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36 Flowy Dresses That'll Make Everyone Say, "Where'd You Get That?"

The ~swish and flick~ of dresses.

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1. A ruffled floral tie-around maxi that elegantly cascades down to the floor like a gentle waterfall of fabric.

Promising review: "The quality of the material is lightweight and silky soft and exceeded my expectations. It is a wrap-style dress that is awesome for the beach. The material is not see-through, which is a good thing for me — there's a second panel of light fabric to protect your chest area from having an embarrassing view of your bra and such. Beautiful and simply elegant." —Rush ReviewsGet it from Amazon for $19.99 (sizes 0/2, 4/6, and 8/10).
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Promising review: "The quality of the material is lightweight and silky soft and exceeded my expectations. It is a wrap-style dress that is awesome for the beach. The material is not see-through, which is a good thing for me — there's a second panel of light fabric to protect your chest area from having an embarrassing view of your bra and such. Beautiful and simply elegant." —Rush Reviews

Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (sizes 0/2, 4/6, and 8/10).

2. A loosey goosey dress with fashionably jagged edges and crochet-like detailing on the sleeves and hems — the scarf isn't included, but a highly recommended pairing nonetheless.

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Promising review: "It's so adorable. The length is modest but still flirty. The material is soft and thick but the sleeves have good stretch." —Courtney Oldham

Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (sizes S-XXL; nine colors).

3. A cute-as-can-be polka dotted charmer you'll be hard pressed to NOT wear every day.

You never want to play favorites with your dresses...but this one is just so comfy and low-key, but it has some eye-catching details that really set it apart.Promising review: "This dress is so cute and looks just like the picture. It is the one of my favorites!" —CarrieGet it from American Eagle for $49.95 (sizes XXS-XXL; two colors).
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You never want to play favorites with your dresses...but this one is just so comfy and low-key, but it has some eye-catching details that really set it apart.

Promising review: "This dress is so cute and looks just like the picture. It is the one of my favorites!" —Carrie

Get it from American Eagle for $49.95 (sizes XXS-XXL; two colors).

4. A velvet v-neck stunner that'll suits your next dressy evening party...or practicing your runway strut — whichever you ~fancy~.

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Get it from Amazon for $29.98 (sizes S-XXL; six colors).

5. An elegant maxi with a beautiful array of sequins to make every head in the room turn and gasp in wonder.

Promising review: "I wanted something dressy and symphony-approved, but not uncomfortable. Since I would be sitting for a few hours, something flowy was a must. I absolutely love this dress! The black and off-white contrast is awesome and the sequins just dress it all up. It is the perfect height to wear with heels. The top is a little stretchy so it forms perfectly to your body, while the flowy, gorgeous sequin skirt hides unflattering areas." —Caroline P.Get it from Amazon for $43.99+ (sizes 14-28 plus).
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Promising review: "I wanted something dressy and symphony-approved, but not uncomfortable. Since I would be sitting for a few hours, something flowy was a must. I absolutely love this dress! The black and off-white contrast is awesome and the sequins just dress it all up. It is the perfect height to wear with heels. The top is a little stretchy so it forms perfectly to your body, while the flowy, gorgeous sequin skirt hides unflattering areas." —Caroline P.

Get it from Amazon for $43.99+ (sizes 14-28 plus).

6. A sweetly swinging pink satin dress that will make you ~bloom~ while everything else is slowly dying.

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I'm talking about leaves and foliage. What were you thinking of?

Promising review: "The color is vibrant yet subtle, the print is pretty, and the silky slip of the fabric is pleasant and cooling. It's also a good all-seasons dress that will keep you warm in the winter with tights and a cardigan and cool in the summer. This is the most stunning dress I've ever worn and it's definitely worth the hefty price tag." —hoestoevsky

Get it from ModCloth for $69.99 or Jet for $75.98 (sizes S-4X).

7. An amber masterpiece with a low-swooping, tassled neckline for endless summer vibes.

Get it from Free People for $98 (sizes XS-L; three colors).
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Get it from Free People for $98 (sizes XS-L; three colors).

