20 Must-Have Spring Dresses

Draper James V-Neck Flutter Sleeve Dress
Photo: draperjames.com

It's time to switch out winter darks for bright, spring dresses. There are a few trends we can always count on in spring: florals, fun colors, and lightweight fabrics. In addition to the classics, we're noticing some new trends like wrap dresses and synched waists. We've gathered a few of our favorite spring dresses so you can add something fun to your wardrobe.

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Liz Claiborne Sleeveless Floral Fit & Flare Dress

Liz Claiborne Sleeveless Floral Fit & Flare Dress
jcpenney.com

Navy and lilac are great colors for spring. This dress is perfect for church or a special date night.

Buy It: $50; jcpenney.com

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Essence of Presence Chiffon Maxi Dress

ModCloth Essence of Presence Chiffon Maxi Dress
modcloth.com

This floral chiffon maxi is bold and colorful without being overpowering.

Buy It: $119; modcloth.com

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Short Sleeve Stripe Ruffle Wrap Dress in Linen-Cotton

Gap Short Sleeve Stripe Ruffle Wrap Dress in Linen-Cotton
gap.com

We're loving lilac for spring and the ruffle touches of this wrap dress add an extra dose of fun to a classic style.

Buy It: $70; gap.com

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Cloth & Stone Vivian Tunic Dress

Anthropologie Cloth & Stone Vivian Tunic Dress
anthropologie.com

Pair this dress with flats and a denim jacket for running errands around town or throw on a pair of wedges and statement earrings for a night out with the girls.

Buy It: $150; anthropologie.com

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Leith Midi Wrap Dress

Leith Midi Wrap Dress
nordstrom.com

Vertical stripes and a tie at the waste make this wrap dress figure-flattering. We love the soft corals and pop of teal too.

Buy It: $59; nordstrom.com

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Flower Branch Flare Shirtdress

Loft Flower Branch Flare Shirtdress
loft.com

Perfect for transitioning from winter to spring, this long-sleeved floral dress means you can keep the cardigan at home.

Buy It: $90; loft.com

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Pleat-Neck Sheath Dress in Gingham

Talbots Pleat-Neck Sheath Dress in Gingham
talbots.com

You'll be all set for tea parties and garden weddings with this gingham sheath.

Buy It: $109; talbots.com

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Dress with Tie Belt

H&M Dress with Tie Belt
hm.com

Welcome spring with butterflies and blooms. This boatneck dress can be synched at the waste with a removable tie belt.

Buy It: $30; hm.com

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V-Neck Flutter Sleeve Dress

Draper James V-Neck Flutter Sleeve Dress
draperjames.com

Dressed up or dressed down, this dress covered in blue blooms is comfy and stylish.

Buy It: $115; draperjames.com

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Spirited Midi Dress

Anthropoligie Spirited Midi Dress
anthropologie.com

Bountiful flowers accompany bold shapes in this colorful midi dress.

Buy It: $160; anthropologie.com

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Amelie Jersey Dress

Boden Amelie Jersey Dress
bodenusa.com

This A-line jersey dress is not too snug and even has secret pockets. It comes in multiple colors, but we love a fun stripe for spring.

Buy It: $85; bodenusa.com

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V-Neck Tie Front Flare Dress

Ann Taylor V-Neck Tie Front Flare Dress
anntaylor.com

A tie-front dress can be casual or dressy depending on your accessories. This soft teal color is an unexpected addition to your spring wardrobe.

Buy It: $159; anntaylor.com

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Arwen Midi Dress

Boden Arwen Midi Dress
bodenusa.com

The fun scene depicted on this lightweight dress is great for bringing a little vacation to an every day look.

Buy It: $130; bodenusa.com

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Wrap-Top Shirtdress in Organic Cotton

Jcrew Factory Wrap-Top Shirtdress in Organic Cotton
factory.jcrew.com

Wrapped with a knot in the front or a bow in the back, this classic dress will work year after year.

Buy It: $118; factory.jcrew.com

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Tribal Printed Stretch Challis Sleeveless V-Neck Dress

Tribal Printed Stretch Challis Sleeveless V-Neck Dress
zappos.com

Not everything for spring has to be floral. We love the boho pattern of this shift dress.

Buy It: $98; zappos.com

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Chambray Wrap Dress

Loft Chambray Wrap Dress
loft.com

If you're looking for a closet staple, this chambray wrap dress will work from season to season. Simply change out your accessories: bold earrings in spring, a fun shoe for summer, and a light scarf for fall.

Buy It: $90; loft.com

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Kristen Dress

Lilly Pulitzer Kristen Dress
lillypulitzer.com

New season means new Lilly. The deep purples and bright teals will transition easily into summer.

Buy It: $98; lillypulitzer.com

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Floral Ruffle-Wrap Maxi Dress

Banana Republic Floral Ruffle-Wrap Maxi Dress
bananarepublic.com

Get a little bit flirty with a new ruffle maxi. The high-low effect makes this dress fun for spring.

Buy It: $159; bananarepublic.com

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Ali & Jay BH Strolling Faux Wrap Midi Dress

Ali & Jay BH Strolling Faux Wrap Midi Dress
nordstrom.com

Everyone needs gingham in spring, and we love the light blue color of this faux wrap dress.

Buy It: $128; nordstrom.com

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Sleeveless Ruffle-Neck Midi Dress

Jcrew Sleeveless Ruffle-Neck Midi Dress
jcrew.com

This shirt dress is ready for garden parties or sidewalk strolls. It even has pockets.

Buy It: $168; jcrew.com

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