Best Places to Shop for Summer Dresses

(Updated 2019)

Summer is in full swing, the days are warm, the sun shines bright, and life is good. Keeping it simple with dresses is anything but basic. Summer style is all about keeping your cool and simple with one-and-done dressing. Dresses create a look pulled together look that requires little effort, which is why I love them so much.

I’ve put together a list of my favorite places to shop online for summer dresses so you can find your perfect summer dress, whether it’s a floral maxi dress, casual mini dress, or a special even dress. One of these online shops will have what you’re looking for! Keep scrolling to see where you can find the best places to shop for your perfect summer dress…


Best Places to Shop for Dresses Online

Boohoo: $

Boohoo is a UK based online retailer that with 100’s of new items added every day, so you know there will be something new and unique for you. They have great section of dresses with everything from casual summer dresses to special occasion dresses. You’ll often find that they have great sales form 40%-70% off as well.  They ship world-wide and shipping is free over $60. I’ve found some really cute summer outfits there including this 2-piece floral coord set, and a more recently these two floral dresses.

Shein: $ is an online retailer for fast-fashion. They have cute summer dresses starting as low as $5, but if you’re willing to spend $25 or more you can get some pretty gorgeous dresses!  They have tons of selection for trendy dresses at inexpensive prices. This is the perfect place to shop, if you’re looking to try out a trend your unsure of. I’ve found some really cute dresses there including this pink pom pom dress and this timeless classic pencil dress and vest.

Revolve Clothing: www. $$-$$$$

Revolve Clothing has a huge selection of dresses that range for low to high end. They have a wide selection of dresses online and 2 day shipping makes it convenient and fast to get what you want.

Chicos: $$$

Chico’s has the carries unique dresses with a little Mexican flavor that are perfect for summer. They make quality clothing with rich colors, bold prints, unique artisanal details.

Loralette: $$

Loralette is a brand for curvy girls sizes 14-24. With inspiration from designer trends & pop culture, Loralette makes clothing of all kinds, and have a great selection of dresses that are perfect for summer.

Mango:  $$

Mango is an internationally famous retailer with 2,725 stores in 105 countries worldwide. They have everything form short printed dresses in a casual style for the daytime, to more formal designs for the office and long and elegant dresses for special occasions.

Choies: $

Choies is another fast-fashion retailer. They have a great selection of summer dresses of all kinds. They have a great variety of styles to keep you looking stylish all summer long.

Frilly: $$$

Frilly is a creative platform for people who want to design their own unique pieces to truly create a style that is all their own. Their platform allows you to personalize your garment from color to buttons and more!

Hidden: $

Hidden is an online retailer that boasts the freshest trends and styles. Their brand inspires women to live life fearlessly, dance like nobody is watching, and to sparkle when they strut.

Zulily: $

Zulily carries clothing and accessories for the whole family! But they especially have a great selection of summer dresses starting at 14.95.

eShakti: $$

Did you ever want the perfect dress customized and made for you? eShakti is an online retailor that allows you to customize your the details of your dress including sleeve length, hemline, and other details so you can have a dress that’s just the way you want it. Turn around time is pretty quick too so you can have your perfect dress in just 2 weeks! The pricing is very reasonable too, you can get a customized dress starting at $69! I have 2 custom dresses from eShakti and you can see them here and here.

Lord & Taylor:  $$-$$$

Aka the dress address! So you know that Lord and Taylor specialize in dresses. They have a huge selection of dresses that cover everything from formal events to day to day. See my recent spring picks collaboration with them here.

Ami Clubwear: $

You might think that with their name they only have club and party clothing, but Ami Clubwear has a great selection of summer dresses for women of all ages. They have dresses of every kind from daily summer dresses to special occasion dresses for weddings, prom and parties.

Looking for more places to shop online?
Check out my post of the best online shopping sites here!

Find your perfect summer dress! Off the shoulder dresses, one should dresses, shift dresses, summer dresses.

