9 Cute Spring-Summer Dresses & How to Style Them

Natassia Coelho
by Natassia Coelho

In anticipation of warmer weather, I’m going to show you some of my favorite spring and summer dresses. Are all of the dresses following the hottest and latest trends? No, but we don’t care about that here. We wear what we love and what makes us feel confident, whether it’s trendy or not.

1960s mod style dress

1. Feeling a little mod

I’m in love with the somewhat sixties mod style of this mini dress. Mainly the pattern; it’s subtle but a little funky and fun.

Cutouts have been really popular recently, and it looks like they will be for this season too. This dress is a more subtle way of embracing that trend. It has two small cutouts under the bust just to show a little bit of skin.

Of course, I had to pair it with my giant bug-eye sunglasses to finish off the look.

Beautiful spring-summer dresses

2. Tropical print princess

I love this dress so much; it makes me feel like a princess. Do you know what’s also great about this dress, guys? It has pockets. Ladies, you know that’s a big win.

A fun fact is that I wore this dress to my engagement party. I feel that the bold pink color and print, plus the loose, almost voluminous silhouette is perfect for spring and summer.

Long and flowy midi dress

3. Dreaming of Amalfi

I call this one dreaming of Amalfi because I can just dream of wearing this while on vacation in Italy, on a trip to the Amalfi coast.

I love the fit of this midi dress; it’s very delicate and feminine, but what I love the most is the print. We’ve got this beautiful floral leaf print with some cute little lemons that give off summer vibes.

This is great for a picnic or a nice lunch by the beach.

Sporty tennis-style dress

4. If I played tennis

Here’s a bit of a sportier and more casual option. I don’t play tennis, but if I did, this seems like a cute off-the-court look. It’s a simple fit and flare dress, and it has a polo collar, so there is a bit of a preppiness to it.

I paired it with some fancy-looking quilted sneakers, but you could also dress it up as well with some strappy black heels.

Sexy red dress with a side slit

5. Red hot summer

There is just something about a red dress. It’s bold, strong, sexy, and powerful - you know what I mean? I love this simple strapless midi dress for a night out or a date night.

I love the little slit also on one side showing some leg. It’s such a simple dress but pair it with some accessories and heels, and you’re ready to go.

Cute shirt dress for spring and summer

6. Shirt dress chic

This dress has a beautiful green landscape print, and you know I love my shirt dresses. This one is a linen blend, so it’s very breathable and perfect for warmer weather.

It also has a sash belt to tie around the waist if you want to cinch and define that waist a bit. Or you could just wear a loose-fit shirt dress if you want something easy and breezy.

Spring and summer casual dresses

7. Bold floral print

I love this milkmaid-style dress. You can wear the sleeves off the shoulder or put them up for a square neckline. It’s fun, and it’s bright, which I love for the spring or summer.

Dress it down with a pair of sneakers, and you’ve got a fun and casual look. I gravitate towards large and bold floral prints; they really catch my eye. 

How to style an outfit with summer dresses

8. Beach, but chic

I love a good shapeless and voluminous dress. It’s just so comfy, and I adore the little ruffle details on the straps. It really works well as a cover-up after going to the beach, or honestly, you can wear this anywhere.

I love pairing it with bulky-looking sandals since they contrast with how delicate the dress looks.

Dressy spring and summer dresses

9. Where’s my yacht?

I call this one "Where’s my yacht?" because if I had a yacht this is what I’d wear on it. All that’s missing is a ridiculously large sunhat and a mimosa in my hand.

It’s such a simple, and I feel timeless look; it’s just a fit and flare midaxi dress. A midaxi dress is a cross between a midi and maxi, and the hemline usually hits just above the ankle and below your mid-calf.

I added this woven belt at my waist to add some texture to the outfit.

Spring and summer dresses

Those are my favorite spring and summer dresses. I hope you were able to pick up some inspiration.

My style definitely changes depending on my mood, so sometimes I want bold, colorful flowers, and other times I want to wear all black. That’s fine because you don’t just have to stick to one style - wear whatever you feel like wearing!

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