When it comes to picking out an outfit, it doesn't get any easier than throwing on a sundress and heading out the door. Regardless of what is on your agenda for the day, a breezy dress can take you from brunch to a night out, just like that.
Another reason we love sundresses? You can jazz them up with a small heel or keep things casual with a pair of versatile sneakers. No matter your style, there are plenty of flattering options that you can work into your wardrobe, whether you're trying to complete your vacation look book or need a few new ensembles for your return to the office.
From flowy bohemian designs to everyday midi staples, we found over two dozen dresses that are sure to elevate your summer closet and have you soaking up the sun.
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Midi and mini sundresses
In a color such as apricot orange, it'll be easy to turn to this Target dress for backyard barbecues, berry farm visits or anything under the sun you have planned for the warm days to come.
This cool blue camisole dress from Old Navy was reviewed as “comfortable” and “flattering,” making it a must-have for those sweltering summer days.
Opt to be bold with a light orange color, or rely on trusty neutrals with this light and airy sundress from H&M that reviewers love as an “oversized” option.
There's something about ruffle detailing that instantly elevates any outfit. We love the airy look of this dress and the bold colors it comes in.
You can't go wrong with a simple cotton sundress like this one. The bold color makes it a perfect spring staple, and the flowy silhouette with a cinched waist will make you want to live in this all season.
This breezy dress is made with lightweight material and features a draped silhouette for a flattering, fuss-free fit. It also has unique details like flutter sleeves, side pockets and a tie waist.
A patterned dress is a great way to spruce up your look for spring. This design has a comfortable wrap closure and is made with a lightweight cotton-blend fabric.
This midi dress has a simple yet feminine shape that’s casual enough for a spring picnic and dressy enough for a nice dinner at your favorite restaurant. It comes in 14 colors, and, thanks to the comfortable Spandex-blend material, you may be tempted to buy a few.
You can work this linen style into your wardrobe through summer. According to the brand, the fabric is light and breathable, and the keyhole back gives you some extra breathing room on hot days.
Pair this sundress with a jean jacket and some tennis shoes for an easy outfit that is both comfortable and cute. This spaghetti strap number also comes in an orange floral print, if you prefer a bolder color.
If you don't have a cute button-front dress in your closet, you should start with this V-neck option from Target. It's cinched at the waist, has built-in side pockets and is available in a wide variety of prints that you can dress up with heels or down with sneakers.
This slouchy dress is as comfortable as they get, and thanks to a couple of handy pockets, you'll be able to hold a cool drink on warmer days without having to worry about juggling your phone, wallet or keys.
Looking for a versatile option you can wear over and over? This fit-and-flare sundress has a relaxed silhouette, which can pair well with sneakers. With the help of a necklace or new bag, it can easily be dressed up, too.
Combine the midi trend and floral style into one with this casual dress. If you look closely, you’ll notice it has a drawstring at the waist to create an adjustable and flattering fit. Plus, it has pockets!
A cinched scoop neck and a seamed waist make this dress equally as comfortable as it is flattering. Wear it alone or pair it with a light cardigan on cooler days.
Made with a lightweight fabric and a slight off-the-shoulder design, this stunning maxi dress is a good choice if you're looking for something a bit dressier.
For something simpler, this maxi dress is a good option. It currently has over 29,000 verified five-star ratings and comes in multiple colors and prints. The material is super soft and creates a casual silhouette that makes the piece great for lounging or even a trip to the beach.
Stay cool and comfortable without sacrificing style. In addition to floral patterns, this gorgeous maxi dress also comes in vibrant prints and solid colors.
This sleeveless dress is comfortable enough for lounging at home! It's made with a rayon-blend and has a silhouette that can flatter any body type.
Keep it simple with this cotton maxi dress that you can wear just about anywhere. From the sweetheart neckline to the subtle side slit, it's the little details that make this piece a standout.
Consider this tiered dress an elevated version of your favorite oversized T-shirt. It's made from a blend of cotton and modal, which helps keep it breathable and gives it a little bit of stretch.
We’re getting all the warm-weather feels with this gorgeous dress from Asos. It features a tiered hem with raw-edge trims and an elasticized cut-out back.
This dress is perfect for everything from a walk on the beach to a picnic in the park. Pair with your favorite espadrilles and a fun hat for a chic and playful look.
This simple dress pairs nicely with wedges or strappy sandals and features a delicate ruffled hem. It also comes in darker colors like black and navy.
This midi dress is cool and casual, and we love how easy it is to style and wear. The tiered design offers a fashionable touch, while the side pocket emphasizes its functionality.
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