Summer street style: one shoulder striped summer dress Summer dresses for every occasion

Outfit Details:

Dress: Striped summer shift dress by Abercrombie (similar here)
Shoes: Strappy sandals by Nine West (similar here)
Bag: Canvas doctor satchel bag by Prada (seen here)

Shop for summer dresses of all different styles: floral dresses, maxi dresses, midi dresses, rompers and more... Cute one shoulder summer shift dress. Love it!

Where are you favorite places to shop for dresses?
Let me know in the comments below!

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  • Sara P.
    July 2, 2017

    I love the things I’ve seen at eShakti. My new favorite dress is the Amelia by LuLaRoe, though!

  • Debra Hawkins
    July 2, 2017

    Shabby Apple is one of my absolute favorites! It has the cutest dresses in the right cuts! I have several.

  • Candy Kage
    July 2, 2017

    My daughter likes to shop at different places. Will have to show her this, she loves summer dresses.

  • Katie Kinsley
    July 2, 2017

    I have been loving Abercrombie items for the past couple of seasons. This one is too cute. I like that they’ve been upping their game!

  • Becky Ryan- Willis
    July 2, 2017

    You look beautiful in your dress. I have to agree with the places you listed but my favorite is JCPenney. I have bought some very cute dresses that worked out for me better than ordering on line. I think it is because my body type is so unpredictable.

  • Maurene Cab
    July 2, 2017

    These is a great list! I’ve been looking for the perfect summer dress and I’m sure that each of these sites will give me the right choices.

  • John Lopez
    July 2, 2017

    I will definitely forward this to my sister and nieces, who are shopaholics. Great photos, the model is very photogenic.

  • Margarette Puno
    July 3, 2017

    Oh wow, I just love that cool summer outfit. Hmm, I have few dress same as that but had no chance to wear it nowadays. Busy mom tho.

  • Chei Pangan
    July 3, 2017

    Nice dresses. Nice hair. Nice model. And that sandals, wow! Where should I be going so I can wear clothes like this?

  • militaryfamof8
    July 3, 2017

    Nice dresses. Nice hair. Nice model. And that sandals, wow! Where should I be going so I can wear clothes like this?

  • This is a great list, thank you! I wear dresses all summer long, they are so comfy! I have not shopped at a few of these so I will check them out for sure, thanks!

  • Stephanay Jnote
    July 3, 2017

    Eshakti really has some beautiful designs that I just love. I really enjoy the sales that Lord & Taylor has. Great places here. I also love JCPenney and Annie Sez. Those are two of my favorite places to shop.

  • Jenn @ EngineerMommy
    July 3, 2017

    I love a great summer dress. I can’t wait to check out some of these stores, because they sound like fabulous destinations to get stylish clothing at a great price.

  • Echo (The Mad Mommy)
    July 3, 2017

    I wish I could pull off summer dresses, but I am just now getting used to shorts, lol! It’s a little harder when you are plus sized!

  • Jaime Nicole
    July 3, 2017

    That dress looks just darling on you! I have heard great things about Shabby Apple. I’m always looking for great plus size dresses!

  • Jocelyn Marie
    July 3, 2017

    I love looking for new summer dresses! I hadn’t seen some of these stores before so thanks!

  • Rebecca Swenor
    July 3, 2017

    These all sound like great places to shop for summer dresses. Shein I will have to check out for sure with prices as low as $5. Thanks for sharing these awesome places to shop for dresses.

  • Kristin Swenson
    July 3, 2017

    I’m in love with your dress! I’m still not over shoulder baring styles and that color is perfect for summer!

  • Jenn
    July 7, 2017

    I love that dress and those heels! I wish I wasnt so tall so I could wear them.

  • Cindy
    July 12, 2018

    Great photography, Eileen…and, also, very nice modelling by you!

  • Jessica
    July 12, 2018

    This is such a great list! Pretty dress too.

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