From cool, floaty pieces for an easy daytime look to occasion-ready styles that keep heads turning all night long – the summer dress can really do no wrong.
Practical, pretty and our preferred weapon of choice, consider this our edit of the summer styles to see you through the season.
Legs, we meet again.
Short but sweet
Broderie is having a moment this season, and it doesn’t come much sweeter than in fit and flare form. This pretty white mini dress is our preferred companion for all adventures, from Saturday brunch in the sun to a week in the south of France.
Its twirl-worthy skirt and fluttery sleeves easily transition from day to night with a simple change in footwear. Sandals or heels – pick your vice.
The White Dress
The midi mantra
Not too long, not too short – the hemline of the moment hits the sought after sweet spot for smart-casual dressing. Thanks to its demure but not too formal length, this button front midi dress can suit any dress code.
A choice of stilettos, ankle boots or box fresh white trainers will reinvent its simple yet flattering silhouette for any event on your social calendar.
The Midi Dress
Mix it up
Work or play, a pretty dress is a sure-fire shortcut to looking put together.
An offbeat mix of gingham and embroidery come together in this short sleeve piece to create an effortless, elegant look fit for any occasion. Just add white trainers to keep the look light.
The Gingham Dress
A dress made for high summer that you won’t need to drop come Autumn. The mid-length shirt dress is the most flattering all-rounder silhouette and best worn with a generous helping of florals.
From fancy occasions to city break ramblings, dress up with heels or opt for trainers to perfect a contemporary cool aesthetic.
The Shirt Dress
Oh, the drama
Occasions call for dramatic lengths with delicate details, and a floral maxi number is sure to steal the scene at the summer soirée. With sheer fabrics, floral embroidery and dainty eyelash lace – please prosecco responsibly.
Wear with minimal jewellery and simple strappy heels, leaving all eyes on the dress.
The Embroidered Maxi Dress