Summer Dresses 101

Summer dresses are a stylista’s best friend and your wardrobe is incomplete without one. These dresses, as the name suggests, are best suited for the warm weather, and are perfect picks for comfort & style. Summer dresses come in a wide range of colors and prints and are available in different lengths for you to make that perfect choice. Here is all you needed to know about summer dresses:

Summer Dresses – Size and Size

Summer dresses are flattering for all body types. Whether you are curvy, slim or on the slightly heavier side, there is one for every body type and size. If you are top heavy, avoid drawing attention to your bust, instead pick dresses with a shorter hemline, which will show off your beautiful legs. Opt for empire line dresses, this is sure to give the illusion or a slimmer top. Fret not if you are bottom heavy, summer dresses are available in fun necklines and sleeves. Keep the length of the dress below the knees and choose from strapless, sweetheart neckline. If you have a boyish figure, an A-line cut or frills will give that girly yet fuller touch to your summer dress.

Prints and Colors

The fun, flirty and sexy colors and prints are what that make summer dresses so unique and desirable. Summer dresses come in an unbelievable range of colors and patterns. There is everything from florals to solids, pastels to geometric prints. Choose the color and print that suits your personality. If you are plus-sized avoid horizontal stripes and big prints, this can make you look bigger. The florals are a classic however, the geometric prints and nautical stripes on summer dresses can give it an edgier look.

summer-stylish-dressesAll-weather Wear

Yes! You can make a summer dress work for you in other seasons as well. For winters, team up your dresses with well-cut jackets, tights or leggings. Finish your look with a bright colored scarf and and calf-length or ankle-length boots. Plaids are perfect for winter too! During fall, add a cute cardigan or sweater, and a fun beanie to go. Now, you can still dazzle in summer dresses even during the not-so-hot seasons.

Accessorize Your Summer Dresses

Accessories are essential to add to your style; more so, if you are sporting a summer dress. Stock up on essentials like a big bag, wedges, sunglasses, fun necklaces, charm bracelets and interesting hats. For a day look, opt for nude accessories, which are in vogue. For a party look, wear your summer dress with accessories like a dangling earring, long and layered necklaces and big bold bangles. Avoid over accessorizing if the your dress is pattern-heavy.


Wearing summer dresses means baring a little extra skin. Ensure your hands, legs and under arms are waxed or shaved. A hairy leg or arm can be unflattering when you wear a summer dress. Remember to wear a sunscreen or suntan lotion as you will be exposing your skin to the sun. You can pick lotions with shimmer or bronzer elements for that shine on the skin.

You are now all set to get the temperatures soaring in your summer dress.

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