8. A stunning buttoned maxi to accompany you on a weekend grocery run or lakefront rendezvous with the hubby and in-laws.

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Promising review: "I bought this dress on a whim and was a little skeptical about it, but I have never received so many compliments on a dress before! I wore it on a trip 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 so obsessed that I bought two more dresses in different colors. I highly recommend!" —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (sizes XXS-XXL; 36 styles).

9. An open-shoulder twirler that totally fits in with your casual but chic aesthetic.

Promising review: "The best comfy dress that I have purchased in a while! The quality is good and reminds me of something you would get from Old Navy." —AngieGet it from Amazon for $15.99+ (sizes S-3X; 29 colors/styles).
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Promising review: "The best comfy dress that I have purchased in a while! The quality is good and reminds me of something you would get from Old Navy." —Angie

Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (sizes S-3X; 29 colors/styles).

10. A cozy plaid dress with bell sleeves you'll be swinging around all day long (and potentially whacking passerbys, oops).

Get it from Mango for $49.99 (sizes 2-8; two colors).
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Get it from Mango for $49.99 (sizes 2-8; two colors).

11. A black caped number that would definitely get in the way when fighting crime — so I think it'd be best if you just stuck with wearing it to dinner or on an airy mid-autumn stroll.

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It's ok! You'll find a more suitable outfit for saving the world!

Get it from ModCloth for $99.99 or Jet for $105.98 (sizes XXS-4X).

12. A classic ruffled cold-shoulder beaut with elastic-cuffed sleeves — meaning lots of room for accessorizing and dazzling up!

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $69 (sizes XS-XL; two colors).
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Get it from Urban Outfitters for $69 (sizes XS-XL; two colors).

13. A striped embroidered dress that won't be the clingy one in your relationship — it loves to hang loosely from your body.

It just wants to give you the space you need. #healthyrelationshipGet it from Nordstrom for $128 (sizes XS-L).
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It just wants to give you the space you need. #healthyrelationship

Get it from Nordstrom for $128 (sizes XS-L).

14. A dreamy velvet shift dress for those days you want to be extra cozy but still dress up a little.

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Pretty much my ideal combo every day.

Get both dresses from Boohoo — sizes 4-12 for $36 and sizes 12-20 for $46.

15. A darling dotted swinger that will graciously replace your itsy bitsy teenie weenie yellow polka dot bikini.

Get it from Torrid for $56.17 (sizes 00-6; colors).If you're in the mood for red, this super subtle velvet Mickey Mouse dress is so freaking cute.
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Get it from Torrid for $56.17 (sizes 00-6; colors).

If you're in the mood for red, this super subtle velvet Mickey Mouse dress is so freaking cute.

16. A knit black cold-shoulder maxi for the perfect blend of casual and dressy. Hello, post-work happy hours!

Get it from TJ Maxx for $39.99 (sizes 2-14).
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Get it from TJ Maxx for $39.99 (sizes 2-14).

17. A sheer baby blue lace-up dress that would pair perfectly with a smoky eye to toughen it up ever so slightly.

Get it from Tobi for $33 (sizes XS-L; four colors).
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Get it from Tobi for $33 (sizes XS-L; four colors).

18. A breezy navy and ivory cinched waist dress you can pair with leggings and wear tunic style when the weather gets chilly.

Get it from Amazon for $79.50 (sizes XS-XL).
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Get it from Amazon for $79.50 (sizes XS-XL).

19. A standout geometric-patterned dress that's probably unlike any other dress you currently havet. No-brainer purchase? Duh.

Promising review: "Sooo pretty. The color and print are unusually awesome (I never see much in this color) and pair nicely with peep-toe booties. The material is substantial enough that no slip is needed and it's the perfect midi length for me (I'm only 5'6"). The sleeves are a lovely detail and not annoying. Flattering empire waist. Very impressed." —Val S.Get it from Eloquii for $124.90 (sizes 14-24).
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Promising review: "Sooo pretty. The color and print are unusually awesome (I never see much in this color) and pair nicely with peep-toe booties. The material is substantial enough that no slip is needed and it's the perfect midi length for me (I'm only 5'6"). The sleeves are a lovely detail and not annoying. Flattering empire waist. Very impressed." —Val S.

