Shop the best smock dress for women this summer, from tiered styles to shirred busts, midi length smock dresses and more. These high street smock dresses are the ultimate in easy breezing dressing, we promise you!
I find summer dressing more of a faff than winter, especially in the heat and humidity. Wearing a tight or restrictive high street summer dress during a hot and humid day has me starting to sweat at the thought of it.
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My secret solution? Breezy and billowy summer smock dresses, all tiered and terrifically loose to waft around a British beach in.
Finding the sweet spot between summer loungewear and cute fashion, a smock dress is as stylish as it is sweat-free. Typically tiered, they're voluminous in shape and oversized, without a pinch of a button or a restrictive strap in sight; some come with shirred busts to add a little definition, but the best smock dresses are nothing but big, beautiful swathes of easy-breezy material.
How to style a smock dress
Wondering how to wear a smock dress? They're the perfect pairing to a chunky dad sandal (helps to balance out the width of the dress), a light loafer reminiscent of a 00s Alexa Chung or dressed up with a block heel; you can even rely on them come autumn, by swapping your sandals for boots and a pair of tights if needed.
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Best smock dresses 2022
Floral Maxi Smock Dress, £49, Nobody's Child
Denim Smock Dress, £46, River Island
Black Smock Dress, £27.50, La Redoute
Gingham Smock Dress, £48, Oasis
Chambray Smock Midi Dress, £40, Simply Be
FatFace Paisley Smock Dress, £19, Marks & Spencer
Pieces Mini Smock Dress, £15, ASOS
Green Puff Sleeve Mini Smock Dress, £17.99, New Look via Klarna
Sleeper Linen Dress, £260, Urban Outfitters
Green Poplin Cut Out Mini Smock Dress, £10, Nasty Gal
Floral Midi Smock Dress, £41, Nobody's Child
Smocked Bodice Midi Dress, £52, Boden
Boohoo Smock Dress, £13.50, Debenhams
Lipsy Denim Smock Dress, £52, Next
Black Smock Mini Dress, £38, River Island
Smocked Check Dress, £49, Monsoon
Embroidered Maxi Smock Dress, £158, Free People
Smocked Tunic Mini Dress, £125, Anthropologie
Bright Pink Jersey Frill Mini Smock Dress, £15.99, New Look
White Frill Smock Broderie Hem Dress, £41, Oasis
Smocked Halter Midi Dress, £59.95, Gap
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