Hello, summer! It’s that time of the year again when you can wear a pair of shorts without freezing and style anything without having to think about layering. Whether you are planning to soak up some sun on the beach or go to a summer music festival, a dress is just as essential as a pair of cut-off denim shorts and some sunscreen. In this list, we include some trendy and hot fashion dresses you absolutely need to have in your summer closet.
- Plaid Dress
Lenon Plaid Off The Shoulder Maxi Dress, $188
Plaid has been everywhere since the spring. From the chic streets of New York to the runway shows of Paris Fashion Week, this classic print has made a comeback and is here to stay. This summer, pair a breezy plaid summer dress with some thin neutral sandals and a weaved tote bag to get that effortless summer look.
- Sheer Dress
ASOS DESIGN Crochet Cupped Sheer Maxi Dress, $60
Want to show some skin without actually showing it? Sheer summer dresses are all the rage this summer, creating that perfect peek-a-boo look. You will surely look hot in this fashion piece. Perhaps you can wear your favorite pair of bikinis underneath or simply find some other ways to experiment. Whether you plan to hit some beach parties or just chill at a seaside restaurant somewhere, a sheer dress will make a bold statement.
- ‘60s Floral Print Dress
H&M Pattern Dress. $49.99
Floral prints are a classic, but this year the ‘60s has taken everyone’s floral fancy. What used to be your grandmother’s tablecloth material has become a trendy summer print, and you won’t look atrocious, we promise. You can pair one with some white sneakers and a bright headband to complete that elegant retro look.
- White Cotton Sundress
Wiggy Kit Flounce Dress, $340
Sometimes a girl just needs to look pretty in a white summer dress. If you want to look fresh, young and someone straight from a Nicholas Sparks novel, then you should buy yourself a white cotton sundress. Style it with a wide-brimmed hat and a pair of strappy heels, perfect for a leisurely Sunday afternoon walk in town.
- Ruffled Print Dress
Bardot Floral Print Ruffled Midi Dress. $129
Are you looking for the perfect summer date outfit? A ruffled print dress is romantic and elegant, and you’ll surely look beautiful in your date’s eyes. Style your hair in soft curls and wear your sleek nude heels so you can dress to impress.
- Maxi Dress
Forever21 Floral Maxi Slit Dress. $20
Maxi dresses are a staple in any woman’s closet. Perfect for every occasion from family parties to wedding events, a maxi dress is your summer best friend. If you simply want to look elegant and effortless in something versatile, go ahead and pick your choice of maxi dresses for the summer. Style it with some looped earing and your pair of well-worn leather sandals, and you are good to go.
- Fringe Dress
Zara Midi Dress with Fringe $25.99
Want to add a little umph and playfulness to your summer look? If you are one of those brave souls that follow seasonal hot fashion trends, you know that fringe is currently “in.” It might be tricky to find the right fringe dress, as too much is just… not done. But when you do find the perfect one, you know it’s bound to turn heads everywhere. Pair your new fringe dress with minimalist jewelry and some cute flats to complete the look.
- Crochet Dress
Foxiedox Lace-Up Crochet Midi Dress, $99.99
What can be more beachy than a crochet dress? Whether you are looking for a perfect bikini cover up or you just want to look cute walking by the shore, a crochet dress is a fashion must have this 2018. Style with a pair of oversized sunglasses and a sunhat and you’ll be the belle of the beach.