Effortless Summer Sundresses to Wear All Season

posted: 07/12/16
by: Katie Morton

Is there anything easier and more adorable than a summer sundress on a warm, sunlit day? The right sundress can take you from the pool to the beach to an afternoon, outdoor wedding. These are the 5 sundresses you should have in your closet right now to carry you through Labor Day. Be warned: You're going to want them all.

White Midi Dress
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White is for the summer purist. An ethereal white sundress evokes timeless grace. Designer Lauren Conrad for Kohl's achieves the elusive fashion trifecta: her crochet midi dress is adorable, alluring and affordable. Fashion rules on white after Labor Day can take a hike--plan to pair with a jean jacket and boots come fall.

Halter Sundress
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A tieback halter neckline and tropical print say, "Let's book a charter to Ibiza!" Ann Taylor's stunning Amalfi sundress is the perfect answer for easy sophistication. Keep this beauty in your closet for al fresco brunches or an outdoor summer wedding. Pair with a floppy sunhat, oversize shades and wedges for a "just back from the Mediterranean" vibe.

Vibrant Lace Eyelet
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Eyelet lace is hot (and keeps you cool) this season. BB Dakota's Renley Lace Dress is romantic and whimsical. This casual dress is lovely for a day in the park or a picnic. With choices like sky-blue, coral, orchid or cerulean, this dress comes in a full array of mouth-watering popsicle shades.

Bold Stripes
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There was once a fashion rule stating stripes were only for small frames. Guess what we think of that fashion rule? Break it and have some fun! With a fitted bodice and inverted pleat skirt, Talbot's Bold Stripes Sundress flatters all figures. You'll feel fresh and breezy in this eye-catching, wear-everywhere, bold-striped pattern.

Printed Maxidress
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The ease of Felicity & Coco's flowing maxi dress evokes vacation at the shore--even if you're just running to the gas station and the market. Slip on your airiest pair of sandals for a causal, glam look.

Hot midsummer days beg for the ease and effortlessness of a summer sundress. Our top picks take you from morning errands to late-night cocktails in breezy style.