The summer is the time to celebrate! Get excited to dress up again with restrictions being lifted, businesses reopening and normalcy finally near! When the sun comes out, so do we and we are loving the idea of getting all dolled up for social occasions again. Whether you’re simply hanging out and about in town, meeting for lunch with friends, and packing for a weekend getaway, we know you are dying to get glammed up and, believe it or not, wear dresses and heels again! With the pandemic, there’s often been little to no reason to throw on your best attire and meet up with large groups of relatives and friends. As things are finally getting back to normal, why not get a little more dressed up than ever before! We are loving all the maxi dress and jumpsuit styles for summer and know you will too. No matter the location; the beach, the city, or your favorite local restaurant, all of these looks are so versatile and can be dressed up or down to your preference. Here are 12 trendy going out dresses for your social summer ahead!

ELIZA J Stripe Tiered Long Sleeve Cotton Dress, Main, color, STRIPE

Engineer stripes add to the century-ago charm of this cotton frock shaped with a tiered skirt, puff shoulders and smocking-flared cuffs. This is the perfect summer barbecue dress for a fun, fresh and chic look!

Eliza J $108

ELIZA J Floral High/Low Faux Wrap Chiffon Dress, Main, color, NAVY

A fluttery high/low hem frames your lovely stems in this romantic floral dress with a wrap-style design and pleated, capped shoulders. We love this floral dress thats perfect for weddings, graduations or any summer formal gathering for that matter!

Eliza J $168

VINCE CAMUTO Tie Front Wide Leg Jumpsuit, Main, color, IVORY

When heading to summer parties, you can never go wrong with the classic white jumpsuit! Crisp crepe gives flattering flow to this wide-leg jumpsuit tailored with darts and a tied waist for a flattering fit.

Vince Camuto $99

WAYF Teja Flutter Sleeve Wrap Dress, Main, color, FLAMINGO ETCHED ROSES

Look pretty-in-pink in a spring-inspired dress brought to life by an airy wrap silhouette and fanciful flutter sleeves. This light and floral dress is so summery chic it will go perfectly with any shoe and is perfect for any occasion! We love how effortlessly chic it is!

WAYF $94

WAYF The Bella Blouson Column Gown, Main, color, ROSE

A balance of classic and contemporary, this lightly draped gown is fashioned with a V-neck, gathered waist and a slit A-line skirt. This dress is perfect for events on the beach or for small weekend getaways! We love how simple yet summery it is and has a flattering silhouette for every body type!

WAYF $82

WAYF The Bella Floral Print Blouson Gown, Main, color, ULTRA VIOLET ETCHED ROSES

A balance of classic and contemporary, this lightly draped gown is covered in roses and fashioned with a V-neck, gathered waist and a slit A-line skirt.

WAYF $158

CHELSEA28 Long Sleeve Ruffle Chiffon Wrap Dress, Main, color, RED SAUCY

Ethereal textured chiffon joins with frothy ruffles to create an ultrafeminine dress that’s ready for day dates or nights out. This flirty and feminine dress will excite you to get dressed up and finally go out again this summer!

Chelsea28 $99

LULUS Much Obliged Wrap Maxi Dress, Main, color, MUSTARD

Split sleeves enhance the dynamic, modern style of a wrap dress in a sweeping maxi silhouette. This bright yellow hue is the perfect pop of color this season and we love the elegant and sophisticated style of this dress for any big or small event this summer!

Lulus $69

FRAICHE BY J Empire Waist Long Sleeve Dress, Main, color, LIGHT YELLOW

A whisper of Victorian charm shapes this dress that updates the look with a daring, deeply dipped neckline. This classic styled dress is timeless and so flattering for any summer event. Whether worn to lunch with sneakers or dressed up with heels for a party, this dress is the ultimate summer must have.

Fraiche $108

FRAICHE BY J Tie Dye V-Neck Jersey Dress, Main, color, MULTI

Ample gathering through the banded waist flatters your figure and eases the flowy silhouette of this soft jersey dress covered in a tie-dye pattern. This is the perfect maxi dress for the beach or any casual summer day styled up!

Fraiche $96

KAREN KANE Tie Dye Front Slit Dress, Main, color, BLUE MULTI

A mesmerizing tie-dye print brings out the charm in this jersey dress designed with a sleeveless silhouette and a front slit. From running errands during the day to going out to dinner with friends at night, this full day dress is so versatile – you can take it anywhere!

Karen Kane $139

KAREN KANE Confetti Cascade Faux Wrap Dress, Main, color, PRINT

This favorite knit dress, in a design that highlights your feminine figure, gets a fierce update with an abstract confetti print. This dress is perfect to wear for work and take out to dinner right after! It’s sophisticated yet trendy at the same time.

Karen Kane $139

KAREN KANE Artisan Jersey Midi Dress, Main, color, BLACK

A comfy black maxi dress is a wardrobe necessity! A versatile warm-weather midi in a swingy flared silhouette features a curve-enhancing cinched waist and handy pockets for stashing your keys or phone.

Karen Kane $108

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