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Whether dressing for function or fashion, you can never have enough cute summer dresses. Breathable fabrics and breezy cuts are the ideal outfits for scorching days and depending on the style, can take you everywhere from poolside hangs and grocery store runs to long-awaited weddings and date nights.
No matter what you have planned this season, there's a dress for it. Dashing from one camp pick up to another? Throw on a casual T-shirt dress and some sneakers. Summer weddings call for gorgeous colorful maxi dresses or sweet, tiered poplin. And don't forget about the official/unofficial uniform from Memorial Day to Labor Day: the white summer dress. (Well, for any occasion except a wedding, right?)
From maxi to casual dresses, here are 20 cute summer dresses for women that are sure to suit all kinds of styles and occasions.
Casual Summer Dresses
A version of this story was published July 6, 2021. It has been updated.
White Summer Dresses
Best Summer Maxi Dresses