The most classic style staple for an unforgettable summer is a sundress. It’s a style essential that every woman should have in her closet. You can pair the silhouette and ease of a gorgeous printed frock with almost anything in your wardrobe. The right dresses will look great with everything from a jean jacket and sneakers to heels and a blazer. For chic and stylish women on the go this summer, there’s a need to enjoy versatility and fashion while also staying on trend.

Summer doesn’t have to be all jean shorts and T-shirts, you can mix it up whether you’re going to the grocery store or a fabulous function. You’ll be pleased to know that there are easy, breezy options for even the most low-maintenance of fashionistas. The heat is nothing to play with, and nobody wants to sweat it out in jeans. So let’s dive into the world of dresses and our top three trends for summer 2018. These are the must-have dresses you need in your closet.

Stylish Shift

navy number by EcruIf there’s a dress that’s timeless, sophisticated, and can go from the office to the beach in less than 60 seconds, it’s the shift dress. Solid colors are all the rage for this stunning silhouette. This navy number by Ecru is the perfect garment to take you through a weekend getaway or a day in the office. The look of this piece is sleek, sexy, and flattering while the ruffle hem still adds a certain degree of girlish playfulness that works well for all kinds of occasions. Whether you’re looking for a sophisticated cover-up or need something nice for dinner out on the town, a great shift dress is your new best friend.

Royal Ruffles

powder blue piece from Amanda Uprichard

Feeling like a queen is something that every woman loves. Whether you’re being pampered by your significant other or feeling regal in your wardrobe, ruffles are the way to get that little bit of royalty into your life. Check out this powder blue piece from Amanda Uprichard that adds a bit of ruffled glory at the bottom. It’s a subtle look that provides some queenly flare to your frame. Pair it with a strappy sandal for a beachy vibe or rock it with some pumps for a night on the town. The color is quintessential summer and will have you feeling cool, confident, and comfortable when you strut your stuff downtown or on the boardwalk.

Sailor Stripes

T-shirt dress from SanctuaryNothing screams “I’m ready for a weekend on a boat” like stripes. You and your first mates need to look fabulous for summertime activities, so why not add some maritime style to your wardrobe? This T-shirt dress from Sanctuary is cool, comfy, and can transform with any accessory. Pop on a leather jacket for bar hopping or a denim jacket for a bonfire on the beach. It also gives you room to play with your footwear like with some cute wedges or a hip pair of sneakers. However you choose to style it, this sizzling summer dress has to be in your closet.

Stylish dresses, regardless of pattern or cut, are the perfect fit for a summer full of fun. You can always find a wide range of vibrant, girly, edgy, and sophisticated pieces at one of our fashionable boutiques near you. Variety is the spice of life, and our options for stylish silhouettes are going to make your day. Keep in mind that every Scout & Molly’s Boutique carries its own unique collection, and while you might not see the pieces mentioned here, you’re sure to find something you’ll love. Talk to one of our friendly stylists today about finding your best summer outfit.

Posted on July 23rd, 2018