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    31 Dresses From Target That Are Not Only Comfortable, But Can Be Worn To Almost Any Occasion

    Dress to impress (just about anywhere).

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

    1. A V-neck T-shirt dress, because it's simply a classic. Toss on this simple look and literally never take it off, because it's that comfy.

    A model wearing a striped t shirt dress

    Promising review: "Simple, but comfortable! I initially bought one and then went back and ordered another one. I love that I can just throw it on and pair it with some sandals or tennis shoes. The length hits about mid-thigh and it holds up well in the wash. It’s more of a relaxed fit." —Berry

    Price: $12 (available in sizes XS–2XL and 10 colors)

    2. A knit tank dress for a laidback look that oozes style. Grab your jean jacket and get ready for all the activities in this top-notch tank dress.

    A model wearing a blush knit tank dress

    Promising review: "Love love love this dress, bought it in green and black and sent to tons of friends to order. The perfect summer dress and price point is amazing! I am 5,6” 128 and XS is perfect for me." —lc13

    Price: $10 (available in sizes XS–2XL, 1X–4X and 11 colors)

    3. A puff sleeve dress, because everybody loves a nice puff. Have a summer bridal or baby shower on the horizon? This is your look.

    A model wearing a cream and yellow flower print dress with puff sleeves

    Promising review: "This is a great casual dress for this summer heat! Fits nice and looks fresh, fabric isn’t to thin and doesn’t require a slip." —Pleased consumer

    Price: $25 (available in sizes 1X–4X and five colors)

    4. A rib knit T-shirt dress, so you can stay comfy while looking chic. This dress is begging you to wear it to the beach at sunset for an impromptu photoshoot!

    A model wearing a black maxi t shirt dress

    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE this dress. No complaints! Fabric is soft and stretchy, you can dress up wearing boots and a nice jacket, or dress down wearing sandals or a cute pair of white sneakers. Bought a few different colors and love it!" —heybruna1

    Price: $20 (available in sizes XS–2XL, 1X–4X and eight colors)

    5. An open back baby doll dress that'll put a new meaning to "put your back into it." You can already see yourself wearing this to the next farmers market outing.


    Promising review: "Such a beautiful dress. The back is open and so pretty. A littttle see-through but not an issue as it is flowy. Just wear nude underwear." —Bre

    Price: $15 (available in sizes XS–2XL and six colors)

    6. A sleeveless dress, so you can get dressed in a flash while looking fab. Running errands? Grabbing lunch? Lounging? This is your new go-to dress.

    A model wearing a sleeveless maxi camouflage dress

    Promising review: "Love this dress. Easy to dress up/down. Comfortable material. Helped me get through a torturously hot day exploring in Fort Lauderdale without any wet spots and when I sat down it quickly dried. Bought in two colors. Love both. I wear a medium, probably size down as the large was too big. Add a belt bag or belt to define the waist. Otherwise it will look baggy/big." —AssataTaughtMe

    Price: $20 (available in sizes XS–2XL, 1X–4X and six colors)

    7. A sleeveless hem knit dress for when it's too hot out for sleeves. Dress it up or dress it down, as long as you wear it out!

    A model wearing a lime green dress

    Promising review: "I love this dress so much I have three in different colors. It’s comfy, can be dressed up or down. The fabric is a nice quality and weight and washes well in cold water. I hang to dry and quick press for the few wrinkles left but not necessary. Great summer dress that I can wear in fall with a jacket." —LeLe66

    Price: $15 (available in sizes XS–2XL, 1X–4X and 11 colors)

    8. A sleeveless knit dress, because everybody loves a classic maxi look. For a twist on the classic style, try knotting the bottom for an added element!

    A model wearing a black and white tie dye dress

    Promising review: "I bought several dresses from Target this summer and this one is my favorite! I bought them in three different colors. I normally wear small but purchased medium because cotton shrinks out of dryer. Really good purchase and good quality for money." —Monica

    Price: $20 (available in sizes XS–2XL, 1X–4X and eight colors)

    9. A V-neck tank rib knit dress that'll instantly elevate your casual day into a day of elegant style. Bonus: It. Has. Pockets!!

    A model wearing a peach tank dress

    Promising review: "Love this dress! So comfy and pretty. I got a coral and purple one. I would order a size larger because they will shrink a little. The small fit perfect but I ordered a medium and after washing it fit perfect! Can't go wrong with this dress!" —Great bassinet

    Price: $20 (available in sizes XS–2XL, 1X–4X and nine colors)

    10. A maxi babydoll dress for looking hot while staying cool. If any dress was ready to for a night out on the tropical town, it's this one!

    A model wearing a maxi babydoll dress

    Promising review: "Bought these dresses for my mother and she LOVES them. She said they’re very light and now one of her favorite summer dresses. I have to try and grab every color for her." —Bobbie

    Price: $22 (available in sizes 1X–4X and four colors)

    11. A short-sleeve shirtdress, because it should be a staple in every closet. The V-neck adds a bit of shape to the classic structure, while the pockets (yes, there are pockets!) hold all your secret snacks.

