Summer Shift Dresses

It’s getting hot here in Texas, so what does that mean? It’s time to break out those summer shift dresses, y’all! Nothing says summer like a shift dress. It’s the ultimate summer staple piece, because it’s comfortable, classic, and easy to wear for so many occasions. Brunch, barbecues, weddings, you name it! Keep scrolling to see why I love this particular one and my favorite picks for summer shift dresses.

Summer Shift Dresses |
Summer Shift Dresses |
Summer Shift Dresses |

Shift dresses are spectacular for summer. They tend to fit more loosely around the waist and hip area, so you can eat and walk around without feeling like fabric is sticking to your body in the summer heat. I love the one I’m wearing here for its classic seersucker stripes, something that won’t ever get out of style! Plus, it’s on sale for $40. What a steal!

Summer Shift Dresses |
Summer Shift Dresses |
Summer Shift Dresses |
Summer Shift Dresses |
DRESS london james seersucker shift dress (just $40) | SHOES honey dezzie sandal (on sale under $25) | WATCH fossil vintage muse tan leather c/o | SUNGLASSES round sunnies (my fave pair, just $10!) | LIPSTICK nyx antwerp | NAILS essie fear or desire

I’ve done a little online searching these last few days and found these gorgeous summer shift dresses. Some are colorful, some are bright white, and they all make great pieces for the summer. Lots of them are super affordable and on sale, too! See them below:

And alright, let’s talk about this wall behind me for a second. Isn’t it so fun?! It reminds me of what my bathtub water looks like with LUSH Intergalactic Bath Bomb (amazing demo of that here). East Austin has a plethora of fun walls, and that area is my favorite part of town as of late. As always, thank you for stopping by and reading! Have a wonderful day!

Photography by Kelly Rice


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  1. 6.9.16
    Ashley said:

    Absolutely love that dress!! It is so cute and fun for summer. Plus, the background is super fun!


  2. 6.9.16
    Sarah said:

    Thanks so much, Ashley! I'm glad you like it! XO, Sarah

  3. 6.9.16
    Rachel said:

    Absolutely love this shift dress! So simply and perfect for summer!

    Rachel /

  4. 6.9.16
    Sarah said:

    Thanks a bunch, Rachel! Hope you're having a great day! XO, Sarah

  5. 6.9.16

    Love that dress!!! Excited to find some of these awesome walls too as a newbie to Austin! 😉

  6. 6.9.16
    Sarah said:

    Thanks so much, Jen! Welcome to Austin!! XO, Sarah

  7. 6.11.16
    Andreea said:

    Beautiful dress! Perfect for summer!


  8. 6.12.16
    Unknown said:

    Seriously such a cute dress on you! And what a perfect place to shoot it

    Emma | With A City Dream

  9. 6.12.16
    Sarah said:

    This dress really is comfortable! Thanks so much, Andreea! XO, Sarah

  10. 6.12.16
    Sarah said:

    Thanks so much, Emma! This wall was super fun to shoot at! XO, Sarah

  11. 6.12.16
    Paulina said:

    I LOVE that dress! So cute!

    XOXO Paulina

  12. 6.12.16
    Sarah said:

    Thanks so much, Paulina! XO, Sarah

  13. 6.13.16

    The detail on this dress is so pretty! xo, Biana –BlovedBoston

  14. 6.14.16
    Sarah said:

    Thanks for your sweet comment, B! XO, Sarah

  15. 6.14.16
    Rumela said:

    Thats a gorgeous dress. U look amazing.
    My blog: RumelaTheShopaholic

  16. 6.14.16

    This dress and the background of the pictures look perfect together!
    Cool outfit!


  17. 6.14.16
    Unknown said:

    So cute! Love the detail on your dress!

    xo Jen
    Skirt The Rules

  18. 6.14.16

    Beautiful dress. Love this look, so happy that I found your blog.

    Blonde in Cashmere

  19. 6.14.16
    Sarah said:

    Thanks so much, Rumela! XO, Sarah

  20. 6.14.16
    Sarah said:

    Thanks a bunch! XO, Sarah

  21. 6.14.16
    Sarah said:

    Thanks so much, Jen! XO, Sarah

  22. 6.14.16
    Sarah said:

    Thank you, Vera! I'm happy you're here! XO, Sarah

  23. 6.14.16
    Unknown said:

    Oh this shift dress is so cute! I love the back wall just adds to your cute outfit! Xo Stephie

  24. 6.15.16
    Rachel said:

    Beautiful dress! looks great on you!

  25. 6.15.16
    Sarah said:

    Thanks so much, Stephie! I appreciate your sweet comment. XO, Sarah

  26. 6.15.16
    Sarah said:

    Thanks so much, Rachel! XO, Sarah

  27. 6.18.16

    This dress…. so so gorgeous! Love how it is simple but so chic!

    Abby | Life in the Fash Lane

  28. 6.18.16
    Sarah said:

    Thanks so much, Abigail! It doesn't hurt that it's on sale either. Have a great weekend! XO, Sarah

  29. 6.21.16
    Unknown said:

    Love your dress and other selections mentioned!! 🙂