The Highest Reviewed Dresses Always On Sale At Nordstrom Rack

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While summer is always a popular time to stock up on dresses, there’s something about the demand for the garment this year that’s particularly unhinged. Long dresses, short dresses, nap dresses, going out dresses… they are flying off the shelves faster than we’re flying out of our houses. While there are plenty of trending styles to chose from these days, there’s one kind of dress that will never go out of style: An affordable one. And that where good ol’ Nordstrom Rack has us covered.

Nordstrom Rack is a reliable go-to for some of our favorite brands (think discounts on Topshop, Madewell, Cinq à Sept and more). So it comes as no surprise that the internet’s savviest shoppers gravitate towards its abundance of stylish yet well-priced offerings. And, lucky for us, they also leave behind reviews to help the rest of us decide what is (and isn’t) worth our $$. We’ve scoured Nordstrom Rack’s top-rated frocks and plucked out the 12 crowd-pleasers you need on your radar (and in your closet). The best part? True to Nordstrom Rack form, they’re all on sale, all the time.

Welcome to Hype Machine, our hit-list of the top reviewed products across the web — according to a crowd of die-hard shoppers. Call this your 4-star & up only club, with entry granted by our devoted-to-the-goods shop editors.

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<h2><span class=Philosophy Cashmere Midi Tank Dress
You really can't go wrong with a simple black tank dress for summer — especially one that's always under $20. This style has hundreds of glowing reviews from shoppers who are all about its versatility and non-clingy fit.

The Hype: 4.4 out of 5 stars; 342 reviews on NordstromRack.com

What They're Saying: "The sale price may give you pause, but you’d be missing out, I cannot believe how perfect this dress is for summer fun! I usually only wear the color black, but I bought four out of six colors. The fabric has body so that it drapes and doesn’t cling. The scoop neck is in the right position for someone who doesn’t want too much cleavage showing. A perfect day to evening dress." — nodiva, NordstromRack.com reviewer

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Philosophy Cashmere Midi Tank Dress

You really can’t go wrong with a simple black tank dress for summer — especially one that’s always under $20. This style has hundreds of glowing reviews from shoppers who are all about its versatility and non-clingy fit.

The Hype: 4.4 out of 5 stars; 342 reviews on NordstromRack.com

What They’re Saying: “The sale price may give you pause, but you’d be missing out, I cannot believe how perfect this dress is for summer fun! I usually only wear the color black, but I bought four out of six colors. The fabric has body so that it drapes and doesn’t cling. The scoop neck is in the right position for someone who doesn’t want too much cleavage showing. A perfect day to evening dress.” — nodiva, NordstromRack.com reviewer

Philosophy Cashmere Scoop Neck Midi Tank Dress, $, available at Nordstrom Rack

<h2><span class=Madewell Tina T-Shirt Dress
We are total fans of the t-shirt dress: shaped like a shirt, cut like a dress, and made with extreme wearability in mind. Reviewers say Madewell's take on this classic style strikes the right balance of quality and affordability.

The Hype: 4.3 out of 5 stars; 116 reviews on NordstromRack.com

What They're Saying: "What a perfect tee shirt dress. Loved the little cuffed detail on the sleeves, great flow and not too short. I was able to wear biker short length spanx underneath and you couldn’t even tell! I loved this fabric, not heavy and great summer transition piece!" — ang., NordstromRack.com reviewer



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Madewell Tina T-Shirt Dress

We are total fans of the t-shirt dress: shaped like a shirt, cut like a dress, and made with extreme wearability in mind. Reviewers say Madewell’s take on this classic style strikes the right balance of quality and affordability.

