With clean lines coming down the Spring '11 runways at Max Mara, Max Azria, and Alexander Wang, we were newly inspired to embrace minimalism with our Summer dresses. Lean silhouettes made fresher with bright palettes and seasonal stripes remind us that sometimes less really is more. We've rounded up our favorite styles — maxi lengths, easy day dresses, and chic cocktail shifts that speak to that perfectly minimalist style sense. Click through to shop our editor's picks.
Best Summer Dresses For the Minimalist