The Best Off-the-Shoulder Dress Styles for Summer

You may have thought that the fashion industry grew tired of the off-shoulder trend, but it couldn’t be further from the truth. Instead, it seems as though brands can’t get enough of this flirtatious silhouette, and neither can we. Point in case? Off-the-shoulder dresses.

Sure, we love a good off-the-shoulder top, but ever since we first laid eyes on the romantic dress trend, we haven’t stopped thinking about it—no matter the season. And this time around, it’s no different. With a handful of new versions on the market to add to our closet, there’s no reason we shouldn’t be baring our shoulders this summer.

Whether it’s the classic straight-across neckline, a little bit of off-the-shoulder action, or added details like ruffles, straps, or smocking, there’s an off-the-shoulder dress for you. To illustrate our point, we pulled together ones in every style for you to wear all summer long.


Wear this to a black-tie event.

Available in sizes UK 4 to UK 10.

We love a good pleated skirt.

Available in sizes UK 4 to UK 14.


We can’t get over how pretty this is.

Available in sizes 0 to 10.

Romantic ruffles are always a good thing.

Available in sizes XS to L.

A vibrant floral dress is sure to stand out.

Available in sizes UK 4 to UK 12.


Brighten up your day with this dress.

Available in sizes 0 to 12.

The perfect everyday dress.

Available in sizes 10 to 18.

For those more formal occasions.

Available in sizes 0X to 3X.


Gingham is so good for summer.

Available in sizes S to L.

Smocked dresses bring back a nostalgia that rivals no other.

Available in sizes XS to 4X.

This looks so comfortable.

Available in sizes XS to XL.


A bright and vibrant pink is perfect for a summer party.

Available in sizes 0 to 5.

We’re in love with this color.

Available in sizes 0 to 8.


You won’t be able to resist giving a twirl in this.

Available in sizes XS to L.

Zimmermann always makes such gorgeous romantic dresses.

Available in sizes 0 to 3.

The best of both worlds—chic and affordable.

Available in sizes S to L.

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