Dresses have always been considered as the most feminine clothing item there is. Ranging from short to really long ones, there are so many designs, styles and prints out there.
Most of us ladies own a dress or two, or fifty, and it gives us a chance to feel good, while looking good. The best thing about wearing a dress is the freedom of movement and comfort they provide. And those things are very important when it comes to the warmer seasons.
Summer is really hot, we have all suffered through for years, and there is nothing like a dress to keep you fresh and cool.
This year’s style is more focused on floral prints, such as the one pictured above, worn by Marion Cotillard and stripes, like the dress worn by Zoe Saldana, with dresses mostly being knee-length and above the knee in length.
In our list, we have included several types of dresses, differing in style, prints and design. You will find floral prints, for the most part, as well as several other styles.
Betsey Johnson – Women Floral Fit-and-Flare Dress
Starting off with a beautiful dress with rose patterns, Betsey Johnson‘s Floral Fit-and-flare dress is made of 55% Rayon and 45% Polyester. It is sleeveless and the neck is rounded, with a V-back and a concealed zipper.
It is above-the-knee-length, and the main color is Ivory. As for the roses, they come in a multitude of colors, ranging from wine-red to light pink, with buds and opened flowers and leaves as a combination. This is a great dress to wear in formal occasions, but if you feel like it, you can surely wear it on a daily basis.
Betsey Johnson – Women Printed Floral Boho Dress
This dress comes, once again, from Betsey Johnson. It is the Women’s Printed Floral Boho Dress. It is made of 100% Polyester, with long sleeves. Nevertheless, it’s a very light and breezy dress, so don’t let the long sleeves put you off. The length is above the knee, and it comes with a V-neck.
The main color on the dress is black, with a print of many different flowers, such as roses, carnations and petals, all over the dress, with a multitude of colors, giving this dress a casual, but elegant look.
Lilly Pulitzer – Women’s Sophie Dress
Lilly Pulitzer‘s Sophie dress, is definitely an eye catcher. It comes with cropped sleeves, that go just past the elbow. The material is 93% Rayon and 7% Spandex. As for the prints, it is another floral dress, with several different styles and colors, so there is quite a selection to choose from, each with its own unique name.
These include: Resort White in a Pinch, Pool Side Blue Love Birds, Tropical Pink, Bright Navy via Sunny, Tiger Palm and Pool House Blue Lovers Coral. It is a loose fit and short, great for Spring time.
Trina Turk – Women’s Ryan Summer Bouquet Eyelet Sleeveless Shirtdress
Another floral dress, Trina Turk‘s Summer Bouquet dress comes in a very interesting design. It is sleeveless, and it has a collar, like a shirt. It is a short dress, with buttons for a closure, on the front. The main color is white, with a multitude of colors on flowers, including blue, purple, pink, yellow, aqua and a lot more. The material is 100% Cotton.
Tracy Reese – Women Modern Ali Short Sleeve Dress
Done with the floral dresses, now we are on to a very chic design. This dress comes from Tracy Reese, and it is called the Modern Ali dress, with short sleeves. The material is 67% Polyester, 29% Viscose and 4% Elastane.
When it comes to the design, there are several things to mention. First of, it comes with a banded waist. There are imitation pockets on the front, and the neck opens up with a zipper, turning into a V-neck. The sleeves are meshed, and so is the back of the dress.
The colors include a combination of orangey-red for the skirt part, with black imitation pockets. The top part is mainly made of white, with black sides, black sleeves and back, all finished with stripes, for added detail.
Moon River – Women’s Open Shoulder Dress with Tassels
Moon River‘s Open shoulder dress for women, is a long sleeved dress, with a short V-neck and open shoulders, of course. It is a short dress, with simple, but really elegant and flattering details along the bottom of the dress.
There is only one color option: Off white. It is made of 100% Polyester and is a casual dress, but can certainly be worn in more formal events and gatherings.
Bailey 44 – Women’s Brittany Fit-and-Flare Dress
This next dress comes from Bailey 44, it is the Brittany Fit-and-Flare dress. It has a tight waist, with a looser fit on the hips, intended to highlight your body shape. The material is 61% Rayon, 35% Nylon and 4% Spandex, so it’s a light dress, which will fit great and comfortably.
It comes with a crew neckline and handkerchief hem, making this an elegant dress, fit for formal occasions. It is sleeveless and there are two colors to choose from: Green and Black.
Jack – Women Ibby Diagonal Stripe Chiffon Dress
Jack‘s Ibby Diagonal Stripe Chiffon dress comes in the color white, with black stripes on the neck, around the arms and around the waist for the thin belt. It is made of 100% Polyester, with a lining also made of 100% Polyester. It is a loose dress, with a slight form fitting at the waist.
As mentioned above, it comes with an inner polyester lining and the outer part comes in a design combining diagonal stripes and dots all around the dress. It is short on the front, but long on the back, going just under the knees. It is a sleeveless dress, with a wide V-neck and can be worn with heels as well as flats or sandals, whichever you prefer.
Arcteryx – Contenta Dress
Our last selection brings this list to an end. It is the Contenta Dress from Arc’teryx. It is a day-to-day dress, designed to be comfortable and suit your daily activities. It is made of 100% Polyester, which doesn’t wrinkle.
There is elastic drawstring at the hip and comes with a dropped waistline. There are pockets on each side and it is a knee-length dress. There are several colors to choose from, such as: Black, Purple, Ivory, Meadow sweet and Vanda Orchid.
It’s a sleeveless dress, with the material treated to provide sun protection, so it’s a very suitable dress to be worn during the hot sunny days of summer.