size you normally wear. This is such a great pattern for all." —Birdie

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 17 colors and prints).

    12. A button-front sundress you might be compelled to buy in all 36 colors and patterns once you realize how comfortable and functional it is. 

    A reviewer in the spaghetti strap dress in white with vertical stripes
    A reviewer wearing the dress in sunflower print

    Check out BuzzFeed's full write-up on this dress.

    Promising review: "So comfortable and cute! I love love love this dress. I got the large and it fits beautifully and isn’t too tight. It’s so light and comfortable without being see-through and I am going to be ordering more colors because I have been living in this dress for summer." —reviewer

    Get it from Amazon for $33.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and 37 colors and prints).

    13. A sweatshirt hoodie dress because nothing can match the comfiness level of a hoodie — except maybe this ridiculously cozy frock!

    a reviewer wears the black hoodie
    A reviewer wearing the dress in hot pink

    Promising review: "Giant sweatshirt! This was exactly what I was looking for. I said I was going to live in it and I have! I can’t wait to buy another one in a different color. Very very thick sweatshirt material. It has held up well from several washing machine runs. Still soft. I have been washing it inside out to see if that keeps it softer longer. Thumbs up, it’s not pilly after three or four washings." — HJW

    Get it from Amazon for $43.99 (available in sizes S–3X and in 19 colors).

    You showing off your new comfy dress to all of your friends: