12 Plus Size Summer Dresses

Don’t be fooled into thinking that summer is leaving us yet, there are still plenty of warm sunny days to come! Now is the time for summer frocks – whether they’re chucked on over your togs on the way to the beach, worn to a BBQ, or dressed up for a special occasion. Here’s a few we’ve found both online and in store.

Plus size summer dresses

Off Shoulder Frill Dress, AUD $149.95 from 17 Sundays (left), Stella Dress, AUD $139.00 from Hope & Harvest (centre) and Floral shirred waist dress, AUD $149.95 from 17 Sundays (right).

Light, floaty and perfect for hot summer days, these dresses are great for slipping over your bathing suit on your way to the beach or pairing with sneakers for catching up with friends during the day or with sandals for an evening BBQ. Dress them up or dress them down – pieces like this are important over summer because they’re so versatile and can be worn many different ways (great when you’re travelling too!).

Plus size summer dresses

Dolman Sleeve Dress, $89.90 from K&K (left), PQ Curve Long Sleeved Miracle Dress, $89.00 from Sama + Kiki (also available in other colours) (centre), Seamed Wedge Dress, AUD $55.00 from 17 Sundays (also available in black) (right).

The relaxed fit of these dresses might cause some people to hesitate, but in fact they’re super comfortable and look great on. I wore one like this on Christmas Day and it was perfect for keeping me cool while have a comfy slouchy fit.

Sarah Harris and Lauren Tapper launched their namesake womenswear label Harris Tapper last month and the fledgling brand caught our attention for all the right reasons. Their debut collection features beautiful shirting in various styles that is ethically made and fashion forward. The two women see their label as a sustainable alternative to fast fashion and aim to drop new styles each month.

Oriental Maxi Dress, $149.99 from City Chic (left), Willow Tropical Maxi, AUD $179.00 from Hope & Harvest (also available in other colours) (centre), Little Mistress Plus Printed Kimono Sleeve Maxi Dress, $173.73 from ASOS (right).

Maxi dresses are basically a summer staple – if you’re heading to the beach or out on a picnic, heading to a wedding or out to dinner, these babies are versatile and perfect for hot weather.

Sarah Harris and Lauren Tapper launched their namesake womenswear label Harris Tapper last month and the fledgling brand caught our attention for all the right reasons. Their debut collection features beautiful shirting in various styles that is ethically made and fashion forward. The two women see their label as a sustainable alternative to fast fashion and aim to drop new styles each month.

Chi Chi London Plus Rose Print Midi Dress, $140.95 from ASOS (left), Sara Twist Front Maxi Dress, $99.99 from EziBuy (centre), Boohoo Plus Floral Frill Midi Skater Dress, $61.19 from ASOS (right).

Florals are always popular in summer and now we’re seeing their leafy counterparts sprouting up. They’re perfect for weddings and garden parties as well!

Meagan Kerr also writes at This is Meagan Kerr.

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