25 Casual Summer Dresses I Find Myself Daydreaming About Wearing


@aimeesong; Styling: Song of Style Monroe Midi Dress in Ombre Multi ($228)

Since we weren't able to properly enjoy spring due to the current state of the world, I am hoping and praying that come summer, things will be at least a little bit back to normal. The keyword here is "hoping," so in the spirit of positivity, I thought it would be fun to do a little casual summer dress shopping. While I can't show off any of the frocks I end up purchasing from this list anytime soon, I can at least daydream about them, and I thought maybe you would like to join me.

Ahead, I have rounded up the 25 casual summer dresses I am eyeing for the upcoming season—ones I plan on purchasing as soon as I finish writing this story. From floral minis to backless midis, the selection ahead has enough variety to outfit any potential summer activity that comes your way. Since we aren't wearing much other than sweats and leggings right now, take this time to remember what your wardrobe used to look like and set your sights on only good things to come.

This one is already selling out, so grab it while it's hot. 

This dress proves backless can be casual too.

For all ultra-cute summer essentials, head to With Jean. 

Trust me. This dress fits like a dream. (I tried it on once.)

Be sure to check out this booming new brand before you go. 

This also comes in red and is just as adorable. 

Prairie dresses will always have a special place in my heart.

Is it just me, or does this dress look really expensive? 

Fit for upcoming summer gatherings of all kinds. 

Like a T-shirt dress but more interesting. 

Just wait until you see this one from the back.

I'm a sucker for sleeves that are perfectly puffed. 

This one can be dressed up or down with ease.

If you seek lots of comfort from your wardrobe, this is the dress for you. 

A slip dress that can be styled a million ways.

To be honest, I never knew I could love a body-con dress this much. 

This brand lets you wear your pajamas outside. 

Yes, this is the mesmerizing dress in the opening image.  

Because one can never own enough easy, breezy dresses. 

If there were ever a white dress worth splurging on, it's this one.

Bows, flowers, and lots of smocking—yes, this dress pretty much fell from heaven.

Next up, shop the seven closet basics that will never go out of style.

Opening Images: @aimeesong and @katcollings

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