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10 Best Women’s Sundresses

When you’re getting your closet ready for summer, look no further than the best women’s sundresses. These dresses are perfect for hot weather — they’re lightweight and flowy, so they help you stay cool. The trick? Finding a style that flatters your body shape and provides the right amount of coverage for every activity. Heading to the beach? Look for a casual sundress that allows you to move comfortably. Going on vacation? Choose dresses that don’t wrinkle easily for effortless packing. To help you find the right dress for any summer outing, we’ve collected 10 gorgeous options.

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1. Asvivid Beach Sundress


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When it’s hot outside, this Asvivid style is one of the best summer dresses on the market. The secret? The sleeveless top and mini hem, which keep your arms and legs exposed to the breeze. Plus, thanks to the loose-fitting shape, you don’t need to worry about fabric sitting too close to your skin. Slip it on over a swimsuit and wear it to the beach, or wear it with wedges for a fun date-night look. With its floral print and high neckline, this dress keeps you looking tasteful everywhere you go.


2. FANCYINN Floral Print Midi Dress


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Are you looking for something to wear on a date? This piece from FANCYINN is one of the best sundresses on the market. The magic is in the design, which features a full skirt and a daringly-cut top; together, they create a balanced look. Adjust the front ties to suit your shape, and rely on the elasticized back bodice panel for the perfect fit. A peekaboo cutout in the front creates a flirty, feminine twist. Add a wide-brim hat to look glamorous on vacation, or wear this sweet dress with heels for an evening on the town.


3. Zattcas Maxi Dress


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Casual and comfortable, this Zattcas dress is ideal for any summer activity. The sleeveless bodice keeps your arms exposed for a cooling effect, while the lightweight maxi skirt keeps your legs covered. When the wind starts to blow, the close-fitting bodice fits neatly under a cardigan for comfort. Choose from a wide range of colors and patterns to inject a playful vibe into your vacation wardrobe.


4. AlvaQ Mini Dress


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Put together a fun boho outfit with this cute summer dress from AlvaQ, which features a button-front closure. The loose-fitting silhouette floats over your curves for a cool, breezy look that’s perfect for the beach or an outdoor concert. Rely on the spaghetti straps, deep V-neck, and mini-length hem to keep you looking youthful. Casual yet sexy, this dress is easy to dress up or down.


5. PRETTYGARDEN Women’s Lace Mini Dress


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Looking for clothing for evening events? This option from PRETTYGARDEN is one of the best summer dresses. It’s designed with a lace overlay that creates a tasteful peek of skin on the sleeves and hemline. Underneath, an opaque lining allows the dress to drape beautifully without the need for a slip or shapewear. The loose fit flatters almost any body shape, and the off-shoulder is elegant and cool enough for hot and humid nights.

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6. Angashion Bohemian Midi Dress with Pockets


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If you like dresses with pockets, you’ll love this option from Angashion. With its striped fabric and classic sweetheart neckline, this is the perfect summer vacation dress. Pair it with sandals and a hat, and you’ll look gorgeous on the beach or strolling through European cities. The button-down front creates a subtle vintage twist, and the spaghetti straps keep your upper body cool. With the elastic back, this dress fits comfortably even after a big meal.


7. Milumia Women’s Kimono Sleeve Tunic Dress


Milumia Women's Tribal Print Kimono Sleeve Geometric Tunic Boho Dress Large Multicolor-6 best women's sundresses


Looking for the perfect beach coverup? Head right for this affordable tunic dress from Milumia. It features a voluminous skirt and wide sleeves, so you can feel confident and comfortable as you’re relaxing on the sand. Slim straps and cutout shoulders add a feminine look, and the fun floral and geometric print adds a boho vibe. Made from polyester-spandex fabric, this dress stretches gently as you move.


8. Women’s Off The Shoulder Maxi Dress


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When it comes to versatility, it’s hard to beat this solid sundress from THANTH. It’s made from a soft, stretchy fabric that makes it easy to move comfortably, whether you’re sitting at a beach bar or going out to dinner. The real secret is the solid color — pair it with flip flops for a casual look, or add a necklace and earrings for fun date-night ensemble. We love the off-the-shoulder design and ruffled bodice; they showcase your shoulders and collarbone but also provide plenty of coverage.


9. BLUETIME Summer Halter Dress


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Simple and elegant, this BLUETIME halter dress looks appropriate at all of your summer activities. The soft polyester-spandex fabric falls in easy folds for a flattering look, and the loose fit looks great on a wide variety of shapes. We love the rounded halter neckline, which shows off your collarbone and shoulders. The best part? Since it comes in a solid color, this dress looks right at home on the beach or out at a romantic dinner; all you need to do is change your shoes.


10. KILIG Women’s Summer Sundress


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Do you love vintage pieces? If so, this piece from KILIG is one of the best sundresses you can buy. With its fit-and-flare shape, it adds a sweet 50s-inspired look to a summer outfit. The full skirt moves easily as you dance or walk, and the built-in pockets hold your lip gloss or keys close at hand. Designed with spaghetti straps that criss-cross in the back, this dress is a great way to show off your arms. Plus, since it’s made from cotton-spandex blend fabric, you can bend and sit comfortably.

A great dress streamlines any summer event — all you need to do is pick a pair of shoes, and you’re ready to go. Whether you’re heading to the beach or a lazy weekend shopping trip with friends, a sundress helps you put together the perfect look. By choosing from the best women’s sundresses, it’s a breeze to find an option that suits your shape and your summer plans.

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By BCR Staff

February 2020