Summer Staples: Easy Mini Dresses For A Grab-And-Go Look

Summer Staples: Easy Mini Dresses For A Grab-And-Go Look

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Summer Staples: Easy Mini Dresses For A Grab-And-Go Look

Leave your sunny signature on any occasion.

Leave your sunny signature on any occasion.

Text: Maddie Street

It's that time of year ladies! With hot weather comes the beckoning of the mini dress. These light and flowy staple pieces are essential when it comes to creating an effortlessly breezy fit, and did I mention they are heat wave proof? With models like Bella Hadid and Kaia Gerber strutting these mini silhouettes through New York's midsummer climate soars, it's safe to say the shorter, the better to stay synchronous with the temps.

Dreamt up in 1955 by iconic fashion connoisseur Mary Quant aka the queen of London fashion, mini dresses arrived as a byproduct of her creation of the mini skirt. Having chosen to bravely trim one of her mini skirts for the first time, the official entrance of the mini dress came. During this period, knee-length skirts were seen as mini dresses; therefore, conservatives soon criticized Quant's version, who thought that her mini dress was invented to spark crime. Some individuals even smashed her store windows. Though trusting in her authentic craftsmanship, Mary Quant's mini dress conception soon became the redefining archetypal of fashion during the 1960s.

Bella Hadid for V128

From Dolce & Gabbana slip dresses to Jean Paul Gautier Cover-Ups, no matter the occasion, these designer finds will give you the space to etch your own sunny imprint onto any situation.

KNWLS

Asymmetric Patterned Dress

Courtesy of Farfetch

$1676, Farfetch

Saint Laurent

Floral-Print Silk Mini Dress

Courtesy of Net-A-Porter

$1390, Net-A-Porter

Dolce & Gabbana

Lace-Detail Slip Dress

Courtesy of Farfetch

$695, Farfetch

Mirror Palais

Bandana Slip Dress Sunflower Micro

Courtesy of Mirror Palais

$595, Mirror Palais

Off White

Seam-Detail Fitted Mini Dress

Courtesy of Farfetch

$387, Farfetch

Danielle Guizio

Keyhole Tie Babydoll Dress

Courtesy of Guizio

$385, Guizio

Jean Paul Gaultier

Red Palm Tree Cover Up Minidress

Courtesy of SelfRidges

$380, SelfRidges

Gilda & Pearl

Marilyn Silk Mini Slip Dress

Courtesy of Farfetch

$330, Farfetch

LoveShackFancy

Navie Lace-Trimmed Embroidered Satin Mini Dress

Courtesy of Net-A-Porter

$325, Net-A-Porter

Jacquemus

Off-White 'La Robe Limao' Mini Dress

Courtesy of Jacquemus

$285 (EURO), Jacquemus

The Range

Primary Rib Carved Mini Dress

Courtesy of The Range

$245, The Range NYC

KkCo

Rib Tank Dress in Creamsicle Tie-Dye

Courtesy of KkCoStudio

$125, KkCoStudio

Credits:

PHOTOGRAPHY: LUKE GILFORD STYLING: ANNA TREVELYAN

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