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    31 Stylish Summer Dresses You May Want To Buy Before Fall Arrives

    Warning: these beauties are so fabulous they may cause you to gasp aloud.

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    1. A whimsical dinosaur skater dress you will absolutely not be saur-y you bought.

    2. A versatile fit-and-flare dress with dramatic ruffled shoulders that works (and wows) everywhere from work to a party and is so great, you may want it in every color.

    3. A statement-making, high-neck lace midi that basically screams, "orange you glad you didn't just opt for your boring old LBD again?"

    4. An elegant maxi with a jaw-dropping (and comfy) secret — it's actually a romper!!!

    5. A bold floral maxi that'll literally and figuratively brighten your day every time you put it on.

    6. An amazingly affordable tunic dress with gorgeous embellished sleeves that are ~sheerly~ delightful.

    7. A drop-dead gorgeous pleated off-the-shoulder dress that'll make you feel so glam, you'll cry tiers of joy.

    8. A puff-shouldered animal print mini, which may come with the side effect of making you spontaneously belt "WE'RE CHEETAH GIRLS CHEETAH SISTERS" in public.

    9. A beautiful boho maxi with a strappy back that'll make everyone gasp when you turn around.

    10. A sultry, sheer-sleeved mesh mini that's what your '90s kid dreams are made of.

    11. An ahh-mazing avocado-print dress for those days when you're feeling more extra than guacamole.

    12. A classy lace sheath that looks wayyyy more expensive than it is and that'll make any occasion even more special.

    13. A leopard- and chain-print maxi you could totally wear to some fancy party at a mansion or, you know, your BFF's apartment.

    14. A '20s-inspired beaded cocktail dress that'll have you looking and feeling greater than Gatsby.

    15. A downright magical corduroy pinafore embroidered with characters from Kiki's Delivery Service guaranteed to ~deliver~ you lots of compliments.

    16. A flirty tie-front cutout dress sure to become the new star of your Instagram (besides you, of course).

    17. A truly majestic maxi dress with over 2,500 positive reviews and the power of transfiguration — it'll turn you into a walking compliment magnet.

    18. An off-the-shoulder polka dot number that's serving me serious modern-day Pretty Woman vibes. And let me tell you — passing this one up would be a big mistake. Huge.

    19. A comfy, appropriate-for-all-occassions fit-and-flare with POCKETS that over 3,000 reviewers think is Mary Poppins-esque — I'm talking practically perfect in every way.

    20. A lace-up denim mini so sexy, every pair of jeans you own already has a crush on it.

    21. A truly meow-t of this world fit-and-flare printed with kitty astronauts and rocket ships sure to have you feline cute as heck.

    22. A twirl-ready fringed dress that is ridiculously reminiscent of the dress Taylor Swift wears in the "Delicate" music video and is sure to earn you a ~repuation~ for great style.

    23. A fun striped mini with a funky pleated hemline sure to stand out in a sea of floral sundresses.

    24. A seductive velvet faux-wrap number you should buy ~now~ to get you hype for fall and winter parties ~later~.

    25. An asymmetric, mixed-print midi that actually made me make this face 😲 at my desk just now. GET ON MY BODY.

    26. A scuba material bell-sleeve dress sure to make you the ~bell~ of any work event or cocktail party.

    27. A dramatically flowing maxi to make getting dressed for — and standing out at — any outdoor party a ~breeze~.

    28. A groovy sequined mini you can wear all year round (with everything from sandals to tights) and dress up or down (with everything from flat boots to sky-high heels).

    29. A comfy swing dress with pockets that's covered in Disney Princess symbols, from castles to crowns to lamps to carriages. This dress is a dream, aka a wish your wardrobe makes.

    30. A richly hued maxi you're gonna want (ne)on your body ASAP.

    31. And a stunning purple sequined gown that I am just straight-up drooling over.

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