Add These Cute Sundresses to Your Warm Weather Wardrobe

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20 Best Sundresses for Every Occasion Walmart / Petal and Pup


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Getting dressed for the cold involves a lot of layering, but in the warmer months you can often get away with just one key article of clothing: a cute summer or spring dress! And if it's an especially hot day, there's nothing better than one of the best sundresses. These pieces are known for being casual, comfy, and lightweight—the perfect choice for one-and-done dressing. To help you find your perfect sundress, we've rounded up more than a dozen cute options, including maxi dresses, midi dresses, and mini styles, t00.

Many of these feature feminine, trendy touches like tiered skirts and flirty bows, not to mention the holy grail of dress details: pockets! You'll also find plenty of of-the-moment smocked dresses to help you strut into spring and summer in style. And when it comes to patterns, whether you like floral dresses, stripes, or solids, this list has got you covered. Add one or two of these picks to your warm weather wardrobe and you'll surely be wearing them all season long. You can even keep rocking them when the weather gets cooler—just add some tights and your favorite jean jacket and you'll be good to go!

Check out more summer styles:

Floral Boho Maxi Dress

A flowy floral dress will always take you from day to night with ease. This one features a lightweight fabric to keep you comfortable through the summer months, plus adjustable spaghetti straps for your perfect fit.

<p><a href="https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09ZF4Q5LW?tag=syn-yahoo-20&ascsubtag=%5Bartid%7C2164.g.43784146%5Bsrc%7Cyahoo-us" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Shop Now;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Shop Now</a></p><p>Floral Boho Maxi Dress </p><p>amazon.com</p><p>$40.99</p><span class="copyright">Amazon</span>

The Pioneer Woman Eyelet Smocked Waist Ruffle Dress

The details on this dress from Ree's collection are a summer dream! Featuring a tiered skirt, flutter sleeves, and a smocked waist to accentuate your figure, it's just as lovely as can be—especially with those eyelet accents!

<p><a href="https://go.redirectingat.com?id=74968X1596630&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.walmart.com%2Fip%2F5321608865%3Fselected%3Dtrue&sref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thepioneerwoman.com%2Ffashion-style%2Fg43784146%2Fbest-sundresses%2F" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Shop Now;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Shop Now</a></p><p>The Pioneer Woman Eyelet Smocked Waist Ruffle Dress</p><p>walmart.com</p><p>$27.00</p><span class="copyright">Walmart</span>

Ruffle Midi Dress

A breezy white dress just screams summer! With a comfy cotton fabric and pretty ruffle accents along the skirt and neckline, you'll reach for it again and again this season.

<p><a href="https://go.redirectingat.com?id=74968X1596630&url=https%3A%2F%2Ffactory.jcrew.com%2Fp%2FBZ797&sref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thepioneerwoman.com%2Ffashion-style%2Fg43784146%2Fbest-sundresses%2F" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Shop Now;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Shop Now</a></p><p>Ruffle Midi Dress</p><p>jcrew.com</p><p>$69.50</p>

Brea Maxi Dress

Going on vacation? You'll want to put this dress in your suitcase immediately. It has a breezy, billowing fit and a flattering straight neckline with adjustable straps. The stripes are so summery, too!

<p><a href="https://go.redirectingat.com?id=74968X1596630&url=https%3A%2F%2Fpetalandpup.com%2Fproducts%2Fbrea-maxi-dress-cream-stripe%3Fvariant%3D43480786895025&sref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thepioneerwoman.com%2Ffashion-style%2Fg43784146%2Fbest-sundresses%2F" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Shop Now;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Shop Now</a></p><p>Brea Maxi Dress</p><p>petalandpup.com</p><p>$89.00</p><span class="copyright">Petal and Pup</span>

Beach Scroll Cutout Tiered Maxi Dress

Get ready for all the compliments when you show up in this dress! That's thanks to the flirty cutout detail, flutter sleeves, flouncy skirt, and fabulous pattern!

<p><a href="https://go.redirectingat.com?id=74968X1596630&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.loft.com%2Fclothing%2Fdresses%2Fcatl000013%2F756688.html%3FpriceSort%3DDES&sref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thepioneerwoman.com%2Ffashion-style%2Fg43784146%2Fbest-sundresses%2F" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Shop Now;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Shop Now</a></p><p>Beach Scroll Cutout Tiered Maxi Dress</p><p>loft.com</p><p>$66.00</p><span class="copyright">Loft</span>

The Pioneer Woman Off The Shoulder Belted Midi Dress

From brunch to barbecues, this stylish number from Ree's line is ideal for just about any summer occasion! It has a smocked off-the-shoulder design, ruffled tiers, and a flattering belted waist to fit just how you like it.

<p><a href="https://go.redirectingat.com?id=74968X1596630&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.walmart.com%2Fip%2F5257842763%3Fselected%3Dtrue&sref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thepioneerwoman.com%2Ffashion-style%2Fg43784146%2Fbest-sundresses%2F" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Shop Now;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Shop Now</a></p><p>The Pioneer Woman Off The Shoulder Belted Midi Dress</p><p>walmart.com</p><p>$27.00</p><span class="copyright">Walmart</span>

V-Neck Wrap Floral Midi Skater Sundress

Wrap yourself up in this easy skater dress! It features a bold floral pattern, wrap V-neck top, and two side pockets. If you love the fit, it's also available in 14 other fun patterns and colors.

