10 Gorgeous Wrap Dresses You Need For Spring & Summer

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The Best Wrap Dresses For Spring

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There's a reason that Diane Von Furstenberg became one of the most recognizable names in fashion when she debuted her wrap dress. The iconic silhouette is one of the most universally flattering (and timeless!) dresses out there due to its adjustable waist and v-neck styling.

In the summer months we're all looking for the kinds of pieces we can just throw on and walk out the door—the wrap dress is one of them. Whether you like sleeves or spaghetti straps, a long or short hemline, we found a wrap dress to suit any style and budget.

In the slideshow ahead, shop our favorite spring wrap dresses from Zara, J. Crew, Theory and of course, Diane Von Furstenberg.

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Christy Dawn Wrap Dress

Christy Dawn

There are few things more simultaneously feminine and flattering than a floral wrap dress. Christy Dawn makes all her dresses in Los Angeles from dead stock fabrics, which is both good for the environment and rare in the fashion world. You're unlikely to find another woman wearing your dress on the street, and sure to get plenty of compliments.

Buy: Christy Dawn 'Bergen' dress, $220.

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Zara Wrap Dress

Zara

We love the easy wearability of a flattering silhouette in a bold color. This mini wrap dress from Zara is a perfect mix of bright and pretty. We'd wear this cotton dress all summer—over a swimsuit for a beach-side lunch, running errands on the weekend and even out at night with a pair of wedge sandals and a messy ponytail.

Buy: Zara crossover dress, $23. 

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Tularosa Wrap Dress

Tularosa

Depending on the accessories you choose, this low-cut Tularosa wrap dress could be casual enough for a Sunday afternoon hanging out at home (just add flat sandals) or dressy enough for a summer wedding (with strappy high-heel sandals and some great jewelry).

Buy: Tularosa 'Sid' wrap dress, $220.

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Yumi Kim Wrap Dress

Yumi Kim / Shopbop.com

A summer wedding hero piece, this Yumi Kim wrap dress will be flattering on a variety of figures and works for a daytime or evening event. We love this dress for tropical vacations and getaways, and can be dressed up or down throughout the warmer months of the year.

Buy: Yumi Kim 'Rush Hour' maxi dress, $288.

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ASTR Wrap Dress

ASTR / Nordstrom

Pretty and unfussy, we love the floral print of this very affordable dress from Nordstrom. The kimono-style sleeves are flattering for those who want to cover their arms, and the adjustable wrap style makes it flattering on your waist almost universally. Just tie it around the smallest part and go!

Buy: ASTR floral print wrap dress, $74.

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Ellen Tracy Wrap Dress

Ellen Tracy / Nordstrom

There's nothing prettier in spring than a great floral print. This dress has a more structured fabrication, which makes it ideal for more sophisticated events and dressier tastes. Wear this dress with black patent pumps for a luncheon or wedge sandals for a casual summer wedding.

Buy: Ellen Tracy floral twill wrap dress, $118. 

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J. Crew Wrap Dress

J. Crew

In both the conservative fit and generous fabric, this J.Crew wrap dress is perfect for anyone with more modest taste who wants the universally flattering look of a wrap dress. It comes in three colors and the price point makes it a worthy investment for all your spring and summer parties and backyard barbecues.

Buy: J.Crew poplin wrap dress, $138. 

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Guess Wrap Dress

Guess / Bloomingdales

If you're looking for a trendier wrap dress for this spring and summer, try this version from guess, complete with 70s-inspired bell sleeves and a braided belt. We'd wear it with on-trend gladiator sandals and a funky bucket bag.

Buy: Guess denim bell sleeve wrap dress, $108. 

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Theory Wrap Dress

Theory / Bloomingdales

Looking for a wrap dress that's also polished and work-appropriate? We love this striped linen version from Theory. Known for their office-worthy and high-quality pieces, Theory nails the feminine-but-professional look. Plus, the vertical stripes on this dress are lengthening on any figure.

Buy: Theory striped linen wrap dress, $345.

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Diane Von Furstenberg Wrap Dress

Net-a-Porter / Bloomingdales

Diane Von Furstenberg pretty much invented the modern wrap dress, and it has since become her brand's signature silhouette. This soft fabric drapes in a flattering style, and the adjustable wrap and v-neck are ultra-flattering. We love the print and contrasting trim on this long-sleeve dress that can transition from summer into fall.

BuyDiane Von Furstenberg 'Julian' silk-jersey wrap dress, $450.