18 Summer Dresses for Every Occasion

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(Image credit: Original Illustration by Ally Quirk)

Summer dress season is officially here, and since the warm weather will only stick around for so long, it's worth adding a few new dresses to your wardrobe to make the most of the sun. With the uptick in events and social gatherings, we guarantee they will come in handy. Nordstrom's elegant selection of dresses has something for everyone, including a floral linen maxi, a sleek polka-dot slip, and a pinstriped fit-and-flare moment. So whether you're heading to an outdoor wedding, packing for vacation, or going to a backyard barbecue, these 18 picks will have you ready to RSVP "yes."

Raina Mendonça
Associate Fashion Editor

Raina Mendonça is an associate fashion editor on the branded content team at sister titles Who What Wear and Marie Claire. Previously, Raina was an editorial assistant at goop.com. When she’s not writing, you’ll find her crafting new playlists, exploring Los Angeles, or making a cup of English breakfast tea.