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    37 Stylish Dresses To Help Get You Through Summer And Into Fall

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    1. A flowy ruffled-hem dress you're ::best Rick Astley voice:: never gonna give up, never gonna put down, and that's never gonna make you cry, never gonna tell a lie, and hurt you.,

    FYI, this dress is included in Prime Wardrobe so you can give it a trial run if you're a member!

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this dress — it fits perfectly and it's so adorable. The first day I wore it I got so many compliments and it was so comfortable. It was nice to wear as a dress or even a long shirt with leggings. The color is really cute too. I definitely recommend it and will probably buy more in different colors!" —Jasmine Ball

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 12 colors)

    2. A ruffled smocked bodice midi dress that just might make all your Disney Princess dreams come true.

    Promising review: "Such a soft dress and good quality for the price point. The fit was perfect. Obviously a lot of stretch but didn’t look like a bunch of fabric! Love it! Great transition from summer to fall dress." —Bri

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

    3. A gorgeous polka-dot halter dress that's just so chic you should buy it now and save it for later!

    A series of photos of a model wearing the polka-dot halter dress in brown

    FYI, this dress is included in Prime Wardrobe so you can give it a trial run if you're a member!

    Promising review: "Don’t even think twice! You want this dress! The material is light but not see-through. It’s flowy (that’s a word — right?). I’ve gotten so many compliments. I love that the hem is different lengths." —pbrooks

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in sizes S–3XL and in eight colors).

    4. A flowy and ruffled baby doll dress you can perfectly pair with your favorite sneakers or over-the-knee boots.,

    Promising review: "Love it! Great quality and a perfect look. I am buying it in another color." —BRANDI D WALKER

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99 (available in sizes S–XXL and in four colors).

    5. A sweet little open-back dress designed with a V-neck, lantern sleeves, and just enough swing in the skirt to have you twirling into people's hearts.,

    Promising review: "This dress is super cute. Material is nice and not see-through." —Allison

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 34 styles).

    6. A lightweight button down V-neck dress you'll never break a sweat in.,

    Promising review: "Just as pictured. Runs true-to-size. Made surprisingly well! Has an extra snap built into the inside at the bust for extra reinforcements but I'd likely take it out — the snap is bulky on me but really easy fix. I definitely recommend it! :)" —BennettMom

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and in 16 colors).

    7. A flowy but fitted ruffled wrap dress you can take from your kitchen to your living room, to your virtual hangout with ease.

    A customer review photo of them wearing the dress in army green

    Promising review: "Usually I find that the clothing off Amazon doesn’t always fit well but this dress fit basically perfectly! It is pretty true-to-size. The fabric does not have any stretch at all so you want to be sure to order the right size. Also, the color is a little more vibrant than the picture on the site." —Tori H

    Get it from Amazon for $24.98+ (available in sizes S–XL and in eight colors).

    8. A long-sleeve swinging faux wrap dress available in so many great prints — but this charcoal and red floral print is my personal favorite.,

    Promising review: "Super impressed with this dress! I looked at it and read the reviews so many times before just buying it, and I am SO glad I did! I wore it for a night out with my husband and got a ton of compliments. I have an athletic build (broad shoulders/average chest) and while it was very low cut, it was comfortable and still classy looking. Even at my height, I didn't feel like it was too short which can sometimes be an issue... bottom line, buy the dress!!! I'll be ordering it in more colors!" —14AnnaM

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in sizes 4–22 and in 17 prints).

    9. A very roomy puff sleeve midi dress that is so comfy you'll want to sleep in it! I bought this bad boy in two colors and can honestly say I've taken so amazing naps in them — they are figuratively and literally, a dream.

    The author in the dress in blue
    Instagram: @elenagarcia

    Promising review: "Such a sweet dress! Lightweight and very comfy. Looks cute with the sleeves off the shoulder too. Runs true-to-size." —Taylee

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 16 colors).

    10. A handmade cotton wrap dress capable of making an entrance even before you walk in the room.

    A model wearing the Sally dress
    EWADARA on Etsy

    EWADARA is a Paris-based Etsy shop filled with responsibly made pieces.

    Get it from EWADARA on Etsy for $169.60 (available in sizes S–3XL).  

    11. A ruffly mini denim dress that's just the pick-me-up you need for your once-a-week adventure out of the house.

    A model wearing the dress in blue

    Promising review: "I am soo happy with my purchase. The material and fit are really soft and comfortable. I would definitely recommend it. It is also true to size." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $35.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in three colors).

    12. A very comfy T-shirt dress designed with a ruched tie-waist detail to give this otherwise basic dress a little dimension.,

    Promising review: "I said 'it's comfortable' like 10 times when I tried it on because that's how comfortable this dress is! It's a soft T-shirt material and it runs true to size. I love the tie in the front. I could live in this dress!" —Cyndi Lundeberg

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 21 colors).

    13. A pleated skirt midi dress that'll flow perfectly in every situation.,

    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE this dress! It's flowy and lightweight, not too tight. Can be dressed up or dressed down. The perfect wedding guest or work or church dress! I have trouble finding dresses that fit right because of my body shape with my hips being so much wider than my waist — but this dress fit me perfectly. Follow the sizing guide in the product description! I'm planning on buying another color!" —Cailey B.

