How To Find The Perfect Summer Dress

Summer Dresses

What To Look For In Your Wardrobe Choice

Let’s face it – every woman has that one summer dress that she just loves to wear for every special summer outdoor gathering, and on those beautiful summer days where the sun is shining bright and you want to wear something light and airy. And if you don’t have that one summer dress, then it’s time to learn more about what you need to look for in your wardrobe choice!

In this brief article, we’ll show you exactly how you can find the perfect summer dress that you can wear on a casual weekend with family, a backyard BBQ or as your go to for work.  So, if you’re ready to learn all about it, continue reading down below.

A Summer Dress Should Be Light, Bright, And Airy!

Remember, summer time is the most beautiful time of the year – but then again, it can get hot and humid pretty quickly. That means that whatever you do, you need to be sure that your outfit is comfortable and breathable.

For that very reason, we always recommend going for a dress that’s light, bright, and airy. In other words, you want something lightweight, which means you’ll want to pay close attention to the fabric. From there, you’ll want something breathable and flowy to ensure that enough air flow passes through it when you’re under that hot sun. Your go to fabrics here are natural fibres such as linen, cotton or bamboo.  Don't forget your viscose (rayon) fibres although not a 100% natural are breathable and therefore suitable for warm weather. If you are searching for a conscious alternative to viscose have a look at lyocell.

And last of all, you want it to be bright and beautiful! We’re never one to shy away from a nice pop of colour, or a pretty pattern – and that’s where you can get creative with your summer dress. Don’t be afraid to go big and bold with a bright blue or even a lemon yellow. Remember, patterns can be fun too, from floral to polka dots.

Summer time is the perfect time to let your personal style shine and a summer dress is the best way to do it.

Take A Look At Sleeve Length

Remember – light, bright, and airy. One of the best ways to ensure that your summer dress is light and airy is to take a look at the sleeve length and or shoulder straps.

First off, if your dress is sleeveless, then that’s perfect for warmer weather, whilst still protecting your shoulders! If you prefer a little more coverage then, consider the flutter sleeve which softens the look of the arm.  If you prefer a longer sleeve length to protect from the heat, you need a billowing sleeve so its not clingy to the skin. A reminder, if you are big busted, then go for higher or longer than the elbow as it gives the illusion of a wider torso if its right on the elbow.  Finally if sleeveless and sleeves are not your thing, consider the shoulder straps. Are they on the shoulder, off the shoulder, thin straps, thick straps, most importantly here you need to feel comfortable how do the straps fit when you are sitting in the dress?  Are they adjustable?

Find Your Summer Dress Today

Are you ready to find the perfect summer dress? If you are, head on over to LavenderBlue&Co and take a look at the wonderful selection that we have to offer. Now that you know everything you need to look for, you can find the perfect summer dress with no effort at all!


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