7 SUMMER DRESSES FOR 7 DIFFERENT OCCASIONS

Over 40 fashion blogger wearing a yellow maxi dress with gold platforms as one of 7 summer dresses for 7 occasions.

I adore wearing dresses in the summertime, anyone else?  They’re effortless, chic, and easy to style since it’s just one piece.  Not to mention wearing a dress is always cooler and, since I live in Dallas, it’s a great wardrobe choice that always beats the heat.  No matter where you’re going this summer there is sure to be a fabulous dress you’ll love in today’s post.  The best part is that most of these flattering dresses are super affordable and all extremely stylish and on-trend.
Keep scrolling to see 7 chic summer dresses for 7 different occasions!

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YELLOW DRESS PERFECT TO WEAR TO A SUMMER WEDDING:

The first dress on my list of 7 summer dresses for 7 occasions is this yellow satin dress that is perfect for a summer wedding! Trust me ladies, this dress looks way more expensive than it really is in person, and it’s currently 30% off making it an even better value! The color and the corset-style top are right on trend as well. I’m wearing a XS and find it runs true to size.

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Over 40 Dallas stylist wearing a white halter neck dress as one of 7 summer dresses for 7 different occasions.WHITE HALTER DRESS XS // PLATFORM SANDALSFOR LESS // LV HANDBAGFOR LESS

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HALTER TOP DRESS PERFECT TO WEAR TO SUNDAY BRUNCH:

Dress No.2 on this list of 7 summer dresses for 7 occasions is this gorgeous white halter dress from Express! The keyhole cutout and the fringed hem are right on trend and I love the ivory shade. This dress just screams Sunday brunch to me, and with 30% off right now, it has a price point UNDER $90! I’m wearing an XS in this chic & affordable summer dress.

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Over 40 fashion icon wears a pastel yellow midi dress with trending platform heels.

YELLOW MIDI DRESS XS // PLATFORM SANDALSFOR LESS // LV HANDBAGFOR LESS

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MIDI DRESS PERFECT TO WEAR ON A DATE NIGHT:

This next dress is the perfect summer date night dress! The pastel yellow shade is incredibly hot this summer and the ribbed knit fabric makes this dress feel high-end without the high price tag. The regular price is already under $100 but it’s currently ON SALE for 30% off, making it under $70! I’m wearing an XS in this perfect summer dress that also comes in a rosy pink shade.

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Dallas stylist for women over 40 wears a little black dress with silver heels and a silver handbag.

BLACK DRESS XS // SIMILAR SILVER HEELS // SILVER HANDBAG // CHAIN NECKLACE

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BLACK DRESS PERFECT TO WEAR TO A SUMMER CONCERT:

Dress No.4 on my list of 7 summer dresses for 7 occasions is this incredibly comfortable black maxi dress from Revolve. I love the sexy slit up the side which makes this dress great for the evening or you could wear it with flats and a denim jacket for a more casual look. I’m wearing an XS in this super soft and wrinkle-free summer dress that is perfect for a summer concert!

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Dallas fashion influencer for 40 plus wearing a gold mini dress made of metal chain mesh with a white blazer as one of 7 summer dresses for 7 occasions.

GOLD MINI DRESS SZ 2 // GOLD PLATFORMS // SIMILAR CHANEL HANDBAGFOR LESS

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GOLD METALLIC MINI DRESS PERFECT FOR A GIRL'S NIGHT OUT:

You won’t be able to help but shine bright like a diamond in this GORGEOUS gold mini dress from Karen Millen. This dress combines, not 1 or 2, but 3 trends all in one! The metallic shade, the mini hemline and the mesh material are all trending right now, AND you can get 20% off with code Heather20! I’m wearing a size 2 and as a side note – you must wear Spanx under this dress since it’s not lined!

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Dallas fashion influencer wearing a gold midi dress with silver rhinestone heels.

GOLD MIDI DRESS SZ 2 // SILVER HEELS // SILVER CROC-EMBOSSED HANDBAG // CHAIN NECKLACE

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GOLD MIDI DRESS PERFECT FOR A FANCY SUMMER EVENING SOIREE:

Another fabulous option from Karen Millen on my list of 7 summer dresses for 7 occasions! This gold midi dress would be perfect for basically any fancy evening summer event. If you wanted a bit more coverage I would suggest a chic white blazer as a 3rd layer, but I personally love it all on its own. I’m wearing a SIZE 2 in this gorgeous summer dress.

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Over 40 Dallas fashion stylist wearing a red sheath dress with gold slides and a denim jacket as one of 7 summer dresses for 7 occasions.

DRESS XS // JEAN JACKET XS FOR LESS HERE // GOLD SLIDES // SAM EDELMAN PLATFORMS MORE SIZES HERE // GOLD AND SILVER CHAIN NECKLACE

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CORAL MINI DRESS PERFECT TO WEAR TO LUNCH WITH THE GIRLS:

Bright colors (aka dopamine dressing) are a huge trend this summer since your brain literally gets a dopamine hit when you wear them! This coral dress by Rails represents this trend perfectly and with a chic denim jacket thrown over top and some killer heels you’ve got the perfect lunch date look. I’m wearing an XS and find it fits true to size.

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XOXO, HEATHER

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