When the weather heats up, we love whipping out our summer dresses. Unfortunately, shopping for the perfect look can be tough, especially since most designs are covered in floral prints or bubblegum-pink shades. The bright colors and feminine patterns are gorgeous, if that's your thing. But for the ladies who prefer to wear more subdued, neutral tones, the offerings can be disappointing.
That's why we went on a hunt for summer dresses that aren't blindingly bright and that don't have flower overload. We discovered some gorgeous options that still feel like summer thanks to a combination of lighter fabrics and breezy silhouettes. And yes, there are options at every price point.
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Keep scrolling to find a mellow summer dress that's perfect for you.
1. Spaghetti Strap Bottom Flounce Dress
Paris Sunday | $50
2. MAYA SWEATER DRESS
Splendid | $155
3. Sleeveless Scallop A-Line Dress
Lark & Ro | $69
4. Gingham Smock Dress
Topshop | $40 (Originally $75)
5. Off the Shoulder Dress
Pleione | $69
6. Striped cotton-poplin midi dress
Tibi | $595
7. Satin Cami Maxi Dress
Forever 21 | $23
8. Abbie 3/4 Sleeve Striped Jacquard Dropwaist Dress
Ella Moon | $50
9. Ruffled fil coupé crepon midi dress
Michael Michael Kors | $175
10. Delia Ruched Midi Dress
ALC | $255