Longer days, hotter temps — summertime is fraught with excuses to throw on a breezy minidress
and adventure into, well, anywhere
that has AC.
But, because your go-to, hot-as-heck outfit (we’re guessing it’s some combination of cutoffs
and a white tee) isn’t exactly fancy-pants enough for a night filled with dancing and cocktails, we pulled a dozen dresses that’ll get you stoked for heading out
. From a majorly flattering pleated frock to a whisper-thin, royal-purple maxi with a daringly high slit (!), click through for our favorite, new going-out frocks