The Hype: 4.3 out of 5 stars; 116 reviews on NordstromRack.com

What They’re Saying: “What a perfect tee shirt dress. Loved the little cuffed detail on the sleeves, great flow and not too short. I was able to wear biker short length spanx underneath and you couldn’t even tell! I loved this fabric, not heavy and great summer transition piece!” — ang., NordstromRack.com reviewer

Madewell Tina T-Shirt Dress, $, available at Madewell

<h2><span class=Halogen A-Line Dress
Flirty, flowery, flowy: a summer frock trifecta. The lightweight fabric of this printed dress makes it a fun warm-weather favorite.

The Hype: 4 out of 5 stars; 190 reviews on NordstromRack.com

What They're Saying: "Fabric is light and will be cool for Texas hot summers. Very nice pattern and will work well for my extra-wide hips and bust. I especially like the armholes aren’t too large like some XL tops. Will be very comfortable. I’ve bought two Halogen dresses." — Bclearnow, NordstromRack.com reviewer

Halogen ® A-Line Dress, $, available at Nordstrom Rack" class="lazyload" data-sizes="auto" data-srcset="?w=75&resize=75 75w, ?w=100&resize=100 100w, ?w=150&resize=150 150w, ?w=240&resize=240 240w, ?w=320&resize=320 320w, ?w=500&resize=500 500w, ?w=640&resize=640 640w, ?w=800&resize=800 800w, ?w=1024&resize=1024 1024w, ?w=1280&resize=1280 1280w, ?w=1600&resize=1600 1600w" data-src="" data-src="https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/7BYiS03BKQQfVoGBQ2y5uw--/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTk2MDtoPTE0NzI-/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/66cqGuQsFlzyq3G8I2WAtQ--~B/aD0yMzkyO3c9MTU2MDthcHBpZD15dGFjaHlvbg--/https://media.zenfs.com/en/refinery29_778/401572c597da74610a82ae1ea1d4ee6f"/>

Halogen A-Line Dress

Flirty, flowery, flowy: a summer frock trifecta. The lightweight fabric of this printed dress makes it a fun warm-weather favorite.

The Hype: 4 out of 5 stars; 190 reviews on NordstromRack.com

What They’re Saying: “Fabric is light and will be cool for Texas hot summers. Very nice pattern and will work well for my extra-wide hips and bust. I especially like the armholes aren’t too large like some XL tops. Will be very comfortable. I’ve bought two Halogen dresses.” — Bclearnow, NordstromRack.com reviewer

Halogen ® A-Line Dress, $, available at Nordstrom Rack

<h2><span class=Velvet Torch Bodycon Dress
One shopper was so pleased with their purchase of this form-fitting LBD, they called it perfect in "a life hack kinda way." It slips right on, is made from a double-lined fabric, and can be worn with sandals or sneakers in the summer then layered under a sweater with boots in the fall. What's not to love?

The Hype: 4.4 out of 5 stars; 237 reviews on NordstromRack.com

What They're Saying: "Wait no, ok just, hear me out - I mean in a life hack kinda way because this dress is perfect. On the one hand, it’s stunning - classy fit, sleek and simple. Hits just above the knee, and it hugs my curves but ALSO hides my flaws. How? I don’t know, magic probably. Or maybe the thin inner liner plus thick and stretchy outer fabric. On the other hand, it is SO. COMFORTABLE. I’m talking my favorite leggings and my old college sweatpants had a baby kind of comfortable. I bought this dress during quarantine 2020 (why? To impress my cat? To distract from my mental breakdown? Whatever, the why irrelevant..) and I swear to you it’s my new fave around-the-house outfit. I look like Audrey Hepburn and I feel like a cozy hibernating grizzly. 10/10 would recommend." — marguex, NordstromRack.com reviewer

