As our post-winter bodies begin to thaw, our appetites for frolicking through a sunshine-filled meadow wearing the most billowy frocks imaginable have become insatiable. The only dresses we desire to don are those with tent-like silhouettes that promote maximum breathability with fabric that won't rumple when we inevitably collapse into a sweaty heap in front of the AC unit. But, on our hunt for such voluminous pieces rivaling soft parachutes, we also want something versatile enough to seamlessly flounce its way through weird seasonal transitions and various dressed-up or down occasions. Enter, the tiered dress.
This roomy style is inherently layered, thus ideal for both chilly spring days and hot summer nights. With paneled skirts that increase in volume as they reach the floor (or, just our thighs if we're feeling cheeky) and hemlines that practically float (ensuring top-notch ventilation), these crowd-pleasing frocks feel just as stylish (and comfortable) when layered under sweaters or overtop tees. Ahead, find 35 tiered dresses that are more than suitable for any warm-weather activity — from frolicking to snacking and napping.
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