Summer time is absolutely the best time to wear all kinds of fun and carefree dresses. There’s nothing like warm weather that makes you want to bare your legs and but look put together at the same time. Dresses are extremely versatile and so much more comfortable than a pair of pants or even shorts. Just switch your flip flops for a pair of sandals and add some jewelry and a simple dress can take you from day to night in a snap.
Whether your petite or curvy or can’t decide whether to go with pastels or floral check out these dresses from ModCloth for some great summer dresses that are casual enough to go out with friends and classy enough for a summer garden party or wedding.
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Go Get ‘Em, Pearl Dress
This femme frock’s pleated skirt, lace, and pastel hue play together perfectly for a matinee theatre performance, but you also adore the way its adorable accents and illusion neckline make it ideal for an evening out. $52.99 at Modcloth.
At The Helm Dress
Whether you’re floating through a relaxing day or crossing items off your to-do list at a full-steam-ahead speed, you’ve got everything under control in this pretty twofer maxi dress! The lilac-and-white striped top adds a nautical-inspired simplicity to the flowy, fully lined skirt. A matching sash at the waistline adds a hint of charm. $53 at ModCloth.
Paint Your Fate Dress
This perfectly mint dress is the epitome of a watercolor canvas with its elasticized-waist wear and ruffled-racerback frock with a golden zipper to complete the look. $50 at Modcloth.
Desert Breeze Dress
Drift through your next special occasion enveloped in the warm, swirling hues of this strapless dress by Ryu. Since 2008, this unique brand has been creating peerless pieces that showcase their feminine-meets-edgy aesthetic and artful craftsmanship. This dreamy design flaunts a layered, tulle skirt and effortlessly gathered fabric swirls, which course across its bodice like a breeze undulating between the succulents and sands. $99.99 at ModCloth.
Sincerely Mint Dress
Look charming in this sleeveless, collared dress tha featuring a cute waist sash and a mint-colored, pleated skirt that is fully lined and perfect for any season. $54.99 at ModCloth.
Lavender Scone Dress
Like the airy floral and sweet flavors of a lavender scone, this A-line dress will be the perfect companion to afternoon tea with its light-purple skirt that is enveloped in two layers of organza, with shimmery stripes gracefully gliding across the top. The fully-lined, satiny, cream-colored top and black waistline add an air of formality to the dainty, pleated skirt. $84.99 at ModCloth.
Cinema Staycation Dress
After donning this dreamy, vintage-inspired frock its perfect for meeting up with friends to see a movie or going out to eat. This enchanting, sleeveless design sweetens the standard drop-waist silhouette with cream dots covering its sheer, coffee-brown fabric and lacy embroidered detail adorning every edge from its scoop neck to its ruffled hem, and the center of its top. $84.99 at ModCloth.
Afternoon Bubble Tea Dress
This item was picked specifically from the Be the Buyer Program. Black pearls swim across the rosewater overlay, while a milky lining stirs underneath along with the gathered neckline and black waist it brew up a frothy, feminine shape that’s a tasteful addition to your style. $42.99 at ModCloth.
Lock and Key Lime Dress
The vibrant hue of this fully lined frock perfectly matches a delectable key lime pie. The shell of this frock is perforated with floral-inspired eyelets, while emerald accents provide striking detailing . $79.99 at ModCloth.
Graceful Gardener Dress
Sit back and admire yourself in this silky dress, boasting a navy background behind a floral array and a lively red-orange skirt. A padded sweetheart bust and shirring in the back fine tune this optionally strapless, graceful frock complete this dress. $52.99 at ModCloth.
In the Pattern Mix Dress
Twirl in the black and white blossoms and spots that are marvelously mixed upon this A-line dress, which will be available for purchase in July. With a golden zipper adding a glint of sass to the style and box pleats looking beautiful, this tied-back frock is where it’s at. $74.99 at ModCloth.
Field Daydream Dress
Lounging never felt as good as you do in this floral twofer’s chambray-like bodice, which features slim, adjustable shoulder straps and a sweetheart neckline textured by horizontal pleats, as well as decorative, rosette-shaped buttons. You’re peaceful in the A-line skirt’s pink-and-white stripes beneath a blue posy print, and you love how the optional woven belt coordinates with your accessories. $52.99 at ModCloth.
Beauty in Bloom Dress
Zip into this appropriately floral dress for an adventure this summer. The pink and green bouquets that adorn your frock’s grey cotton fabric coordinate perfectly with floral accessories. The pintucked detailing with decorative floral buttons enhances the bodice, while the removable cream belt accentuates your silhouette. $52.99 at ModCloth.
Top of the Byline Dress
The perfect excuse to wear this striped maxi! Feel comfy and confident in the jersey-knit fabric of this sleeveless frock with its classic colors of black and white. $79.99 at ModCloth.
Power Player Dress
Make a bold move that shows your power, poise, and professionalism in this colorblocked dress! Black shoulders, a white bust design, and a fuchsia base mean this short-sleeved frock boasts the best of both color worlds – neutrals and bright hues. $49.99 at ModCloth.
Take the Long Way Dress in Peach
Striped in ivory chevrons, this sleeveless frock represents your fresh take on fine attire with good reason! The tiniest hints of golden thread catch the sunlight as you zig-zag through your neighborhood in golden gladiators and a flowing cardigan. $64.99 at ModCloth.
Front Porch Screening Dress
You’ll be fashionable at any garden party, thanks to the screen-inspired grid printed in navy on this lined khaki dress with its ruffled shoulders and peasant skirt on this back-zipped dress. $74.99 at ModCloth.
Soda Fountain Dress (shown in Ginger)
This 1950s-inspired dress is perfect for any occasion. Wearing this goldenrod yellow, you will look gorgeous in this fitted bodice that is the perfect accompaniment to the slightly flared skirt and cinched waist with a matching sash and fabric-covered buttons down the front with dainty cap sleeves. Also available in Cherry (red), Cola (black), Grape (purple). $44.99 at ModCloth.
What a Dahlia Dress
You’ll look just darling when you don this dahlia-printed dress from Bernie Dexter, as seen on ‘”The New Girl!” As a makeup maven, a pin-up model, and a ‘50s-inspired fashion designer, Bernie Dexter knows how to set the scene for stunning style! Featuring a print of flowers in white, black, and aquamarine across a red backdrop, thin straps, and a gathered chest, this fit-and-flare frock will clothe you in vintage-inspired style. $155.99 at ModCloth.
About the Artist Dress (shown in Grey)
Today is on its way with this well-crafted A-line cut, precise bust darting, dapper ruffle and heart button details, a matching, optional sash, and delightful cap sleeves frock. Also available in Mint, Brick, Lilac and Navy. $52.99 at ModCloth.
Peppermint Iced Tea Dress
This sleeveless, knit, scoop neck dress is reminiscent of a cool, sweet, mint-infused iced tea. Its ruched top and side panels will invite its floral cutout skirt overlay to dance freely as you step, while its feminine, pastel teal hue will inspire you. $47.99 at ModCloth.
I’m All Cheers Dress in Sundae Best
Dressed in this fit-and-flare, printed dress from Bernie Dexter, you’d better be open to hearing compliment after compliment. As a makeup maven, a pin-up model, and a 50s-inspired fashion designer, Bernie Dexter knows how to set the scene for stunning style, as evidenced by this belted dress. Topped with retro soda shop favorites, this frock’s flattering silhouette and red, faux-patent-leather belt looks positively toast-worthy. $155.99 at ModCloth.