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

    14. A flowy shift dress designed with a square neck, puff sleeve, and just enough twirl to get you through the seasons.


    Promising review: "I was skeptical when I ordered this but OMG it is my favorite dress right now. So flowy and pretty." —Crystal

    Get it from Amazon for $23.95+ (available in sizes S–XL, six colors, and two sleeve lengths).

    15. A soft tie-dye maxi dress, because who said tie-dye was a thing of the past? Not me! Well, not me recently!,

    Promising review: "I love this maxi so much! I've had it for a couple of years now. It is so lightweight and perfect for hot summer days but is also great paired with a jean jacket or cardigan in the fall. I love the functional pockets. LOVE that it is not sheer at all and holds up AMAZINGLY wash after wash. It is a little oversized, so I would definitely size down. I have it tied up in the front for looks." —Pintsizeglamourgirl

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and in 41 colors).

    16. A fantastically casual faux-wrap style V-neck dress with long enough sleeves to have your shoulders and arms covered.,

    Promising review: "I love love love this dress. I wore it for Easter this year and got so many compliments. My ONLY complaint is the boob area. However, this was only a complaint on Easter when I would have liked to have been more modest. I had to pin the dress in the cleavage area to make sure the girls were covered. Since then I have bought another dress in a different color and am excited to wear them this summer! BUY THIS DRESS. If you’re second-guessing whether or not to buy it, BUY IT." —Rhianna Hill

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in 21 colors).

    17. A stretchy bodice, tie wrap midi dress made of a super-soft material perfect for wearing for hours and hours. These are super easy to throw on, layer up, and dress up. Basically, you can wear them for whatever you want.

    A model wearing the dress in dark blue

    Promising review: "Fits well! Just make sure to tie your knots very tight." —Adam Hutton

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in sizes S–L and in five colors).

    18. A simple and classic off-the-shoulder cotton maxi dress – it'll make you look like a bohemian goddess.,

    Promising review: "I am a sucker for dresses with pockets and when I saw this off-the-shoulder dress, I wanted it! If I wear it with flip-flops, it barely grazes the ground, but I'd rather that then too short or too long. There is a slit on each side of the dress. I like the soft cotton fabric, and it is a true navy blue. Super cute! I'm thinking of buying it in pink too!" —NSP

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in six colors).

    19. A puff sleeve ruched waist A-line dress that'll have you spinning like you're the star of a musical number in a Disney film.


    Promising review: "I have received many compliments on this dress. It is great quality as well, not see-through! It has an underlayer helping make the dress comfortable. I wore this all day long, it never stretched out and the fit was exactly as I expected it to be. Do not size up or down." —Staci Serena

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in sizes 4–10 and in 13 styles).

    20. A ruffled sleeve flared dress with just enough oomph on the sleeves to make it perfect for all your Zoom parties.

    A customer review photo of them wearing the dress in black

    Promising review: "The dress is very well made. The fabric is really nice, soft, and stretchy. It fits perfectly. Extremely happy with the purchase. Wore it to a holiday party and got hundreds of compliments. ❤️" —Nishat

    Get it from Amazon for $23.88+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and in 28 colors).

    21. A ruffle-sleeve polka-dot midi dress to easily wear while you saddle up and hit the road.,

    FYI, this dress is included in Prime Wardrobe so you can give it a trial run if you're a member!

    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. In summary — it fits well, looks good, you feel good wearing it, and even a nine-year-old boy can take a picture of his mom in this dress and it still looks good. Now I just need to decide what other color to buy." —Isadelle Mercedes

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 15 colors).

    22. A comfy and breezy T-shirt dress, because it doesn't matter if it's 1,000 degrees outside — and all you wanna do is eat ice cream.,

    Promising review: "I bought this dress basically with one eye opened and one eye closed. Because I am ALWAYS skeptical about ordering things online. However, it surpassed my expectations. I got a lot of compliments while wearing it. The yellow is so vibrant and bright. The dress is super comfortable and it swings while I walk. I will be ordering three more in different colors. Hope I get a discount. 😄🤗😜" —Shenelle Wynne

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and in 41 colors).

    23. A flowy, ruffled, V-neck swing dress — basically, it'll be comfy enough for your dinner plans and dressy enough to not get you judged.


    FYI, this dress is included in Prime Wardrobe so you can give it a trial run if you're a member!

    Promising review: "Love this dress, modest enough to wear for work but cute enough to wear every day! I'm petite so I would say it runs a bit bigger than I'd prefer but it is still super cute! Also, this exact dress is being sold at other boutiques for three times the price!" —Emily Seils

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in seven colors).

    24. A tie-waist button-up maxi dress you can wear on your next vacation, or your next I-wish-I-were-on-vacation day.,

    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!!!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and in 32 prints).

    25. A colorful lantern sleeve midi dress that's sure to grab everyone's attention.

    A model laying in the grass while wearing the midi dress
    Mr Water New York on Etsy

    Mr Water New York is a New York-based Etsy shop 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 XS–XXL).

