6 perfect casual white summer dress options

A casual white summer dress can keep you cool, comfortable, and looking stylish all summer long. As we head into the real heat of the summer nothing better than a crisp white to look your best.

All white is not the best look for me. My dad used to refer to me as appliance white. I am pale and pale can be, so adding white to my white isn’t always a great look. When I do try an all-white look, I make sure to wear something with a color that looks great against my skin. A color I know looks good on me. I do the same with shoes and a purse to break up all the white. 

If you are fortunate enough to look great in white, then go for it. Keep the accessories neutral like raffia or metals, and white sandals. With a neutral canvas to start, you can go a million directions with an all-white look


Where do you find a casual white summer dress

If you’re looking for the perfect white summer dress, I’ve found a few for you. I included dresses in different lengths, volume, styles, and silhouettes. White summer dresses for women are plentiful right now, so it can be overwhelming to shop for one.

I’ve simplified the process of searching for a casual white dress by narrowing it down to 6. All you have to do is pick one. You really can’t go wrong as they are all great. See how much easier I make your life?

The gathering at the waist on this dress gives you shape, while leaving the rest of the dress billowing and breezy. Perfect for airing things out on hot days. This eyelet dress is darling. The v-shape at the neck and cinch at the waist gives the dress structure without it being tight and clingy.

This tie at the shoulder dress is a beauty. Zoom in to see the embellishment on this dress. The detail work is stunning. This also comes in other colors that are just as spectacular, but we are focused on white for this post. A linen sheath dress is so simple, classic, and easy to wear. You can dress this up or down and wear this over and over again all summer long.

You have to see the back on this short shirt dress. If you want to partake in the cutout trend but feel self conscious about it, this is the dress for you. The subtle cutout in the back is a great way to dip your toe in this style. The one shoulder gathered at the waist cotton dress is so feminine and pretty. Add simple sandals and you’re all done, nothing more needed on this one.

I kept the dresses casual for this post, but you could dress most of these up if you needed to. You can also check out my wedding guest dress post for some fancier ideas if that’s what you need. What I’ve included here can be packed for any trip, worn around town while running errands, or to your next BBQ.



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