It’s Never Too Early to Start Planning Your Holiday Wardrobe – Here are 19 Summer Dresses We Love

Here comes the sun.

With a heatwave getting ready to arrive next week, I’m getting more and more excited about the prospect of wearing my summer dresses.

I can’t be the only one who has an influx of weddings, holidays and parties to prepare for this summer. While the season isn’t quite here yet, it’s never too early to start planning – and planning I have been.

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As we approach a new season, I for one will be wearing dresses non-stop.

They always seem to save the day when you can’t find anything else to wear, when you need to pull a look together in an instant, when you can no longer fit into your favourite jeans or when it’s just too dang hot outside to wear anything else.

On top of all that, they’re so easy to wear. You don’t have to waste time mixing and matching pieces; literally throw one on and you’re good to go, saving you those precious minutes in bed each morning.

Whether you’re looking for an unstructured, floaty, ankle-length do-it-all vibe, or prefer a more polished form fitting number that showcases a bit more skin, we’ve done the hard work for you and whittled it down to 19 of the best summer dresses to buy in 2022. You’re welcome.

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Shop Summer Dresses


A-line slip dress, £89, Cos – buy now

Warehouse Halter Midi Dress In Print summer dresses

Halter Midi Dress In Print, £53.40, Warehouse – buy now

Grace dress Sezane

Grace dress, £150, Sezane – buy now

Linen Wrap Mini Dress & Other Stories

Linen Wrap Mini Dress, £75, & Other Stories – buy now

Printed Strap Dress Arket

Printed Strap Dress, £89, Arket – buy now

Lolita printed minidress

Lolita printed minidress, £289, Rixo at Farfetch – buy now


Midi Tube Dress, £89, Cos – buy now

Baum Und Pferdgarten
Aspen graphic-printed midi dress

Aspen Graphic-Printed Midi Dress, £335, Baum Und Pferdgarten at Farfetch – buy now

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Topshop striped poplin tiered midi dress in red

Striped Poplin Tiered Midi Dress, £50, Topshop – buy now

Tilda dress Molby the Label

Tilda Dress, £140, Molby the Label – buy now

Puff Sleeved Dress In Orange H&M  summer dresses

Puff Sleeved Dress In Orange, £34.99, H&M – buy now

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Flowy Puff Sleeve Midi Dress & Other Stories

Flowy Puff Sleeve Midi Dress, £85, & Other Stories – buy now

Gathered Lyocell Dress Arket

Gathered Lyocell Dress, £79, Arket – buy now

Gingham check dress Zara

Gingham check dress, £45.99, Zara – buy now

M&S Organic Cotton Midi Waisted Dress summer dresses

Organic Cotton Midi Waisted Dress, £89, M&S – buy now

Flowy modal dress Mango

Flowy modal dress, £49.99, Mango – buy now

Topshop spot poplin tiered midi dress in monochrome

Spot Poplin Tiered Midi Dress, £55, Topshop – buy now

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Marigold Midi Dress Sister Jane

Marigold Midi Dress, £92, Sister Jane – buy now

Faithfull The Brand Women's Madella Midi Dress - Martie Stripe Print - Tangerine

Madella Midi Dress, £179, Faithfull The Brand – buy now