Basking in 20 something degree heat is all well and good when you’re sunbathing in a bikini in Spain with cocktails on tap and a beach in sight, but unless you're lucky enough to have a pool within jumping distance of your house or your office to cool off in, surviving the British heatwave can be hard work. Looking cool whilst also feeling cool is easier said than done. Luckily for you, we’ve chosen the best summer dresses to help you survive the heatwave and make you smile rather than curse on that sweaty morning commute.
The daily 'what to wear' dilemma is made ten times more difficult when hot weather is involved. Searching for something to wear that's not too revealing that it could be deemed inappropriate but something that's revealing enough to keep you feeling cool can be seriously stressful. Luckily, the solution to your hot weather dressing dilemmas comes in the form of the easy to wear summer dress. Summer dresses are the perfect throw on and go option. Slip on a summer dress, step into some platform sandals and sling over a shoulder bag for a chic look in a matter of seconds. As well as being easy to style, our summer dresses are super lightweight so you’ll be feeling cool even on the hottest days.
Whether it’s for a summer BBQ, the office or a night out, we have the dresses to take you from sunrise to sunset in style. Think curve enhancing bodycon numbers, classy shifts, cute smocks and laid-back T-shirt designs. From punchy printed finishes to flirty florals to statement stripes, flattering bardot and cold shoulder necklines, feminine frill detailing and pretty embroidered patterning, our summer dresses will ensure you’re looking even hotter than the weather. So enjoy the sunshine in style and take your pick from our 10 best summer dresses to ensure you survive the heatwave. You'll be the best dressed in town! Just don't forget that SPF...
Get flirty in florals and look hot in the heatwave this summer. Dress it up or dress it down, this red jersey tea dress can take you from daytime to dinner time with ease. Style with a pair of simple black heeled sandals and a black shoulder bag for a cute and classy look.
Prance around in prints this summer in this lightweight ethnic print maxi dress which will keep you cool in the heat. Team with a pair of gladiator sandals and a shoulder bag and keep accessories minimal for easy everyday dressing.
It's all about bright floral designs come summer and this dreamy mustard dress fits the bill perfectly. Featuring a gorgeous floaty hanky hem design, style with heels and a clutch for a chic evening look.
It's the dress that will have everyone asking 'where dya get that?' and with it's flattering bardot neckline and gorgeous floral embroidery detailing, it's no suprise. This easy to wear blue stripe dress will have you surviving the heatwave with zero complaints about how hot you are. Slip on some flat sandals for a cute summers daytime look.
Nail effortless dressing in this striped ribbed bodycon dress in rust. Party to attend? Dress it up with some heels and a clutch bag for a cute evening look. Going to your friends house? Dress it down with chunky trainers for casual cool vibes.
Inject some colour into your summer wardrobe in this red hanky hem dress with it's gorgeous floaty hemline and flattering bardot neckline. Channel chic vibes and style with black strappy heeled sandals and a black clutch for a lust-worthy evening look for those hot summer nights.
We are crushin' on stripes this summer! Daytime dressing just got dreamier with this button embellished stripe maxi dress. Team with a pair of sandals for a fool-proof everyday look.
Girly girl? This one's for you! No summer wardrobe is complete without a cute denim dress and this one with its bardot neckline and skater style is seriously hot! Team it with a pair of flat sandals for the perfect summers BBQ attire.
You don't have to get your legs out this summer to stay cool in the heat. This stripe ribbed maxi dress is the perfect get ready in seconds option. Style with a pair of espadrilles for a casual daytime look you can wear time and time again.
A summer staple, this easy to wear striped bodycon dress in this season's hottest mustard shade can take you from day to night. Style with heels for a sassy evening look or ditch the heels and throw on some trainers for laid-back dressing. Struggling to decide between the rust and the mustard bodycon dress? Just get both!