Get the hottest hot girl summer look with the best summer dresses of 2022.

The Great British summer is 2 things: short and sweet. So, make the most of it and check out our guide to this year's hottest and most stylish summer dresses.

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The sun is out, the beer gardens are full, someone is playing Dua Lipa from their car speakers… Yep, it’s the nation’s most anticipated time of year: summer.

Whether you can’t get enough of those beaming sun rays or you spend the whole day sweating and cursing the heat, dressing for hot summer days can feel like a sport in itself. You don’t want something that is too heavy, but you don’t want something that is plain and boring. So what’s the solution? Finding the perfect summer dress!

We’ve scoured through all of your fave retailers to find you everything from a simple and chic LBD to fun and flowy maxi dresses. No matter what your plans are this summer: whether that’s unintentionally messy bottomless brunches or just lying back in your favourite park, we’ve got a dress for it. Now there are no more excuses to stay in and just watch the clouds pass, get your dress on and head on out into the world! Go on, grab yourself a new favourite dress, and you might even be able to get a discount code while you’re at it. Cheers to summer!

Best lightweight summer dresses to stop you from getting the infamous SUL (sweaty upper lip)

Yellow Ditsy Floral Wrap Tea Dress
Yellow Ditsy Floral Wrap Tea Dress

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Best flowy summer dresses to make you feel like you’re in a cottagecore dream

Best patterned summer dresses to keep things fun and fresh

Green Gingham Shirred Smock Dress
Green Gingham Shirred Smock Dress

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Best LBDs to transition from a bottomless brunch to cocktails in a bar

Black Linen Corset Frill Hem Skater Dress
Black Linen Corset Frill Hem Skater Dress

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Best fashion discount codes and sales

Get it cheaper! Use a promo code to save money on your buy, or take advantage of an epic sale. Hurry, these never last long!

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Summer Sale: save up to 70% off

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Women's Festival Outfits from £4

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Reinvent yourself! We don’t make the rules – you do, so find your unique look with our festival outfits. ASOS DESIGN gives you loads to work with. From versatile black to pops of neon and metallics, hands-free style gets a serious upgrade. T&Cs apply.
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Up to 30% off Topshop and more!

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Women: up to 50% off swimwear

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Prices are being slashed in the ASOS sale with swimwear up to 50% off. Dreaming of summer holidays already? Save on your beach attire. T&Cs apply.
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