An Ode To The Summer Dress – And The Stars Who Wore It Best This Week

Victoria Beckham, Keira Knightley, Taylor Swift and more – our pick of the prettiest summer dresses

Floral-printed or colour-blocked, fit n’ flared or tea-style – it doesn’t matter what cut or print you go for, as long as your summer dress evokes girly-girl, give-us-a-twirl, full-on gorgeousness.

The sundress is no everyday wardrobe staple; it’s reserved strictly for special days out in big green spaces, for outside dinners on balmy evenings… basically for any precious moments where the temperature edges over 20 degrees.

Putting one on offers a powerful element of fantasy – your day will be easier, breezier and more beautiful just because you’re not wearing jeans and a grey jumper, ok?

And thanks to your sunnier outlook, you’ll probably get a whole load of compliments, too.

From Victoria Beckham to Keira Knightley, here’s our pick of the prettiest summer dresses spotted in the last week…

Victoria Beckham
VB was already showcasing her pre-spring 2015 range at Wimbledon on Sunday. Delicious colour combos, smooth panels and a cutaway neck make this look as sharp as it is feminine.

Keira Knightley
In powder blue and pleated Prada, plus she’s donning a perfect braided up-do. Keira’s cool specs make the look, giving an edge to the pretty ensemble.

Pippa Middleton
P-Middy’s Kate Spade number is a classic – teamed with a prim basket-bag and cool shades.

Amber Le Bon And Anna Friel
Amber and Anna pare down Peter Pilotto’s lace and print clash-work with minimal make-up and fuss-free hair.

Taylor Swift
Taylor’s picking out the colours in her floral mini with statement red lips and a forest green satchel.

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