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    28 Flowy Dresses You'll Basically Live In All Spring

    You'll basically be twirling in these all season long.

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

    1. An off-the-shoulder dress with gloriously puffy sleeves to add a dramatic effect to your 'fit every time you catch a gust of that cool spring breeze.

    Beginning Boutique

    Promising review: "This dress is beautifully made & flatters my body so well! I was worried about how it would look on me but I was pleasantly surprised! I can’t wait to wear it this spring and feel super confident." β€”Jodi U.

    Beginning Boutique is a woman-owned small business based in Brisbane, Australia.

    Get it from Beginning Boutique for $64.99 (available in AU sizes 6-14).

    2. A V-neck dress with an adjustable twist-tie waist that comes in tons of adorable polka dot designs β€” which might just be the most springy pattern of all.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "For me, clothes pay for themselves based on the number of compliments that are received when an item is worn. I already liked the dress the moment I put it on, but all day long women commented about what a lovely and pretty dress it is (ooh, I like the color, ooh it’s so pretty, ooh, that dress looks like the start of a whole new wardrobe). The compliments made the reasonable dress price feel like a bargain deal. I guess I’m a sucker for polka dots and the power of hearing something positive during the day." β€”Isadelle Mercedes

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and 15 colors).

    3. A short-sleeve button-up dress that's long and fluttery yet lightweight and breathable, so you'll probably still be reaching for this in the fall.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I bought this dress on a whim and was a little skeptical about it. I have never received so many compliments on a dress before. I wore it on a trip to the Biltmore Estate with my husband and in laws and we honestly couldn't get through the day without someone stopping me every few minutes to ask where I got my dress or to tell me how gorgeous it was. It flowed beautifully on that windy day. I'm obsessed with it, I even bought two more in different colors. I highly recommend!!!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $33.99+ (available in sizes XS-2XL and 23 colors).

    4. A sleeveless relaxed-fit dress with an empire waist, a scoop neckline, and a spring-ready shade of "garden rose" that will make it your new go-to for the warmer weather.

    Maurice's

    Promising review: "I don't usually like to wear dresses but this has the perfect lay and shape and compliments my awkward body shape. Just about any jacket goes well over it. Pockets are a huge plus. I wish they had this in more colors because I would buy every color!" β€”NOTNICOLE

    Get it from Maurice's for $24.90 (available in sizes XS-4XL).

    5. A sleeveless number with a button-down design and tiered skirt if you're looking to put a unique twist on the classic swing dress.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This dress is utter comfort without lacking style! Seriously butter soft and has my most favorite thing in clothing- POCKETS! I want to get more in different colors cause its the perfect casual dress during the summer whether you are home or running errands. Its very figure flattering/forgiving and form fitting in the right areas." β€”Jason and Stephanie

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and 17 colors).

    6. A short-sleeve pleated dress with the absolute best feature a dress can have β€” POCKETS! The huge variety of vibrant prints doesn't hurt either.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I work from home and am always looking for good quality, comfortable clothes that I can wear in or out of the house. The material is great quality, it fits true to size, and it's super cute. So I can be comfortable all day working from home, but also look nice when I have to run out to do errands. It's the perfect casual dress. I plan on getting it in more colors!" β€”Kathleen A. Oliver

    Get it from Amazon for $13.50+ (available in sizes S-3XL and 23 colors).

    7. A gorgeously floaty dress with a true wrap design, meaning you can customize it to your perfect fit. It's practically tailor-made for walking around barefoot on the grass.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This dress is absolutely gorgeous! I love that it is a wrap dress because you can customize the waist for how you would like it to fit. I was worried about it being too low cut (because I am large in the chest area), but it fits perfectly. I can wear a regular bra and I don't feel like I am showing too much cleavage." β€”Danielle Palermini

    Get it from Amazon for $35.99+ (available in sizes S-2XL and 22 colors).

    8. An eye-catching "brunch dress" which looks absolutely perfect for sipping bottomless mimosas, so I'd say it's appropriately named.

    Model wearing dress from Cee Cee's Closet
    Cee Cee's Closet

    Cee Cee's Closet is a Black-owned, woman-owned small business based in New York.

    Get it from Cee Cee's Closet for $130 (available in sizes S-3XL).

    9. A floor-length swing dress with spaghetti straps that's so flowy and comfy you might just find yourself accidentally wearing it as a nightgown too.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "It’s very hot these days and I needed something cool to wear. These dresses allow air flow all over my body keeping me cool and comfortable. They are also beautiful and I have received many compliments. I plan to order many more to take me through the summer. They can be both casual and dressy. Absolutely love them." β€”BSC

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in sizes XS-5XL and 39 colors).

