Sweet Summer Dresses for Girls

In Kids, Kids Fashion by Esther Carlstone2 Comments

Who doesn’t love summertime? Lemonade, warmth, and loads of cute dresses! If you’re the savvy mama to a little girl, I think you’ll be drooling over these delicious frocks as much as I am. (Seriously, why can’t they make adult clothes this cute?!) Happy window shopping!
zara printed dress

Zara Printed Dress, $29.99 – This gorgeous coral printed dress brings a bit of international flair to your little girl’s closet. It’s perfectly summer and perfectly priced. Also perfect for a summer tea party.

ostrich dress

Tea Collection Ostrich Smocked Mini Dress, $29.95 – This unique dress adds something new to the traditional peasant dress look with some too-cute ostriches stitched along the bottom. The smocked neckline and colorful embroidery add extra special touches to this sure to be noticed frock.

mini boden dress

Mini Boden Strappy Sundress, $44 – Just looking at this adorable dress makes me happy. I love the bright pops of color and whimsical nature of this piece. It’s like a Popsicle of a dress.

Splendid dress

Splendid Carnival Stripe Dress, $64 – Does Splendid ever make kid’s clothing I don’t love? This bright and happy summer dress is no exception. From the bright colors to the stripes, this outfit is just begging to get taken to the beach.

roxy dress

Roxy Pitter Patter Dress, $36 – A total California beach girl dress if we ever saw one, this sweet tank dress is made of the chic fabric of the moment – chambray – and boasts ruffles and adjustable tie straps.

gap dress

GAP Rainbow Stripe Dress, $19.95 – Nothing screams summer quite like rainbow stripes and this easy-to-wear dress is no exception. Made of cotton jersey, this is the perfect dress for the girl on the go who likes to climb trees, run in the grass, and have a picnic.

jcrew dress

J.Crew Embroidered Peasant Dress, $68 – Can they make this in a grown-up version please? I’m loving the bright blue with the white embroidery, reminiscent of those great little dresses you’d find on a vacation to Mexico or somewhere south of the border.


Misha Lulu Whale Dress, $72 – How darling is this summer-perfect whale dress from Musha Lulu?Among the many details I adore: the crochet trim, the color palette, and the fact that it’s made in the USA.

Meet the Author | Esther Carlstone

Esther is the mother to a silly 20-month old daughter who hates wearing clothes. Born and raised in Southern California, she attended UCLA where she received her Bachelors Degree in English and continues to live and love Los Angeles many years after. After a decade-long stint as an event planner, she is now a writer/editor for various websites and blogs about all thing lovely at her site, A Lovely State of Mind. She's hates trolling through unorganized sales racks and is obsessed with fashion, food, travel, pop culture, Instagramming, good design, and too many TV shows to count. Oh, and coffee totally counts as a food group (the main one if you have a kid.) You can find Esther on her blog, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.

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