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34 Stylish Dresses To Get You Through Spring And Into Summer

Dresses you can perfectly layer to make the transition from April showers to May flowers to the scorching heat of the summer.

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1. A deep-V wrap dress designed in a variety of perfect prints that'll go with everything from an ankle boot to a wrap-around sandal.

Promising review: "I'm 5'6" and this dress is the perfect length. The fabric is high quality and the pattern is super cute. What I love most about it is that I can wear it open as a kimono. So I'll get lots of use out of this. :)" —evaacatherine Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes XXS-XXL and in 10 prints).
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Promising review: "I'm 5'6" and this dress is the perfect length. The fabric is high quality and the pattern is super cute. What I love most about it is that I can wear it open as a kimono. So I'll get lots of use out of this. :)" —evaacatherine

Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes XXS-XXL and in 10 prints).

2. A lace-up denim midi dress you can easily layer with a T-shirt or your favorite moto jacket until the weather warms up.

Get it from the Gap for $42 (available in sizes 0-20).
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Get it from the Gap for $42 (available in sizes 0-20).

3. A tie-front midi swing dress perfect for that spring brunch date or your next tropical vacation.

Promising review: "I LOVE this dress. Most beautiful, elegant summer dress ever!!! It has the cutest tie front and it's a perfect V-neck, spaghetti strap, button-down, A-line, backless, swing midi dress. I love wearing this dress on summer vacations, to cocktail parties, and even just to go on a date. The size fits perfect. I got a medium, and it looks amazing. I love the material, it feels great on my skin, and I love that it looks so cute and yet so sexy. I def recommend this dress for summer." —aniGet it from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in red, navy, white, and yellow).
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Promising review: "I LOVE this dress. Most beautiful, elegant summer dress ever!!! It has the cutest tie front and it's a perfect V-neck, spaghetti strap, button-down, A-line, backless, swing midi dress. I love wearing this dress on summer vacations, to cocktail parties, and even just to go on a date. The size fits perfect. I got a medium, and it looks amazing. I love the material, it feels great on my skin, and I love that it looks so cute and yet so sexy. I def recommend this dress for summer." —ani

Get it from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in red, navy, white, and yellow).

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4. A sheer plaid wrap dress to keep you totally work-appropriate and cool on the days you can't stop schvitzing.

Get it from Forever21 for $33.60 (available in sizes 1X-3X).
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Get it from Forever21 for $33.60 (available in sizes 1X-3X).

5. An elegant swing dress designed with a deep V and pockets for that "I have somewhere to be and things to carry" look.

Promising review: "Super comfy dress! Wore it for an evening holiday party. Has pockets, which was my favorite part. The material is perfect — a soft, stretchy satin. I am a pear-shape 2XL, therefore it fits perfect at the waist. As for the chest area, I suggest wearing a low bra as the neck is as it is described. Great dress for any formal occasion." —Nadine San AntonioGet it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in sizes S-3XL and in eight colors).
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Promising review: "Super comfy dress! Wore it for an evening holiday party. Has pockets, which was my favorite part. The material is perfect — a soft, stretchy satin. I am a pear-shape 2XL, therefore it fits perfect at the waist. As for the chest area, I suggest wearing a low bra as the neck is as it is described. Great dress for any formal occasion." —Nadine San Antonio

Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in sizes S-3XL and in eight colors).

6. A Lush cutout wrap midi dress so you can have a little tummy time.

Get it from Nordstrom for $55 (available in sizes S-L and in green and mauve).
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Get it from Nordstrom for $55 (available in sizes S-L and in green and mauve).

7. A geometric-print belted frock made of a super-soft material perfect for wearing for hours and hours.

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Promising review: "What can I say, this dress was great! I wore it to a wedding, and between guests at the wedding a friend's seeing photos on social media, I had a TON of people ask me where I got it. It was perfect for a summer wedding. I wear a size small, and I am 5'7" and had no issue with the fit of the dress — it was still loose, which I like, with the belt. Very satisfied with the dress and especially because of the unbeatable price." —Marney Gagg

Get it from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in two color combos).

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8. A button-down swing dress that'll look SO good with your favorite denim jacket.

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Promising review: "This beautiful dress is perfect for spring and summer. I ordered a medium since I’m a medium in everything. Fits perfectly. I ordered the black sunflower dress and it's not see through, so I am quite happy about the material. I loved the color and easy to wash and maintain. Good dress for the money." —Shelly

Get it from Amazon for $20.99 (available in sizes S-XL and in six prints).