    10. A lightweight V-neck dress with a vibrant floral pattern that will basically make you look like a watercolor painting come to life.

    Model wearing dress from Beginning Boutique
    Beginning Boutique

    Get it from Beginning Boutique for $43.99 (originally $64.99, available in sizes XS-XL).

    11. A lively Lily Pulitzer design with a ruffled flounce hem that brings on the floaty, breezy vibes without going totally overboard.

    Lily Pulitzer

    Promising review: "I am in love with this dress! The material is amazing, the roomier cut is comfy, length is perfect and I get so many compliments every time I wear it!" β€”TCinFlorida

    Get it from Lily Pulitzer for $98 (available in sizes 2XS-2XL).

    12. A swing dress with a unique cutout design so you can give 'em the cold shoulder even when the temps are nearing 90 degrees.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I can't tell you how awesome it is to have a comfy cotton dress with pockets...and not only that, but pockets that are big enough to actually put something in them bigger than some chapstick. I love the cold shoulder, too. If you're like me, and you want a little something extra than just a tank dress, this is perfect in giving that extra flair. Also, if you have bigger arms (like myself), the cold shoulder is the best way to help conceal them, but also, still feel like you're wearing a tank. Buy this dress. You will not regret it." β€”Sarah

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in sizes S-2XL and 19 colors).

    13. A super thin and breathable dress with puffy sleeves and an elastic tie on the front so you can stay comfy and casual without sacrificing style.

    Beginning Boutique

    Promising review: "This dress is perfect for the spring, and very light!" β€”McKenna B.

    Get it from Beginning Boutique for $64.99 (available in AU sizes 4-16).

    14. A super swingy and breezy frock that will make you feel like the main character every time it rustles in the wind. If "Hallmark Spring Movies" were a thing, you'd totally be the star.

    Model wearing Loft dress
    Loft

    Promising review: "Bought this dress a few days ago and couldn't believe how cute the pattern was. I couldn't wait to try it on! It runs a little big in the waist but I think that makes it comfy. The length was perfect and the fabric is soft. It is a great dress for spring!" β€”M Sullivan

    Get it from Loft for $69.50 (available in sizes 2XS-L).

    15. An A-line dress with a wrap waist design that's perfect for any upcoming spring parties... even if that party is just you and your roommate sitting around drinking wine.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "You won't be disappointed by this dress. It is good quality, the fabric is not see-through at all, and I LOVE having pockets! ... It washes well, the colors are vibrant and I went back to order more. This is perfect for casual shopping with cute sandals or the office." β€”Domestic Bliss

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes S-2XL and 38 sizes).

    16. A tiered tank dress that is just begging to be worn on a warm, sunny Saturday... or on a dreary, gloomy Monday you wish was a Saturday.

    Lily Pulitzer

    Promising review: "This dress is amazing! I did not think I would like this cut but it is one of my favorites. It is just so fun and different! Tons of compliments!" β€”AlyLillyLee

    Get it from Lily Pulitzer for $118 (available in sizes 2XS-2XL).

    17. A cutout dress with wonderfully voluminous ruffles on the sleeves and skirt, and a neutral yet still super spring-appropriate pattern.

    Model wearing ruffle cutout class
    Cee Cee's Closet

    Get it from Cee Cee's Closet for $120 (available in sizes S-2XL).

    18. A casual-chic cocktail dress with gorgeous lace detailing at the waist for an extra dainty touch. It'll definitely be one of those "excuse me, where did you buy that?" kind of dresses.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is one of the most flattering dresses I own. I was nervous about ordering online without trying on first, but BOY did it pay off. The decorative band around the middle is not at my waist. It's slightly above my waist, but not so high as to be a princess waist (right below the bust). This means it PERFECTLY conceals my tummy while making it look like I have an hourglass figure. I ordered the size 8 which fits snugly but not tight. The skirt is all the way to the knee but not below it, so it's conservative enough to wear to a cocktail party...but also fun and twirly enough to wear out dancing (which is what I got it for). Am now looking for more dresses by this company!!!" β€”GHBeckwith

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in sizes 4-12 and 32 colors).

