As those summer temps continue to climb, it’s time to ditch some of that denim and make room in your wardrobe for a few breezy summer dresses. So get ready to slip into something much more comfortable – and oh-so-cute – as we bring you 10 summer dresses in Canada that won’t break the bank for under $100.
A mini dress with a wrap-skirt detail
An updated take on the classic mini dress, featuring a pretty wrap detail and coming in 12 lush seasonal colours. We love it in “gloss green” as it’s easily one of the biggest colour trends of the season.
Wilfred New Saturn Mini Dress, Aritzia, $68 (on sale for $54 now!)
A funky midi dress you can dress up or down
This Zara midi dress with pretty cut-outs, a round neck and beaded applique detail can be dressed up or down.
Wrinkle Effect Cut Out Details, Zara, $59 (on sale now for $39!)
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A fresh and floaty option
A pop of pink, a breezy trapeze-style cut and an open back? Yes, please.
Crinkled Halterneck Dress, H&M, $39
The summer staple slip dress
Slip dresses offer the ease and versatility you want in a summer dress. Sexy, sleek and effortlessly cool, this is a summer staple you’ll want to stock up on.
Midi Slip Dress, Oak + Fort, $78
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The classic shirt dress in a mini style
This linen-blend shirt dress is the perfect get-up-and-go pick for summer days when you want to look put together, without actually having to put anything together.
Women+ Short Sleeve Linen-Blend Shirtdress, Joe Fresh, $34
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A summer dress in a jumpsuit style
This gorgeous pleated number from Dynamite gives the effect of a mini-dress, with the added comfort of being a jumpsuit style.
One Shoulder Romper, Dynamite, $59
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A one shoulder mini in a structured cut
Pretty and polished, this mini from Evernew is the go-to party dress that works on every level.
Dianne One Shoulder Mini Dress, Evernew, $69 (on sale now!)
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A bodycon fit in summer stripes
The classic bodycon mini cut in a trendy criss-cross neck style and striped print.
Sculpt Knit Dress, Aritzia, $88 (on sale now!)
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A chic strapless mini dress
It’s wedding (guest) season, and a chic strapless mini like this one from Dynamite is the ultimate pick for a fresh occasion-appropriate look.
Michelle Mini Strapless Dress, Dynamite, $59
Make it bodycon – but breezy
RW&CO has you covered for summer dresses this season – and we’re loving this sexy ribbed halterneck style.
Ribbed Halterneck Bodycon Dress, RW&CO, $59 (on sale now!)
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