With Summer fully upon us (at least in theory), the search for the perfect maxi dress begins. Easy to dress up and down, this classic piece is not only a real showstopper for any occasion, but also a comfortable option for whether you’re heading out to the bar or just strolling in one of London’s many scenic parks.
To help you find your perfect maxi dress match, we’ve rounded up our top picks of the moment below.
Miss Selfridge Pleated Dress in Orange – £55 Embrace a bold summer shade with this vibrant orange option by Miss Selfridge. The colour will add a zing to any vibrant wardrobe, while the delicate pleating and empire line will flatter a range of body types.
ASOS 70s Faded Floral Flutter Sleeve Maxi Dress – £60 We’re getting serious Kate Moss vibes from this maxi dress, with its chiffon form and free-flowing sleeves taking us right back to her boho days. Wear it for a summer wedding or birthday lunch and it’ll look just as glam.
River Island Halter Split Side Maxi Dress – £38 If you’re after a versatile maxi dress, look no further than this River Island number. It’s both festival and wedding-worthy, with the striking floral print bringing a real summer feel; all you need is a pair of simple sandals to complete the laid-back look.
Adrianna Papell Cap Sleeve All Over Sequin Dress – £270 Get ready to shimmer head-to-toe this summer. It’s hard to keep your eyes off of this elegant maxi dress, which is sure to go down a treat at any formal event this season. Stick to subtle silver accessories for a truly refined finish.
Needle & Thread Sequin Embellished Tulle Gown – £250 Got a wedding to go to this summer? This maxi dress by Needle & Thread couldn’t be more perfect. Covered in sparkles but demure enough to wear all day, this dress is sure to turn heads for all the right reasons.
Warehouse Stripe Split Side Midi Dress – £45.00 This maxi dress well help you catch a tan on those shoulders when you’re out and about this summer. Not only is this Warehouse dress perfect for a picnic in the park, but chuck on some wellies and it’ll see you through a festival too.
Love Kimono Sleeve Maxi Dress – £32.00 This summer, change up your little black dress for a long black dress. Although it’s not an obvious shade for the sunny season, a simple and smart option will work well for those evening events or with sandals and sunnies for a night in a beer garden.
Alice + Olivia Vandy Paneled Crinkled Satin and Lace Maxi Dress – £430If you’re after something a little more ethereal, feast your eyes on this Alice + Olivia number. Fine and free-flowing, this maxi is a comfy, easy-to-wear option for any occasion. Just add tan accessories and you’re off.
Ted Baker Marxel Floral Maxi Dress – £229 Go formal with florals this summer with this stunning maxi dress by Ted Baker. It’s lightweight fabric and airy shade adds a relaxed edge, while the strong neckline and sheer panel top bring a sophisticated touch. Sure to go down well for any summer occasion.
Mango Bow Long Dress – £99 – The minimalist movement has dominated fashion in the past few years, and this maxi dress staying true to the trend. With it’s clean lines and sharp silhouette, all you need is some slick gold jewellery for a chic, uncomplicated finished.