If you only buy one dress this month, make it anything but that dress.
Without any visual aids or description, you already know the dress I'm speaking of.
It’s a printed lightweight number, with elbow-length sleeves and a keyhole button fastening. It is 100% viscose, ankle-length and has a ruffled hem that flutters pleasingly when you walk. It costs €49.95 in Zara and it has basically broken the internet. We don’t mean that lightly, it’s so popular it now has its own Instagram account, with over 13,000 followers.
Our editor spotted it (quite literally) on four different people in one day and we're one more sighting away from setting up a dedicated slack channel to this very dress.
While it feels great to be on-trend, there's something to be said for finding new 'it' buys in the making. Therefore, we have done the hard work for you and sourced the new season sections to find the best bits, here, we found the best summer dresses that are just as flattering, easy-to-wear and affordable as THAT Zara dress.
Daisy Tiered Maxi Dress, €84, Warehouse
Pleated Long Dress, €59.99, H&M
Printed Flowing Dress, €19.95, Zara
Spot Open Button Midi Dress, €68, Topshop
Cotton Blend Handkerchief Dress, €89, & Other Stories
Belt Midi Dress, €49.99, Mango
Midi Dress Smodge Spot Dress, €30.42, Wednesday's Girl
Striped Waisted Maxi Dress, €67, M&S
Floral Printed Dress, €49.95, Zara
Polka Dot Midi Dress, €89, & Other Stories
Flower Printed Dress, €30, Dunnes Stores
Midi Dress Assymetric Hem, €25.99, Stradivarius
Austin Floral Star Print Angel Sleeve Midi Dress, €49, Topshop
Main image by @hot4thespot on Instagram
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