The #1 Dress Style for Awkward Transitional Weather

Okay, spring may have already arrived, but the weather so often associated with the season seems to have missed the memo (well, at least for now). Transitional weather, no matter who you ask, is a tricky time of year to sort out fashion-wise. While you can always create a foolproof outfit with crafty layering, there are certain pieces that feel as though they were made for these moments. One such example is maxi dresses.

With hems reaching down toward your ankles or even further to the ground, maxi dresses have proven to be the quintessential dress style to wear when it’s not too hot, not too cold, and you need something that feels just right.

We searched high and low for the best maxi dresses to incorporate into your spring wardrobe and pulled them all in one place just for you. Wear them now with a lightweight jacket thrown nonchalantly over your shoulders, and once the temperatures stay firmly in the 70-degree zone, style them on their own with simple sandals. Scroll on to see our picks below.

A dress to keep in your wardrobe for all of those more formal occasions.

This will be a timeless option for anyone.

When you need something easy to throw on, reach for this.

A floral print for spring that you just can't ignore.

Keep this in your arsenal of go-to dresses.

No, we're not over the prairie-dress vibes yet.

If you want to give this dress a little more shape, add a belt around your waist.

Layer a T-shirt underneath this dress to give it a casual touch.

With this dress, a pair of leather sandals, and a wide-brim hat, you'll be set for spring.

Add some gold statement jewelry to style this pleated maxi dress up.

A perfect dress to wear with minimalist sandals. And if you need another layer, throw a denim jacket over your shoulders.

A vibrant dragonfruit-hued dress is perfect for the season.

Of course Staud would make an elevated spring maxi dress.

Depending on how you style it, you can wear this for every occasion.

Sometimes, a simple tank dress is all you need.

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