28 Cute Summer Dresses For People Who Only Wear Black

28 Cute Summer Dresses For People Who Only Wear Black

1. A button-down linen shift dress with short length and billowy sleeves that won’t leave your leave you feeling hot – will leave you feeling cool.

Promising review: “Loved this dress. Super comfortable — the linen material makes it light and airy.” –Kathleen Wu

Get it from Nordstrom (available in sizes 2-12). Also available in a spaghetti-strap version in the same sizes.

2. A ruffled trapeze dress that gets you in a relaxed summer mood and makes you just wanna chillax and have fun all summer.

Promising review: “I am wearing this dress today in my normal size, at nine-months pregnant! I originally purchased it because I thought it would be cute on my postpartum summer bod, and because it seems easy to slip off the top for breastfeeding. My original thoughts were all correct, plus I can enjoy it before the baby as well! It’s definitely worth more than what I paid for it! I think I’m going to order another one as well!” —alichamb

Get it from Old Navy (available in sizes XS-XL, and regular, tall, and petite lengths).

A simple but chic tie-sleeve skater dress you can’t resist having one in your closet. This is what they call “too cool to ignore.”

Promising review: “Think about a perfect black dress…this is it. It is comfortable, made of a light fabric, and the length is perfect. Perfect dress to wear to a family gathering or night out with your friends.” —Gabriela

Get it from Abercrombie (available in sizes XXS-XL).

4. A super affordable and casual high-neck midi that hugs your body closely, but not to the extent you feel every fiber tightly — you can afford to relax and breathe freely in it.

Promising review: “Love this dress! So comfortable. I ran into another girl with a different body type wearing it, and she looked just as fab. And you can’t beat the price!” —B.

Get it from Amazon (available in sizes S-XXL and 3X).

5. A casual wrap midi specially made from Japanese GoWeave fabric – it’s light, and doesn’t allow room for wrinkle.

Promising review: “This was my first purchase from Everlane after almost a year of dreaming about buying their products, so my expectations were quite high. I’m happy to say that this dress not only met them, but exceeded them! The material feels so expensive and flowy, and I really feel comfortable and chic in it. Definitely recommend it as a true summer staple!” —Renn Kar

Get it from Everlane  (available in sizes 00-16).

6. Get you a  dreamy eyelet dress that’s super cute to wear for dates! So grab your purse and off with you!

Promising review: “It’s absolutely beautiful and super comfortable. You can dress it up or wear it as a coverup at the beach. 10/10 recommend!” —tinao

Get it from Free People or Nordstrom  (available in sizes XXS-XL).

7. A floaty midi to make you look forward to the weekend chills and fun! Just be prepared to be a knockout in this one.

Promising review: “It hits in all the right places and can be worn up or down, and it’s the perfect canvas for summer statement jewelry. Really happy I purchased it. I see it having a long, happy life.” —winenshine

Get it from ModCloth  (available in sizes 4-14).

8. A scoop neck darling you will definitely fall in love with and want to get so many of it — since it’s going to leave you feeling so comfy.

Promising review: “Cute and versatile dress. It has quite a bit of stretch. It lays nicely and has enough weight to have a pretty swish to the skirt portion when walking.” —Valerie F.

Get it from Amazon (available in sizes S-XXL).

9. A shoulder-baring lace and ruffle number that won’t spare you from receiving numerous compliments. Trust you love receiving compliments *winks*

Promising review: “I’m 5’4, size 12/14, F cup bust, hourglass figure — bought a size 14 and it fits great, though I could have worn a size 12. This dress looks so fancy and dressy, which is perfect for summer events such as graduations, weddings, etc., yet it can be worn to casual events as well.” —TexasGirlJenny12370

Get it from Lane Bryant (available in sizes 12-28).

10. A soft deep-v maxi that gives you varieties of ways to wear the way you like — halter neck, tube, spaghetti strap, or even make it cold shoulder!

Promising review: “Oh my, I would buy this dress again and again. Everyone loved it and it was beautiful for my engagement photos. I would buy it in every color.” —Erin Linitz

Get it from Amazon (available in sizes S-XL).

11. A ruffle-trimmed mini that’s simple and may end up being your favorite summer dress — that will remind you of your best summer so far.

Get it from Forever 21 (available in sizes S-L).

12. A casual corset dress that you’ve probably never had anything you like it in your closet before.

Get the first one from Eloquii (available in sizes 14-28) and the second one from Nordstrom  (available in sizes S-L).

