Whether you rock them with sneakers or coordinate them with your favorite heels, cute spring dresses are about as versatile as they come. Still cold out? Throw on a pair of tights or layer a turtleneck underneath. Finally getting warm? Go bare-legged and add a denim jacket .
And while there are endless variations of colors, patterns, and fabrications to choose from, there are a few silhouettes to look out for to build a solid spring wardrobe around. The slip dress , for instance, has been one of designerso favorite styles to interpret this season, and youoll find choices high and low in printed silks and slinky satins. off-the-shoulder dresses continue their reign of popularity , with flouncy gingham options you can wear well into the dog days of summer, and trim knit versions that would look great with a pair of boots.
Even if your style skews more classic, youoll find plenty to love among the shifts and A-line stylesjstrategically draped waists, voluminous pleats, lace-up frontsjand for off-duty days, the T - shirt dress is (or at least should be) a universal crowd-pleaser.
Listen: The fit-and-flare is popular for a reason. With a trim waist and slightly flouncy skirt, it flatters a wide range of figuresjand in a modern print or classic color, there's no reason it has to look obvious.
A-Line Cotton Dress, $85; at & other Stories
Eggs pleated Flared Dress, $404; at Farfetch
pleated Back Dress, $99; at CoS
Markus Lupfer Heidi Dress, $138; at Boutique1
Ribbed Dress with Lacing, $9.99; at H&M
We've sung the praises of this clavicle-baring style before, and our reasoning still stands. It's pretty, easy to wear, and looks just as good on a city sidewalk as it does on the French Riviera (well, almost).
Caroline Constas off-the-Shoulder Gingham Mini Dress, $395; at net-A-porter