Cottagecore Isn't Going Anywhere—These 26 Dresses Fit the Vibe

The cottagecore aesthetic may have started to dominate the fashion scene in 2020, but it surely hasn't lost any of its momentum. Last summer, I thought the trend had faded away, but thankfully, the warmer weather brought the resurgence of the look. There are a variety of outfits that fall into the cottagecore category, but the one defining piece of the aesthetic happens to be a dress. Think dainty florals, puff sleeves, and lightweight fabrics—these all make up the perfect cottagecore dress.

Summer is almost here, so if you're looking for the perfect time to incorporate the aesthetic into your style, now is the time. While the style reigns in popularity, the market is a tad saturated with ethereal dresses you'd want to frolic in, but I narrowed it down to the best 26 I've seen at all sorts of price points. Keep scrolling to shop for the warmer days ahead.

The back details simply make the dress.

If there's a brand that understands cottagecore, it's Reformation.

No need to shy away from a pop of pink.

If you're looking for vintage-inspired dresses at an affordable price point, Simple Retro will check all your boxes.

I'm not sure what I love more—the shade of blue or the ruched bodice.

This would make a great low-key wedding dress.

While I love an LBD, I'm all about little floral dresses this season.

No doubt, you'll wear this for years to come.

Who What Wear editors love Ciao Lucia, and you can see why.

Zara definitely knows how to make a great floral dress.

Doesn't this dress make you want to book a countryside vacation?

If you like the ruching from above, this is a great mini option with the same vibe. 

If you're one for a moodier color palette.

I can't resist a dramatic collar.

I've been looking to H&M to upgrade my wardrobe, and the brand hasn't let me down.

I almost always have a Rixo dress on my wish list.

Don't worry—not every cottagecore dress has to be white.