Shop the most stylish dresses to wear to any event this summer.
Summer is underway which can only mean one thing: dress season is officially here. Not only are dresses more comfortable in the summer heat than pants, but make putting together an outfit that much easier.
This summer, dresses are all about combining effortlessly comfortable fabrics with stylish silhouettes. From flowy, floral maxi dresses and bohemian designs to everyday staples, the best summer dresses can take you from an outdoor brunch to a night out with friends. Above all, the bright patterns and flattering silhouettes of dresses for the summer 2023 season should make you smile.
If you're looking for a wedding guest dress for a summer wedding, a comfortable maxi dress for running errands or want to try out the head-to-toe denim trend, this collection of summer fashion has it all. So no matter your style or budget, there's definitely an option for you. Stock up for summer and beyond with our top picks of dresses from your favorite retailers such as Free People, Abercrombie and Madewell at all different price points.
Below, get ready for sunny days and shop the best summer dresses for summer 2023.
Best Summer Dresses Under $100
Dynamite Clothing Carrie Crew Neck Mini Dress
You can never go wrong with a black mini dress for any summer occasion.
Quince 100% Washable Silk Slip Dress
100% silk fabric makes this slip dress a luxurious choice for any season — and a steal at just $80.
Free People Santa Luz Maxi
"This dress has a beautiful flow to it and is very flattering!" wrote one happy reviewer of this flowing maxi. "I love how soft the material and how comfortable I feel in this dress. I can’t wait to order another one."
Everlane The Linen Workwear Dress
Side pockets and patch pockets means this dress can keep all of your essentials on hand.
The Drop Women's Nala Twist Front Linen Mini Dress
This 100% linen dress is available in four fun colors, including this hot pink that'll help you bring out your inner Barbie doll.
Lulus Ready to Charm Medium Wash Denim Mini Dress
Rock the head-to-toe denim trend for summer in a vintage-inspired mini.
Banana Republic Factory Asymmetrical Hem Midi Dress
Channel Audrey Hepburn in an elegant strapless dress made of 100% cotton.
1.State Embroidered Eyelet Cotton Wrap Dress
This 100% cotton mini dress features delicate eyelet fabric, a waist-defining sash and flouncy hem.
Best Summer Dresses Over $100
Abercrombie and Fitch Ruffle Tiered Maxi Dress
Perfect for an outdoor summer wedding, be the best dressed in this ruffled tiered maxi dress.
Reformation Evianna Linen Dress
Feel feminine and flirty in a linen mini dress with a tie back detail and puffed sleeves.
For Love & Lemons Anya Puff Sleeve Mini Dress
This Warped dot mini dress features a keyhole at front waist, short puff sleeve, and gathered skirt, and makes this the perfect little summer dress.
Free People You're A Jewel Maxi
Live out your woodland fairy fantasies in this flowing Victorian-inspired maxi.
Abercrombie and Fitch Satin Pleated Cutout Maxi Dress
If you're looking for a dress that can be worn to a wedding or a casual night with friends, this dress in any of the nine different colors is what you need.
Seafolly Silk Road Paisley Cotton Blend Midi Cover-Up Sundress
A breezy sundress in bohemian paisley to satisfy the beach babe in you.
Reformation Alden Knit Dress
Channel your inner Carrie Bradshaw with a mod mini that can easily be dressed up or down with the right accessories.
Bardot Malinda Slip Dress
Have a mermaid girl summer in a turquoise slip dress perfect for weddings — also available in black.
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