9. A collared denim shirtdress, because it's a spring and summer staple and it's about time you had one in your closet.

Get it from Old Navy for $36.99 (get an additional 40% with code STYLE, available in sizes XS-XXL, petite sizes XS-L, tall sizes S-XXL, and in a dark and medium wash).
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Get it from Old Navy for $36.99 (get an additional 40% with code STYLE, available in sizes XS-XXL, petite sizes XS-L, tall sizes S-XXL, and in a dark and medium wash).

10. A casual short-sleeve T-shirt dress you can accessorize in a million ways for a million looks.

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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. The fit is perfect for me. I'm typically a small-medium (120 lbs., 32C), and it's like it was made just for me! Not see-through so it's great for any pair of comfy undies. Cute with a belt and also cute without." —B&E Worthington

Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in 24 colors).

11. An embroidered chiffon collared dress made using partially recycled materials.

Get it from H&M for $39.99 (available in sizes 2-16).
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Get it from H&M for $39.99 (available in sizes 2-16).

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12. A 100% cotton ruffled-trim eyelet dress you'll quickly learn to rely on when you can't figure exactly what the weather calls for.

Get it from the Gap for $79.95 (available in sizes XS-XXL, tall sizes S-XL, and petite sizes XS-L).
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Get it from the Gap for $79.95 (available in sizes XS-XXL, tall sizes S-XL, and petite sizes XS-L).

13. A polka-dot TopShop maxi slip dress you'll easily be able to wear layered and with sneakers for a day out or with heels and a clutch for a night on the town.

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Get it from Nordstrom for $95 (available in sizes 2-14).

14. A hooded sweatshirt dress to help you turn your athleisure style up a few notches.

Promising review: "So cute, and very flattering. True to size. I'm a size 14 at any normal department store (Macy's, JCP, Sears), and I got the large in this dress — I couldn't be happier with the fit. The color is as advertised, as you can see with the sunlight in my pic. You'll love the dress. Perfect casual wear!" —Rockin' that Prime Get it from Amazon for $8.88+ (available in short and long sleeves, sizes XS-3XL, and in 10 colors).
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Promising review: "So cute, and very flattering. True to size. I'm a size 14 at any normal department store (Macy's, JCP, Sears), and I got the large in this dress — I couldn't be happier with the fit. The color is as advertised, as you can see with the sunlight in my pic. You'll love the dress. Perfect casual wear!" —Rockin' that Prime

Get it from Amazon for $8.88+ (available in short and long sleeves, sizes XS-3XL, and in 10 colors).

15. A floral-print fit-and-flare midi dress that'll can easily be thrown on when you just don't want to f#@%ing think about it.

Get it from Old Navy for $49.99 (get an additional 40% off with code STYLE available in sizes 1X-4X and in navy and white).
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Get it from Old Navy for $49.99 (get an additional 40% off with code STYLE available in sizes 1X-4X and in navy and white).

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16. A gorgeous flowing maxi dress you'll rule everyone's Instagram feeds with.

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Promising review: "I loved the colors. This dress is quite comfy, very easy to pack for international travel (doesn’t take up much space), playful, and fun, but easy to wear with tights for a warmer outfit. This was the perfect combination of fun and adventurous and was a great 'outing' dress to travel with." —Addyson Burke

Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in sizes S-XL and in six prints).

17. A Free People Alora mini dress designed with a crochet-trimmed V-neck and ruched-detail waist.

Get it from Nordstrom for $128 (available in sizes 0-12 and in black and blue).
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Get it from Nordstrom for $128 (available in sizes 0-12 and in black and blue).

18. A slit-front maxi dress, because sometimes you need to show a little leg.

Promising review: "I absolutely love this dress! It fits perfectly and the color is just like the green in the picture. It is constructed like a wrap dress so the two sides flow independently and open up all the way to the waist — it's definitely risky. I used a tiny safety pin to tack the edge down to the fabric underneath it (about halfway between the waist and knee). It is worth the trouble to me because I love the dress." —Alicia DujetsGet it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in black, green, and navy).
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Promising review: "I absolutely love this dress! It fits perfectly and the color is just like the green in the picture. It is constructed like a wrap dress so the two sides flow independently and open up all the way to the waist — it's definitely risky. I used a tiny safety pin to tack the edge down to the fabric underneath it (about halfway between the waist and knee). It is worth the trouble to me because I love the dress." —Alicia Dujets

Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in black, green, and navy).