Get it from Eloquii for $124.90 (sizes 14-24).

20. An ultra-soft jersey flirter with sheer lace shoulder panels and a triangle open back that you could pair with over-the-knee boots and a hat for a ~I look good without even trying~ look.

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You effortless beauty, you.

Get it from American Eagle for $44.95 (sizes XXS-XXL, plus petite and tall options for XS-XL; two colors).

21. A sleeveless black chiffon number that's known for ~playing it cool~ — or keeping you cool, same difference.

Promising review: "This open shoulder dress has become my favorite dress for this summer. It's very comfy and pretty. Great for casual wear and the material is very cool. Another good thing about this dress is that it's not see-though." —Brenda Q.Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (sizes S-XXL; 14 styles/colors).
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Promising review: "This open shoulder dress has become my favorite dress for this summer. It's very comfy and pretty. Great for casual wear and the material is very cool. Another good thing about this dress is that it's not see-though." —Brenda Q.

Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (sizes S-XXL; 14 styles/colors).

22. A pinstriped off-the-shoulder number tied together with a smile — I mean, bow.

Get it from Nasty Gal for $60 (sizes 2-8).
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Get it from Nasty Gal for $60 (sizes 2-8).

23. A bold leopard print tunic dress you'll feel equally comfy wearing out to a bar OR sprawled out across your couch while eating fistfuls of potato chips and marathoning Riverdale (psst, it also has pockets!).

Promising review: "This dress is AH-mazing! I absolutely love everything about this leopard print dress — the fit, the comfort, the cool swing style, the pockets, and the price! The fabric is so yummy, you could sleep in it! For travel, it will be a dream to pack in a suitcase and be able to take off since it is extremely versatile — you can dress it up or dress it down — and virtually doesn't need any care; no ironing needed, ever! My personal fave look is pairing this dress with black tights and tall black boots. Sexy time! Get. This. Dress." —Cindy Lou WhoGet it from Amazon for $15.49+ (sizes S-XXL; 26 colors/designs).
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Promising review: "This dress is AH-mazing! I absolutely love everything about this leopard print dress — the fit, the comfort, the cool swing style, the pockets, and the price! The fabric is so yummy, you could sleep in it! For travel, it will be a dream to pack in a suitcase and be able to take off since it is extremely versatile — you can dress it up or dress it down — and virtually doesn't need any care; no ironing needed, ever! My personal fave look is pairing this dress with black tights and tall black boots. Sexy time! Get. This. Dress." —Cindy Lou Who

Get it from Amazon for $15.49+ (sizes S-XXL; 26 colors/designs).

24. An airy pep-hemmed shift dress that Wednesday Addams would totally rock...in an alternate universe where she actually wears frills.

Her loss, your win.Get it from Asos for $45 (sizes 0-8).
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Her loss, your win.

Get it from Asos for $45 (sizes 0-8).

25. A sophisticated dress that's a winner because of its details — look closely, it's not just your typical florals! Hello, lavish gloved hands and fancy RSVP envelopes.

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Well, *deep sigh*, I guess I'll go to your wedding, Carol. But only because it gives me an excuse to go to Paris.

Get it from & Other Stories for $95 (sizes 2-12).

26. A ✨dazzling✨ metallic cocoon dress with batwing sleeves you can wear on your next expedition to the stars — you know, next week.

Or the quick moon landing trip you have planned in a few weeks. It's ok, you can also wear it twice. It's that perfect.Get it from Forever 21 for $48 (one size).
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Or the quick moon landing trip you have planned in a few weeks. It's ok, you can also wear it twice. It's that perfect.

Get it from Forever 21 for $48 (one size).

27. A chiffon showstopper that found out about your penchant for twirling and had to present itself immediately. Your move now.

