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15 Basic White Dresses For The Summer

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Forget about bold colours and floral prints!  This summer season is all about getting back to the basics in all white from head to toe.  Like they say, sometimes less is more and this simple and basic look is sophisticated and refined to have you looking chic and fresh for this summer!  From classic white sundresses for casual days, to structured silhouettes for a night out in town, Real Style is here with a list of 15 basic white dresses to get you through an all white summer!


1. Dierdre Sweater Dress, $189

Scoop neck dresses are elegant and classic and great for semi-formal events.  Add a little sparkle to your outfit with bracelets and earrings and you’ll have a simple and understated look that will still have you standing out!

2. Rachel Zoe Baxter Fit and Flare Dress, $284

Capped A-line dresses are always a great look for the summer that’s chic and sophisticated.  Just put on a pair of white heels and you have the perfect look for a day at the office!

3. Rag & Bone Racerback Shift Dress, $512

It doesn’t get any simpler than a white tank dress!  This summer essential dress may be basic, but it’s the perfect canvas piece to layer printed flannels or jackets.

4. June & Hudson Lace Trim Midi Slipdress, $70

For the boho-chic girl, white dresses with lace trims is always a great look for a casual day at the park or for all the fun summer festivals and carnivals.  Pair it with a light-wash jean jacket and you have the perfect, casual summer look!

5. Cruel Summer Maxi Dress, $58

For those cool summer days, maxi dresses are always a girl’s best friend!  With the side slight and light breeze blowing, this look paired with a pair of flat strappy sandals makes for a super chic and stylish summer outfit.


6. ASOS Sleeveless Dress with Funnel Neck and Peplum, $47

If you’re having a night out with the girls, peplum dresses will always be dressy and sophisticated to add dimension and texture to your simple white dress.  It also works to accentuate your hips for feminine and flirty look!

7. ASOS Asymmetrical Dress with Step Hem, $139

Structured and asymmetrical dresses are also a great look for the night or events.  All you have to do is wear the perfect shade of bold pink lipstick and you’ll definitely have putting turning their heads with your polished and refined look!

8. New Look Crochet Detail Double Layer Slip Dress, $60

Double layer dresses are great for sunny days at the park.  It’s a fun and flirty look that’s chic and feminine with the perfect pair of wrap sandals.

9. French Connection Dress Montana Knits, $185

We just can’t get enough of cut out dresses!  This chic look is sophisticated, but still flirty with the simple side cut outs; a classic for nights out.

10. Trina Turk Jessen Sleeveless Tie Waist Jersey Tulip Skirt Dress, $311

Wrap dresses are great for adding texture and dimension to your outfit.  With the drape effects, you can either wear it down with a pair of sandals, or dress it up with heels to take you from day to night!


11. Alice + Olivia Dove Relaxed Maxi Dress, $436

Maxi dresses will always be relaxed and cool and with this plain long dress, add the perfect sparkling belt and necklace for a look that’s simple and elegant for those special events.

12. Elizabeth & James Mini Jade Dress, $458

High neck dresses are also great for taking a look from day to night.  Make a casual look with a jean jacket and dress it up with a pair of heels and pink lipstick to take you to the night!

13. Tibi Crepe Cape-back Shirt Dress, $228

Loose shirt blouse dresses are comfortable and relaxed and a great look for days at work in the office.  Just throw on your favourite, perfectly tailored blazer and you have a refined and sophisticated outfit.

14. Reverse Gotta Back Out Dress, $68

Loose, long sleeve dresses are casual and super boho-chic!  Add a little fringe bag, strappy sandals and floppy hat and you have the perfect summer festival and carnival look that’s chic and stylish.

15. Ecote Maddie Tiered Sundress, $59

We can’t forget about the sundresses for the summer!  It’s the classic, breezy summer look with the subtle ruffled hem and loose fit.  Pair it with sneakers or sandals and you’re ready for the a fun day out with friends on the road!

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