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    These 29 Summer Dresses Are Super Cute *And* You Can Actually Wear Them With A Bra

    Yes, it's possible to look great and feel ~supported~ this summer.

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

    1. A fun and playful sun dress with a V-neck, wrap front, and a ruffle hem that will make you want to twirl around in a field full of wildflowers.,

    Promising reviews: "I love love love this dress. I wore it for Easter this year and got so many compliments. Since then I have bought another dress in a different color and excited to wear them this summer! BUY THIS DRESS. if you’re second guessing whether or not to buy it. BUY IT." –Rhianna Hill

    "This is the cutest dress I’ve ever bought on Amazon. I took a risk, but I wanted a true wrap dress. I ordered a large and the waist was a little loose, but the tie allowed me to tie it a little tighter, which creates a cute 'bunched' look. It’s lightweight, not stretchy material (which kinda scared me), but it fits around my curves perfectly still. I’m super excited to wear this for the summer. I wore it for our Valentine's date night and my boyfriend loved it. I also got about five compliments that day from total strangers. I might have to order more in different colors." –Nidia

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in women's sizes S–2XL and 19 colors)

    2. A vintage-inspired rainbow dress if you're someone whose favorite color changes monthly. Thanks to this, you can just wear all the colors at once! Problem solved.

    A model laying in the grass while wearing the dress that has puffy sleeves, a square neck, and is knee-length
    Mr Water New York on Etsy

    Mr Water New York is a New York-based small business filled with unique, stylish, and sometimes vintage-inspired pieces.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this dress!! I get so many compliments when I wear it and it’s truly one of a kind." —Victoria Kennedy

    Get it from Mr Water New York on Etsy for $89 (available in sizes S–XL).

    3. A maxi dress that comes in 45 (yes, 45!) colors 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.,

    Promising review: "Great dress! Fits to size. It’s not tight at all. It flows nice and fits perfect. The material is not too thin or thick. I ordered the black dress and it’s not see through at all. I will be buying more colors. It’s super comfy too. I will most likely hand-wash as well. Definitely a nice dress for summer." –Niki J

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in women's sizes XS-2XL and 45 colors)

    4. Or this adorable floral maxi dress perfect for a day at the beach or an outdoor brunch date. Many reviewers say the flowy fit makes this is a perfect maternity dress, too!,

    Promising review: "This dress is so beautiful and comfortable. The dress billows, it flows nicely, it doesn't bunch up, it doesn't get stuck or ride or pinch or bind. It flows so nicely. It's the most comfortable dress I have ever had. I love the sleeves...way better than the dresses with the longer sleeves (which are too tight). The fabric is beautiful. One person liked it so much, she bought one for herself." –LJ

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in women's sizes S-2XL and 33 colors)

    5. A puff-sleeved dress made with 100% cotton that'll keep you cool all summer long. Dress it up with your favorite heels and jewelry or pair with sandals for a more casual look.


    Promising review: "The yellow flowers and the purple splashes are just a beautiful design against the white dress. It’s a perfect length to wear in the summer to be breezy and cool, or to put on a pair of leggings if the weather is chilly. I love it!" —JK

    Get it from Target for $25 (available in sizes XS-2XL and 4X and five colors)

    6. A royal-blue maxi dress — it's equal parts work-appropriate and fun, so you can wear this to the office and then straight to happy hour without missing a beat.

    model wearing the dress, which has a button-down top

    Rebdolls is a Latinx-owned, woman-owned small business based in Harlem, New York that creates beautiful, bold dresses, swimwear, lingerie, and more.

    Get it from Rebdolls for $68 (available in sizes 1X–5X).

    7. A tiered mini dress that comes in fun, bold patterns that will make you stand out and be seen. After a year of staying inside, that's exactly what we need our wardrobe to do for us!


    Reviewers say this runs large, so make sure to size down!

    Promising review: "Beautiful summer dress. I’m large in the chest area, and it fits perfectly. Love the color and the pattern of the fabric too. Highly recommend this dress." —Cherie04

    Get it from Anthropologie for $138+ (available in sizes XXS-1X and five patterns).

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


    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 $30.99 (available in sizes XS—2X and four colors).

    9. A baby doll dress in an animal print to add a bit of a ~wild side~ to your summer wardrobe. You'll love how the high neck and ruffle sleeves hide your bra while still making you feel cute and confident.

    reviewer wearing the dress with black sandals

    Promising review: "Love this dress, very airy and looks like chiffon but it’s actually a super comfortable and stretchy material! The print is super fashionable and matches with everything. If you want to look put together yet feel comfy this is the dress! The material is lightweight but not transparent. I love it and will wear it outside or at home." —Joshua J Moore

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99+ (available in sizes M–XL).

