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These summer sundresses embody this season’s biggest trend

Our survey of local shops shows neutrals are out, and vibrant colors are in. And in this heat, dresses are the way to go for everything from lunch with friends to a girls’ night out.

We went on a virtual shopping spree to round up a few of our favorite frocks that are in local stores this summer. Read on for all of our picks.

Brighten up your next event with this versatile pink dress from Lukka that’s light and breezy while still looking tailored.

This fun-and-flowy lime dress from Head Over Heels will add a little zest to your wardobe.


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Crochet is all the rage this summer. Check out NK Boutique for this maxi dress that’s just begging to be worn to a beach-side dinner.

Whether you’re in the islands or at the neighborhood pool, you’ll embody vacation vibes in this vibrant, halter-neck dress from Hemline Towne Center.


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Tired of monochrome? Change things up with this funky, patterned dress from Rodéo Boutique.


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When in doubt, add a ruffle! This versatile dress from Vertage can be worn day and night.