The Best Flowy Long Dresses for Summer

One of my favorite things about spring and summer is being able to wear a pretty flowy dress! As the temperatures heat up, the convenience of being able to throw on a dress and sandals and look completely put together is life-giving! Not to mention, it protects your skin from harmful rays. I’m so excited to round up all my favorite flowy long dresses that are comfortable to wear during the summer.

I’ve rounded up a few of my favorite long flowy dresses for you below! I’ll be updating this post throughout the summer with new finds, current looks and more. Be sure to pin or bookmark this post and come back to it later as a resource for your best dressed summer.

If you’re looking for the perfect little white dress for summer, you’ll love this post HERE too.

Flowy Long Dresses for Summer

Puff Sleeve Poplin Midi Dress

The Best Flowy Long Dresses for Summer


I wore this dress on my recent trip to Charleston, and it was perfect for walking around and exploring! I love that it didn’t wrinkle in my suitcase and made for an easy, put together daytime look. I added my favorite denim jacket in the evening when it was a little cool. You could also pair this with white sneakers if you’re going to be doing a lot of walking!

I picked this dress up from Abercrombie. They always have a great selection of long flowy dresses every summer, and they are always usually less than $100. I’ve rounded up a few of my favorite options for you below that I think you would love.

Tan Floral Gabriella Dress

The Best Flowy Long Dresses for Summer


This dress is even more pretty in person! If you have a vacation on the books for this upcoming summer, this would be so pretty for beach pictures. The ruffle sleeves and pretty off-the-shoulder detail are feminine touches that add up to one gorgeous dress. This dress comes in multiple colors and patterns. So if you’re on the hunt for a specific color, I bet you can find one that suits your personal style.

It would also make a great date night look during the summer. You can pair it with comfortable sandals like these Tory Burch Millers or a heeled sandal like these Schutz pair. I have a full review of the Miller sandal if you are on the hunt for those! Add an oversized tote bag and a hat to round out your perfect travel day look!

This dress is from Petal and Pup. They are one of my favorite places to pick up long flowy dresses for spring and summer. You can get 20 percent off your purchase by using my code below. I’ve rounded up a few of my favorites I think you’ll love.

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Balloon Long Sleeve Dress

The Best Flowy Long Dresses for Summer


This dress is easy style and comfortable wear, which checks all the boxes for me. You can wear this more casually, and pair with white sneakers. Or you can dress it up and wear slide sandals or wedges for a fun date night look. I’m all about a versatile flowy maxi dress.

If you are on the hunt for a more casual flowy dress to be able to wear throughout the summer, one of my favorite places to shop is Target. They always have a ton of great options, usually less than $40. I recently did a full Target try-on here. I’ve also rounded up a few of my favorite Target dresses for you below!

Tiered Pleated Midi Dress


This dress is a great Amazon find for the spring and summer seasons. The color is such a pretty blush pink! However, it comes in so many other color variations too. This would be such a great option for maternity pictures, an upcoming shower or even a spring or summer wedding. I’ve paired it with heeled sandals here. Add a quilted crossbody for a more dressy occasion or a straw bag if it’s more casual.

Smocked Tiered Maxi Dress


The picture on the website does not do this neutral tiered maxi dress justice. The pattern is a gorgeous, on-trend floral pattern that we’re seeing so much of this season. I love that the pattern is a little understated and more neutral. It has five pretty tiers along the bottom half of the dress making, giving it a fun, girly vibe. The straps are adjustable to get a good fit at the top. The sizing is forgiving, and I’m wearing a small. If you’re between sizes, then I’d suggest going down one.

I picked this dress up from Nordstrom, by the brand Free the Roses. I recently discovered this brand , and really love many of their pieces. As I was browsing through Nordstrom’s website, I came across so many other great flowy dresses, I had to show you all. I’ve rounded up my favorites for you below!


It’s no secret that I enjoy wearing dresses. I am definitely a dress lover at heart because I love how just one piece is an entire outfit. All you have to do is throw on a comfortable pair of shoes, and you instantly look put together, while remaining comfortable. It’s basically the easiest, pulled-together look you can create in less than three minutes flat. But seriously, if I could only wear one style of dress for the rest of my life, it would be a flowy dress!

How To Style a Flowy Dress

One of the reasons that I love a flowy dress is because they are so easy to style. Depending on whether you are going for a dressed up look or a more casual vibe will dictate how you style your flowy dress. Right now, white sneakers are super on-trend. If you are wanting a simple, casual look I would grab a flowy dress that is a midi style and pair it with your favorite white sneakers. You can add a sun hat or baseball hat for an even more relaxed feel.

If you are going out for a date night or meeting up with your besties for drinks, then I would recommend adding a heel or a great summer wedge. A wedge or mule block heel will give you that elevated look without being too stuffy. However, if you are wearing a flowy dress to work, I would go with a pointed toe heel. This naturally gives off a professional vibe.

Now that we have your footwear covered, let’s go over what accessories and jewelry to pair with your dress. In the summer, I find that I wear my hair up a lot more to stay cool. I love to put a pretty hair scarf or scrunchie in my hair to give it a more playful look. It’s much better than just my simple black ponytail holder, if you ask me! Another go-to of mine is a great straw hat. Combine these with a pair of oversized sunglasses, and you’ll instantly look and feel fabulous! To really complete the look, I recommend adding a few pieces of Kendra Scott jewelry. They always have so many great finds that will easily mix into your everyday rotation.

This post, all about the best flowy dresses for summer, has been curated as a resource just for you! My hope is that you will be able to bookmark this post and come back to it year after year. As the season goes on and I continue to find amazing flowy dresses, I’ll be sure to update this post. I’ll also be adding in more styled looks so that you can see the dresses styled on!

Which flowy dress is your favorite?

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  1. Maureen wrote:

    I love flowy dresses too even though I am a jeans gal. It does make dressing so much easier especially during the summer when my brain turns into mush from all the hot temps! I adore the second dress you featured. It’s such a sweet and stunning dress. Definitely very eye catching!

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    Posted 6.5.22 Reply