    26. A flirty little tie-waist dress you're gonna wear way more often than you want to admit.,

    Promising review: "Absolutely in love with this dress! I bought this to wear for my graduation photos. I can't wait to take my pictures and show off this dress. FYI there isn’t stretch to it but it does fit well and is true-to-size. I love how flowy it is! It also looks super short on the model but in person, it’s such a perfect length!" —Alicia

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

    27. A totally splurge-worthy vegan silk wrap dress designed with deep V neckline, an open back, and a calf- or thigh-baring slit all depends on how you wanna wear it.

    Whimsy + Row

    Whimsy + Row is a woman-founded sustainable clothing brand that produces limited-run designs in Los Angeles. They use up-cycled and eco-friendly fabrics and ensure that all of their workers are paid a fair wage.

    Promising review: "I wore this dress for my engagement photos. The color was perfect for the timing of our photos and wedding (both in September), and the lightness and cut of the fabric moved beautifully in the breeze. We took our photos along the cliffs/shoreline in San Diego, and the color and movement were stunning against the backdrop. The cut of this dress, with the deep V-neck, tie waist, and open back, are particularly attractive, and I have received so many compliments on our photos." —Meaghan Roach

    Get it from Whimsy + Row for $228 (available in sizes XXS–XL and in five colors).

    28. A super comfy ruffle shoulder swing dress so you can stay comfy all night long.

    A customer review photo of them wearing the dress in yellow

    Promising review: "Love everything about this dress! The color is vibrant, the material is versatile, and the flutter sleeves are adorable! I ordered a medium because I was weary on the sizing but I definitely could have fit a small! The medium just gives me a little extra flow though, so I’m still happy!" —India Aust

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes XS–4X and in 38 colors).

    29. A V-neck swing dress perfect for a workday filled with errands — errands and maybe a few cocktails.,

    Promising review: "Ok. WTF. This dress is super cute and actually looks just like the pic. 😍😍 Do take into consideration your breast size though, mine are DDDs and I will def need an undershirt. Sleeves are super comfy too." —Maria Torres

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in sizes S and XL—XXL and in three colors).

    30. A just plain delightful Selkie The Crimson Princess Dress you can wear when you finally get invited to one of those Bridgerton parties.


    Founded by former Wildfox Co-Founder, Kimberley Gordon, Selkie offers a range of dresses that range in sizes XXS to 5X, they're also a low waste company with a limited production and pre-sale business model so they never create an excess of inventory.

    Get it from Selkie for $249 (available in sizes XXS–5X).

    31. A stretchy off-the-shoulder body-con dress designed with a lace-up open back that'll have you turning heads — literally!

    A customer review photo of them wearing the dress in white

    Promising review: "Sexy dress for a party or date night out. It was so cute and it turned a lot of heads, some people almost broke their necks when I wore it! Perfect sewing and material, somewhat stretchy and very comfortable. My favorite dress so far." —natasha

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 12 colors).

    32. A delightful pleated fit-and-flare midi dress for when you want something a little more conservative and still a lot of fun.,

    Promising review: "This dress is thick, yet has a beautiful drape to it. The sleeves are lantern-shaped and have a cute ruffle detail on the edge. The pintucks in the front and back are placed in the perfect spot to accentuate the waist. The dress fits like a glove. It is a bit longer on me than the model. A perfect dress for Valentine's Day or the holidays!" —ruth maldonado

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and in six colors).

    33. An absolutely perfect ruffled tie-neck little black dress you can also get in red — because maybe you have enough LBDs.


    Promising review: "I absolutely love this dress. My favorite part about it is the double ruffle detail on the hem. Perfect for a date night or holiday party." —The Fabulous

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99 (available in sizes XS–XL and in four colors).

    34. A ruffled flowy smocked-bust midi dress to give your wardrobe a classic look in the most comfortable way.


    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).

    35. A whimsical off-the-shoulder chiffon dress for any special occasions you have coming up — and if you don't, you're special enough, so really any occasion will do.,

    Promising review: "This dress is beautiful! It's very light and flowy. The material is of great quality. As the other reviews have mentioned it runs a bit big. I purchased this for my birthday dinner cruise and received many compliments. ☺ Definitely a quality dress for a reasonable price." —Abayomi W.

    Get it from Amazon for $26.95 (available in sizes S–3XL and in seven colors).

    36. A lightweight and very flowy tie-back mini dress you can wear on- or off-shoulder for however you're feeling.,

    Promising review: "I'm definitely buying more of these dresses, they're very comfortable. I got so many compliments the entire day. It fit nice but I just ended up safety pinning the dress to my bra." —Cope

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in 11 colors and prints).

    37. An adorable vintage-inspired midi dress designed with tie-able straps and a smocked back for the perfect fit.

    A model wearing the dress in green
    Blanco And Barley on Etsy

    Blanco And Barley is a US-based Etsy shop filled with dresses, knitwear, and a bunch of other cute things.

    Promising review: "This dress was the perfect length and looks absolutely beautiful! I got a bunch of compliments as well while wearing it." —Mckayla

    Get it from Blanco And Barley on Etsy for $49.32 (available in sizes S–L and in two colors).

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

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