    10. Or this similar-looking ruffle-sleeved dress with a pleated design that looks marvelous when the wind blows. It's available in 16 colors, so feel free to stock up on your favorite colors and make this your official summer uniform.,

    Promising review: "I liked this dress so much I bought it in a second color. To be honest, it's probably not my last one. I'm definitely thinking about ordering a few more. This dress is so easy to throw on and dress up or down, depending on how you style it. I love the loose, comfy fit. It's already got a slightly oversized feel to it, so don't worry about sizing up. It's perfect as is." —Cristina Thrower

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99 (available in sizes S-XL and 16 colors)

    11. A wrap dress in a bright yellow and blue floral pattern that'll make you feel like you're in a beautiful garden, basking in the bright summer sun.

    model wearing the long-sleeved, v neck dress
    Shop Alivia

    Shop Alivia is a small business that uses fashion as a platform to connect conscious consumers with the talents of people with disabilities. Each Alivia piece begins as a piece of artwork created by a person with disabilities, and 10% of every purchase goes back to the artist's nonprofit art therapy program. This specific dress was designed by 19-year-old William Choi, and purchasing the dress contributes $40 to The Center for All Abilities, where William attends art therapy courses.

    Get it from Shop Alivia for $395 (available in sizes XS-XL and two colors).

    12. A cold shoulder cocktail dress with thick shoulder straps so you can rest assured no pesky bra straps will be making an unwelcome appearance. The sweetheart neckline, flowy skirt, and wrinkle-free fabric make this a great choice to wear to a summer wedding!,

    Promising review: "For the price, you really can’t ask for better. I bought this dress to get some portraits done professionally, and it photographed BEAUTIFULLY. Since the fabric is stretchy, I saw that some reviews recommended sizing down. It feels very nice and soft. The skirt is very twirly and flares out beautifully, and the sleeves aren’t too tight or too large. I would absolutely order more dresses from this brand — this feels and looks SO much more expensive than it is! No fraying seams or anything, just absolutely perfect." —Mallory B.

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99 (available in sizes XS–XL and six colors).

    13. A 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.,

    Promising review: "Great affordable maxi dress. The coffee color is exactly as pictured and the material is cool and flows well. I haven't washed it yet, but the stitching, pockets, and sleeves are well constructed. I would purchase again in another color." –Melissa

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in women's sizes XS–XL and 41 colors).

    14. A midi dress so versatile, you'll want it in all 36 colors. The T-shirt top is not only bra-friendly, but it'll also protect your shoulders from burning if the UV index is out of control.


    Promising review: "Better than I expected it would be! The fit is perfect, and the material is lightweight but still sturdy enough so the dress drapes and falls perfectly. I love the way it swings when you walk. It truly is a perfect year-round dress in style, material, and color (navy), and I will probably be ordering another." —ckern

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and 36 colors).

    15. A sloth-patterned frock if you're looking to add some whimsy to your wardrobe. Listen — sloths sleep up to 18 hours a day, and that alone is a feat we should celebrate them for., Amazon

    Also available in other patterns like dogs, foxes, and stars.

    Promising review: "Absolutely love this dress and thought it was adorable! I love sloths, so the moment I saw this dress, I knew I had to have it! The dress fit as expected and it was really comfortable. I’m a teacher and was able to wear it the whole day without any issues." —Rachel

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

    16. A swing dress with elbow-length sleeves and a vintage-inspired silhouette that screams "I'm headed to a garden tea party." If a garden tea party is unfortunately not on your itinerary anytime soon, reviewers say this is also a great option for an outdoor wedding.,

    Promising review: "This dress is perfect! This dress is elegant and even has large pockets, which is perfect to hold a smartphone and/or lip balm. While I normally wear a size small, I read other reviews which said to buy one size larger, and I'm so glad I did. I highly recommend purchasing this dress." —Amber

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in sizes S–3XL and 40 colors).

    17. A mini that's sheer on the sleeves but has a lining throughout the rest of the dress so you can wear whatever undergarments you please! Also, can we take a moment to admire how delicate and splendid the textured flower design looks?!

    model wearing purple dress with bow tie in back and poofy sleeves

    Promising review: "This dress is ABSOLUTE PERFECTION! I felt amazing in it and wish it came in a million different colors! If you are on the fence, do not be. BUY THE DRESS." —Bri W.

    Get it from Eloquii for $169.95 (available in sizes 14-20 and 24).

    18. A sleeveless T-shirt dress because everyone needs a lightweight, easy-to-style option they can just throw on 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!,

    Promising review: "Great purchase for the price. Just what I was looking for! Comfy summer dress for any occasion. Being a momma, I'm always looking for things just like this. You can dress it up or down and it has pockets!! Can't get much better. Fit is perfect for me — it's like it was made just for me! Armholes are a little longer than most dresses but I like that for the summer so sweat marks don't show! Not see-through so great for any pair of comfy undies. Cute with a belt and also cute with none." —B&E Worthington

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in 31 colors).

    19. A smocked midi dress with adorable large ruffle sleeves that people will compliment you on whether you're wearing it to the beach, a dinner date, or a summer barbeque.


    Promising review: "So cute! The dress is exactly as pictured. Love the color. I was worried about the quality because it was so inexpensive, but it’s actually really nice and not see-through at all! Such a perfect dress for vacation!" —JP0811

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99+ (available in sizes 4–10 and in seven colors).

