Off-the-shoulder dresses are romantic, feminine and a total nod to our perpetual love for boho-chic. They’ve got that fun and flirty quality that’s keeping them hot for summer, especially with the bevy of colors and prints to choose from. One thing’s for sure –we’ll all have sun-kissed shoulders all-summer long with these frilly frocks.
Ready to update your summer wardrobe? Here’s your ultimate shopping guide for off-the-shoulder dresses that are perfect for your pool parties, beach getaways and any other sun-drenched escapade where the dress code calls for anything hip, vibrant and effortlessly sexy.
If heading out for a sunny brunch al fresco with the ladies, Amanda Uprichard red off the shoulder dress, or the Lovers & Friends x Revolve long sleeve version will help you go for a casual, easygoing yet ultra-stylish look that exudes a girl-about-town vibe that says –“ So where are we heading after brunch?”
For that last-minute trip to the beach, be sure to pack with you a white off the shoulder dress, I love the embroidered one from Red Carter or a plain white one from Revolve. These are both cute as a dress or cover up, the fabulous piece is great for lounging by the sandy shore, to having a mojito (or two) in hand come happy hour.
And if the day’s agenda calls for a relaxing picnic at the park, slip on a Red Carter Monroe Chambray Off-the-Shoulder Dress. It’s an off-the-shoulder homage to your beloved denim –but flirtier, more fun and definitely more comfortable.
Bonfire party? A moonlit stroll in the beach? Take your shoulder-baring dress up a notch during warm summer nights with a Red Carter Diedra Off-the-Shoulder Lace Dress. The two-tone lace along with the bell sleeves, eyelash edging and tassel details, will definitely elevate your summer outfit that’s worthy of a street style snap.
And for that romantic summer soirée for two, the Never and Noor Ilara Crystal White Off-the-Shoulder Dress charmingly blends sweet with sultry, and will be perfect for an oceanside dinner, an intimate nightcap under the palm trees, or a stroll along the boardwalk.
Unicorn, donut, pizza and watermelon floaties? Check. Club music? Check. Bottomless margaritas? Check. Sunscreen and sunglasses? Check. And to cross out “outfit” from your checklist, here’s a Chio Off-the-Shoulder Dress. Worn as a cover up or dress, the super-fun frock and its draped ruffles, crochet lace, tiered embroidery, tulle trim and split sleeve details all scream –“I’m ready to make a splash in style.”
From mini skirts to maxi lengths, long sleeves or short sleeves, there are so many options to choose from, so I picked out a few of my favorites for you guys!