Lovely Dresses for Easter Sunday
Take “Find the perfect Easter dress” off your springtime to-do list. We’ve already done the hard work for you, rounding up more than a dozen dresses that’ll take you from the Easter sunrise service to brunch at your sister’s house and survive the egg hunt in between. How’s that for a winning frock? We’ve selected a number of always-flattering styles in a bevy of colors that feel just right for the season. Plus, you can wear each of these dresses long after Easter has come and gone: They’ll suit just about any occasion you’re invited to from spring through summer, helping you look the part whether you’re hosting a baby shower or heading to a wedding. Happy shopping!
Flower Lace Jacquard Fit & Flare Dress
Buy it now: $179 (currently on sale for $134.25!); talbots.com
Cornflower blue-and-white lace turns up the wow-factor of this so-flattering silhouette. Wear it with strappy nude sandals for a classic look, or tease out its fun side with a pair of fuchsia or kelly green pumps.
Women’s Bell Sleeve Dress
Buy it now: $44.99; target.com
Peony pink and fluttery sleeves make this sweet shift a solid choice for Easter Sunday. Plus, once Easter has come and gone, it’s the perfect look for spring and summer weddings.
Magnolia Love Circle Dress
Buy it now: $125; draperjames.com
No flower says “It’s spring in the South” quite like a magnolia. Celebrate the season in this fresh (and soft to the touch!) pick.
Mosaic Lace Halter Swing Dress
One-Shoulder Ruffle Dress
Buy it now: $168; jcrew.com
Hosting Easter brunch this year? This hibiscus pink number has your name all over it. If pink’s not your color (say what?!), it also comes in Kelly green, ivory (hello, brides-to-be!), and black.
Embroidered Floral Fit and Flare
Buy it now: $178; nordstrom.com
Flattering accordion pleating at the waist, ¾-length sleeves, and floral embroidery make this the most ladylike frock we’ve seen in a while. After it makes its Easter Sunday debut, consider it your go-to spring staple for bridal teas and baby showers.
Endless Rose Gingham Fit-and-Flare Dress
Buy it now: $95; bloomingdales.com
Shine bright in a playful dress that pairs a classic sweetheart neckline with sunny gingham. Dress it up for church with a cream wrap and sleek nude pumps, or make it vacation-ready with an easygoing pair of espadrilles.
Tweed Shift Dress
Buy it now: $138; bananarepublic.com
While it’s tempting to go all-out in pastels for Easter, we love spicier hues, like the cayenne red of this fringed shift, too. Cool down the look with light, natural accessories, like a woven basket bag or raffia slides.
Lace Midi Dress
Buy it now: $180; bloomingdales.com
Easter marks the beginning of Little White Dress season, so it’s only fitting to wear a pretty white midi for the occasion. We love the illusion neckline on this one.
Camellia Garden Shirtdress
Buy it now: $89.50; loft.com
We love how the flounced hem and vibrant print take the tried-and-true shirtdress for an oh-so-feminine spin that feels just right for garden parties and Easter brunch.
Adelyn Rae Whitney Cold-Shoulder Lace Dress
Buy it now: $127; bloomingdales.com
Off-the-shoulder dresses have been a staple of spring and summer style for the past couple of years, and it’s a trend that doesn’t seem to be going anywhere. We can’t get enough of this tangerine-hued lace take.
Chambray Ruffle Tie-Sleeve Dress
Buy it now: $47.50; jcrewfactory.com
Lightweight chambray + flirty sleeves = a dreamy all-occasion dress. No wonder it’s one of J. Crew Factory’s best sellers.
Ruffle-Trim Shift Dress
Buy it now: $34.99; oldnavy.com
Ruffled sleeves and a delicate print make this the throw-on-and-go dress you’ll want to wear all spring long.
nanette Nanette Lepore Satin Flounce Dress
Buy it now: $119; bloomingdales.com
An ultra-feminine silhouette in the year’s it-color makes this satin find a spring standout that you'll want to wear long after the Easter decorations have been put away.
Twiggy Halter Dress
Buy it now: $228; anthropologie.com
The sporty racerback style dresses up for church, thanks to the stylish halter neckline, flounced hem, and bold blue-and-white floral.