It's time to bid adieu to winter and welcome spring and summer. Shake off those winter blues and get ready for some warmth and sunshine by updating your spring wardrobe. Aside from figure-hugging pencils skirts and comfy mules, which are great transitional pieces to have in your closet, maxi dresses are another must-have fashion staple for the new season. From dresses with flirty bell sleeves to stylish flocks that scream "Spring Break" (yes, we're all in need of a vacation ASAP), these casual maxi dresses will keep you comfortable and looking your best all season long. Scroll through to see all the chic buys we're loving.
Perhaps one of the most difficult challenges of the summertime is trying to stay cool when it's sweltering outside. Unless you're indoors getting a blast of A/C, for the most part you're trying to avoid those annoying side effects of hot weather, such as sweaty pits, thigh chafing, and sticky skin. For those outdoorsy gals who can't stand the thought of melting into your clothes, we tracked down 10 trendy casual dresses that'll help you beat the heat while looking chic. Whether you're out at a tiki bar with some friends or taking a stroll in the park, there's no sacrificing style for comfort here with these top picks.
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While our inner Carrie Bradshaw is dying to strut the streets of New York in some Manolo Blahniks, the idea of standing in six-inch heels all day long seems quite painful. Luckily, you don't have to sacrifice style or comfort, thanks to platform sandals. Not only does the chunky platform lengthen your legs, it also adds some height underneath the toe area to alleviate pressure. Whether you're looking for shoes that are easy to walk in or need a stylish pair to rock with your flowy maxi dress, these 10 platform sandals will soon become your sole-mates.
Love them or hate them, the tiny sunglasses trend that swept the fashion nation back in 2018 is officially on the outs. In their departure emerges a vast number of bigger and bolder frames that are taking 2019 by storm. It might not be warm enough to bust out your summer jumpsuits and beach bags quite yet, but fortunately sunglasses are appropriate year round.
Start thinking of the potential outfits that will inevitably lead to Insta-feed fashion fame, as you take a look at our thoroughly researched finds. Scroll down for our assembly of the 12 top sunglasses trends of 2019 — or what I like to call "the big, the bold, and the blinged out."
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Black Dress Vase. Display your next bouquet in this earthenware vase. The whimsical design will infuse the room with a lighthearte...d mood. 3.63 W x 6.75 H x 3.25 DEarthenwareHand washImported read more
Black Smoka Dot Maxi Dress - Juniors. Just when you thought sunlit strolls along the boardwalk couldnt sound more appealing, this ...dreamy dress enters the picture. High side slits flash peeks of your legs when the wind blows.58 long from high point of... read more
Red & Purple Beach Scene V-Neck Shift Dress - Women & Plus. A breezy fit lends comfy appeal to your sun-inspired style in this vib...rant shift dress crafted with a v-neckline and flared skirt to flatter your figure. Size M: 33 long from high point of... read more
Mocha Crewneck Short-Sleeve Curved-Hem Pocket Tunic Dress - Women. This classic swing cut dress gets a modern update with a rounde...d hemline and stretch-blend fabric that skims curves for a flattering fit. Side pockets give you room to stash your... read more
Heidi Klein - Named after Sicily's capital, Heidi Klein's white halterneck Palermo dress reflects the city's romantic aesthetic. I...t's crafted from broderie-anglaise cotton and shaped with lightly padded soft cups and an elasticated waistband that accentuates the fluidity of the long skirt. Team it with neutral accessories for alfresco lunches on vacation. read more
Heidi Klein Palermo Halterneck Maxi Dress (white/white) Women's Swimwear - Enjoy your view of the European landscape wearing the b...eautiful heidi klein Palermo Halterneck Maxi Dress. A-line silhouette. Halter ties at the back of the neck. Deep... read more
