If there's one wardrobe staple that stands the test of time, it's the summer dress.
While a bevy of brands do a great summer dress, I'm loving Free People this year. If boho cool and wedding guest chic are buzzwords on your 2023 mood board, you're going to want to check out Free People's summer offerings.
With more than 750 dresses up for grabs, I narrowed it down to my 19 top picks for the season, starting from $65. To shop my favourites and find your perfect summer frock, scroll below.
Best Free People dresses under $150
This pretty trapeze dress is equal parts flirty and cool. Free People shoppers call the style the "perfect summer dress."
Introducing your new favourite day-to-night dress. With its ruched bodice design and plunge neckline, the Lyla midi dress will become a go-to in your wardrobe.
This slinky and feminine slip dress features an eye-catching open back.
This breezy mini is perfect for summer vacations, beach days and more. It's "so easy to dress up or down," according to one reviewer.
This super sweet mini dress has a swingy, relaxed fit with ruffled shoulders for an added special touch. It's "perfect for spring and summer," writes one shopper.
Free People's relaxed La La maxi is "super versatile" and can be easily "dressed up or down," according to shoppers. It's "nice enough to wear to a nice dinner or more casually with sneakers or sandals," writes one reviewer. "Definitely my fave Free People dress I have purchased."
This dreamy slip dress has a figure-flattering silhouette with ruffle detailing and a low, V-shaped back.
This cute babydoll mini dress features statement puff sleeves and pleated detailing at the bust in a billowy, effortless design. It's a "summer staple," according to one shopper.
Best Free People dresses under $200
Free People reviewers call the Dixie Maxi a "beautiful dress" and describe it as "comfortable and flattering."
Free People's top-rated Oasis midi dress is "worth every cent," according to reviewers. "I want to be married and also buried in this dress," writes one shopper. It's "perfect," a "classic for everyone."
So chic and yet, so comfy — this relaxed, short sleeve maxi is crafted from a stunning silky fabric and comes in three prints.
This wear-anywhere midi dress is crafted from a classic waffle knit fabric and has exposed seaming throughout for a true lived-in look.
This feminine midi dress features lace-adorned bodice detailing, a scalloped V-neckline, puffed sleeves and an exaggerated open back. "This is by far the most beautiful Free People dress I have ever owned," writes one shopper, "and I've owned at least 25."
This effortlessly cool maxi dress features a drapey, relaxed fit, puffed sleeves and a tie detail at the front. "I love this dress!" Writes one shopper. Like a "renaissance fairytale."
Best Free People dresses under $300
This head-turning two-piece set features a strapless, lace-up corset top and matching high-rise maxi skirt.
This funky maxi has earned nearly 2,400 "loves" from Free People shoppers. It's "very comfy, flattering and flowy," writes one reviewer.
This flirty and flowy midi dress features a V-neckline and ruffle-adorned hems — perfect for wedding season and cute date nights.
This drapey, flowy maxi dress has summer vacation written all over it.
This top-rated Oasis midi dress is "beautiful" and "fits wonderfully," according to shoppers. It's "definitely a keeper."