14 Spring Dresses You'd Be Happy to Shed Your Puffer Coat For

Reasons to get hyped for warmer weather.

Maybe it's a little overzealous to start planning which thigh-baring dresses you need for spring when leaving the house without tights right now feels like a bona fide nightmare. But preview these 14 whimsical dresses and you'll see why shopping early isn't just for the fanatical fashion types. (Seriously, you'll thank us a few months from now.)

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Lush, $46

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The shift dress you've been waiting to put on for months. Hey, at this point atleast you can wear it around the house.

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Ganni, $168

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Let's talk about slip dresses. This satin floral one is worth the pre-spring purchase. It's equal parts sexy for a fancier date-night or a sneakers + denim jacket pairing.

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Self-Portrait, $255

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Ah, Self-Portrait: the latest brand Meghan Markle has put on the map. This cotton midi dress is the definition of ~ details ~ with its carefully trimmed lace and buttons. Plus, you can now say you have the same taste as Markle. Where's my prince?

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Gap, $50

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This denim number can be thrown on with booties and tights, or stashed away until you can *really* say good riddance to those tights. Either way, denim is always on trend, especially in the transitional seasons.

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Zara, $26

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This asymmetric design looks good on practically anyone, and the tie-waist makes it anything but boring.

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Loveappela, $68

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That simple, feel-the-sun-on-your-back dress you've been craving since August.

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H&M, $50

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The satin weekender or office meeting staple. New year's resolution? Color. Lots of it.

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Madewell, $148

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A cocktail dress without the commitment. If it's a chillier spring night, throw on a pair of thigh-highs and you'll look like the coolest gal in the room.

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Zara, $36

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A spring statement that'll truly up your style game. Plus, it looks a lot more expensive than it is. (Hello, $36!). Thanks, Zara.

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H&M, $15

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You can never have too many t-shirt dresses. When layering currently feels like a second job, consider this your silver lining.

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Madewell, $158

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Florals for spring? Groundbreaking. But really, these elegant ruffles charm on their own.

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H&M, $40

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PSA: Do not sleep on this dress. Any beautiful and affordable Gucci-esque ruffle dress like this one will sell like hot cakes.

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Ganni, $248

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Velvet doesn't exclusively have to be a holiday thing. And when it's in powder-blue like this one, it won't look like one, either.

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J. Crew, $90

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The layers of tassels and the fire-engine-red hue make this so much more than a boring shift dress. Snaps all around.

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