19. A Leith ruched body-con tank dress for a soft and comfy look you can live in.

Promising review: "I have it now in three colors. The knit is soft and washes well. I like that you can pair this with a pair of espadrilles or tennis shoes for a casual look but then switch to a cute pair of ankle boots for a more trendy look. For the price, this is a good value and worth buying in multiple colors." —CDSmithGet it from Nordstrom for $56 (available in sizes XS-XXL and in six colors).
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Promising review: "I have it now in three colors. The knit is soft and washes well. I like that you can pair this with a pair of espadrilles or tennis shoes for a casual look but then switch to a cute pair of ankle boots for a more trendy look. For the price, this is a good value and worth buying in multiple colors." —CDSmith

Get it from Nordstrom for $56 (available in sizes XS-XXL and in six colors).

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20. A silk Diane von Furstenberg striped wrap dress that'll be worth the investment — because it's a classic silhouette designed by the house that made it a staple.

Get it from Nordstrom for $428 (available in sizes 0-8).
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Get it from Nordstrom for $428 (available in sizes 0-8).

21. A floral embroidered midi dress so you fit right in during festival season.

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Promising review: "This dress is beautiful, light, and breezy! I ordered the light blue dress in size XL for Coachella; sized up due to item running small, so check the sizing chart. I am 5 feet and the dress hit me perfectly above my ankle. I originally wanted the dress in XXL for a looser fit but was perfectly content with the XL. Shipped incredibly fast and will definitely be purchasing in other colors!" —Joseph Datu

Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in five colors).

22. A simple and classic off-the-shoulder cotton maxi dress you'll look like a bohomemian goddess in.

Promising review: "My favorite part about this dress is the high split. It is a good material. It's not heavy so it doesn't drag down, but it also isn't super light so it stays with your body as you walk. I feel good and the dress itself is simple and hangs on the body instead of being skintight." —Nicolette BGet it from Amazon for $13.88+ (available in sizes S-XL and in navy, pink, and black).
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Promising review: "My favorite part about this dress is the high split. It is a good material. It's not heavy so it doesn't drag down, but it also isn't super light so it stays with your body as you walk. I feel good and the dress itself is simple and hangs on the body instead of being skintight." —Nicolette B

Get it from Amazon for $13.88+ (available in sizes S-XL and in navy, pink, and black).

23. A fit-and-flare cutout mini dress that'll have you covered, but just barely.

Promising review: "This dress is so beautiful, really cute, and looks great on. I weigh 140 lbs, small cup (B), and the small fits perfectly. The sleeves are really wide, but this is just the way the dress is — it is supposed to have that style. This dress is pretty short, so if you are tall you may have a problem with the length. I'm 5'4" and it is pretty short on me, but I can still wear it. Overall I totally recommend it!" —Luana F.Get it from Forever 21 for $18.99 (available in sizes S, M, XL).
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Promising review: "This dress is so beautiful, really cute, and looks great on. I weigh 140 lbs, small cup (B), and the small fits perfectly. The sleeves are really wide, but this is just the way the dress is — it is supposed to have that style. This dress is pretty short, so if you are tall you may have a problem with the length. I'm 5'4" and it is pretty short on me, but I can still wear it. Overall I totally recommend it!" —Luana F.

Get it from Forever 21 for $18.99 (available in sizes S, M, XL).

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24. A lined satin dress designed with a gorgeous puff-sleeve design that has just enough drama to become the center of attention.

Get it from H&M for $34.99 (available in sizes 2-16 and in blue and black).
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Get it from H&M for $34.99 (available in sizes 2-16 and in blue and black).

25. A stunning black-and-white Joie floral lace maxi dress meant to be paired with a gorgeous red lip — it's just asking for it.

Get it from Nordstrom for $498 (available in sizes 0-10).
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Get it from Nordstrom for $498 (available in sizes 0-10).

26. A delightfully simple and classic crochet-trim cover-up you might just need to wear on that vacation to the Amalfi Coast you should probably take.

Get it from American Eagle for $35 (available in one size XXS-XXL and in strand and black).
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Get it from American Eagle for $35 (available in one size XXS-XXL and in strand and black).

