The High-Street Dress Secret We're Trying (and Failing) to Keep

If you've not been keeping an eye on River Island lately, here's the news flash: The dress section is on fire right now. Caroline Flack's collaboration collection has, of course, served to boost the offering, with the Love Island host scattering her Instagram account with snaps of her designs looking particularly great in the sunshine. But it's not just Caroline we have to thank. From slinky slips and flowy dresses to florals, polka dots and animal prints galore, the core collection has more than ticked off this summer's key trends, with one eye on what's coming for A/W 18 too.

Naturally, influencers have also spied the greatness, with a £55 yellow leopard-print midi on the brink of becoming one of 2018's It dresses. As with all affordable shopping hot spots, speed is of the essence before all the best bits fly. Ready? Keep scrolling to see how influencers are wearing their RI frocks, plus our pick of the best River Island dresses you should add to basket right now.

Shop the Dresses:

A year-round classic you can pair with sandals, sneakers or ankle boots.

So elegant. Wear it with white trainers to add a cool edge.

The high street is serving up some serious polka-dot dress action, and River Island is no exception.

Comfy and cute. This is a great dress to take you into autumn.

Wear this over a white tee to elevate your daytime wardrobe.

Yep, yellow is officially the shade of the summer.

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