Image by Reformation: Marley Dress
The off-the-shoulder dress is back and bigger than ever! With the growing need for stay-at-home dresses that still make us feel put together, the past trend has made a resurgence, becoming one of the biggest summer dress trends. As brands jump back on the off-the-shoulder trend train, there’s a wide selection of absolute stunners to choose from while shopping. We’ve rounded up our favorite dresses that help us feel like humans who have their life together, while simultaneously feeling like we never changed out of our sweatpants.
Free People: Vieques Off-the-Shoulder Midi Dress
Based on the reviews, this might be the best Free People dress you’ll ever buy. This knockout dress, offered in three summer-ready shades, features side slits, a beachy material, and a puff sleeve — what could be more on-trend than that? We can’t choose a favorite color. Honestly, you might have to buy it in all three hues. Click here to shop.
Misa Los Angeles: Micaela Dress
Show off a bit in this off-the-shoulder midi dress sold from Revolve. With a cinched waist, tie-detail sleeve, and semi-sheer design, this dress is super femme and flirty, which is a welcomed aesthetic — even if you’re not leaving the house. The dress comes in two solid colors and a print; all three seem made for the staycation of your dreams. Click here to shop.
H&M: Off-the-Shoulder Dress
Stop the search: If you love volume, then this is the dress for you. In classic black, this dress delivers maximum effect with minimal effort. With an oversized sleeve, ruching detail at the collarbone, and an exaggerated silhouette, this dress stuns everywhere, from grocery store glam to picnic perfection. Click here to shop.
ASTR the Label: Maura Off the Shoulder Jumpsuit
We’re throwing in a curveball with this jumpsuit option sold by Nordstrom, but this super functional piece had to make the list. After all, you can do anything in pants. With a tie-waist for a flattering fit and a super-soft beach material, this jumpsuit will be a go-to in your closet. Plus, there’s nothing quite as summertime chic as white. Don’t worry; even though it’s sheer, you’ll feel confident in the fully-lined fabric. Click here to shop.
Reformation: Marley Dress
Opt for this dress when you want to feel like an absolute goddess. This dress, offered in two prints and a solid, is doing everything we love from the above dresses in one. It defines the waist, offers a puff sleeve, provides a flirtatious leg slit, and draws attention to the collarbone. This dress will make you a believer in love at first sight. Click here to shop.
OPT: Callen Dress
Oh, you wanted a mini option? This dress, available from Shopbop, takes the off-the-shoulder trend to new heights. It’s a micro-mini made for relaxing around the house, but it also pairs perfectly with throwing on a pair of sneakers for a boy-meets-girl take on dressing. The color is bright and playful — perfect for all summer activities. Click here to shop.