Heidi Klein Palermo Cotton Maxi Dress - Drawing inspiration from the romantic architecture of the Sicilian capital, the Palermo dr...ess from Heidi Klein is a sweetly sophisticated cover-up option. read more
Heidi Klein Broderie Anglaise Cotton Halterneck Maxi Dress - Heidi Klein's Resort '19 collection is inspired by Sicily's sun-drenc...hed capital city of Palermo that's famous for its sandy beaches and whitewashed buildings. Designed to be worn in similar... read more
Heidi Klein - Heidi Klein's light pink Palermo bikini top reflects the sorbet-hued architecture of Sicily's capital. Made from a l...ightweight stretch fabric with a crochet-effect ribbed cut-out overlay, it's shaped with lightly padded triangle cups. Team it with the coordinating briefs for a feminine poolside edit. read more
Heidi Klein - Heidi Klein's lightweight white dress is patterned with a glamorous grey snake print that gradates into a tropical-b...lue hue at the maxi-length hem. Crafted from silky lightweight poplin, it drapes fluidly from a tied V-shaped halterneck with padded cups for a flattering silhouette and turns to reveal an alluring low back. Wear yours with woven accessories to the beach. read more
Heidi Klein - Bring a glamorous element to your vacation wardrobe with Heidi Klein's navy and white Kenya halterneck dress. Inspir...ed by the Swahili coast, it's patterned with a hand-painted python print and is shaped with removable padding in the soft cups for a comfortable fit, while the flowing skirt is studded with gold-tone metal buttons. Wear it with glittering accessories to take you from the beach to dinner. read more
Heidi Klein Maine Cotton-blend Dress - Inspired by the blue waters of the Atlantic coast and its breezy, preppy style, Heidi Klein...'s Maine dress is designed with holiday wardrobes in mind. read more
Heidi Klein understands that women feel most confident in swimwear when they're comfortable - that's why the duo behind the brand ...have specialist knowledge when it comes to fabrics and fit. Cut from thick navy stretch fabric, this halterneck swimsuit is flatteringly smocked at the waist and detailed with nautical-inspired white stitching. The underwired cups provide extra support and lift. Wear it with: Caroline Constas Kaftan, Chloé Slides, Catbird Necklace, Wwake Necklace, Loren Stewart Ring. - Navy stretch-polyamide - Ties at neck - 92% polyamide, 8% elastane - Hand wash - Lotion, sunscreen, oil and chlorine can cause discoloration of this item; this is not a manufacturing defect. Please follow care instructions to keep your swimwear in the best condition - Imported read more
Heidi Klein Malta Frill Cotton Maxi Dress - Influenced by Malta's exquisite architecture and peaceful views, Heidi Klein designs t...his namesake dress with an intricate broderie anglaise texture. read more
Heidi Klein Seychelles Cotton Minidress - Heidi Klein's resortwear is made for barefoot walks along the beach and island escapes, ...exemplified by the Seychelles minidress that borrows its name from exotic locales. read more
Heidi Klein's 'Bequia' swimsuit is perfect for days spent by the pool or on a yacht. This style is cut from sculpting stretch-piqu...e and decorated with maritime-inspired navy stripes. The scalloped halterneck is so flattering. Wear it with: Ray-Ban Sunglasses, Catbird Ring. - Navy and white stretch-pique - Pulls on - 85% polyamide, 15% elastane - Hand wash - Lotion, sunscreen, oil and chlorine can cause discoloration of this item; this is not a manufacturing defect. Please follow care instructions to keep your swimwear in the best condition - Imported read more
These sweetly sophisticated bottoms with a simple, low-slung cut are inspired by the Sicilian capital's pastel gelatos and stunnin...g stucco architecture. Style Name: Heidi Klein Palermo Hipster Bikini Bottoms. Style Number: 5733115. Available in stores. read more
Pink Palermo bikini bottom from Heidi Klein. Swimwear must be tried on over your own garments.
