When looking for the perfect summer dress, it’s the ‘looking good’ that should matter, not the fear of an eye-watering price tag.
If you’re serious about stylishly striding into summer this year, then the high street is a haven for pretty wardrobe fillers; and the summer dress being the epitome of a new season look when the temperature finally begins rise, we’ve got plenty lined up to tickle your fashion fancy.
Forget high-end, pocket-emptying options, and look to Next, H&M and the altar of artistic dressers on a limited budget, Topshop, to land these chic summer dresses without the shopper’s guilt.
From floor-sweeping, chiffon maxis to pretty pleated dresses and zingy floral frocks, check out our pick of the ten best summer dresses to shop on the high street right now.
Red Herring blue tile printed dress, £36, Debenhams: The perfect printed number for hitting up the long list of summer parties in your social diary!
Leia pleat detail dress, £195, Reiss: The zingy citrus hue of this pure silk number is making us drool! A worthy summer investment.
Bow shoulder shift dress, £175, Jaeger: We love the Sixties feel of this cute shift dress, and the florals are just right for seeing in the warmer months.
Chiffon maxidress, £49.99, H&M: The dropped waist and print detail set this maxi apart from traditional summer versions.
Studded dress, £48, Warehouse: Just like the denim shirt is a wardrobe staple, this studded dress is no exception.
Casablanca Vine halter dress, £110, French Connection: The floral print and halter neck detail lend a retro feel to this summer-perfect number.
Embroidered dress, £28, River Island: The boho feel of this dress makes us long for sandy beaches and clear skies. *Sigh*
Chiffon printed dress, £34.99 A statement print is key for summer, and on this lightweight chiffon dress, it looks even better!
Placement floral shift dress, £45, Oasis: This dress is the ideal option is you’re frightened of full-on florals.
Garden floral maxi dress, £37, Miss Selfridge: If you want to wear white without looking too washed out this summer, a subtle floral pattern can be uplifting.