Dresses are an essential in any summer wardrobe — not only are they pretty, but they help to beat the summer heat. Rachel Wong has a few she’s loving and wearing a repeat. Watch as she breaks down the trends, where she gets her dresses and how she styles each one of them. Get the look by checking out a few similar dresses to Rachel’s below.
Related: Rachel’s quick updo ideas.
The milkmaid dress
A staple in the cottagecore aesthetic, the milkmaid dress is dreamy, romantic and delicate. It’s easy to picture yourself skipping through a meadow field or having a Pinterest-worthy picnic on the beach while wearing one of these.
The cutout dress
A must-have for the hot weather, the cutout dress is summer 2021’s breakout trend. Combine trends by opting for an earthy brown and pair with an oversized dad blazer to transition it into fall.
The slip dress
This slinky dress is so comfortable, it’s easy to forget you even have anything on. Slip dresses can be dressed up or dressed down, depending on the length and how you style them. Rachel prefers to wear these with platform sandals to keep it casual.
The ’70s are making a comeback and there’s no better way to wear it than by rocking a playful ’70s print mini dress. Rachel got hers from the thrift store — a great place to find cyclical trends from decades past.
Related: Is your thrifting habit problematic?