<p><a href="https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07RGZR2HR?tag=syn-yahoo-20&ascsubtag=%5Bartid%7C2164.g.43784146%5Bsrc%7Cyahoo-us" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Shop Now;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Shop Now</a></p><p>V-Neck Wrap Floral Midi Skater Sundress </p><p>amazon.com</p><p>$32.99</p><span class="copyright">Amazon</span>

Boho Floral Print Maxi Dress

We love every detail about this midi dress, including the pretty floral pattern, smocked bodice, and patterned hem along the ruffled tier. It's the perfect vacation dress, too, because it's easily packable!

<p><a href="https://www.amazon.com/dp/B095K2RCG9?tag=syn-yahoo-20&ascsubtag=%5Bartid%7C2164.g.43784146%5Bsrc%7Cyahoo-us" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Shop Now;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Shop Now</a></p><p>Boho Floral Print Maxi Dress</p><p>amazon.com</p><p>$54.99</p><span class="copyright">Amazon</span>

Floral Halter Sundress

You'll be pretty in pink in this floral sundress. It features a flattering halter neck, ruched waist, and pockets!

<p><a href="https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0BSC4PGLF?tag=syn-yahoo-20&ascsubtag=%5Bartid%7C2164.g.43784146%5Bsrc%7Cyahoo-us" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Shop Now;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Shop Now</a></p><p>Floral Halter Sundress</p><p>amazon.com</p><p>$33.99</p><span class="copyright">Amazon</span>

Blue and White Stripe Sleeveless Cotton Poplin Kenzo Dress

This is a customer favorite and it's easy to see why. A sleeveless silhouette, classic stripe pattern, and loose empire waist all add up to the perfect day dress. We love it paired with a brightly colored shoe, as seen here.

<p><a href="https://go.redirectingat.com?id=74968X1596630&url=https%3A%2F%2Ftnuck.com%2F%2Fproducts%2Fblue-and-white-stripe-sleeveless-cotton-poplin-kenzo-dress%3Fvariant%3D43477233303774%26gclid%3DCjwKCAjwjMiiBhA4EiwAZe6jQ90Za2bxq1JGaBlwIS_FJnKPZvbWybGwWeG4LyjKwAHmpa4PEJlEGhoCtAgQAvD_BwE&sref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thepioneerwoman.com%2Ffashion-style%2Fg43784146%2Fbest-sundresses%2F" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Shop Now;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Shop Now</a></p><p>Blue and White Stripe Sleeveless Cotton Poplin Kenzo Dress</p><p>tnuck.com</p><p>$118.00</p><span class="copyright">Tuckernuck</span>

Boho Spaghetti Strap Square Neck

Opt for this striking cream dress, which also features feminine tie straps. Pair it with your favorite colorful or neutral accessories for the perfect spring or summer look.

<p><a href="https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09N3QT3YB?tag=syn-yahoo-20&ascsubtag=%5Bartid%7C2164.g.43784146%5Bsrc%7Cyahoo-us" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Shop Now;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Shop Now</a></p><p>Boho Spaghetti Strap Square Neck</p><p>amazon.com</p><p>$49.99</p><span class="copyright">Amazon</span>

Casual Maxi Tie Dye Beach Dress

No warm-weather wardrobe would be complete without a little tie dye. This laid-back dress is perfect for the beach or a casual date.

<p><a href="https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07VP2XBX7?tag=syn-yahoo-20&ascsubtag=%5Bartid%7C2164.g.43784146%5Bsrc%7Cyahoo-us" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Shop Now;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Shop Now</a></p><p>Casual Maxi Tie Dye Beach Dress</p><p>amazon.com</p><p>$30.99</p><span class="copyright">Amazon</span>

Brette Linen Midi Dress

Make your day even sunnier with this beautiful yellow dress! The straight neck atop a flared skirt is so flattering and the linen fabrication is just right for the season.

<p><a href="https://go.redirectingat.com?id=74968X1596630&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.showpo.com%2Fus%2Fbrette-midi-dress-straight-neck-strappy-fit-and-flare-in-lemon.html%3Fredirect%3Dfalse%26gad_source%3D1%26gclid%3DCj0KCQjw3ZayBhDRARIsAPWzx8qm_ncSRLCgWUfkqtcv_oykm5tQCTYW66agEMQjDl8exRZmfMpbPhoaAmoPEALw_wcB&sref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thepioneerwoman.com%2Ffashion-style%2Fg43784146%2Fbest-sundresses%2F" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Shop Now;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Shop Now</a></p><p>Brette Linen Midi Dress </p><p>showpo.com</p><p>$69.95</p>

The Supima Jersey Riviera Dress

Say hello to your new go-to dress. It has a knit top and a voluminous woven bottom for a style that's super easygoing and comfortable. You'll wear it to everything, from errands to brunch to dinner.