Velvet Torch Cap Sleeve Bodycon Dress, $, available at Nordstrom Rack" class="lazyload" data-sizes="auto" data-srcset="?w=75&resize=75 75w, ?w=100&resize=100 100w, ?w=150&resize=150 150w, ?w=240&resize=240 240w, ?w=320&resize=320 320w, ?w=500&resize=500 500w, ?w=640&resize=640 640w, ?w=800&resize=800 800w, ?w=1024&resize=1024 1024w, ?w=1280&resize=1280 1280w, ?w=1600&resize=1600 1600w" data-src="" data-src="https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/qEF89Qno51t5djRd.VO2pg--/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTk2MDtoPTE0NzI-/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/vnv7oEIxNnBho73SoTshSA--~B/aD0yMzkyO3c9MTU2MDthcHBpZD15dGFjaHlvbg--/https://media.zenfs.com/en/refinery29_778/76b914f650be4d9243302091f52323f1"/>

Velvet Torch Bodycon Dress

One shopper was so pleased with their purchase of this form-fitting LBD, they called it perfect in “a life hack kinda way.” It slips right on, is made from a double-lined fabric, and can be worn with sandals or sneakers in the summer then layered under a sweater with boots in the fall. What’s not to love?

The Hype: 4.4 out of 5 stars; 237 reviews on NordstromRack.com

What They’re Saying: “Wait no, ok just, hear me out – I mean in a life hack kinda way because this dress is perfect. On the one hand, it’s stunning – classy fit, sleek and simple. Hits just above the knee, and it hugs my curves but ALSO hides my flaws. How? I don’t know, magic probably. Or maybe the thin inner liner plus thick and stretchy outer fabric. On the other hand, it is SO. COMFORTABLE. I’m talking my favorite leggings and my old college sweatpants had a baby kind of comfortable. I bought this dress during quarantine 2020 (why? To impress my cat? To distract from my mental breakdown? Whatever, the why irrelevant..) and I swear to you it’s my new fave around-the-house outfit. I look like Audrey Hepburn and I feel like a cozy hibernating grizzly. 10/10 would recommend.” — marguex, NordstromRack.com reviewer

Velvet Torch Cap Sleeve Bodycon Dress, $, available at Nordstrom Rack

<h2><span class=Abound Sleeveless Maxi Dress
A long summer dress for long summer days is a warm-weather wardrobe must, and according to over 100 cyber shoppers, this particular style is guaranteed to please... and it won't cost you more than $20.

The Hype: 4.3 out of 5 stars; 116 reviews on NordstromRack.com

What They're Saying: "Finally something true to size! To everyone that is curvy and heavy chested, this dress fits great!! It’s true to size and is thin material great for spring and summertime.. It is long so know that!! I do can’t wait to wear it this summer!!" — Csmooches, NordstromRack.com reviewer

Abound V-Neck Sleeveless Maxi Dress, $, available at Nordstrom Rack" class="lazyload" data-sizes="auto" data-srcset="?w=75&resize=75 75w, ?w=100&resize=100 100w, ?w=150&resize=150 150w, ?w=240&resize=240 240w, ?w=320&resize=320 320w, ?w=500&resize=500 500w, ?w=640&resize=640 640w, ?w=800&resize=800 800w, ?w=1024&resize=1024 1024w, ?w=1280&resize=1280 1280w, ?w=1600&resize=1600 1600w" data-src="" data-src="https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/lVWSRW2aX5chBPi9rvQZmA--/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTk2MDtoPTE0NzI-/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/tbGahtIkfqYyLqpEvjbY9g--~B/aD0yMzkyO3c9MTU2MDthcHBpZD15dGFjaHlvbg--/https://media.zenfs.com/en/refinery29_778/f404b6fe3ea8097689e09e16dcede048"/>

Abound Sleeveless Maxi Dress

A long summer dress for long summer days is a warm-weather wardrobe must, and according to over 100 cyber shoppers, this particular style is guaranteed to please… and it won’t cost you more than $20.

