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    25 Dresses From Target That Won’t Make You Sacrifice Style To Stay Cool This Summer

    Stay cool *and* super cute with these dresses that won't make you sweat style woes or the summer heat.

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

    1. An easy linen tank dress made for ultimate breathability (and adorability, which is absolutely a word, btw). Adjustable straps, pockets, a square elastic crew neck + lightweight fabric = a look you'll love to flaunt all summer long.

    Model wearing the black floral dress

    2. A sleeveless knit bodycon dress if you’re dying for a new date outfit (or just want something fab to wear while you take yourself for a well-deserved summer night out on the town).

    3. A vibrant pink floral tie-back dress to remind everyone that *you're* the ultimate prize. From picnics to backyard BBQs, slide this on to stay cool and feel oh-so-cute.

    Model wearing the tie-back dress

    4. An edgy muscle tank dress for when you want to show off your stunning shoulders and overall simply *stun* this season (see what I did there?).

    5. A super cute knit tank dress finished with a fantastic V-neckline which means it's practically *begging* for you to add chunky jewelry and/or use it to hold n' show off your sunglasses.

    6. A sleeveless smocked convertible dress sure to make you feel as lovely as a beautiful butterfly flying around a magical summertime garden. Truly, you'll want to have yourself a fanciful tea party in this beauty.

    Model wearing the black dress

    7. A comfy baby doll T-shirt dress that's the equivalent of your fave pair of pajamas... only far more stylish, of course.

    Model wearing the green dress

    8. A charming short-sleeve-tied dress great for both the office and happy hour with your besties. Everyone this summer will be dying to know which boutique you snagged this from.

    Model wearing the metallic gold dress

    9. A blue plisse dress to drape your beautiful self in a light, pleasing, crinkly texture that allows for ultimate freedom of movement *and* pairs wonderfully with mules and a crossbody bag.

    Model wearing the plisse dress

    10. A punky fit and flare dress so buttery soft you'll probably want to curl up and fall asleep in it, tbh.

    Model wearing the dress in floral pattern

    11. A trendy woven bodycon dress available in such a wide array of snazzy seasonal colors and patterns, you'll be tempted to snatch 'em all before they sell out.

    12. A simple but sensational blue striped short-sleeve T-shirt dress for days when you can't decide what the heck to wear but would rather rely on tried-and-true faves to keep you cool 'n' comfortable in the heat.

    Model wearing the dress

    13. A brilliant coral pink dress to add a bright pop of ~pure pretty~ to your closet, making you look as delectable as a summertime Popsicle.

    Model wearing the coral dress

    14. A versatile sleeveless maxi dress so you can sit down cross-legged during summer picnics and park hangs without worrying over an accidental fashion faux pas.

    Model wearing the dark pink dress

    15. A sleeveless knit ballet dress because whether you're in the mood for flats, sneakers, or heels, you've got a dress to complement every single summer occasion.

    Model wearing the ballet dress

    16. A convertible knit bodycon dress reviewers are *raving* about for its versatile halter-neck ties (custom fits are all the rage right now) and cotton-blend spandex material which = big-time stretch.

    Model wearing the jade dress

    17. A funky sleeveless ruched dress to bring a little retro '90s aesthetic to your wardrobe.

    18. An absolutely adorable cross-back woven dress that totally captures all the best vibes of summertime, whether you're living it up in the big city or enjoying the peace and quiet of a tranquil small town.

    Model wearing the neon blue dress

    19. A flirty ruffle tank dress because a little fun warm-weather flair never hurt anybody, and adding volume to your sleeves is always awesome for a 'lil extra va-va-voom.

    20. A downright *darling* embroidered dress so cottagecore chic, Taylor Swift herself very likely has one just like it.

    21. A spaghetti-strap smocked dress featuring adjustable straps to add a touch of easy-going boho elegance to any summertime OOTD.

    22. A classic tank dress crafted from cotton and a dash of spandex so you know you're getting that perfect no-fuss, no-frills casual comfy fit.

    Model wearing the black dress

    23. A short sleeve shoulder A-line dress for that effortless cinched waist look you won't be able to get enough off. Add your freshest pair of sneakers and comfortably be on the go all day long.

    Model wearing the cream striped dress

    24. A sensual green slip dress to ~slip on~ whenever you've got a big event, hot date, or simply want to twirl around in the mirror and admire how stunning you are.

    Model wearing the slip dress

    25. And a sleeveless triangle cup dress trimmed with pompom lace and detailed with string ties which you'll quite honestly want to rock long after the lazy days of summer come to an end.

    Model wearing the purple zig zag dress

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