Sleeves, Please—18 Summer Dresses You Can Wear Anywhere


Summer dresses are a dime a dozen, and we’ve covered a lot of our favorites already, from the fresh trends you need to know about to the ideal throw-on style for everyday wear. Sure, there are endless options you can choose from, but if sleeves are your thing, it’s not always that simple. Dresses with sleeves that still feel light and summer ready are actually not the easiest to find, so naturally, we did the work for you by scouring the web and rounding up the best styles to buy now.

Whether you’re into minis, midis, maxis, cap sleeves, long sleeves, or all of the above, we’ve got at least the dress, but probably the dresses, for you. Ahead, shop our edit of the best summer dresses with sleeves, and then proceed to wear the pretty piece every day for the rest of the season.

A classic at this point.

Wear it on a casual weekend or for dressing up.

A Topshop dress is hard to resist.

This color is too good to pass up.

You can’t go wrong with a white midi dress.

I might need this one.

Staud does it again.

Yep, we still love smocking.

An eye-catching alternative to a floral print.

A classic cut you can’t go wrong with.

How to make black look totally summer ready.

Rixo is always a good idea.

Baroque prints make everything better.

A Dôen dress is basically essential for fashion people at this point.

You have to see the back of this dress.

This print is everything.

Not your average shirtdress.

Meet your everyday dress.

Resort ready. 

Live in linen this summer.

I think I have a crush.

We live for cutouts.

This post was originally published at an earlier date and has been recently updated. Next: An 8-Piece Summer Wardrobe at Every Budget.

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