The Hype: 4.3 out of 5 stars; 116 reviews on NordstromRack.com

What They’re Saying: “Finally something true to size! To everyone that is curvy and heavy chested, this dress fits great!! It’s true to size and is thin material great for spring and summertime.. It is long so know that!! I do can’t wait to wear it this summer!!” — Csmooches, NordstromRack.com reviewer

Abound V-Neck Sleeveless Maxi Dress, $, available at Nordstrom Rack

<h2><span class=Alexia Admor Olivia Draped Sheath Dress
Got a summer wedding (or two) to attend on the horizon and not sure what to wear? Your search stops right here, with this elegant sheath dress featuring an ultra-glam off-the-shoulder silhouette and hundreds of happy reviews.

The Hype: 4.2 out of 5 stars; 358 reviews on NordstromRack.com

What They're Saying: "Dress is awesome, it draped the shoulder perfectly. It’s hugs your curves so if you want a loose dress this may not be what you want. Color was perfect. Nice feeling material." — cjordana, NordstromRack.com reviewer

Alexia Admor Olivia Draped Off-the-Shoulder Sheath Dress, $, available at Nordstrom Rack" class="lazyload" data-sizes="auto" data-srcset="?w=75&resize=75 75w, ?w=100&resize=100 100w, ?w=150&resize=150 150w, ?w=240&resize=240 240w, ?w=320&resize=320 320w, ?w=500&resize=500 500w, ?w=640&resize=640 640w, ?w=800&resize=800 800w, ?w=1024&resize=1024 1024w, ?w=1280&resize=1280 1280w, ?w=1600&resize=1600 1600w" data-src="" data-src="https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/gHJbVjSGlaefboUyqiEH_Q--/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTk2MDtoPTE0NzI-/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/nx5RVlYjRyD8z1mT6Q4Ttg--~B/aD0yMzkyO3c9MTU2MDthcHBpZD15dGFjaHlvbg--/https://media.zenfs.com/en/refinery29_778/368633000c2092691982b9fcf4663844"/>

Alexia Admor Olivia Draped Sheath Dress

Got a summer wedding (or two) to attend on the horizon and not sure what to wear? Your search stops right here, with this elegant sheath dress featuring an ultra-glam off-the-shoulder silhouette and hundreds of happy reviews.

The Hype: 4.2 out of 5 stars; 358 reviews on NordstromRack.com

What They’re Saying: “Dress is awesome, it draped the shoulder perfectly. It’s hugs your curves so if you want a loose dress this may not be what you want. Color was perfect. Nice feeling material.” — cjordana, NordstromRack.com reviewer

Alexia Admor Olivia Draped Off-the-Shoulder Sheath Dress, $, available at Nordstrom Rack

<h2><span class=Max Studio Tiered Maxi Dress
You don't need to be style savant to know that anything of the prairie-chic, nap dress variety has been all the rage for over a year now (with no sign of slowing down in popularity, BTW). And of course, Nordstrom Rack has a way to get in on the trend at a major discount.

The Hype: 4 out of 5 stars; 238 reviews on NordstromRack.com

What They're Saying: "This dress is AWESOME! Would 1,000% recommend! Fit is great and I received a lot of compliments the night i wore it out!" — lauren, NordstromRack.com reviewer

Max Studio Print Tiered Maxi Dress, $, available at Nordstrom Rack" class="lazyload" data-sizes="auto" data-srcset="?w=75&resize=75 75w, ?w=100&resize=100 100w, ?w=150&resize=150 150w, ?w=240&resize=240 240w, ?w=320&resize=320 320w, ?w=500&resize=500 500w, ?w=640&resize=640 640w, ?w=800&resize=800 800w, ?w=1024&resize=1024 1024w, ?w=1280&resize=1280 1280w, ?w=1600&resize=1600 1600w" data-src="" data-src="https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/x1nz1xEg8vvD3rQko7.s3A--/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTk2MDtoPTE0NzI-/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/oxVeUVL3A5UY93IQqU65eg--~B/aD0yMzkyO3c9MTU2MDthcHBpZD15dGFjaHlvbg--/https://media.zenfs.com/en/refinery29_778/cc5d6d3f189599147f8d8657d17fb1ad"/>

Max Studio Tiered Maxi Dress

You don’t need to be style savant to know that anything of the prairie-chic, nap dress variety has been all the rage for over a year now (with no sign of slowing down in popularity, BTW). And of course, Nordstrom Rack has a way to get in on the trend at a major discount.

