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66 New Summer Dresses So Cute, You'll Want to Wear Them in June, July, and August

May 19 2022 - 2:10pm

If you don't want to experience fashion FOMO as summer rolls around, it's time to build up your wardrobe now. Retailers are releasing beautiful dresses [1] we can't wait to rock with sandals or sneakers. They come in fun colors and a variety of silhouettes. If you're looking to refresh your closet [2] now, we suggest snatching up these pieces while you can. Everyone is on the lookout for new designs, so they're going out of stock in the blink of an eye.

We pulled our favorites from sites like Nordstrom, H&M, Amazon, and more. So whether you're looking for an affordable option or a splurge-worthy item, we've got you covered. Sift through these irresistible releases [3] and treat yourself to something new. You'll be so happy you did.

A Key-Lime Green Dress: & Other Stories Cutout Waist Midi Dress

Green is still very much on trend this season, so this & Other Stories Cutout Waist Midi Dress [5] ($119) is the perfect purchase. Wear it with strappy sandals or classic white sneakers.

Color-Blocking Perfection: Madewell Patchwork Gingham Button-Front Tiered Midi Dress

This effortless Madewell Patchwork Gingham Button-Front Tiered Midi Dress [6] ($138) is already selling out fast, so we suggest snatching it up while you can. We would pair this with a classic denim jacket.

A Summer Statement Dress: Staud Giselle Dress

Our editors have major heart eyes for this Staud Giselle Dress [7] ($325) because the color combination and design is so unique. This piece is a head turner.

An Affordable Summer Dress: H&M Smocked Dress

Yes, this H&M Smocked Dress [8] ($15) is truly that affordable, so you might as well get it in the other colors it comes in, too. Wear it with slides and a woven hat so you're beach-ready.

Burst of Color: Eloquii Rainbow Tiered Dress With Cutouts

This vibrant Eloquii Rainbow Tiered Dress With Cutouts [9] ($140) is an instant mood booster. We see this as a great piece to wear to a wedding [10], birthday party, or brunch.

A Brown Printed Dress: Faithfull Bastia Floral Print Marinelli Mini Dress

If you prefer to keep things neutral, this Faithfull Bastia Floral Print Marinelli Mini Dress [11] ($169) is an excellent investment. Keep the rest of your accessories neutral as well for a monochromatic look.

The Perfect Vacation Dress: Farm Rio White Monstera Knot Midi Dress

How dreamy is this Farm Rio White Monstera Knot Midi Dress [12] ($230)? If you're headed on vacation this summer, this is a suitcase essential.

Sweet, Not Sour: Ivy City Co. Lemon Drop Dress

This Ivy City Co. Lemon Drop Dress [13] ($98) is so good, every single reviewer has given it a five-star rating. The vintage-inspired print and comfy silhouette make it a winner.

An Effortless Red Dress: Show Me Your Mumu Hallie Halter Dress

You'll feel red-hot in this Show Me Your Mumu Hallie Halter Dress [14] ($188). The loose silhouette makes it great for particularly warm days.

Pastel Perfection: Ivy City Co. Emily Dress

If you prefer soft colors, this Ivy City Co. Emily Dress [15] ($126, originally $158) is so lovely. It has sweet little details like puff sleeves and a ruffly trim.

A White Summer Dress: Free People String of Hearts Maxi Dress

This cool Free People String of Hearts Maxi Dress [16] ($168) comes in several different colors, and customers rave about the excellent fit. We appreciate that the tie at the bust is adjustable.

Cool Cutouts: & Other Stories Fitted O-Ring Mini Dress

Headed for a night out? This chic & Other Stories Fitted O-Ring Mini Dress [17] ($99) will stand out among other LBDs. Style it with colorful chunky heels and lots of layered accessories.

A Splashy Print: Eloquii Knot Front Dress With Cutouts

The great thing about this Eloquii Knot Front Dress With Cutouts [18] ($130) is that it can easily be styled both formal and casual. Pair it with a rattan crossbody bag.

