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The midi dress--a stylish compromise between the floor-sweeping maxi and skin-baring mini--exudes easy elegance. The frock’s mid-length hem is demure but not prim, and in the season’s punchy colors and prints, it’s ideal for anything from a festive wedding to resort getaway.
BCBGMaxazria Printed Sleeveless Dress ($528)
Pop Tropic Midi Dress ($78)
Racerback Tank Dress ($595)
Lima Dress ($472) in Midnight
Thanks to its boxy proportions, the shift dress skims your figure and offers a forgiving silhouette. This universally beloved style is the perfect nod to the season's mod revival, so invest in one that transitions easily from work (paired with pointy-toe shoes) to play (styled with gladiator sandals and a statement necklace).
BDG Denim-Block Shift Dress ($69)
Owen Dress ($298) in Leopard Snake Print
Edie Check Dress ($135)
Aberdeen Dress ($450)
Cinching in at the waist with a fuller, flared skirt--hence its name, fit and flare--this frock is the perfect party companion. A throwback to retro ‘50s silhouettes, this style smacks of feminine, flirtatious allure, especially when paired with peep-toe pumps.
ASOS Shirt Dress in Fluoro Jacquard Spot ($65)
Lace Sleeveless Dress ($545)
Dove Dress ($198)
Sleeveless Cross Back Dress ($295)