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Sleeveless Dress in Summer-Outfit Ideas


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Summer is seasons of travel, making fun and many things to do. As we know, summer is the most loved and hottest season so in this time dressing styles can be just anything which makes you comfortable and give a trendy look. One of the exciting part of this season you can wear all your favorite outfits, ruffle and bell sleeves, and on unusually hot days you get to wear sleeveless dresses.

The question that pops out every time is what to wear over a sleeveless dress in summer?

I have been asking myself this questions for a long time – how you can transfer from cool to warm and vice versa when wearing the sleeveless dress? Well, it is quite easy actually, and I am going to share the tips with you.

What to Wear Over Sleeveless Dress in Summer

Even though on hot summer day sleeveless dress is a real saver, sometimes it can be tricky combining it with other toppers. The trick is in layering. You probably have some of these pieces in your closet

Sleeveless Dress with Capes


Capes work magically with sleeveless dresses. They are stylish and look ravishing on summer days. You can choose long capes or short capes. Both choices work equally gorgeously. A sleeveless mini dress and a cape shall be perfect for casual occasions. You can wear it on a lunch date or at a friend’s birthday party. High heels work nicely with these outfits.  You can totally trend for the evening. Long capes are no less. Even a plain gown looks incredibly imaginative and gorgeous with a long cape. So, give up wearing the old school plain gown to evening parties, and add a long cape to it. 

Sleeveless Dress with Tulle Jacket

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Moving on to something funky and fun,  let’s talk about long tulle coats, which will surely steal your heart. If you want to astound people with your fashion panache, go for this look. You are sure to grab attention. A tulle jacket is an eye-catching accessory to add to your sleeveless outfit. However, you wouldn’t want to wear it to a formal meeting or a casual meetup. Wear such outfits on special occasions, especially ones where you want to stand out. Also, make sure that your overall outfit is comparatively basic because this loud piece is going to spice up the overall look anyway.

Sleeveless Dress with Shoulder Wrap

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One more unique piece to wear over sleeveless outfits is a shoulder wrap. These pieces are astonishingly stylish and can totally make the simplest outfit look grand and decorated. A transparent pastel-colored shoulder wrap will beautify your day-to-day style. You can wear these with sleeveless mini-dresses, crop tops, maxi skirts, or sleeveless tops. 

Sleeveless Dress with Kimono

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You cannot spend an entire summer without a kimono look. Kimonos make your summer days more chill and breezy. Kimonos never go out of trend and look magnificent. Wear a floral kimono over your sleeveless summer dress to look soothing on hot days. You can wear kimonos of any of your favorite colors. Believe it or not, they all look mesmerizing.

Sleeveless Dress with Shackets

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Shackets are today’s essentials. They are everywhere and still are nowhere near basic. They always look trendy on top of being comfy. So, be breezily fashionable throughout the hot days with these cute and trendy shackets!

Sleeveless Dress with Bomber Jacket

Sleeveless Dress with Bomber Jacket

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Bombers are very soft and warm. They have that typical baggy cut that makes you feel like you are wrapped in a piece of a cloud. Although women like to wear them with jeans or leggings, there is nothing terrible in wearing it with a sleeveless dress. You will look impressive and very stylish!

Sleeveless Dress with Denim Jacket

Sleeveless Dress with Denim Jacket

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It is known forever that denim jackets mix perfectly with any staple and that they will never go out of style. They are one of those timeless items that you need to have in your wardrobe, according to many fashion designers and bloggers. Denim jacket in combination with sleeveless dress is a sure bet. You can be sure you won’t feel cold, while your outfit will remain looking awesomely chic!

Sleeveless Dress with Cardigan

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Whether you opt for a casual or elegant dress, cardigan should always be somewhere nearby in case you feel cold. It can be simple, cashmere cardigan, without any details on it, or you can choose something that has more eye-catching details on it.

Sleeveless Dress with Vest

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Linen, suede or much other material that your vest is made of will make you feel stylish, but most of all very warm when needed. True, it won’t cover your hands, but all the other parts won’t feel any cold. It is a more stylish item than it is practical, but don’t throw it away easily. Let your vest be in some neutral, earth tone. That way you can easily match it with any other colors.

Sleeveless Dress with Leather Jacket

Sleeveless Dress with Leather Jacket


Leather jackets are a very chic and stylish way to make your sleeveless dress look classy. You can pair a leather jacket with any long or short dresses of any style. A black leather jacket and bodycon sleeveless dress will give you a perfect trendy look.

Sleeveless Dress with Lace Jacket

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Lace jackets are ideal for summer.you can choose a midi dress and same color lace jacket. Wearing a lace jacket with a sleeveless dress will add glam and comfort to your costume in this summer.

Sleeveless Dress with Shrug

Sleeveless Dress with Shrug


For a cool and retro look go for a fringed shrug.it will give you a bright, colorful and fresh look. You can find lots of variety of shrug styles to wear with your tank tops and short dresses for a casual yet amazing look.

Sleeveless Dress with Blazer

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To get an elegant look pair you sleeveless dress with a single button blazer. This style suits every occasion and never go out of style.

Final Verdict

Well If you are nodding, then your problem is solved! All these toppers are perfect items that will keep you warm and stylish at the same time. Your dress won’t be ruined. On the contrary – it will be upgraded!

If you plan to wear your sleeveless dress in your office, and you are not sure about the dress code, then there is no better way than to style it with a cardigan or blazer. However, if you work in a more creative environment with a relaxed climate, then you can easily match your sleeveless dress with your favorite vest.

However, sometimes summer can be pretty unpredictable as well. Short rains, clouds, and change of temperature are nothing unusual. Especially when the weather is in a transition like now – it is still not so cold for wearing a jacket, but it is not so hot anymore to go out only dressed in a sleeveless dress.

What to wear over a sleeveless dress in summer shouldn’t bug you anymore. With these outfit ideas, you will always have the inspiration to grab something with you and drape it over your shoulders when you feel weather starts to change.

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