Get it from Amazon for $31.99+ (sizes S-XXL; four colors).
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Get it from Amazon for $31.99+ (sizes S-XXL; four colors).

28. An embroidered rose mockneck dress with a lovely keyhole and soft ribbon situation in the back.

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Some dresses just spell out ~r o m a n c e~.

Get it from Loralette for $33 (sizes 1X-3X).

29. A sweeping floral looker that's a perfect choice for a first date...or the 500th!

Promising review: "I couldn't be happier! My hubby gave rare compliments. Perfect length when paired with my heels. The fabric feels nice and looks put together and the colors are vibrant as well." —SoMeTiMeGet it from Amazon for $20.99 (sizes S-XL; two colors).
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Promising review: "I couldn't be happier! My hubby gave rare compliments. Perfect length when paired with my heels. The fabric feels nice and looks put together and the colors are vibrant as well." —SoMeTiMe

Get it from Amazon for $20.99 (sizes S-XL; two colors).

30. A relaxed-fit navy dress with kimono sleeves and a subtle black tie that's probably comfy enough to sleep in.

Then you can just hop right out of bed and instantly look put together!Get it from Finery London for $119 (UK sizes 6-18 or US sizes 2-14).
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Then you can just hop right out of bed and instantly look put together!

Get it from Finery London for $119 (UK sizes 6-18 or US sizes 2-14).

31. A drapey cocoon-like dress that will make you feel more like a ~butterfly~ than a caterpillar, promise.

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Promising review: "Great for lounging, travel, date night, the office — it can be casual or you can dress it up! This will now be my 'go-to' dress!! Because of the stretchy jersey material, it's SUPER COMFY and drapes just right. I walked out the house and the compliments came pouring in! It fit me exactly as I wanted it to and I will be ordering more colors! I can't get enough of this dress! #nailedit" —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (sizes S-L; 20 colors).

32. A metallic jacquard dress with delicate baroque details perfect for the next Met gala.

I mean, there's no way you're NOT getting in.Get it from BHLDN for $180 (sizes 0-14).
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I mean, there's no way you're NOT getting in.

Get it from BHLDN for $180 (sizes 0-14).

33. A pale pink cold shoulder dress that comes with a choker to make accessorizing a damn snap.

Get it from Asos for $73 (sizes 2-10).
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Get it from Asos for $73 (sizes 2-10).

34. A boho-approved floral ivory dress with sleeves that are more roomy than my actual apartment.

Promising review: "It's definitely an eye-catching dress, especially due to its draping sleeves and boho-romantic style. The fabric is of excellent quality and the entire dress is lined, which makes it feel luxe. The length is good (falls about two inches above my knees) and the all-around fit is perfect." —HappyFashionGirlGet it from Amazon for $69.11+ (sizes 2-14).
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Promising review: "It's definitely an eye-catching dress, especially due to its draping sleeves and boho-romantic style. The fabric is of excellent quality and the entire dress is lined, which makes it feel luxe. The length is good (falls about two inches above my knees) and the all-around fit is perfect." —HappyFashionGirl

Get it from Amazon for $69.11+ (sizes 2-14).

35. An asymmetrical ruched dress that makes you ~scrunch~ your nose at plain, untextured fabric.

Get it from Forever 21 for $48 (sizes S-L; two colors).
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Get it from Forever 21 for $48 (sizes S-L; two colors).

36. A longsleeve shift dress hemmed with gorgeous spidery lace details to keep things ~interesting~.

Promising review: "My daughter absolutely loves this dress — it's simple yet fashionable and has a fun, free-flowing design that's great for Florida weather." —AjsArtworkGet it from Amazon for $19.99+ (sizes S-XXL; three colors).
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Promising review: "My daughter absolutely loves this dress — it's simple yet fashionable and has a fun, free-flowing design that's great for Florida weather." —AjsArtwork

Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (sizes S-XXL; three colors).

A round of applause for your soon-to-be-perfected twirling skills:

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