The 7 Prettiest Plus-Size Dresses for Summer
From elegant floral maxis to lovely lace shift dresses, you’ll want to wear these frocks all season long.
Summer dresses are a warm-weather staple—they’re so easy—but this season the trends are chicer than ever. Think asymmetrical hemlines and bold prints you can wear for every event on your calendar. Below, our favorite stylish picks (available in sizes 10 to 28) that will have everyone asking, “Where’d you get that dress?!”
Ruffle Wrap Dress by ellos
Complete with ruffle details and a waist-defining wrap tie, this ultra-flattering number pairs easily with a clutch and pumps for the ultimate date night look.
To buy: $45: womanwithin.com.
Eloquii Asymmetric One Shoulder Ruffle Dress
An asymmetrical neckline sounds so wrong, who knew it could look so right? This on-trend dress will easily become your new go-to power outfit.
To buy: $130; eloquii.com.
Lane Bryant Back Cutout Lace Fit and Flare Dress
The sheer lace overlay on this vibrant dress feels flirtatious without being too revealing.
To buy: $55; lanebryant.com.
ASOS Curve Maxi Tea Dress With Open Back in Green Floral
Got a fancy event coming up? Make a statement in vibrant hues, like this gorgeous emerald green maxi featuring long sleeves and subtle back cutouts.
To buy: $51; us.asos.com.
ModCloth Flutter Sleeve Cotton A-Line Dress with Pockets
Sure, this gingham print dress super cute, but it’s actually quite functional, too. Breathable cotton helps keep you cool, while hidden pockets keep your phone safe and your hands free.
To buy: $79; modcloth.com.
ModCloth Illuminated Elegance Chiffon Maxi Dress
Multi-colored flowers drift down to the hem of this dress to create an especially eye-catching ombre effect, a pretty twist on the classic summer maxi silhouette.
To buy: $119; modcloth.com.
Old Navy Striped Square-Neck Jumpsuit
OK, not a dress but still worth including. See, a jumpsuit is a great option for those seeking slightly more secure coverage (no fly-away hems here!). Plus, its classic striped pattern and simple silhouette mean you can dress this piece up or down for practically any occasion.
To buy: $47; oldnavy.com.