Flaunt & flatter with ELYSIAN’s guide to the summer’s cutest sundresses.
When it’s so hot that you’d prefer to be walking around au naturel, a bright, cheerful sundress is your next-best option. Whether you love florals, ruffles, lace or stripes, there are loads of hot options to keep you cool this summer.
Etro Twist-back Ruffled Asymmetric Floral Silk Midi Dress
In a rich green pattern with bits of royal blue and deep red, the Etro Midi sundress is both elegant and carefree.
With a slimming corset-like waistline and an A-line ruffled skirt, the D&G Peony Sundress will make you feel like the belle of the ball.
Diane von Furstenberg
Keyhole Maxi Dress
The keyhole neckline, full back, and Maxi length make this DVF dress modest enough for Sunday service or meeting the S.O.’s parents.
With white embroidered flowers and sheer panels, this black Misha sundress is anything but basic.
David Meister Strapless
Fit and Flare Sundress
The updated 50s silhouette and strapless design make this David Meister dress a romantic masterpiece.
This Dodo Bar Or dress is perfect for any occasion, and the crystal embellishments have your jewelry already taken care of.
Johanna Ortiz Florence Baker Polka Dot Ruffled Midi Dress
Breezy and frilly, the Florence Baker dress is what you wear on a second date to dine and dance at an outdoor venue.
When the summer heat hits its peak, jeans are out of the question. But this adorable denim dress with its tie-shoulder straps, and owl embroidery hits the mark on style.
Kenzo Ruffled Midi Dress
You’ve got sunshine even on a cloudy day in this satin crepe Kenzo dress in cheerful, ruffly yellow.
Cotton-gauze fabric and a sexy wrap silhouette make this Rhode Resort dress as flawless as a cloudless blue sky.
La Ligne Ruffled Midi Dress
La Ligne’s ruffled midi dress is how you do white right – simple. elegant and angelic.
All Things Mochi
Amanda Ruffled Maxi dress
With a vibrant tropical pattern and an elegant silhouette, you’re ready to step out to the cabana in this All Things Mochi maxi dress.
Queen & Pawn Anatole Voile Midi Dress
A flattering deep-v neckline and feminine lacy flourishes make this Midi dress from Queen & Pawn a natural beauty.
Sleeveless Short Dress
This lace dress from Costarellos is so flirty and feminine that it’s sure to attract some love.
If you feel a little washed out in white, this guipure lace dress from Self-Portrait is for you.
A body-con silhouette with a lace overlay is a thing of beauty.
Stretch lace and a fuchsia hue make this D&G shift anything but ordinary.
A figure-enhancing silhouette and cooling lace panels make looking good a breeze.
Red Tonal Stripes
A loose silhouette and cotton blend fabric make this pull-over Anthro dress a simple one-and-done when you can’t figure out what to wear in the heat.
Thank you, Norma Kamali, for diagonal strips that have an elongating effect on the body! Kimono sleeves and a slash neckline make this dress one of the most flattering looks for summer cool.
Are you wondering what to wear with your espadrilles? The MDS Stripes Poplin Midi dress, of course!
Artsy embroidery adds interest to classic summer poplin.
Striped Midi Poplin Dress
A fitted bodice and flounced skirt give this relaxed sundress a flattering shape.
Nautical stripes, lace detail, a knee-skimming hemline – is this a perfect summer frock or what?