All in the Details: Modcloth Attracting the Butterflies Embroidered Midi Dress

The details on this pretty Modcloth Attracting the Butterflies Embroidered Midi Dress [19] ($109) are what make it special. We would wear it with some simple white sneakers so the dress itself can shine.

A Patterned Minidress: JessaKae Mirabel Dress

The smocked waist on this JessaKae Mirabel Dress [20] ($165) is so flattering. This dress comes in sizes XXS–5X.

Green With Envy: Zara Plaid Print Dress

The babydoll silhouette of this Zara Plaid Print Dress [21] ($60) is giving us "Bridgerton [22]" vibes, and we're all about it. Green is so fresh for summer.

Plenty of Ruffles: JessaKae Dahlia Dress

The romantic details of this JessaKae Dahlia Dress [23] ($120) make it perfect for date night. If you look closely, the floral print truly looks like a work of art.

A Strapless Red Dress: Vici Collection Strapless Cutout Cotton Midi Dress

When the weather is scorching hot, this Vici Collection Strapless Cutout Cotton Midi Dress [24] ($89) will be your BFF. The twisted sweetheart neckline is so pretty.

A Boho Summer Dress: Free People Linda Lou Poplin Dress

For that laid-back boho vibe, wear this gorgeous Free People Linda Lou Poplin Dress [25] ($148) with flat sandals. The flowy silhouette makes it incredibly comfortable.

A Tropical Print Dress: Farm Rio x Anthropologie Halter Maxi Dress

If you'd like to go for a tropical vibe, we are so impressed with this Farm Rio x Anthropologie Halter Maxi Dress [26] ($230). Anthropologie and Farm Rio have collaborated on several dresses that we are excited to test out this summer.

Perfect For Weekend Getaways: Oliphant Mykonos Blue Tie Strap Midi Dress

Something about this Oliphant Mykonos Blue Tie Strap Midi Dress [27] ($258) makes us want to book a flight and travel to Greece. We like that the shoulder straps are adjustable so you can get a custom fit.

A Bestselling Dress: Ivy City Co. Amber Floral Dress

This Ivy City Co. Amber Floral Dress [28] ($86-$98) is a favorite among customers, and we can see why — the silhouette is so versatile. Make sure to check it out in all five color options.

A Vintage-Inspired Dress: Timeless London Sunflowers Are My Superpower Fit and Flare Dress

We like the retro-inspired design of this Timeless London Sunflowers Are My Superpower Fit and Flare Dress [29] ($109). Plus, the embroidery makes this piece look particularly luxe.

A Fruit Print Dress: Show Me Your Mumu Fling Mini Dress

The fruit print on this Show Me Your Mumu Fling Mini Dress [30] ($148) is so much fun. It also comes in solid black or white color options.

A Backless Dress: Endless Summer Taking Sides Maxi

This Endless Summer Taking Sides Maxi [31] ($118) looks like a classic midi dress from the front, but the back tells a different story. It's open, strappy, and so sexy.

A Midi Dress: Heartloom Mason Dress

Green is having a major moment right now. This Heartloom Mason Dress [32] ($139) is comfortable, casual, and perfect for every day.

An Off-the-Shoulder Dress: O.P.T Allegra Dress

This O.P.T Allegra Dress [33] ($188, originally $268) screams summer. We love the ruffled off-the-shoulder silhouette.

A Dress With a Keyhole Neckline: 1. State Puff-Sleeve Mini Dress

This 1. State Puff-Sleeve Mini Dress [34] ($109) is a great dress to have in your arsenal. It's comfortable, sexy, and can be dressed up or down. Wear it with strappy heels or sleek white sneakers.

A Printed Dress: Anthropologie The Somerset Maxi Dress

We love a versatile dress. This Anthropologie The Somerset Maxi Dress [35] ($168) can be worn with everything from strappy sandals to boots, as shown here.

A Maxi Dress: Boden Scoop Neck Maxi Dress

You'll feel like you're on the Italian coast in this Boden Scoop Neck Maxi Dress [36] ($180). It's lemon-print perfection.

