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Everyone's Wearing A Button Front Dress This Season, And We Found 14 Under $100

Summer's the time to rock breezy, beautiful dresses, and Zara's best-selling button front dress is proving that the season's hottest trend is all about the details. (In fact, the majority of Zara's top-selling dresses are this chic style.) Check out our favorite button front dresses for every summer occasion—strappy sandals optional (but preferred).

UO Abbie Eyelet Button-Down Dress

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The only thing sweeter than an ice cream cone for the summer? An eyelet, midi-length, button front dress. Embroidered eyelet detailing is as romantic as they come, making this dress your date night go-to. ($89, urbanoutfitters.com)

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AE Knot Front Button-Up Midi Dress

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Spice up your button-front look with something a little bit "knot-y." A comfortable and classy silhouette can bring a little style heat, and when combined with puff sleeves, will make the knotted button-front the hottest staple you'll wear this summer. ($59.95, ae.com)

 

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Influence Plus Button Front Rainbow Stripe Sundress

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When it comes to summer, no color is off limits. Picking a lightweight, woven fabric will leave you comfy all day long, and a bold pop of color will just as easily make a statement with strappy sandals during the day as it will with sky-high wedges for a night out. ($38, asos.com)

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Lulu's Louetta White Button-Down Mini Dress

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We don't typically like to pick sides, but in the case of button-front dresses, we tend to break the rules. The style gets a fresh new take when the buttons run down the side rather than the center, and we're even more sold when the buttons happen to be tortoise. ($54, lulus.com)

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Forever 21 Linen-Blend Flounce Dress

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If you're looking for something dressy without sacrificing comfort, an off-the-shoulder neckline might just be your new favorite must-have. Go full on KKW glam with a pair of tiny sunglasses, and you'll feel like the star of your own summer adventure. ($27.90, forever21.com)

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Topshop Button Front Ribbed Mini Dress

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Channel an ultra-feminine look with a pink-as-sherbet-colored button-front sundress. The ribbed style and self-tie bow shoulders are special summer-y touches, and you can complete the look with a straw bag. Instagram is going to love the look—we told you first. ($32, topshop.com)

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Topshop Angel Sleeve Shift Dress

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The mini dress gets a special, dressy upgrade when paired with voluminous elbow-length sleeves. Pair over-the-top sleeves with standout front button detailing, and you're summertime set. ($60, nordstrom.com)

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Forever 21 Plus Size Striped Button Front Dress

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A semi-sheer midi dress is the epitome of summer comfort, and when it comes to button-front dresses, happens to be one of the dreamiest summer picks. Plus, this cinched-waist striped style makes it one of our favorite office-ready looks. ($29.90, forever21.com)

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ModCloth Ideally Alfresco Midi Sundress

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We'll warn you now: Once you own a tied shoulder sundress—especially if it happens to be a sunshine-y yellow—you'll want to spend all your time outdoors to show off your trendy look in all its glory. ($89, modcloth.com)

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Free People Carolina Mini Dress

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If you're searching for an effortless summer go-to, look no further than a denim mini dress. It's farmer's market chic in the best possible way, and we're swooning over styles with pleat detailing, oversized buttons, and cross-back straps. ($98, freepeople.com)

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Zara Button Front Shirt Dress

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A belted midi might just be our favorite style of shirt dress, and the bold, sunset-inspired yellow makes for a dreamy date night look that we just can't get enough of. ($49.90, zara.com)

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Forever 21 Plus Size Striped Shirt Dress

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A sky-high slit? Don't mind if we do. A patterned shirt dress and self-tie waist gets a major upgrade with a vented hem that's made for moving. It's a flirty, fashion-forward take on your basic button front dress, made especially for the fierce and fun-loving. ($24.90, forever21.com)

 

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Zara Short Linen Dress

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A little rustic-chic is sometimes all we need, and Zara is making those dreams come true. A loose-fitting dress with a Peter Pan collar and cinched sleeves is not only a summer look, but it happens to be one of the retailer's best-sellers. Coincidence? We think not. ($69.90, zara.com)

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