The 7 Best Summer Dresses for Curves in 2017

Without any doubts, summer is one of the favorite seasons for everyone in general. The weather, the sun, the holidays are perfect for wearing clothes that are more comfortable and simple, yet stylish and cute. There are a lot of options when it comes to summer outfits, which most of the people love because they’re easy to put together.

There’s nothing as comfortable and cute for summer as dresses. We can use them to go to work, to be at home, to go to the beach or to a barbecue with friends, with a lot of different fabrics, cuts, and combinations. However, dresses can be tricky if we don’t choose the right one for our body type. This choice can be especially difficult for all the curvy girls out there, who are debating between showing off their beautiful bodies or covering it up a little bit.

 

Zoozie LA Women’s Off The Shoulder Knee Length Dress Zoozie LA Women's Off The Shoulder Knee Length Dress

Colorful and trendy… this dress is basically made for a perfect summer. The off-the-shoulder trend has been with us for a few seasons now, and it’s going to be one of the highlights of next summer… again.

And although we’re used to seeing this kind of dresses in a more ‘loose’ shape, the belt strap gives a lot of structure, perfect for those ones who like to accentuate the waist.

Made of polyester, the print on this dress will cheer you up any day of the week and its knee-length makes it perfect for a wide variety of occasions. Pair it with flat sandals for a normal day or with nude heels for a more elegant occasion.

Available in multiple colors

 

S.L. Fashions Women’s Plus-Size Printed Mesh Dress with Satin TrimS.L. Fashions Women's Plus-Size Printed Mesh Dress with Satin Trim

Highlight the waist is for sure the best way to enhance your curves and give the body that hourglass shape we all love. This task can be easily done with either a fit dress or one that has a boxy silhouette but comes with a trim, like this one.

Sleeveless and with a knee-length, is definitely perfect for a bunch of summer events. The fabric is polyester, but the pleated skirt makes it look like a million dollars and the quality of the whole product is undeniable.

The print is also very flattering and strategic, and this dress has a special feature: a keyhole in back with button, perfect to make sure that your cute belt doesn’t go out of place.

Clothink Women Blue Stripes Off Shoulder Ruffle Shift DressClothink Women Blue Stripes Off Shoulder Ruffle Shift Dress

Of course, we had to cover the original off-the-shoulder style, so comfortable and stylish you are going to wish you can wear every single day of the week during the whole summer.

Asian made. The best feature about this dress is its price, so affordable that it makes the perfect trendy purchase.

You won’t have to worry about investing a lot of money on a dress that will probably be in the back of your closet soon (although you might want to keep it around because fashion is a cycle at everything comes back).

The ruffle in the top part is classic in this style and will make this dress your new favorite to use with your swimsuit.

Available in multiple colors

 

Vince Camuto Women’s Spaghetti Fit-and-Flare Printed DressVince Camuto Women's Spaghetti Fit-and-Flare Printed Dress

And from the most affordable to the one dress that is definitely considered an investment. This Vince Camuto floral dress is a must in your closet for many reasons: the shape, that highlights the waist, gives you an optical balance.

Details like the pleated skirt and the neckline make it really chic and elegant, but the floral print keeps it fresh.

It’s made of polyester and spandex, and it comes with a polyester lining to avoid any wardrobe malfunction.

This option will be perfect for a cocktail reception or an outdoor wedding (pair it with a nice fascinator, you’ll be the queen of the event) at it’s all you need to shine. With a back zipper, it will be easier to put on and off.

 

 

Meaneor Women’s V Neck Sleeveless Elastic Waist Floral Print Long Maxi DressMeaneor Women's V Neck Sleeveless Elastic Waist Floral Print Long Maxi Dress

Would it be summer without a cute maxi dress to wear for every occasion? I don’t think so.

This floral print model combines a few of our favorites: from the cute pattern to the neckline and oh… the elastic waist.

The V-neck and the elastic waist creates the illusion of an empire silhouette, very flattering for curves. And the length is perfect for numerous events during your summer.

The cute detail? Lace patchwork in the back, if there was a way to make this option a little bit sweeter

 

Verdusa Women’s Bohemian Backless Spaghetti Strap Loose Maxi Beach DressVerdusa Women's Bohemian Backless Spaghetti Strap Loose Maxi Beach Dress

And despite all the efforts for encouraging women to embrace their curves, there are still some out there who are not particularly comfortable with these options and would prefer to have a more relaxed and loose alternative.

 

And if you pick a cool chic option this doesn’t have to be a problem. This Verdusa maxi dress with spaghetti straps is perfect for the curvy girls and the not so curvy who want a good simple outfit for the beach.

 

Made out of polyester and nylon, it features adjustable straps so you can make it even more fit to your style. An excellent choice for the boho girl inside you.

LookbookStore Women’s Plus Size Black V Neck Short Sleeves Long Maxi DressLookbookStore Women's Plus Size Black V Neck Short Sleeves Long Maxi Dress

Repeat this and make it your mantra: wrap dresses are a girl’s best friends. Not diamonds, not chocolate, this dress will make you look like a princess no matter which one is your body type.

This option, made out of polyester and 5% spandex, creates a comfortable and flattering combination that will embrace your curls and let you shine.

Its length makes it perfect for a summer dress up party, paired with sandals and a cute clutch for the fresh nights of the season. And if you think that black is not such a festive option, there’s always more.

Different colors available…

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