<p><a href="https://go.redirectingat.com?id=74968X1596630&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.everlane.com%2Fproducts%2Fwomens-supima-jersey-riviera-dress-sage-green&sref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thepioneerwoman.com%2Ffashion-style%2Fg43784146%2Fbest-sundresses%2F" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Shop Now;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Shop Now</a></p><p>The Supima Jersey Riviera Dress</p><p>everlane.com</p><p>$98.00</p><span class="copyright">Everlane </span>

Smocked Squareneck Maxi Dress

Smock about cute! This dress has smocking at the yoke and back, shirring at the waist, and delicate spaghetti straps. But it's the vibrant floral print that seals the deal for us.

<p><a href="https://go.redirectingat.com?id=74968X1596630&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.gapfactory.com%2Fbrowse%2Fproduct.do%3Fpid%3D433938011%26vid%3D1%26tid%3Dgfpl000042%26kwid%3D1%26gad_source%3D1%26gclid%3DCj0KCQjw3ZayBhDRARIsAPWzx8rvmFYtHYokl9dP4_1jiFXnsq4DQaCcZXDpe70FlnTz7OA7X5DkBC0aAt6jEALw_wcB%26gclsrc%3Daw.ds&sref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thepioneerwoman.com%2Ffashion-style%2Fg43784146%2Fbest-sundresses%2F" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Shop Now;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Shop Now</a></p><p>Smocked Squareneck Maxi Dress</p><p>gapfactory.com</p><p>$39.99</p><span class="copyright">Gap </span>

Strapless Tiered Maxi Dress

No tan lines here! Have a stunning strapless moment in this pretty tiered maxi dress. We love the smocked bodice, tiered hem, and subtle ruffle trim at the top.

<p><a href="https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08RDF6SPN?tag=syn-yahoo-20&ascsubtag=%5Bartid%7C2164.g.43784146%5Bsrc%7Cyahoo-us" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Shop Now;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Shop Now</a></p><p>Strapless Tiered Maxi Dress</p><p>amazon.com</p><p>$48.99</p><span class="copyright">Amazon</span>

Patricia Colorblock Cotton Maxi Dress

This strappy colorblock dress feels so celebratory! Dress it up with espadrille heels or down with thong sandals or white sneakers.

<p><a href="https://go.redirectingat.com?id=74968X1596630&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.vicicollection.com%2Fproducts%2Fpatricia-colorblock-cotton-maxi-dress%3Fvariant%3D40431544893502%26currency%3DUSD%26gad_source%3D1%26gclid%3DCj0KCQjw3ZayBhDRARIsAPWzx8pRbNKaF0sG5dOoqVJ62EcpUCqAX60-tX4si5i_gDQ_yD_C95PickkaAn1AEALw_wcB%26color%3Dorange-multi&sref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thepioneerwoman.com%2Ffashion-style%2Fg43784146%2Fbest-sundresses%2F" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Shop Now;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Shop Now</a></p><p>Patricia Colorblock Cotton Maxi Dress</p><p>vicicollection.com</p><p>$86.00</p><span class="copyright">Vici Collection</span>

Ronin Maxi Dress

Look at this stunner! Pretty summer fruits and florals make up its tropical pattern. It also has lots of lovely details like a drop tier skirt and square neckline.

<p><a href="https://go.redirectingat.com?id=74968X1596630&url=https%3A%2F%2Fpetalandpup.com%2Fproducts%2Fronin-maxi-dress-navy%3Fvariant%3D43141924159665&sref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thepioneerwoman.com%2Ffashion-style%2Fg43784146%2Fbest-sundresses%2F" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Shop Now;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Shop Now</a></p><p>Ronin Maxi Dress</p><p>petalandpup.com</p><p>$99.00</p><span class="copyright">Petal and Pup</span>

Tiered Ruffle Maxi Dress

This standout has the prettiest embroidered floral details throughout, along with a tiered flowy skirt. The silhouette with a tie-bow at the back is so flirty and feminine.

<p><a href="https://go.redirectingat.com?id=74968X1596630&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.abercrombie.com%2Fshop%2Fus%2Fp%2Ftiered-ruffle-maxi-dress-55301819&sref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thepioneerwoman.com%2Ffashion-style%2Fg43784146%2Fbest-sundresses%2F" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Shop Now;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Shop Now</a></p><p>Tiered Ruffle Maxi Dress</p><p>abercrombie.com</p><p>$130.00</p><span class="copyright">Abercrombie</span>

Smocked Clip-Dot Midi Dress

This blue and white dress is one you'll reach for again and again this season. Just look at those details! It has the cutest alternating dots and stripes pattern with lacy sleeves and a smocked bodice.

<p><a href="https://go.redirectingat.com?id=74968X1596630&url=https%3A%2F%2Ffactory.jcrew.com%2Fp%2FBZ978&sref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thepioneerwoman.com%2Ffashion-style%2Fg43784146%2Fbest-sundresses%2F" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Shop Now;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Shop Now</a></p><p>Smocked Clip-Dot Midi Dress</p><p>jcrew.com</p><p>$69.50</p><span class="copyright">J.Crew</span>

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