It’s officially summer dress season!
Here at PrettyLittleThing we’ve rounded up the best summer dresses that you’ll want to wear all season long.
Where to buy summer dresses?
PLT of course! From casual summer dresses to looks that’ll have you set to go out out.
If dresses are your go-to then this is the post for you.
First up, let’s answer your summer dress styling questions…
How many summer dresses do you need?
Although this is up to you (and your shopping obsession), it’s a good idea to approach your summer dress collection the same way you would a capsule wardrobe.
Here is a list of summer dress styles that will mean you’re covered for all occasions.
Daytime summer dresses
Perfect for those throw on and go vibes, from office to weekends plans with you besties – a daytime summer dress should be top of your hit list.
Black Ribbed Bandeau Fold Over Midaxi Dress
Ecru Cargo Short Sleeve Belted Shirt Dress
Summer casual dresses
For when you want something dressy but not too dressy. Think cocktails with the girls…
Black Textured Bardot Frill Detail Midaxi Dress
Stone Bandeau Button Pocket Detail Bodycon Dress
Summer party dress
A go-to party dress in an essential no matter the season but with sooo many summer plans having a summer party dress in your wardrobe means you’ll never have to face the last min outfit panic.
Talk about a dream!
Green Floral Print Satin Cut Out Tie Detail Shift Dress
Tangerine Broderie Anglaise Asymmetric Strap Ruched Bodycon Dress
Occasion wear is also one to think about.
Although you might want to switch up your summer dresses to suit each summer occasion, but to answer the question of can I wear a summer dress to a wedding? It’s a most definite yes.
Here are three styles we’re loving for a summer wedding outfit:
Green Floral Asymmetric Frill Split Maxi Dress
Light Pink Acetate Slinky Ruched Strappy Midaxi Dress
If you’re searching for more specific summer dress inspo, here are the most search styles when it comes to the best summer dresses 2023.
Lightweight summer dresses
Lime Textured Button Detail Strappy Shift Dress
Cream Plisse Cup Detail Tie Shoulder Shift Dress
White summer dresses
Petite White Bandeau Denim Dress
White Textured Halter Twist Detail Bodycon Dress
Linen summer dresses
Plus Olive Linen Look Wrap Dress
Clay Linen Look Shirred High Neck Frill Hem Bodycon Dress
Printed summer dresses
Multi Floral Applique Bandeau Bodycon Dress
Stone Pastel Floral Print Bandeau Maxi Dress
Summer wrap dresses
Plus Olive Wrap Front Tassel Belted Dress
Sage Green Textured Strappy One Shoulder Wrap Midi Dress
Summer dress cut out back
Black Slinky Cut Out Back Racer Detail Bodycon Dress
Stone Linen Bandeau Back Cut Out Detail Shift Dress
Summer dress lilac
Lilac Slinky Ruched Rosette Detail Bodycon Dress
Midaxi Dress Lilac Textured Cowl Tie Back Ruched Bum
We know the summer weather isn’t always the most reliable so we are 100% with you when searching for what to wear over a summer dress?
Of course a jacket is the obvious choice but what jacket to wear with summer dresses?
Denim jackets are a forever ride or die, especially during the summer season!
No matter your style, a classic denim jacket teamed with a summer dress will never let you down.
Blue Ditsy Floral Print Strappy Bodycon Dress
Styling a summer dress and blazer is also another effortless option when wanting to layer for the summer season.
Pistachio Linen Look Oversized Drapey Button Detail Blazer
Plus Stone Basic Seam Detail Woven Cropped Blazer
Still in need of a little extra inspo for summer dress outfit ideas? We got you!
Heading off on holiday? Here’s our top picks when it comes to summer holiday outfit inspo.
Oatmeal Marl Crochet Halterneck Maxi Dress
Cream Cord Ruched Side Detail Shirt Dress
Oatmeal Linen Look Drape Detail Bodycon Dress
Olive Satin Underwired Strappy Cut Out Midaxi Dress
Prefer to keep it a little more laidback ? You’ll love these casual summer dress outfits!
Desert Sand Contour Rib Contrast Binding Cut Out Midaxi Dress
Stone Structured Contour Rib Halterneck Scoop Maxi Dress
Finally, if you prefer to shop by shape then these plus size summer dresses are not to be missed.
Here are our faves if wanting the best summer dress styles for plus size.
Plus Stone Linen Look Asymmetric Strap Midi Dress
Plus Orange Fishnet Knitted Maxi Dress
Plus Orange Crepe Ruffle Detail Midi Dress
Plus Pink Corsage Detail Midi Dress
Petite babes, we see you! Must-have petite summer dresses incoming…
Petite Green Floral Print Plisse High Neck Low Back Maxi Dress
Petite Candy Pink Mesh Midaxi Dress With Flower Detail
So, that’s officially a wrap on summer dresses 2023, now all you’ve got to do is add to bag and serve up major style all summer long!
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