    20. A mini dress constructed with a cute eyelet design that's just begging you to take it on your upcoming summer vacation.


    Promising review: "For how cheaply priced this dress is, it is really cute! I got a medium, although I am usually a small, and it was not too big but a tad roomy. I go a size up because I did not want it to be too tight and the medium leaves me room to breathe. Again, so worth it for the price and the material is not cheap. Love it!" —Zoe C.

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes XS–L and in four colors).

    21. A patterned dress so stunning, you'll turn heads the second you walk into a room. It also comes with a belt you can tie up into an oversized bow, or you can completely remove it for a more free-flowing style.

    model wearing the pink patterned dress with a large skirt

    This dress is from the brand Sika — they offer garments that are handcrafted by artisans in Ghana with a focus on sustainability and ethical production.

    Get it from Anthropologie for $290 (available in sizes 0–22W and 26W; petite sizes also available).

    22. A long sleeveless dress because nightgown-style dresses are all the rage right now, and why not get one that's breezy, brightly colored, and has thick straps?!

    model wearing the dress in yellow with matching yellow sandals

    Promising review: "I'm five months pregnant and just got this in my normal size because there's tons of room for growth still. It's the perfect summer moomoo style dress! Love that I can wear a regular bra underneath it with the straps this thicker style. Got it in the Hawaiian print for our Hawaii babymoon." —marisaH

    Get it from Target for $27.99 (available in sizes M–2XL and three colors)

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

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

    Promising review: "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 $21.99+ (available in S-XL and 18 colors)

    24. A white polka-dot option — the V-neck is perfect for showing off your favorite necklaces. Out of all the dresses on this list, we think this one looks the cutest with classic white sneakers!

    model wearing the black and white dress, which also has ruffle sleeves

    Promising review: "I bought this in-store and LOVE it! I love the pattern and fabric texture. The ruffled sleeves are adorable. I am 5’8” and it is pretty short on me but not unwearable — I wear shorts underneath. This would make a great swim coverup as well. I don’t think it is any more sheer than other white clothing I have. A nude bra works fine for me!" —Dorakay

    Get it from Madewell for $95 (available in sizes 2XS-2XL).

    25. A shirtdress with pockets on the side and in the front, giving you so much room to carry all your essentials, you won't even need a purse!

    model wearing the black shirtdress while putting hands in pockets

    Promising review: "This dress is very comfortable. The loose fit and cotton fabric are perfect for our hot steamy summers. In fact, finding dresses made out of 100% cotton fabric that’s thick enough to not have to wear a slip but not so thick that it becomes too hot, has been a struggle during this period of online shopping. I’m glad I found this one; it ticks all the boxes." —LRCZ

    Get it from Everlane for $98 (available in sizes 00-16).

    26. A midi dress from Valani if you're headed back to the office this summer and are in desperate need of a work-appropriate dress that won't make you overheat. The fabric is made from hemp and other plant-based material that is naturally temperature-regulating!

    A model wearing the Sodalin Hemp Midi Dress with a hat and sandals

    Valani is a sustainable small business dedicated to making pieces that are both eco-friendly and extremely comfortable. They also break down the positive impact each piece in their collection makes. For example, for each Sodalin hemp midi dress produced, the brand avoided 4.1 miles of driving emissions, saved 296.8 days of drinking water, and planted 1 tree.

    Get it from Valani for $348 (available in sizes 0–12).

    27. A long-sleeved dress detailed with embroidery on top that's giving us some serious Stevie Nicks vibes. Alexa, play "Dreams" by Fleetwood Mac, please.,

    Promising review: "I've worn this dress multiple times when I just need something to throw on. It is quite short so if you know you will be outside or doing a lot of sitting/standing etc., wear some bike shorts under it. Overall super cute and super comfortable!" —Bianca v

    Get it from Amazon for $16.45+ (available in sizes S–2X and eight colors).

    28. A denim dress with a frayed hem that'll instantly make you look so put-together, even if you threw this on five minutes before running out the door.

    model wearing denim dress buttoned up with tons of accessories to dress it up

    Promising review: "Absolutely loved this dress. It fits perfectly. I wear it casual with sandals or white Keds, and have got so many compliments on it. A must for your summer wardrobe." —DS

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99+ (available in sizes S–2XL and five styles).

    29. A T-shirt dress complete with a sophisticated, criss-cross bottom hem that'll instantly make you feel like you're a fashionista walking down the streets of Paris on a perfect summer day.,

    Promising review: "I've purchased five of these dresses. They're perfect for pretty much any occasion. I've worn to parties, work, church, dates, and my nephew's graduation. Living in California means that I can wear this dress year round. Don't let the price fool you — this dress is well made, double lined, and the unhemmed finish at the bottom is interesting. Plus they are super easy to care for! Just toss in the washer/dryer. I've received so many compliments and "where'd you get that?'" –KC

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and 34 colors)

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

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