The Hype: 4 out of 5 stars; 238 reviews on NordstromRack.com

What They’re Saying: “This dress is AWESOME! Would 1,000% recommend! Fit is great and I received a lot of compliments the night i wore it out!” — lauren, NordstromRack.com reviewer

Max Studio Print Tiered Maxi Dress, $, available at Nordstrom Rack

<h2><span class=Alexia Admore Amelia Studded Velvet Wrap Dress
A wrap dress is universally flattering and this burgundy stunner is the perfect summer to fall wardrobe standout.

The Hype: 4 out of 5 stars; 6 reviews on NordstromRack.com

What They're Saying: "This dress is absolute perfection! It hits all the right places, super flattering and feels luxurious. Length was perfect for me too- I’m 5’10” and got a size Small. Oh and the little polka dots are actually tiny little golden studs, which are even nicer in person. 100% recommend this dress!!" — fortheloveofmother, NordstromRack.com reviewer

Alexia Admor Amelia Studded Velvet Wrap Dress, $, available at Nordstrom Rack" class="lazyload" data-sizes="auto" data-srcset="?w=75&resize=75 75w, ?w=100&resize=100 100w, ?w=150&resize=150 150w, ?w=240&resize=240 240w, ?w=320&resize=320 320w, ?w=500&resize=500 500w, ?w=640&resize=640 640w, ?w=800&resize=800 800w, ?w=1024&resize=1024 1024w, ?w=1280&resize=1280 1280w, ?w=1600&resize=1600 1600w" data-src="" data-src="https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/orzQeoMRud9JXAKzngrYsg--/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTk2MDtoPTE5MjMuNDI4NTcxNDI4NTcxMw--/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/sb8WeV2UwOBocHQNS1JGXg--~B/aD0xMTIyO3c9NTYwO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://media.zenfs.com/en/refinery29_778/fe78b2911526c443eb6c48e2eb1453be"/>

Alexia Admore Amelia Studded Velvet Wrap Dress

A wrap dress is universally flattering and this burgundy stunner is the perfect summer to fall wardrobe standout.

The Hype: 4 out of 5 stars; 6 reviews on NordstromRack.com

What They’re Saying: “This dress is absolute perfection! It hits all the right places, super flattering and feels luxurious. Length was perfect for me too- I’m 5’10” and got a size Small. Oh and the little polka dots are actually tiny little golden studs, which are even nicer in person. 100% recommend this dress!!” — fortheloveofmother, NordstromRack.com reviewer

Alexia Admor Amelia Studded Velvet Wrap Dress, $, available at Nordstrom Rack

<h2><span class=Lovestitch Maxi Dress
This compliment-magnet of a maxi dress may have a lot of fabric, but don't mistake it for a stylish sweat fest. Its relaxed silhouette and airy material make this a cool choice for summer wear.

The Hype: 4.6 out of 5 stars; 14 reviews on NordstromRack.com

What They're Saying: "Obsessed with this dress!!!! The best summer “throw-on-and go” while looking cute and out together dress! It drapes perfectly. I bought it in so many colors and constantly get compliments on it. I’m 5’10” and it is even long enough for me!" — Tiffanybd, NordstromRack.com reviewer

Love Stitch Maxi Dress, $, available at Nordstrom Rack" class="lazyload" data-sizes="auto" data-srcset="?w=75&resize=75 75w, ?w=100&resize=100 100w, ?w=150&resize=150 150w, ?w=240&resize=240 240w, ?w=320&resize=320 320w, ?w=500&resize=500 500w, ?w=640&resize=640 640w, ?w=800&resize=800 800w, ?w=1024&resize=1024 1024w, ?w=1280&resize=1280 1280w, ?w=1600&resize=1600 1600w" data-src="" data-src="https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/_yzD.4F0Eg62ghzqgTwwuA--/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTk2MDtoPTE0NzI-/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/8QzgTsZn6d3RRNlvLVHMQg--~B/aD0yMzkyO3c9MTU2MDthcHBpZD15dGFjaHlvbg--/https://media.zenfs.com/en/refinery29_778/d61ebc39e3940c4d9461c8a560db5375"/>