    19. A fabulously flowy tunic dress you can pair with some cowboy boots for an instant spring look that Alexis Rose would certainly approve of.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This dress is absolute perfection! I purchased for a Texas game day brunch - good burnt orange is hard to come by. The fit was impeccable - flowy without looking ill-fitting, and hit me just above the knee. I wore with cowboy boots and loved that I could chase my toddler around while still looking cute in this dress. The fabric is just thick enough to lay smooth and not cling, while not being heavy. Not see thru at all. The balloon sleeves are EVERYTHING. Going to buy in more colors right now!" β€”FitGirlInFlight

    Get it from Amazon for $24.98+ (available in sizes S-2XL and 29 colors).

    20. A stretchy "freezer dress" with moisture-wicking fabric, temperature-regulating technology, and UPF 30 sun protection, making it perfect for anyone who overheats the second they step outside.

    Reviewer wearing Columbia PFG Freezer Dress
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This dress is SO comfy! Looks great as a casual dress and just as great as any 'dressy' dress. I love the feel of the material. Even on a hot day, it is very comfortable and doesn't stick to you." β€”Zuumn

    Get it from Amazon for $12.19+ (available in sizes XS-3XL and 43 colors).

    21. A maxi dress with a sleeveless racerback design that's perfect for spending time in the sun and would pair perfectly with a cardigan once it starts to cool down.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "It is unbelievably soft and comfortable. The pockets are deep and I wasn't worried about sticking my cellphone in them. So far it's held up after two washes on delicate and hanging to dry." β€”Heather

    Get it from Amazon for $31.99 (available in sizes XS-XXL and 35 colors).

    22. Or! This popular maxi dress with short sleeves but a super long length, making it perfect for those transitional days when it's way too warm for a jacket but not quite hot enough for shorts.

    Reviewer wearing black short-sleeve maxi dress
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This dress is lightweight enough to wear in warmer weather, and I'm looking forward to wearing it with tights and a long cardigan well into cooler months. A blank canvas to accessorize as you like with long necklaces, boho bracelets, a wide-brimmed hat. Looks great with sandals, probably cute with snow boots. All around a versatile, staple piece. I imagine it'd be great for capsule collections.

    I live with a dog who sheds fur furiously (ha), and I was easily able to shake his fur out of the dress and still go out in public. The fabric doesn't hold on to fur and, if you get a dark color, is fairly forgiving to messes and stains throughout the day, for those of us who are inclined to be a little clumsy." β€”Amber

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes S-2XL and 32 colors).

    23. A long-sleeve chiffon midi dress with a floral print that's just as perfect for a picnic in the park as it is for an office happy hour... whenever those are a thing again.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever21 for $22.80 (originally $38, available in sizes XL-2XL and two patterns).

    24. A bohemian print dress that feels like your favorite nightgown but looks trendy enough for an Instagram photoshoot.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This dress is super cute! Material is soft and lightweight; the fit is loose and flowy. Perfect throw-on dress for summer in Florida, but cute enough to wear to brunch or dinner." β€”Lauren Carlucci

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and 11 colors).

    25. A long-sleeve T-shirt dress with a fit so loose and flowing you'll be reaching for it all year long, especially when it's time to head back into the office. Plus, nobody can resist a dress with pockets.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "LOVE LOVE LOVE this dress!!!! The fabric is incredibly soft, like a really worn-in T-shirt. Not too thick or thin, it's just perfect for fall. The wine color is beautiful and I can't wait to wear this for work. Everyone in my office will love this! And the price?! This dress is just perfect all around and now I need it in all the colors!!!!" β€”April

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes XS-3XL and 28 colors).

    26. A short-sleeve dress that's way too cute to not wear on a weekly basis. You'll feel dressed up enough for an important meeting, but you won't mind lounging around in it once you hit that "end call" button.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Material is light but I love that I can wear a slip, tights and a cardigan in the fall or winter to make this dress last year round. Great buy!!!" β€”FOUR UR Review

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in 14-26 Plus and 30 colors).

    27. A stretchy long-sleeved dress with an eye-catching floral cutout pattern at the hem that brings on a subtle spring vibe β€” even in black!

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Beautiful dress and great quality for the price. I received lots of compliments and I’m tempted to buy it in every color! Material has a bit of stretch that makes for a flattering fit." β€”Wineymama

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and 10 colors).

    28. Or this version in extended sizes with an off-the-shoulder design that you'll still be reaching for during the hottest days of summer.

    Reviewer wearing black off-the-shoulder dress
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I ordered the size I normally wear and it fits great! Got it for vacation and ended up using it as a swimsuit cover up as well; the elastic in the waist and shoulders makes it easy to get on and off." β€”Kira T.

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in sizes XL-4XL and 17 colors).

    When it's finally time to switch to your spring wardrobe:

    Disney

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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