21 Pretty Dresses I'm Buying Because of Our Readers

19 pretty summer dress outfits to try



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There's something about summertime that makes me want to say forget it to complicated outfits and embrace a more streamlined, one-and-done kind of approach. This mindset makes me gravitate toward dresses with interesting details that do most of the heavy lifting for me and don't require a ton of extra accessorizing.

One scroll through Instagram will tell you I'm not the only one who feels this way. My feed has been completely overrun with聽unique聽dress outfits as of late. From whimsical floral prints to puff sleeves to romantic lace, the below pretty dress outfits have inspired me to add quite a few to my ever-growing collection. These are purchases I never end up regretting, though, because the ease of getting dressed in the summer is truly priceless. Keep scrolling to see and shop my 21 favorite summer dress outfits I've seen so far this season.

The only LWD you'll need this summer.

This color is guaranteed to attract compliments.聽

Animal print is one trend that will never go out of style.聽

The shoulder detailing on this dress is so pretty.聽

Okay, so this exact colorway is sold out, but there are聽five other equally chic colors that aren't.聽

Another R茅alisation It dress, ladies and gentlemen.

I'm typically color-averse, but this one made me do a double take.聽

Might I suggest this for a summer wedding?

You can never have enough floral print.

If you're looking for a one-and-done kind of piece, this is it.聽

This dress has vacation written all over it.聽

The button detailing makes this one feel聽classic.

Okay, so this dress may not fall under the聽typical "pretty" category, but it's a chic piece you'll wear forever.

I have this dress and can personally attest to how flattering it is.聽

Don't worry鈥攖his romantic white number is being restocked next week.聽

Have you ever seen a prettier slip dress?

Is it really summer without at least one gingham piece?

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Next up: The five summer handbag trends I'm already seeing everywhere.