100+ Trendy Spring / Summer Dresses for Women
Color Block DressesColor blocking is still a huge fashion trend for 2013. An easy way to create instant color blocking is with a color block dress. Styling a color block dress isn't as tricky as you might think. Play it safe with neutral accessories in black, metallic, or tan/nude. You don't have to spend a lot of money on a trendy color block dress. Many affordable stores like Target and Old Navy have several color block dresses to choose from, most priced around $20. Click here for featured items.
Fun Patterned DressesFun and funky patterns are so hot for Spring 2013. Tie dye is experiencing another revival, and traditional prints like stripes and polka dots are also very trendy for Spring style. Pair these bold prints with neutral accessories. Click here for featured items.
Bold ColorNeons are still in for 2013, as well as rich hues like monaco blue, poppy red, and the color of the year emerald green. These bold shades often look best with metallic or black accessories. Click here for featured items.
Edgy FloralsI've blogged several times about the edgier modern florals for Spring. They're bold floral prints paired with bold color and black. My favorite edgy floral pieces this season were from Prabal Gurung for Target. All of the floral dresses mixed with black would undoubtedly look best with black heels. I'd go with something simple like these high heel ankle-strap sandals. Click here for featured items.
Bold Black & WhiteGraphic black and white is one the top style trends for 2013. Black and white is a classic that is always in, but the trendy version this season displays big bold patterns in stripes, checkerboard, and other funky patterns. Click here for featured items.
Nautical DressesNautical style is always in for Spring. Nautical stripes in blues and red with rope details create the perfect casual dress for a fun Saturday outing. Pair these preppy looks with tan or brown shoes, straw totes, and silver jewelry. Click here for featured items.
The Shirt DressShirt dresses are easy and comfortable to wear, and they flatter any figure. Throw one on with some summer sandals for instant chic. Click here for featured items.
Fit and Flare DressesAmong all these color and pattern trends for Spring 2013, there is a silhouette that is at the foreground - the fit and flare dress (also called the skater dress). As you can see it is fitted at the bodice then flares out at the waist. The fit and flare dress shape is perfect for pear-shaped figures. Click here for featured items.
From pretty pastels to traditional Spring florals, the more girly dresses of the season all have lots of pleats. Pair these ultra-feminine Spring dresses with white handbags and nude heels. Click here for featured items.
Ruffles & Lace
Despite the rise in edgier trends this year, traditional feminine dresses are still very in for spring. Thanks to Valentino's line of lace dresses for 2013, allover lace is a big trend this Spring. For a romantic date or if you're attending a Spring wedding, you can't go wrong with a ruffled chiffon or lace overlay cocktail dress. Click here for featured items.
The Hi-Low DressThe hi-low dress, otherwise known as the mullet dress, that gained ground last year is back with a vengeance for 2013. It's quite a polarizing style. Women tend to hate or love it. I wasn't initially a fan, but the hi-low dress is growing on me. It's a great way to add elegance to a casual Spring dress. Click here for featured items.
Which style is your favorite? Which one of these dresses will you be wearing this season?