Sundresses are anything but new — in fact, we're pretty sure they've been around as long as pool parties and grill-outs have been summer staples. But, that doesn't mean your go-to, warm-weather piece can't feel totally fresh. Here to help, we put together three rockin' outfits that will have you feeling fly. All you have to do is pair these ensembles with your favorite frock and voilà! You're summer stylin'.
To The Beach
Sure, a cover-up is all well and good, but donning a sundress to North Ave is so much chicer. Top your look off with some bright sunnies and a hat, and you're ready to hit Castaway's when the sun goes down.
Clockwise from top left: Guess Floppy Hat with Metallic Trim, $35, available at Guess; Topshop Cutout Apex Sundress, $76, available at Topshop; Forever 21 Zigzag Beach Bag, $12.80, available at Forever 21; Splendid Congo Elastic Flat Sandals, $68, available at Bloomingdale's; Matthew Williamson Sunglass, $339, available at Forward.
If a sundress feels a bit too girly for you, go tomboy chic with a pair of Chuck Taylors and a denim vest. This outfit will do you right whether you're hitting the Do Division Fest or alfresco brunching.
Clockwise from top left: Xhilaration Straw Baseball Hat, $10.39, available at Target; rag & bone Burney Vest, $230, available at Stylebop; Topshop Cutout Apex Sundress, $76, available at Topshop; Lucky Brand Gold Hinge Cuff, $99, available at Lucky Brand; Converse Chuck Taylor High-Top Sneakers, $50, available at JCPenney; TL-180 Cartable Mini Crossbody Bag, $385, available at Les Nouvelles.
For A Night Out
Who says a sundress can't be edgy? Channel all-out glam with a swanky leather jacket and more sparkle than you can shake your fist at. Trust us, you won't regret it.
Clockwise from top left: rag & bone Bowery Leather Jacket, $1,595, available at Les Nouvelles; Topshop Cutout Apex Sundress, $76, available at Topshop; Bauble Bar Primary Aztec Drops, $32, available at Bauble Bar; J.Crew Invitation Clutch, $175, available at J.Crew; Nars Larger Than Life Lip Gloss in Penny Arcade, $26, available at Neiman Marcus; Stuart Weitzman Metalmania Chainmail Sandals, $297.50, available at Shopbop.