10 summer dresses you need in your life

Hello summer, we've been expecting you. It's finally the season of the dress and we can't wait to start stockpiling our favourite styles for the sunny months ahead. From classic slip dresses to bright sunshine-ready styles, there are a whole new host of dresses to add to your wardrobe this summer.




1. The little white dress

Lauren by Ralph Lauren, Ligiana Short Sleeve Day Dress


This classic white dress will see you from the beach to the bar in seconds. The flattering white colourway, light fabrication and flattering wrap detailing are what dreams are made of. Throw your hair down, add a touch of lipstick and you’re good to go.

Lauren by Ralph Lauren, Ligiana Short Sleeve Day Dress £269.00


2. The chic slip dress

Calvin Klein, Satin Viscose Slip Dress

A slip dress is an essential for your wardrobe all year round. But in summer, it really comes into its own, thanks to the light fabric and comfortable fit. And the Calvin Klein slip is the one you’ve been waiting for. 

Calvin Klein, Satin Viscose Slip Dress £300.00


3. The shirt dress

Ganni, Shirt Dress

Summer heat incoming? A classic shirt dress is always a great go-to for styling out sunny days. And Ganni’s shirt dress is the best of the best - Scandi style here we come.

Ganni, Shirt Dress £225.00

4. The little black dress

All Saints, Hadley Dress


It's a truth universally acknowledged that the little black dress will never go out of style. And All Saints Hadley Dress is a stylish take on the classic piece, we recommend pairing with gold jewellery and simple heels. 

All Saints, Hadley Dress £119.00


5. The orange dress

Fabienne Chapot Archana Dress


Looking to add a little life to your summer wardrobe? A bright summer dress is the way forward. And the Jasmine dress from Forever New proves why, in a bright pop of orange and in an ultra-flattering bodycon fit, it’s perfect for hot July days.

Forever New, Jasmine teardrop bodycon mini dress £110.00


6. The shirred dress

Barbour Bloomfield Dress


A classic pick, the Bloomfield dress from Barbour features an all-over floral print, shirred detailing to the chest and puffy sleeves. It’s the perfect style for weekends spent in the country, pair with strappy sandals for an easy summer look.

Barbour Blomfield Dress £100.00


7. The crochet dress

French Connection, Nellis Crochet Dress


The crochet dress is a real summer staple and this one from French Connection is a firm favourite. Throw over your bikini and pair with eclectic jewellery, leather slip-on sandals and tousled waves. 

French Connection, Nellis Crochet Dress £85.00


8. The floral fantasy

Never Fully Dressed, Lottie Dress


Stunning and elegant, the Lottie Dress is a truly showstopping style. In a floaty silhouette and decorated with a beautiful floral design, this dress was made to be seen. Style with nude heels and subtle jewellery.

Never Fully Dressed, Lottie Dress £27.00


9. The colour block dress

Scotch and Soda, Colourblock Dress


Summer calls for vibrant colours and statement looks, and this dress from Scotch And Soda is exactly that. Featuring bright block colours, it’s a big energy, eye-catching dress that is as flattering as it is fun.

Scotch and Soda, Colourblock Dress £85.00


10. The formal affair


If you have a formal event coming up, the Cosette Dress from French Connection will be the perfect fit. In beautiful ocean blues, it will see you through any occasion, from graduations to weddings.  

French Connection, Cosette Dress £85.00