As summer sizzles on, we’ve got no patience left for fabric touching our skin. Any garment we put on needs to be bountifully breezy with a tent-like silhouette that promotes maximum airflow on the swampiest of days. But, on our hunt for voluminous pieces that rival parachutes, we're also looking for styles that will seamlessly flounce with us into the eventual chillier seasons. Enter, the tiered dress.
This lightweight piece is also inherently layered, making it the ideal transitional buy to take our bodies from summer right on into crisp autumn. With panelled skirts that increase in volume as they reach the floor (or, just our knees) and hemlines that practically float (ensuring top-notch ventilation), these flounciful frocks feel just effortless when layered under jumpers or over turtlenecks and tees.
Click through to see 10 of our favourite freewheelin’ tiered dresses that will keep you feeling lighter than air for months to come.
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