13. A loosey-goosey maxi will have you begging for the summer to stay a little longer! It’s got a wide gap designed neckline that you can wear to dinner, the office, brunch or even a wedding.

Promising review: “You can dress it up or down. Wore it to a wedding anniversary and got lots of compliments. I love the way it fits.” —Flowee

Get it from Lane Bryant  (available in sizes 14/16-26/28).

14. A swoopy tank dress is cool and chic for different occasions like a party, luncheon, a wedding or even a BBQ picnic.

Promising review: “This dress is perfect. It’s so soft that after a night out, I just kept it on as pajamas. It’s great by itself or with a belt and cardigan, but the armholes are big and expose the bra, so be aware of that. It’s great to wear on a nice summer day out, a night out, or at work. I’m 5’3″ and it comes a few inches above the knee. The pockets are well-hidden and very useful.” —Jessica

Get it from Amazon (available in sizes S-XXL).

15. A one-strap mini that’s here to add sophistication and bring your summer alive – beach, sunshine and many cool outings

Get it from Topshop  (available in sizes 0-12).

16. A darling buttoned linen mini so versatile and perfect for chilling in the parks, for ferry rides around the harbor, you can use it as a bathing suit cover-up.

Promising review: “Wore this to my junior prom and it was the perfect dress! Can be dressed up or down, so it’s super versatile. Can’t wait to wear this in the summer! Got so many compliments on it, even from strangers!” —Lily Wang

Get it from Urban Outfitters (available in sizes XS-XL).

17. A knotted t-shirt dress with a style that yells  “peek-a-boo” for apparent reasons — and it’s a great opportunity to show off your longline bralettes.

Promising review: “I’m 5’7, 160 pounds with an athletic build and long torso. It’s hard for me to find dresses that aren’t too short because of my long torso, and this dress length is perfect! The material is so soft, light and comfy.” —Taylor

Get it from Aerie (available in sizes XXS-XXL).

18. An airy chiffon dress that swishes perfectly to the vibes of summer as you take on your summer adventure.

Promising review: “This dress is the perfect mix of sweet, sexy, and classy! I love the flowy feel! I wish I could wear this dress every day.” —echuffman

Get it from Torrid (available in sizes 10-30).

19. An open-shoulder number would leave you at the mercy of receiving compliments.

Promising review: “I wore this to a wedding and everyone loved it! I wore it mine with silver sparkly heels and a silver clutch. Everyone loved it! I felt very Cinderella.” —Jo

Get it from Amazon  (available in sizes XS-XL).

20. A luxe satin slip is definitely on a mission to keep you looking hot!

Get it from Eggie (available in sizes XS and M-XL).

21. A dainty mesh lace mini summer love that cinches at the waist and gently falls over the rest of your body.

Promising review: “Perfect fit and lightweight — loved how this dress flows. Snug fit at the waist. Great to dress up with some heels or wear casually with sandals.” —Sandy C.

Get it from Abercrombie  (available in sizes XXS-XL).

22. A boat neck stunner has got that special powers to have all eyes glued on you, and have all attention shifted to you.

Get it from Asos  (available in sizes 14-24).

23. A ruffle-sleeved eyelet number is a perfect blend of demure and classy. There’s nothing not to love about this wear.

Promising review: “This dress is perfect for summer — I love the color and the fit! I would recommend sizing up one size. Love the ruffle sleeves too. It can be dressed up or down with a jean jacket as well! Love it!” —Ruffletee

Get it from Nordstrom  (available in sizes 00-16 and 0P-12P).

24. A crochet cut-out maxi that you cannot wait to show off. It also has the breezy vintage charm your closet needs — you’ll thank us later.

Get it from Nordstrom  (available in sizes 0X-4X).

25. A cute-as-a-button maxi dress with side order of legs and a simple but classy slit in the front of the dress.

Promising review: “A little big, but I love love the fabric — it’s super soft and comfy. It’s one of my favorite things to wear.” —Mrs. Beaulieu

Get it from Amazon (available in sizes XS-XXL).

26. A classic ruffle swinger, yet so simple –  dress like his calls for an evening cocktails sips at all of the hottest rooftop joints all summer long.

Get it from J.Crew Factory (available in sizes 00-20).

27. A mesh checkered number perfect summer dress guaranteed to score you a fantastic fashion statement. This pretty number is a must-have.

Get it from Walmart  (available in sizes 2-10).

28. An off-shoulder wrap dress for a sophisticated and classy look – also perfect for late night occasions even during warm weather.

Get it from Boohoo  (available in sizes 2-10).

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