Heidi Klein - Heidi Klein's white and khaki-grey zebra-print Kalahari swimsuit offers demure glamour. It's crafted from quick-dryi...ng stretch honeycomb-jersey with a deep V-neck and ruched bust that's framed by a gold-tone metal U-shaped bar, and features removable padded cups for added ease. Slip on under a sheer black kimono to and from the beach. read more
Pink Palermo bikini top from Heidi Klein featuring a sweetheart neckline, spaghetti straps, an open back, an embroidered brocade d...esign and a rear knot fastening. read more
Every detail of Heidi Klein's designs is carefully considered to make women feel confident. This snake-print swimsuit is cut from ...a stretch fabric and has soft boning for extra support. The halterneck ties allow you to adjust the fit. Wear it with: Stella McCartney Sunglasses, Alighieri Necklace, Aurélie Bidermann Cuff, Monica Vinader Cuff. - Snake-print stretch-polyamide - Ties at neck - 92% polyamide, 8% elastane - Hand wash - Lotion, sunscreen, oil and chlorine can cause discoloration of this item; this is not a manufacturing defect. Please follow care instructions to keep your swimwear in the best condition - Imported read more
Designed to be worn with the matching briefs, Heidi Klein's bikini top is such a pretty choice for the beach. Cut in a flattering ...halterneck silhouette, this coral style has a smocked underband embroidered with contrasting light-blue stitching. Wear it with or without the padding, depending on how much coverage you prefer. Wear it with: Gucci Sunglasses, Laura Lombardi Ring. - Coral stretch-polyamide - Ties at neck and back - 92% polyamide, 8% elastane - Hand wash - Lotion, sunscreen, oil and chlorine can cause discoloration of this item; this is not a manufacturing defect. Please follow care instructions to keep your swimwear in the best condition - Imported read more
It's the fit of Heidi Klein swimwear that's so impressive, but that doesn't mean any sense of style is compromised. These pastel-p...ink 'Palermo' bikini briefs are elasticated for a secure fit and have skinny cutout sides. The back is slightly ruched, making this low-rise pair all the more flattering. Complete a set with the matching top. Wear it with: Faithfull The Brand Jumpsuit, Kayu Tote, Chloé Sandals, Chloé Sunglasses, Tohum Bracelet, Chan Luu Bracelet, Isabel Marant Earrings. - Pastel-pink stretch polyamide - 82% polyamide, 18% elastane - Hand wash - Lotion, sunscreen, oil and chlorine can cause discoloration of this item; this is not a manufacturing defect. Please follow care instructions to keep your swimwear in the best condition - Imported read more
Heidi Klein - Heidi Klein's penchant for luxury fabrics and exquisitely cut swimwear is apparent in this tropical-orange Havana sw...imsuit. It's crafted from a quick-drying honeycomb-jersey, with a V-neck, underwired padded cups, and a self-tie halterneck strap for added support. Wear it under a white kaftan with bohemian jewellery for a relaxing day poolside. read more
Heidi Klein - Inspired by the rare wildlife and the dazzling blue waters off the coast of Mombasa, this reversible teal and grey s...nake-print bikini top reflects Heidi Klein's escapist aesthetic. It's crafted from quick-drying technical fabric with padded triangular cups that offer flattering soft support, and features twisted-cord halterneck ties accented by organic gold-tone metal beads. Wear it with the matching briefs and a lightweight wrap skirt when venturing to the beach. read more
Heidi Klein's 'Anguilla' bikini top is named after the idyllic islands in the Caribbean, where this pretty style wouldn't look ami...ss. It's made from navy stretch fabric in a flattering halterneck silhouette and fitted with removable padding and a nautical-inspired smocked underband for support. Complete the set with the matching briefs. Wear it with: Illesteva Sunglasses, Wwake Necklace, SARAH & SEBASTIAN Ring, Meadowlark Ring, Wwake Ring, Wwake Ring. - Navy stretch-polyamide - Ties at neck and back - 92% polyamide, 8% elastane - Hand wash - Lotion, sunscreen, oil and chlorine can cause discoloration of this item; this is not a manufacturing defect. Please follow care instructions to keep your swimwear in the best condition - Imported read more