Lovestitch Maxi Dress

This compliment-magnet of a maxi dress may have a lot of fabric, but don’t mistake it for a stylish sweat fest. Its relaxed silhouette and airy material make this a cool choice for summer wear.

The Hype: 4.6 out of 5 stars; 14 reviews on NordstromRack.com

What They’re Saying: “Obsessed with this dress!!!! The best summer “throw-on-and go” while looking cute and out together dress! It drapes perfectly. I bought it in so many colors and constantly get compliments on it. I’m 5’10” and it is even long enough for me!” — Tiffanybd, NordstromRack.com reviewer

Love Stitch Maxi Dress, $, available at Nordstrom Rack

<h2><span class=French Connection Whisper Light Sweetheart Mini Dress
Nothing says summer fun like a mini dress that's easy, breezy, and light on your wallet. Keep it casual in sneakers, dress it up with strappy heels, hey — you can even wear it barefoot on the beach.

The Hype: 4.1 out of 5 stars; 39 reviews on NordstromRack.com

What They're Saying: "Great fitted mini dress with a flare at the bottom. Casual enough for day wear. This dress is perfection. I’m 5’8 and 140 lbs and it was true to size." — Steph, NordstromRack.com reviewer


French Connection Whisper Light Sweetheart Minidress, $, available at Nordstrom Rack" class="lazyload" data-sizes="auto" data-srcset="?w=75&resize=75 75w, ?w=100&resize=100 100w, ?w=150&resize=150 150w, ?w=240&resize=240 240w, ?w=320&resize=320 320w, ?w=500&resize=500 500w, ?w=640&resize=640 640w, ?w=800&resize=800 800w, ?w=1024&resize=1024 1024w, ?w=1280&resize=1280 1280w, ?w=1600&resize=1600 1600w" data-src="" data-src="https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/3mh8GcFQEM6.2juwTcxcgA--/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTk2MDtoPTE3MzkuMjIwNzc5MjIwNzc5MQ--/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/ENMuEVjkeoxIu1X6R54T5Q--~B/aD0xMTE2O3c9NjE2O2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://media.zenfs.com/en/refinery29_778/6cf8c889c2a6c3c6692a3cd4d985c936"/>

French Connection Whisper Light Sweetheart Mini Dress

Nothing says summer fun like a mini dress that’s easy, breezy, and light on your wallet. Keep it casual in sneakers, dress it up with strappy heels, hey — you can even wear it barefoot on the beach.

The Hype: 4.1 out of 5 stars; 39 reviews on NordstromRack.com

What They’re Saying: “Great fitted mini dress with a flare at the bottom. Casual enough for day wear. This dress is perfection. I’m 5’8 and 140 lbs and it was true to size.” — Steph, NordstromRack.com reviewer

French Connection Whisper Light Sweetheart Minidress, $, available at Nordstrom Rack

<h2><span class=London Times Midi Dress
Reviewers seem to agree that the best part about this dress is not the eye-catching print (although we do love that part of it) but its flattering fit. The high-low hem makes for a romantic silhouette that is comfortably cinched at the waist.

The Hype: 4.8 out of 5 stars; 4 reviews on NordstromRack.com

What They're Saying: "Was looking for a comfortable dress that could be worn casually (with a jean jacket to brunch) or dressed up (with strappy heels to a summer wedding) and this dress does 🙂 Since I'm 5'4" it's more of a maxi length on me - back hem hits my ankles... the fit is quite flattering with a v-neckline [and] loosely smocked waist." — CAJoy, NordstromRack.com reviewer

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London Times Midi Dress

Reviewers seem to agree that the best part about this dress is not the eye-catching print (although we do love that part of it) but its flattering fit. The high-low hem makes for a romantic silhouette that is comfortably cinched at the waist.

