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Stay Cool and Stylish with These 12 Best Summer Dresses for Women

By Anubha Das

Updated - May 8, 2023 5 min read

The summer season is all about soaking up the sun, sipping on your favorite cold drinks, and looking your best in stylish summer dresses. And let's face it, finding the perfect dress amidst this weather that is both comfortable and fashionable is no easy feat.


But fret not, because we have handpicked the 12 best summer dresses for women that will make you stand out, no matter the occasion. So, get ready to turn heads in these stunning summer dresses that will keep you feeling cool and confident all season long.


1. Slip Dress

The slip dress is back and it's better than ever! This '90s favorite has made a serious comeback and it's easy to see why. This mint green number from Amazon is our absolute favourite, for its side slit and sensuous design. Dress it up or down for cocktail nights or gala events with strappy heels and a statement neckpiece.

Image Courtesy: Amazon



2. Pink Perfection 

There’s something fuschia pink that still can’t seem to understand! One of the best trends of 2023, get ready to inject some vibrancy into your wardrobe with this pink dress from Myntra. Trust us, you will be all set for summer as this silhouette will get only bigger and bigger this year. Pair it with stacked bracelets and chunky sneakers.

Image Courtesy: Myntra



3. One-shoulder Dress

This asymmetrical neckline instantly adds a dose of drama to any outfit, making it perfect for a night out on the town. We found a perfect match from you - this one from Faballey in lilac hue is a sultry and stylish way to show off your shoulders while still keeping it classy. Plus, it's a great excuse to show off a killer pair of statement earrings or a bold necklace.

Image Courtesy: Amazon



4. White Perkin Maxi Dress

A white summer dress is a must-have for any fashion-forward woman! The classic and timeless color not only looks stunning but also keeps you cool in the summer heat. If you ask us, this white dress from Fab India, is simple FAB! Crafted from cotton fabric, this summery dress with gathered tiers and strappy shoulder adds to the season’s vibe. Rock a casual look with a denim jacket and block heels to show your edgier side.

Image Courtesy: FabIndia



5. Sleeveless Maxi Dress

A non-cling maxi that pulls away from your body is all you need on hot summer days. Enrich your going-out look with contemporary styles like this light blue Rosher dress from Nuon. Constructed in a maxi profile with a tiered base for added femininity, this piece flaunts delicate floral patterns for modish appeal, while the ruched detailing at the bodice lends the perfect fit.

Image Courtesy: Westside



6. Solid Sheath Dress

Talk about summer lovin'. Be it a grand occasion or a casual setting, this sheath dress is set to enhance your presence. The dress flaunts a solid hue, three-quarter sleeves, and a straight hemline to add a luxurious feel to your appearance. Pair yours with flat sandals, gold jewellery, and a straw bag for outings like brunches or dates.

Image Courtesy: ShoppersStop



7. Tiered Babydoll Dress

Holidaying to Ibiza this year? Or heading to a festival? This voluminous maroon dress is classic with a modern impact—style yours with kitten heels and a charming bag for a night out or brunch date.

Image Courtesy: American Threads



8. Knitted Dress

Knitted dresses are huge for summer 2023. They are the new bodycon, didn't you know? They’re breathable even on hot summer days. These crocheted tank midis look incredible with flat sandals and lashings of gold jewellery. Pair yours with a wicker bag and fun sunnies for Hampton's vibes. 

Image Courtesy: Pinterest



9. Brielle Dress

With short puff sleeves, a gathered waist, and ruffled trim, this midi dress is an everyday piece with a special-occasion vibe. You can wear it to a friend's birthday party or for work—simply choose between a cool pair of sneakers or delicate sandals.

Image Courtesy: NikkiFi



10. Relaxed Fit Shirt Dress

Add this classic shirt dress to your summer wardrobe for infinite styling options with sandals, sneakers, booties, loafers, and more. The long, relaxed fit is airy as ever in the summer heat but can be easily cinched at the waist with a belt for a more fitted look.

Image Courtesy: Max Fashion



11. Bold Printed Dress

As soon as we can, we'll take that much-needed vacation—and pack this bold printed dress. The best part? It's polished enough for work, making it a highly versatile summer staple.

Image Courtesy: Pinterest



12. Scoopneck Midi Dress

Sporty and feminine, this almond-coloured dress gives us the fun and chill vibes we want all summer long. The ribbed fabric cinches your waist to show off your curves—style with a laid-back pair of white sneakers or sandals.

Image Couretesy: 21Buttons



13. Mini Denim Dress

Lighten things up in a featherweight denim dress when it's too hot to wear jeans. This mini silhouette is structured but not stiff, and like your favourite pair of skinnies, it can be easily dressed up with other pieces in your closet—like a bright handbag or shoe.

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