The One Dress Style We Actually Want to Wear This April

Ah, dresses. There's no end to how much we can talk about them. Honestly, it's a real joy bringing you a selection of the frocks we love. Today's offering? The best summer dresses with sleeves. Okay, so we might not be spending that much time outside, but having a flowing dress that keeps you cool while you're in your seventh Zoom meeting for today is imperative. That's why these arm-covering dresses are ideal for the changing season and all those hours indoors. While compiling this edit, it was hard to narrow down a small list, as there are so many around.

From the likes of Instagram favourites Ganni and Kitri to the high street's reliable & Other Stories and Mango, there's a dress to suit all budgets. But don't think it's all about maxis. We've also included a range of hemlines so you can expect to see a few midis in there, too, meaning everyone's style is accounted for. Before you see the ones we've selected, take a look at how the Who What Wear team are wearing their long-sleeved summer dresses. Keep scrolling to see how to style dresses with sleeves, and then continue down for the best ones to shop.

summer dresses with sleeves: elinor block wearing kitri

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Style Notes: Assistant editor Elinor Block wears this Kitri dress with a pair of white boots. 

summer dresses with sleeves: emma spedding

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@speddingemma

Style Notes: Black accessories accent this green dress as seen on editor Emma Spedding. 

summer dresses with sleeves: Zoe Popi Anastasiou

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Phill Taylor

Style Notes: Zoe Anastasiou, Who What Wear's fashion editor, wears her floral dress with black boots. 

summer dresses with sleeves: joy montgomery

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Style Notes: Black Tevas worn with a checked dress are shopping editor Joy's trick to styling a summer frock with sleeves. 

Style Notes: Who What Wear's editor in chief, Hannah Almassi, wears the Gül Hürgel dress of dreams.

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This piece was published at an earlier date and has since been updated. Next up, the biggest spring/summer 2020 fashion trends you need to know. 

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