Summer dresses are delightful, airy, and comfy, the ultimate representation of a carefree attitude and a calendar filled with pool parties and sunny vacations. They can be romantic or bold, depending on your style, mood and the occasion. Take inspiration from summer destinations, and you’ll have a wardrobe that never fails you. Think of what you would wear to the French and Italian Riviera, Ibiza, the Hamptons, the picturesque Greek Islands or the Caribbean. To get started, let’s go through the basic elements of the perfect summer dress, whether it’s a simple sundress or a special occasion look.