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13 Casual Spring Dresses to Shop Now

In the midst of cooler temperatures, right now is perfect time to slip on an easy casual spring dress. Shop our favorites from this season, from vintage-inspired caftans to silky slip dresses and much more.
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Nothing screams warm weather like a casual spring dress, and have we got the selection for you. As temperatures rise, trading in jeans and sweaters for floaty one-pieces feels almost ceremonious. Whether that means stepping out to run errands in a simple linen shirtdress, or turning heads at a poolside cocktail party in a show-stopping designer number. As quarantine continues on, we’re itching to trade our loungewear for something more dressed up, and having a few pieces in our arsenal—even just to wear around the house—is one way to ring in the warmer months.

Jacquemus

While this casual spring dress is mostly covered up, it is still decidedly sexy, thanks to a slinky silhouette and bra top overlay. Complete the look with heeled sandals and bold earrings.

Jacquemus La Robe Maille Valensole, $678, Jacquemus

Dôen Nova

Los Angeles-based label Dôen is known for their boho-meets-prairie dresses, and this muted floral number is feminine with a west coast sensibility.

Dôen Nova Embroidered Printed Midi Dress, $338, Net-a-Porter

Gucci

Not all Gucci needs to be over-the-top, and this chambray dress from the maximalist house makes for the perfect casual spring dress. White lace embroidered with a subtle interlocking GG logo adds a touch of whimsy while still being casual enough for daytime. 

Gucci GG Lace-Trimed Cotton-Cambray Dress, $3,600, Matchesfashion

Christopher Esber

The best part of this knit dress? It can be worn a multitude of ways. With buttons running along the armholes and waist, convert into a top, sport a sleeveless version, or create cutouts for a subtly sexy look.

Christopher Esber Knit Dress, $940, Forward by Elyse Walker

La Vie Style House

Based on vintage patterns, La Vie Style House’s 3D floral appliqué caftan has a distinctly 60’s sensibility. The bell sleeves and mandarin collar make this neon orange number equally at home at a party or by the pool.

La Vie Style House Floral Appliqué Guipure-Lace Kaftan, $650, Matchesfashion

 

Rhode Ella

This mini dress in a fun print will surely be a hit at all your warm-weather cocktail parties. Donning a loose silhoutte key to casual spring dresses, the braided rope tie belt lets you cinch the waist for a flattering shape.

Rhode Ella Rainbow-Print Mini Dress, $237, Matchesfashion

 

DoDo Bar Or

Channel a retro look this spring and be sure to pick up this casual dress by boho label DoDo Bar Or. The crocheted material and bell sleeves add a vintage feel to any outfit.

DoDo Bar Or Liz Crochet-Knit Maxi Dress, $550, Moda Operandi

 

Ulla Johnson

Effortlessly chic, this smocked style makes for the perfect casual spring dress. With puffed shoulders and a ruffled hem, this dress is perfectly versatile for any casual spring outfit.

Ulla Johnson Isla Cotton-Poplin Dress, $295, Net-A-Porter

 

Dannijo

Tie dye usually screams casual, but this silk slip dress by Dannijo offers a more elevated take on the trend. Rainbow hues and a classic cut make this casual spring dress as versatile as it is elegant.

Dannijo Tie-Dyed Silk-Satin Midi Dress, $350, Net-a-Porter

Ganni

A lightweight dress is a must for your warm-weather wardrobe. This easy piece is plisséd for lots of movement and features a ruffled collar and subtle floral print. Wear it around town or as a beach cover up.

Ruffled Floral-Print Plissé-Georgette Midi Dress, $235, Net-A-Porter

 

Cecilie Bahnsen

Known for her whimsical shapes finished with couture details, Copenhagen-based designer Cecilie Bahnsen has quickly become our go-to for romantic dresses that make a statement. This piece is rendered in a frothy pink silk-blend gauze for a hyper-feminine feel.

Cecilie Bahnsen Karmen Dress,  €1,960, Cecilie Bahnsen

Shona Joy

This neutral hued dress is another necessary addition to your closet this Spring. Whether you pair this casual spring dress with sandals or a chunky sneaker, it’s sure to become a staple in your wardrobe.

Basic Square Neck Midi Dress - Tan, $240, Shona Joy

Brandon Maxwell

Leave it to Brandon Maxwell to add drama to the simple white shirt dress. An off-the-shoulder neckline and full A-line skirt make this satin poplin piece a show-stopping wardrobe staple, and somehow still a perfect casual spring dress as well.

Brandon Maxwell Off-the-Shoulder Cotton Midi Shirt Dress, $1,795, Moda Operandi

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