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These Easy Breezy Maxi Dresses Will Be Your Go-To Staple This Summer

Summer is all about easy, flowing and billowy pieces that will help you stay cool and stylish with the least amount of effort possible. Here are the maxi dresses that will help you achieve that effortlessly.

#1: Rosie Assoulin cotton dress, US$1,203 (S$1,610), www.net-a-porter.com
This floor-skimming frock comes in a cherry mustard shade and is made from featherweight cotton-voile. With a softly pleated skirt, ruffled drop hem and detachable silk slip lining, this is a comfortable and stunning piece that will take you from day to night. Resin and metal necklace, $45.90, Zara
Straw crossbody bag, $45.90, Pull & Bear
Paul Andrew leather sandals, $1,292, www.farfetch.com
#2: Kalita cotton dress, US$590 (S$790), www.modaoperandi.com
Feel like a Grecian goddess in this timeless cotton gown that is perfect for the beach. Featuring long balloon sleeves, a deep V both in the front and back, a semi-transparent design and a gathered empire waistline, this is the perfect dress to slip on over your swimwear. Acetate and metal sunglasses, $125, Massimo Dutti
Polyamide-blend swimsuit, $79.90, Mango
Leather-blend sandals, $59.90, Dorothy Perkins
#3: Mikael Aghal polyester dress, US$290 (S$380), www.theoutnet.com
Florals? For summer? Essential. Get some much needed floral print into your closet this season with this romantic and feminine multicoloured, chiffon dress with a ruffled and pleated design. Straw hat, $29.90, Bershka
Pu tote bag, $39.90, Stradivarius
Suede sandals, $39.90, Topshop
#4: Three Graces cotton dress, €475 (S$742), www.mytheresa.com
This super lightweight and breezy cotton dress will be a saviour on those unbearably hot days. With a draped, relaxed fit, this comfy and versatile piece will be great for anything – a casual brunch date, a walk about town, or a day spent lounging around doing absolutely nothing. Metal and resin earrings, $49, Massimo Dutti
Carolina Santo Domingo leather tote bag, US$602 (S$806), www.net-a-porter.com
Maryam Nassir Zadeh patent leather slides, US$209 (S$280), www.modaoperandi.com
#5: Vita Kin linen dress, $1,310, www.farfetch.com
Summer is not just all about neutral colours like beige and brown. Have fun and stand out in the crowd with a bit of colour-blocking in this striped piece. With its scrunched cuffs and cinched waist, this dress invokes some Little House on the Prairie feels – modernise it with a pair of white sneakers. Karen Walker acetate sunglasses, US$110 (S$147), www.theoutnet.com
Straw, raffia and cotton backpack, $45.90, Pull & Bear
Canvas sneakers, $69.90, Superga
#6: Viscose dress, $99.90, Zara
Of course, when it comes to summer, one cannot forget about the tie-dye trend. While you can certainly do a little bit of DIY, why not save yourself some time and get this flowing maxi dress. Polyester hairband, $9.95, H&M
Metal ring, $13.90, Topshop
Balenciaga leather sandals, €425 (S$664), www.mytheresa.com
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