If there’s one thing we do well in Australia, it’s taking advantage of the warmer weather when summer rolls around. And as you’ll often find us heading straight to the beach or a bar after leaving the office, when we find a couple of summer dresses that really work, they can quickly become a bit of a wash, wear, repeat situation.
But nailing your summer wardrobe doesn’t need to be complicated. If you have mastered your 15-piece wardrobe and are trying to keep things simple, all you’ll need to do is add a few styling tricks, plus a couple of investment accessories, to take your casual summer dresses to the next level, and make your whole outfit a little more luxe.
We’ve rounded up some of the key summer dress trends for this year, and there’s sure to be a style that work for you.
Keep scrolling to discover the latest summer dress trends and the accessories to pair them with, and to shop similar styles.
Style notes: Mules are a simpler option to pair with your floaty floral maxi dress, and don't forget the mini top handle bag.
Similar style: Rue Stiic Hadley Maxi Dress ($279).
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