    A model wearing a short sleeve shirt dress

    Promising review: "These dresses are thick and lasting quality, easy to wash, AND pockets! They are super comfortable but don’t look like a bag. I sized down to a medium. I purchased so many colors and some for my mom!" —Lucieyvonne

    Price: $20 (available in sizes XS–2XL, 2X, and four colors)

    12. A tank dress with ruffle sleeves, so you can add a little flair to your chill look. It's the best thing to wear to brunch and score the waiter's phone number!

    A model wearing a blue tank dress

    Promising review: "Love this dress! It's cool, cute, and comfortable! Have it in two colors and have received lots of compliments. On me it ran true to size. Washes great! Might get other colors!" —Libby53

    Price: $15 (available in sizes XS–2XL, 1X–4X and seven colors)

    13. A tie-strap baby doll textured dress that'll have everyone asking what BuzzFeed article you got it from. Plus, you can adjust the straps, so it can be totally customized to you.

    A model wearing a rust sleeveless tie strap babydoll dress

    Promising review: "Pink dress size medium is not only the exact shade of pink I wanted but the length is great! Not too short or long plus the adjustable straps is a game-changer!" —kia

    Price: $20 (available in sizes XS–2XL and four colors)

    14. A knit swing dress for being flirty and thriving. This dress is nonstop flowy and fun, perfect for a busy day or relaxing night.

    A model wearing a pink sleeveless knit dress

    Promising review: "Ladies, do yourself a favor and buy this dress. Perfect fit and style. I love the color and the flow of the dress. I originally bought to have a comfy dress for around the house but after trying it on I am comfortable enough to wear it out. I would love to find a matching one for my 6-year-old." —Plussize average momma

    Price: $15 (available in sizes X–4X and seven colors)

    15. A short-sleeve tiered dress that'll have you ready to book your next vacay. And yes, before you ask – it has pockets!

    A model a short sleeve tiered dress

    Promising review: "I could wear this everyday. It's become my go to item to throw on when I need to rush out for a quick errand or something. Love the pockets. Bought a large as I love the oversized but still fitting style. Comfortable. Fabric feels a little stiff but not too much. I'm a big fan of this dress." —Purple

    Price: $25 (available in sizes XS–2XL, 1X–3X and 10 colors)

    16. A button-front tiered dress, so you can feel effortlessly chic. Wear it alone or pop a plain white tee underneath to shield your shoulder from the sun and switch up your look!

    A model wearing a pink sleeveless button front tiered dress

    Promising review: "I love any dress with pockets!! But seriously, the size is great and you can adjust the straps if you want it more loose or tighter. Very breathable! I personally wear a crop or light shirt underneath because near my chest the buttons slightly open. Also, the pockets are a great size to fit multiple items. Overall, it's worth a try!" —hilove

    Price: $29.99 (available in sizes XS–2XL and three colors)

    17. A T-shirt dress, because nothing is better than an oversized T-shirt you can call a dress! How many T-shirt dresses are too many T-shirt dresses? The limit does not exist.

    A model wearing a light yellow t shirt dress

    Promising review: "I love this dress so much. I have ordered it in four colors. It is thick and and not see through. It is the perfect length too. I can wear bike shorts underneath, but it doesn’t look too long. It is boxy, however, that's the shape i wanted for a T-shirt dress. Could not recommend enough" —Target Reviewer

    Price: $12 (available in sizes XS–2XL, 1X–4X and 10 colors)

    18. A button-front dress that'll be the envy of everyone at your group picnic. Pretty sure this dress is next to the definition for "mod summer" in the dictionary – just saying.

    A model wearing a white button front dress

    Promising review: "Super cute and comfy. Has pockets and adjustable straps. The buttons are real not faux. I wear a M or L and got a L. Just because I am on the larger side when it comes to chest area and didn’t want the buttons to show any of my bra. If your smaller chest area I’d said it’s a true to size dress." —Versatile shoe

    Price: $27.99 (available in sizes XS–2XL, 1X–4X and four colors)

    19. A smocked dress, so you can live your best life. Has anybody ever had a bad day while rocking a cute smocked dress?! It's unlikely.

    A model wearing a pink smocked dress

    Promising review: "This is my new favorite summer dress! The material is super stretchy, so I recommend sizing down. I love the length (hits in the middle of my calves; I am 5’4” and wearing a size small). It’s also incredibly light, making it perfect for warm weather. I bought this dress in two patterns I like it so much!" —JBM12

    Price: $29.99 (available in sizes XS–2XL, 1X–4X and three colors)

    20. A puff sleeve T-shirt dress, because puffs are perfection. Gearing up to go back into the office? Here's your first-day-back look!

    A model wearing a green puff sleeve dress

    Promising review: "A really nice twist on the T-shirt dress. I wear it with leggings and sneaks, but it also dresses up with a cute sandal and dangling earrings. Nice soft material with flattering colors." —BusyMomK

    Price: $24.99 (available in sizes XS–2XL and eight colors)

    21. A slip dress for all the summer weddings you will be attending. This dress is airy, smooth and oh-so-dreamy. Get ready to dance the night away in this number.

