Coco Chanel once said: “Dress shabbily, they remember the dress; dress impeccably, they remember the woman.” We’ve never been the kind to ignore advice from Chanel, so to be safe, we rounded up our favorite dramatic dresses as of late, and a little outfit inspiration to go with them. Scroll through to see and shop our picks!
Eye Candy! 11 Dramatic Dresses For Summer
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Zina Charkoplia of Fashion Vibe
Ready, set, strut!
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In a dress like this, you’ll be running off to plenty of parties.
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Anna Dello Russo
This pleated frock calls for some serious twirling.
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Does this dress come with its own wind machine?
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Floor-length color-blocking is the way to go.
Keep scrolling to shop!
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Diane Von Furstenberg Jordan Color-Block Silk-Blend Maxi Dress ($945)
Be the best-dressed wedding guest in this frock.
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Nasty Gal Flame Game Dress ($68)
This backless dress is a total game-changer.
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10 Crosby Derek Lam Criss-Crossed Strap Ink Maxi Dress ($595)
There’s zero possibility you won’t turn heads in this dress.
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Reformation Lumen Dress ($288)
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Shakuhachi Petal Press Maxi Dress ($320)
We’re not lying when we say we’d wear this dress endlessly.