20 Summer Dresses That Are Saying "Take Me on Holiday, Please"

Although a huge part of your wardrobe might be seasonless, there are some pieces that are uncompromisingly made for particular climes. In the same way that an oversized merino wool jumper provides ultimate comfort for hunkering down come winter, a summer dress holds some pretty magical powers when it comes to beating hotter climates.

We're talking about styles that you can't even contemplate pulling out of your wardrobe unless it's freakishly, blisteringly hot. A supremely lightweight, delicately embroidered and occasionally skimpy summer dress is all you'll need to be reminded of the last time you relaxed under a clear blue sky. And while summer holidays may be limited, that doesn't mean you don't deserve something beautiful in which to relish the moment.