    A model wearing a cream and purple tie dye slip dress

    Promising review: "A great every day dress! Doesn’t wrinkle, can be thrown into the dryer and sit in a laundry basket for a week, and I can pull it out and wear it right away! The perfect summer dress!!" —Laurie

    Price: $25 (available in sizes XS–2XL, 1X–4X and six colors)

    22. A baby doll dress that'll quickly become your new favorite outfit. This look seamlessly transitions from the store to brunch to shopping and to the couch (because what a day).

    A model wearing a purple floral short sleeve babydoll dress

    Promising review: "Wanted a cute dress to wear to my job that would help me stave off the summer hear. Love how airy and loose this one is! The sleeves are super comfortable and the neckline is great. It does run kind of big, which is what I wanted. So if you want it to be more fit, I would try sizing down!" —Renee

    Price: $29.99 (available in sizes XS–2XL)

    23. A sleeveless ruffle hem dress that'll serve as an elegant look. It's the perfect thing to wear to your Architectural Digest cover shoot! Style, bows and a ruffle hem – talk about a triple threat!

    A model wearing a coral ruffle hem dress

    Promising review: "Super cute and comfortable. Looks best with a strapless bra. Pockets are always a bonus. Really accentuates your shape in a good way!" —Let it Flow

    Price: $27.99 (available in sizes XS–2XL, 1X, 2X, 4X and six colors)

    24. A sleeveless knit dress for your relaxing spa day. Kick back and relax in this look with a face mask, some cucumbers and your favorite song. This dress is almost as effortlessly cool as you are.

    A model wearing a light pink sleeveless knit dress

    Promising review: "The best throw-on summer dress!!! This is perfect for the hot summer days poolside. Super soft and super comfy!!! I did size down which I’m glad I did! A little big up top!" —Autumn

    Price: $20 (available in sizes XS–2XL, 1X–4X and five colors)

    25. A tank swing dress, because you can't go wrong with a classic black dress. Pair it with a leather (faux if that's your style) and a pair of booties for a hot summer night look.

    A model wearing a black tank swing dress

    Promising review: "Love this dress! It’s the right length, great color and cool to wear. It covers bra straps, and is very comfortable! It washes nicely as long as it doesn’t go through the dryer! I’ve learned Rayon doesn’t like the heat of a dryer." —Dbarnmyer

    Price: $15 (available in sizes 1X–4X)

    26. A puff-sleeve dress that'll make you want to puff, puff and not pass! Get ready to live in this wildly chic dress and possibly start attending afternoon tea services.

    A model wearing a peach and white tie dye dress

    Promising review: "Adorable dress! Soft, comfy and can be dressed up or casual! Not too tight but easy size! Love the color!! Can’t wait to wear! Maybe get all the colors! Love it so far! Pouf sleeves are cute with any vest!!" —LishK

    Price: $24.99 (available in sizes XS–2XL, 1X–4X and seven colors)

    27. A sun dress, so you can be easy breezy all summer long. Start swiping right on the apps, because this is your new go-to first date dress!


    Promising review: "I got several compliments the first times wearing this dress. It's very comfortable in 99 degree weather but fabric is heavy enough that it doesn't fly around in the wind." —ackack

    Price: $25 (available in sizes XS–2XL and five colors)

    28. A long-sleeve baby doll dress for those summer nights when it's not too hot but not too cold. This dress gives you the best of both worlds with its long sleeves and above-the-knee length. Oh yeah, and pockets!

    A model wearing a blue floral print long sleeve babydoll dress

    Promising review: "Can definitely be a summer dress despite the long sleeve description. Easy rolls up or cuffed! I definitely loved the pockets. I think it should be a cardinal rule that all dresses comes with pockets." —Candi P

    Price: $21.24 (originally $24.99, available in sizes X–4X and four colors)

    29. A mini ruffle dress, because when summer is calling this is what you wear. Get ready for smiles, good times, and tons of compliments.

    A model wearing a white mini ruffle dress

    Promising review: "This dress is great for summer days and nights. It is lightweight without being see-through and does not wrinkle easily. Price is good too." —targetgirl

    Price: $29.99 (available in sizes XS–2XL)

    30. A sleeveless smocked dress that'll make you want to frolic through the wildflowers. Slip on a pair of sandals or sneakers and set sail for adventure!

    A model wearing a yellow sleeveless smocked dress

    Promising review: "This yellow dress is the PERFECT summer dress! Its flowy, comfortable, fitted well, and has great quality. I will be wearing this all summer! To the beach, dinner on the dock, or date night. Paired with sandals and a jean jacket you cant go wrong! I am 5'10 and this hit just below the knees at a perfect tea length." —Target Reviewer

    Price: $28 (available in sizes XS–2XL and two colors)

    31. A sleeveless maxi dress, because what's more summer than a flowing maxi dress. Pair this beauty with a pair of sandals for a laidback vibe or dress it up with wedges for a show-stopping look.

    A model wearing a black floral print maxi dress

    Promising review: "This is a beautiful dress, with a very nice floral pattern. It is also extremely comfortable to wear. The quality of the material with which it is made is excellent." —Ana

    Price: $39.99 (available in sizes XS–2XL, 1X–2X, and two colors)

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