Live Out Your Cottagecore Dreams in a Peasant Style Dress

It’s the perfect casual sunny style.

Woman wearing peasant style dress.
We found your new go-to warm weather look—that’s comfier than cutoffs.DeMorris Byrd, Unsplash

Finding the perfect dress to wear on a hot day can be tricky. After all, fashion matters just as much as function. And while many dresses offer easy to wear fabrics and cuts, peasant style dresses offer a definite feminine flair with billowing, lightweight materials, flattering patterns and lace and embroidery accents. This means you don’t have to sacrifice style for comfort. If you haven’t added a peasant dress to your wardrobe yet, keep reading to see what to look for and how to make it work for you.

Amoretu Women Summer Tunic Dress V Neck Casual Loose Flowy Swing Shift Dresses

Rainbow of Colors

Balance out the mini hemline with long, drapey sleeves.Amoretu

Peasant dresses aren’t just cute in warm weather. Add tights, boots and a jacket to work this ultra femme look all year round.

Milumia Women's Boho Button Up Split Floral Print Flowy Party Dress

Nip in the Waist

Classic, vintage design with a V neckline that will work for just about every figure.Milumia

If you want to add a bit of shape to your peasant dress, look for a style with a nipped in waist to balance the volume of the sleeves and skirt. You can also add structure with a denim or leather jacket that cuts in at the midsection.

Sakkas Presta Roman Sleeveless Lined Tank Top Dress with Emrboidery Lace Design

Variety of Sizes

Flowy material with a built in cotton slip underneath, available in up to a 3X.Sakkas

Tight clothing in sweltering weather is a no-go. Boho summer dresses allow air to circulate, keeping you cool and dry even on blistering hot days. This number can double as a particularly chic beach coverup.