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The dog days of summer are upon us — so if you’re still aiming to look cute, mini dresses are the best way to go. And the best part? You don’t even have to break a sweat searching for them yourself — we’ve already done all of the window shopping for you! Keep scrolling for all the chic mini dresses to stock your closet this summer. (Bonus: some of these closet staples are on sale!)
1. Ba&sh Beky Dress, $295
For those extra hot days, reach for something light and airy like this classic eyelet!
2. Vero Moda Chaddie Floral Long Sleeve Ruched Minidress,
Oh, printed dresses — is there anything y’all can’t do? In addition to looking cool AF with boots and heels, this easy style can also be dressed down with some sandals or sneakers.
3. Rails Isa Dress, $178
This dress is giving us all the Mad Men summer vibes and we are here for it! Channel your inner ’60s girl by pairing it with fun flats and a straw bag.
4. AQUA Floral Print Pintucked Mini Dress,
Noticing a nightgown trend this summer? You’re not alone! And there’s a reason why everyone keeps reaching for these faux-jamas — not only are they cute, but the fabrics are oh-so-comfortable.
Is it even a true roundup of chic mini dresses without a Lilly Pulitizer option? We think not!
6. Amanda Uprichard Pruitt Dress, $211
Between the cute tie shoulder straps and breezy tiered silhouette, this option has won our hearts for ‘sweetest summer dress’.
7. BP. Short Sleeve Plaid Minidress,
Plaid is enjoying a major moment this summer, so be sure and take advantage with this *on sale* option!
Be still, our cottage core-loving hearts! This punchy patterned dress is perfect for the forecast *and* our summer style.
9. Rip Curl Paradise Calling Cover-Up Dress, $44.95
Whether you’re poolside or not, this cover-up mini dress will make you feel like setting an OOO message and taking a personal day.
10. AQUA V Neck Floral Mini Dress,
If you haven’t embraced ALL the colors this season, now’s the time! And we happen to know just the dress. Hint hint.
11. Ted Baker Fluted Hem Mini Dress, $260
Pardon us while we have an entire moment over this gorgeous dress. Great for date night, weddings, or weekend adventures. We’re already envisioning wearing it with a metallic heel.
12. DKNY Short-Sleeve Ruffled Gauze Dress,
Ah, the classic gauzy dress. Honestly, is there anything more quintessentially summer than this?
Psst — don’t forget a gorgeous bag to top off your look! Here are the summer totes we’re currently wishlisting.
Allison Wheeler is a writer, Bruce Springsteen enthusiast, and sixth-generation Texan living in Denton, Texas.