The Hype: 4.8 out of 5 stars; 4 reviews on NordstromRack.com

What They’re Saying: “Was looking for a comfortable dress that could be worn casually (with a jean jacket to brunch) or dressed up (with strappy heels to a summer wedding) and this dress does 🙂 Since I’m 5’4″ it’s more of a maxi length on me – back hem hits my ankles… the fit is quite flattering with a v-neckline [and] loosely smocked waist.” — CAJoy, NordstromRack.com reviewer

London Times High/Low Hem Midi Dress, $, available at Nordstrom Rack

<h2><span class=Melloday Linen Shirtdress
Linen? For summer? It's not groundbreaking, but it's definitely a good call, especially in the form of a belted, button-down frock that's polished yet super easy to wear.

The Hype: 4.8 out of 5 stars; 6 reviews on NordstromRack.com

What They're Saying: "I received my order a few days ago and they are absolutely beautiful. I love linen, I didn’t realize that the dresses had splits on each side that was really a plus. Love theses dresses. I purchased the yellow, blue and pink. They cay be dressed up with a scarf/blazer. Can’t go wrong with them." — Anonymous, NordstromRack.com reviewer

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Melloday Linen Shirtdress

Linen? For summer? It’s not groundbreaking, but it’s definitely a good call, especially in the form of a belted, button-down frock that’s polished yet super easy to wear.

The Hype: 4.8 out of 5 stars; 6 reviews on NordstromRack.com

What They’re Saying: “I received my order a few days ago and they are absolutely beautiful. I love linen, I didn’t realize that the dresses had splits on each side that was really a plus. Love theses dresses. I purchased the yellow, blue and pink. They cay be dressed up with a scarf/blazer. Can’t go wrong with them.” — Anonymous, NordstromRack.com reviewer

Melloday Sleeveless Linen Belted Midi Shirtdress, $, available at Nordstrom Rack

<h2><span class=West Kei Racerback Sleeveless Maxi Dress
If you're not ready kick your 2020 tie-dye loungewear habit, here's how you can transition it to summer 2021. It's cute, it's casual, and the way reviewers rave about the comfort of its soft fabric, it's fair to say it's the next best thing to your beloved tie-dye pajamas.

The Hype: 4.3 out of 5 stars; 21 reviews on NordstromRack.com

What They're Saying: "Super comfy and nice soft fabric, a little bit clingy, but overall flattering to just about any shape body, the fabric is not too this and hangs nicely below the hips. Pattern is nice, and I got the grey, it has some black in it and easy to find almost any footwear to go with it. Washes nicely, I hung dry and got the perfect results. I received many compliments the first time I wore it." — Judy J, NordstromRack.com reviewer

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West Kei Racerback Sleeveless Maxi Dress

If you’re not ready kick your 2020 tie-dye loungewear habit, here’s how you can transition it to summer 2021. It’s cute, it’s casual, and the way reviewers rave about the comfort of its soft fabric, it’s fair to say it’s the next best thing to your beloved tie-dye pajamas.

The Hype: 4.3 out of 5 stars; 21 reviews on NordstromRack.com

What They’re Saying: “Super comfy and nice soft fabric, a little bit clingy, but overall flattering to just about any shape body, the fabric is not too this and hangs nicely below the hips. Pattern is nice, and I got the grey, it has some black in it and easy to find almost any footwear to go with it. Washes nicely, I hung dry and got the perfect results. I received many compliments the first time I wore it.” — Judy J, NordstromRack.com reviewer

WEST KEI Tie Dye Racerback Sleeveless Maxi Dress, $, available at Nordstrom Rack

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