A Printed Dress: Old Navy Sleeveless Waist-Defined Embroidered Clip-Dot Maxi Dress

When we think of summer, we think of a long, breezy, printed dress. That sounds just like this Old Navy Sleeveless Waist-Defined Embroidered Clip-Dot Maxi Dress [37] ($40-$50, originally $50).

A Dress Under $50: Row A Emma Lemon Print Sleeveless Dress

This Row A Emma Lemon Print Sleeveless Dress [38] ($28) is super cute — and super affordable. It's one of our top summer picks.

A Midi Dress: Reformation Embry Dress

This Reformation Embry Dress [39] ($248) is so flattering. We love that the dress is mainly green with just a hint of citrus peeking through.

A Dress Under $50: Old Navy Waist-Defined Puff-Sleeve Cotton-Poplin Side-Cutout Minidress

Looking for an easy summer dress that's affordable and adorable? Pick up this comfortable navy Old Navy Waist-Defined Puff-Sleeve Cotton-Poplin Side-Cutout Minidress [40] ($35) before it inevitably sells out.

A Long-Sleeved Dress: Nordstrom Signature Stripe Poplin Long Sleeve Midi Dress

When it gets really hot outside, a lightweight, long-sleeved dress is a great option because it protects you from the sun. We like this classic Nordstrom Signature Stripe Poplin Long Sleeve Midi Dress [41] ($179).

A Dress With Pockets: Anthropologie Somerset Maxi Dress

This Anthropologie Somerset Maxi Dress [42] ($168) is a great pick for an outdoor wedding [43]. It's also a good option for a rehearsal dinner or postwedding brunch, all depending on how you style it.

A Crochet Dress: Staud Vivia Crochet Minidress

Crochet is everywhere right now. We love this lemon-and-orange-printed Staud Vivia Crochet Minidress [44] ($345).

A Beach Dress: Charlie Holiday Tuscany Maxi Dress

This flowy Charlie Holiday Tuscany Maxi Dress [45] ($139) is an ideal beach dress. We love the side cutouts.

A Wrap Dress: White House Black Market Lemon Print Faux Wrap Midi Dress

There are a bunch of ways to style this cute White House Black Market Lemon Print Faux Wrap Midi Dress [46] ($160). It can be dressed up with heels or down with flats.

A Versatile Dress: LoveShackFancy Kodie Dress

This cute LoveShackFancy Kodie Dress [47] ($395) can be worn either on or off the shoulder, as pictured here. It's like getting two dresses in one!

A Minidress: Line & Dot Ella Mini Dress

We're obsessed with this Line & Dot Ella Mini Dress [48] ($125). Try it with white sneakers or sexy, strappy heels.

A Dress With a Little Lemon Print: Vero Moda Checks Lemon Print Minidress

If you want something a bit more understated, go with this Vero Moda Checks Lemon Print Minidress [49] ($32). It has a tiny-citrus print.

A Cutout Dress: Zara Floral Print Dress

Cutouts, a halter neck, and florals make this Zara Floral Print Dress [50] ($50) the dress of the summer. Plus, it's only $50!

A Linen Dress: Reformation Irwin Linen Dress

This white linen Reformation Irwin Linen Dress [51] ($248) is a classic. The back is almost completely open, which makes the lightweight dress feel even more breezy.

A Dress Under $100: Zara Tropical Print Cutout Dress

When we think tropical getaway, we want a cold drink in our hand, and we want to be wearing this Zara Tropical Print Cutout Dress [52] ($60). We're obsessed with all the cute cutouts.

A Modern Shirtdress: Zara Cutout Shirt Dress

This Zara Cutout Shirt Dress [53] ($50) is not your average shirt dress. It's got two side slits, and a small back cutout.

A Modern Slip Dress: Zara Ring Trim Slip Dress

This Zara Ring Trim Slip Dress [54] ($50) is a 2022 take on a slip dress. We love the pool blue and the sexy strappy back.

A Black Dress: Endless Summer Inma Midi

This Endless Summer Inma Midi [55] ($98) looks like a classic midi dress from the front. The open back, though, is perfect for summer days and nights.

