I’m always looking for an outfit formula that is super versatile, toss-on, and foolproof. This spring and summer, I’m turning to the little white dress. This seemingly basic piece has so many iterations and styling options to make it work for almost any occasion.
Whether it be a poplin maxi dress with strappy heels and a clutch or a shift T-shirt dress with sneakers and a shoulder bag, this multifaceted piece has so many lives in your closet. I think of this as the little black dress of the warm-weather season. With temperatures rising, I’ve surfed the internet for the prettiest white dresses of the season. The options span all styles, silhouettes, and occasions while all being downright chic. Shop my 34 finds below.
Floral appliqués and shirred material adorn this maxi dress.
This lightweight linen dress is as easy as it gets.
A tennis dress that goes beyond the court.
To keep with the lingerie-dressing trends.
For evening, snag this ruched jersey dress.
Copelyn is the associate shopping editor for Who What Wear based in New York City. She writes about fashion and accessory trends in addition to creating original content.
Before her time at Who What Wear, Copelyn was at Bustle Digital Group working on the accessory market for cover shoots and fashion features across Nylon, The Zoe Report, Bustle, Romper, and Elite Daily. Copelyn has also previously worked at InStyle and Cosmopolitan in the fashion and accessory departments on shopping and fashion market.
Copelyn has a journalism degree in editing and graphic design from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In her spare time, Copelyn freelances in graphic and web design in the fashion-and-lifestyle space. She also loves to upcycle clothing and home décor as well as collect an embarrassing number of colorful sneakers and experiment with her hair color.
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