The temperature is rising, and so should your style game. Let these dresses help you stay cool this summer season.
Whether you’re headed to a private beach resort or simply planning to stay home to binge-watch your favorite Netflix series, it is always nice to dress up for summer. Besides, with the scorching heat, you’d only want to feel comfortable no matter what your activity is.
With the influx of outfits stemming from the spring/summer 2021 collections, it might be too overwhelming to choose which one works (and doesn't work) for you. Judging by the ensembles that were presented on the runways, floral frocks are still the top sartorial choice this season. Meanwhile, midi, mini, and maxi dresses are making headlines as they are flexible enough to be worn either on the beach or at home.
If you are still contemplating what kind of summer dress you should go for, then scroll down to see some ideas you can consider. From day to night, here are some of the best summer dresses that you can wear even after the warm season is over.
1. Sultry midis
There’s something about waking up to welcome the morning sun. In fact, regular sun exposure can help you get enough vitamin D a.k.a. “sunlight vitamin” which protects the skin from harmful radicals.
So, if you’re keen on basking in the sun, this Ines Midi Dress is perfect for you. Aside from the handmade Kerawang embroidery, it features a criss-cross back that allows you to display your tan. The thin straps make it a sexy number as well for a romantic getaway with your significant other. For a more luxurious feel, slip into the Grace Midi Dress that shows a little skin with its deep neckline and a modest slit on the front. A pair of strappy sandals and jewel-toned accessories should complete your overall look.
2. Casual minis
Aside from the backless frocks, mini dresses are another style staple that should belong in your closet this time of the year. Donning one of these lets your legs breathe, especially if you’re just lounging by the pool.
Enjoy your staycation with the Bette Mini Dress, which comes in a lightweight fabric, ensuring 100% comfort. A classic piece, it has a deep wrap style V neckline that you can accentuate with a statement necklace. To go for a modern look, try this soft, cotton-crafted Mara Dress which features a square neckline and short puff sleeves. Its cinched, fitted waist lets you highlight your curves without even trying. Add strappy sandals and a cute purse, and you’re ready for a day of fun under the sun.
3. Maxi goddess
Who said you couldn’t wear a maxi dress on your summer escape? While they can take up a few spaces in your luggage, maxi dresses definitely exude elegance as their flowy hemlines sashay on the floor.
Unleash your inner Grecian goddess in Manon Dress which screams sophistication with its stunning V neckline and a gathered waist. Accessorizing with gold, dangling, or tassel earrings should do the trick if you wish to elongate your neck. Put a fun but fashionable spin on your beachy weekend with the Aurora Dress that has been spun from the softest rayon voile, giving off that lavish vibe. Besides its low rounded neckline with gathering details, it has an inverted V-shaped back and adjustable thin straps. Top it all off with a sun hat and a beach bag to carry all your essentials as you hop from one island to another.
4. Breezy shirt dresses
Thanks to their versatility, shirt dresses can turn a casual look into a chic one—with the right amount of accessories, of course. They are considered timeless since they can be worn most of the events you’ll probably witness in your life.
Made from luxuriously soft rayon fabric, this Classic Shirt Dress should be on your summer essentials wish list. Sport this as it is or as a cover-up on your bikini for when you’re at the beach. It has a tie belt as well that cinches the waist and side slits for a graceful movement. Complement this dress with heels and a bucket bag to elevate your summer style.
5. Comfy linen pieces
Hold your horses! These linen dresses - and not the other linens you usually see in your dining area - could your warm-weather must-haves. With their soft fabric and effortless design, linen dresses can carry you through the sticky summer afternoons.
This Mae Linen Dress, for example, is made from 100% linen fabric, letting you enjoy the warm temperature without needing a handheld fan to beat the heat. The utilitarian full button-down design of this piece gives off that feeling of being on a Mediterranean cruise. As for channeling the sweet and charming lady in you, the Ella Linen Mini Dress can help you achieve that. Feel free to emphasize its deep V neckline with a simple round necklace. Finish the outfit with white sneakers or espadrilles, which are considered the ultimate summer shoes.
Summer in style
As travel restrictions start to ease up, planning a summer trip these days – whether in the Bahamas or Mexico – can be exciting and stressful as well. Just because there’s the mandatory wearing of face masks and observation of social distancing, it doesn’t mean you can’t fully enjoy a well-deserved break this season.
From quick weekend getaways with your family to romantic beach trips with your significant other, getting dressed for summer shouldn’t be demanding at all. Think about your well-being when picking out which summer dress to wear because it is what matters most.
No matter what activity you and your loved ones have planned out, make sure that you’re at your best so you can savor every minute of your summer vacation. So, get those sunglasses ready because you’re in for the best summer ever!
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