A Puff-Sleeve Dress: French Connection Rhodes Poplin Minidress

This French Connection Rhodes Poplin Minidress [56] ($118) is romantic and flirty. It also comes in pink, if that's more your style.

An Elevated Slip Dress: Elyse Bias Slip Dress

The Elyse Bias Slip Dress [57] ($120) is tactfully designed to accentuate the wearer's natural shape. Its fabric was cut at a 45-degree angle to softly drape over curves in the most flattering way. This isn't an ordinary slip dress, which is why we love it.

A Halter Dress: Lovers and Friends Mary Midi Dress

This orange Lovers and Friends Mary Midi Dress [58] ($158) is perfect for hot summer nights. We love the side ruching details.

An Off-the-Shoulder Dress: Heartloom Mina Dress

We're suckers for an off-the-shoulder neckline. This Heartloom Mina Dress [59] ($139) comes in the prettiest floral print.

A Puff-Sleeve Dress: Hutch V-Neck Tiered Wrap Midi Dress

We love the puff sleeves on this cute Hutch V-Neck Tiered Wrap Midi Dress [60] ($198). It's what we'd want to wear all summer long.

A Cotton Dress: Aqua Citrus Dream Cotton Dress

When we think of dream summer dresses, we think of lightweight, airy pieces. This Aqua Citrus Dream Cotton Dress [61] ($98) is perfect for the season.

A Dress Under $100: Topshop Ruched Cotton Poplin Dress

We love this little mini Topshop Ruched Cotton Poplin Dress [62] ($54) for summer. It's easy to dress up or down, and is a great day to night dress.

A Modern Lemon-Print Dress: Staud Kai Halter Midi Dress

This isn't your typical lemon print, but we're very on board with this Staud Kai Halter Midi Dress [63] ($365). It's has an irresistibly retro vibe.

A Black Dress: J.Crew Side-Cutout Cotton Poplin Dress

This J.Crew Side-Cutout Cotton Poplin Dress [64] ($110, originally $148) is an elevated way to do cutouts. It's also on sale, which we love.

An Off-the-Shoulder Dress: Forever 21 Floral Print Mini Dress

If you want a dependable dress that you know will look good, this Floral Print Mini Dress [65] ($30) is a great option. Its smocked waist, self-tie closure, and peasant sleeves are comfortable, cute, and flattering.

A Dress With Sleeves: Rhode Pia Dress

This Rhode Pia Dress [66] ($445) has statement sleeves we love. Plus, the silhouette is easy to be dressed up or down, and it's made of a lightweight material that's ideal for hot beach days.

A Convertible Dress: Endless Summer Turning Up the Temperature Maxi

We're obsessed with this versatile Endless Summer Turning Up the Temperature Maxi [67] ($118). It's perfect for the beach or a weekend hangout with friends.

A Dress With Pockets: Farm Rio Summer Dream Maxi Dress

This Farm Rio Summer Dream Maxi Dress [68] ($225) is named properly; it really is a dream dress for the season. We love the tie waist and the fact that it has pockets!

A White Dress: Farm Rio Flower A-Line Cotton Minidress

When we think of summer, we think of white dresses. We're loving this pretty Farm Rio Flower A-Line Cotton Minidress [69] ($160).

A Strapless Dress: Caroline Constas Marnie Dress

Doesn't this Caroline Constas Marnie Dress [70] ($480) scream summer? It's the perfect brunch-to-beach dress, and you could even wear it out at night.

A Floral Dress: Free People Park Slope Maxi Dress

This Free People Park Slope Maxi Dress [71] ($148) is a great day-to-night dress. Grab it as a beach cover-up or everyday dress.

A Statement Dress: We the Free Holy Smokes Maxi Dress

Feel like turning heads this summer? Put on this We the Free Holy Smokes Maxi Dress [72] ($118), and get ready to be the star of the show.

A Beach Dress: Endless Summer 100 Degree Mini Dress

The Endless Summer 100 Degree Mini Dress [73] ($78) is appropriately named. It can definitely stand the heat and also comes in a bunch of different colors.


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