27. A star-print maxi dress designed with an open back that'll have you loving it to the moon and back.

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Get it from Forever 21 for $35 (available in sizes S-L).

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28. An off-the-shoulder floral cocktail dress, because you never know when someone might invite you somewhere...anywhere!

Promising review: "I'm 5'11, 140ish lbs., 34C, and I purchased a small, which fit perfect! Skirt hits my mid-calf. Slip underneath hits right above the knees. Not the richest material, but very soft, lightweight, and airy for those hot summer days! Nice soft feminine floral print. Exactly as shown in the pictures. A very nice dress for the price. Overall I would definitely recommend." —Gracie Dee Get it from Amazon for $21.88+ (available in sizes XS-3XL and in white, apricot, and cherry floral prints).
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Promising review: "I'm 5'11, 140ish lbs., 34C, and I purchased a small, which fit perfect! Skirt hits my mid-calf. Slip underneath hits right above the knees. Not the richest material, but very soft, lightweight, and airy for those hot summer days! Nice soft feminine floral print. Exactly as shown in the pictures. A very nice dress for the price. Overall I would definitely recommend." —Gracie Dee

Get it from Amazon for $21.88+ (available in sizes XS-3XL and in white, apricot, and cherry floral prints).

29. A super-comfy striped maxi dress to get you through all those springtime family gatherings and summertime barbecues.

Promising review: "The dress is extremely comfortable and it fits perfectly! I love how it stretches but still gives that fitted look. It’s a perfect dress for church or a casual event! I wore a purple heel with mine and it added that pop of color to push the outfit over the edge." —Amazon Customer Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in seven colors).
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Promising review: "The dress is extremely comfortable and it fits perfectly! I love how it stretches but still gives that fitted look. It’s a perfect dress for church or a casual event! I wore a purple heel with mine and it added that pop of color to push the outfit over the edge." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in seven colors).

30. A ruffled-sleeve cotton flare dress you should probably have in your closet — in the event of a fashion emergency.

Promising review: "I love this little dress. It fits perfectly. I'm 5'3", 123 lbs., and I bought a size small. The ruffled arms are really cute and not tight. The arm area also isn't so low that you can see a bra strap because it has an extra piece of material. The dress sits just above the knee, great length." —Jenn RGet it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in navy and black and in a long-sleeve version).
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Promising review: "I love this little dress. It fits perfectly. I'm 5'3", 123 lbs., and I bought a size small. The ruffled arms are really cute and not tight. The arm area also isn't so low that you can see a bra strap because it has an extra piece of material. The dress sits just above the knee, great length." —Jenn R

Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in navy and black and in a long-sleeve version).

31. A splurge-worthy Tibi rugby midi dress with a cut-out back detail, because you've always been a little bit Sporty Spice and a little bit Posh Spice.

Get it from Nordstrom for $595 (available in sizes XXS-L).
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Get it from Nordstrom for $595 (available in sizes XXS-L).

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32. A flirty and curve-hugging Free People body-con dress designed with a plunging neckline, because you're gonna have a good time tonight.

Get it from Nordstrom or Free People for $250 (available in sizes XS-L and in black and red).
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Get it from Nordstrom or Free People for $250 (available in sizes XS-L and in black and red).

33. An embroidered high-low dress that'll have your butt covered and your look on point.

Promising review: "This dress is amazing! It is my new favorite piece of clothing. It made me feel beautiful!!! For sizing, I’m about a size US 10, and I went with an XL as I am a D cup and it was a bit loose, but that made it nice and flowy." —K. O'Neil Get it from Amazon for $35.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in blue, peach, white, black, and green).
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Promising review: "This dress is amazing! It is my new favorite piece of clothing. It made me feel beautiful!!! For sizing, I’m about a size US 10, and I went with an XL as I am a D cup and it was a bit loose, but that made it nice and flowy." —K. O'Neil

Get it from Amazon for $35.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in blue, peach, white, black, and green).

34. And a sleeveless shirtdress designed with a tie waist so it'll seem like you're keeping it together even when you're falling apart.

Get it from Old Navy for $44 (get an extra 40% off with code STYLE, available in sizes 1X-4X).
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Get it from Old Navy for $44 (get an extra 40% off with code STYLE, available in sizes 1X-4X).

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