51 Summer Dresses on Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy

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It took a minute, but summer has arrived, and now that it has, you’re going to need some dresses. Turns out there are dozens upon dozens of wonderful ones on sale at the moment. Below, a selection of our favorites — for work, for picnics in the park, for lazing about on a Sunday, and, of course, for all the summer weddings you’ll be dragging yourself to. Throughout the next few months, as these sell out and new ones come on sale, we’ll be updating this post.

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Topshop Geo Tie-Neck Halter Mini Dress
$45, Nordstrom
Theory V-Neck Sleeveless Admiral Crepe Short Dress
$167, Neiman Marcus
Madewell Eyelet Drop Waist Dress
$100, Nordstrom
See by Chloé Square-Neck Braid-Trimmed Jersey Dress
$147, Matches Fashion
See by Chloé Ruffled Silk Crepe de Chine Midi Dress
$78, The Outnet
Mango Vichy Check Dress
$50, Spring
Mango Striped Linen Dress
$70, Spring
Whistles Florencia Shirred Sundress
$120, Spring
See by Chloé Lace Embroidered T-shirt Dress
$119, Saks Fifth Avenue
Vince Crewneck 3/4-Sleeve Gathered Satin Shift Dress
$117, Neiman Marcus
Everlane Japanese GoWeave Cocoon Dress
$79, Everlane
Everlane Splitneck Jean Dress
$60, Everlane
M.i.h Jeans Reyes Dress
$138, Orchard Mile
Sea Vienna Bell-Sleeve Cotton-Voile Dress
$192, Matches Fashion
Tory Burch Wildflower Smock Dress
$279, Spring
Tory Burch Grotto Wrap Dress
$219, Spring
Opening Ceremony Embroidered French Cuff Dress
$88, Orchard Mile
MM6 Maison Margiela Striped Cross Front Long Tee Dress
$217, The Line
See by Chloé Sleeveless Tie-Shoulder A-Line Dress
$260, Yoox
Lord & Taylor Gingham Ruffle Dress
$60, Walmart
Coach x Keith Haring Quilted Patchwork T-shirt Dress
$248, Coach
Adriana Papell Simple Delight Ruffle Maxi Dress
$95, Nordstrom
Rachel Comey Ellipse Isotope Dress
$165, Need Supply
Black Crane Patched Dress in Green Black
$220, Need Supply
Farrow Kay Mini Dress
$46, Need Supply
Rebecca Minkoff Carissa Layered Dress
$156, Saks Fifth Avenue
Trina Turk Cedar Shift Dress
$134, Saks Fifth Avenue
Corey Lynn Calter Zola Maxi Dress
$100, Anthropologie
Lilka Maggie Embroidered Dress
$70, Anthropologie
Maeve Savoy Buttondown Dress
$100, Anthropologie
Faithfull Polka Dot Midi Dress
$130, Anthropologie
Viden Stel Halter Dress
$110, Totokaelo


Marni Short Dress
$142, Yoox
The Kooples Crinkle Viscose Dress
$195, Yoox
MSGM Short Dress
$145, Yoox
La Maison Talulah Infatuation Crochet A-Line Dress
$210, Nordstrom
Diane von Furstenberg Short Sleeve Flared Silk Jersey Wrap Dress
$281, Diane von Furstenberg
Diane von Furstenberg Sleeveless Side Ruffle Dress
$129, Diane von Furstenberg
COS Knot-Detailed Printed Dress
$50, Spring
Self-Portrait Two-Tier Guipure-Lace Dress
$190, Matches Fashion
Club Monaco Daphins Wrap Dress
$69, Spring
Shoshanna Crocheted Floral Dress
$250, Anthropologie
Ella Moss One-Shoulder Popover Mini Dress, Black
$65, Neiman Marcus
Jill Jill Stuart Cutout Square-Neck Sleeveless Gown
$98, Neiman Marcus
Self Portrait 3-D Petal Midi Dress
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Self Portrait 3-D Petal Midi Dress
$174, Shopbop
Isa Arfen Siena Off-the-Shoulder Washed-Silk Dress
$357, Moda Operandi
Derek Lam Square-Neck Straight Cutout-Eyelets Mini Dress
$247, Neiman Marcus
Isa Arfen Wow Obliterated Blossom Dress
$400, Matches Fashion
Vince Scoop Neck Satin Slip Dress
$100, Nordstrom Rack
Equipment Jada Silk Asymmetrical Dress
$140, Nordstrom Rack
Mara Hoffman One-Shoulder Embroidered Faille Midi Dress
$58, The Outnet

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51 Summer Dresses on Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy