12 Versatile Summer Dresses (With Sleeves!)

By on June 29, 2013

I have been receiving a lot of feedback from readers via email, and on Facebook recently, asking for more recommendations on dresses to wear in Summer, but with sleeves! Everyone has areas of their body they prefer than other, and which they would like to hide or simply not show off; and many plus size women out there feel that their arms are a part of their body they would rather not show off.

Now truly, I would encourage anyone not to have any issue with specific part of their body, experiment with wearing different styles, including short sleeved or sleeveless dresses and tops; but of course Pasazz.net is here to help you shop and find the clothes that you need, whatever your needs may be! So here we are today with our top 12 picks for Summer dresses ideal for these warm days and evenings… all with sleeves!

All these dresses are versatile, which can be dressed up or down with different accessories and shoes. Some can be work from the office, straight to your dinner date… and others can be work out shopping with friends and out for a fun evenings.

I’ll leave you to enjoy these top picks, and decided which one if your favorite!

Plus Size Lane Collection surplice dress - Lane Bryant Women's Size
Lane Collection: Surplice Dress

A stunning choice for day or evening, this Lane Collection surplice dress outfits your lifestyle in soft matte Jersey. Designed to fit, flaunt and flatter, this soft knit dress highlights your shape in all the right places with a faux wrap design, surplice neckline and ruched side. The versatile style makes it the perfect blank canvas to show off your personality – make it your own with jewelry, scarves and killer heels.

Avenue Plus Size Belted Splatter Print Maxi Dress
Belted Splatter Print Maxi Dress

Knit short-sleeve maxi dress, featuring criss cross v-neckline and matching fabric belt. Long, maxi length for a comfy Summer style!

Avenue Plus Size Tie Front Smocked Waist Dress
Tie Front Smocked Waist Dress

Short, flutter sleeves and a smocked waistline make this plus size dress flattering and fun! Show off your curves in this beautiful Spring style. Knit, short-sleeve dress, featuring scooped neckline with keyhole and tie closure and smocked empire waist.

Avenue Plus Size Blue Bias Stripe Belt Dress
Blue Bias Stripe Belt Dress

Make a bold statement in vibrant stripes! Knit, short-sleeve dress, featuring a scooped neckline, bias stripes at the front and solid back. Matching fabric belt at the waist is included.

Evangaline Wrap Dress
Evangaline Wrap Dress

A classic wrap dress goes bohemian with SWAK Design’s colorful, Evangaline print! Figure flattering style works for virtually every body type. Full wrap style with adjustable tie-waist. Deep V-neck crossover front flatters the bust. Knee-length hem. Darting detail camouflages the tummy. Three-quarter length sleeves. This versatile dress is sure to become your go to for both the office and a dressy occasion!

Chambray Chiffon Cold Shoulder Dress
Chambray Chiffon Cold Shoulder Dress

A gorgeous and breezy dress is everything we love about summer style and this flattering sweet chiffon number is super versatile for any occasion. Plus size dress features a v neckline that leads to cutout accents at shoulders, flutter detailing at sleeves, and is finished with a self tie tassel belt at stretch waist and a slightly ruffled hemline.

Belted Military Dress
Belted Military Dress

Get ready to wow in Ashley Stewart’s flattering military dress. This of the moment style and edgy design is a must for the season with a shape made for curves. Plus size dress features a scoop neckline that leads to a zip up front closure, epaulet accents at shoulders and is finished with a belt at waist and an allover solid style.

Tropical Print Knot Front Hi lo Dress
Tropical Print Knot Front Hi lo Dress

A definite summer style stunner, this striking dress is the ultimate go to look of the season. Plus size dress features a deep v neckline that leads to a knot embellishment at bust, an allover tropical pattern print and is finished with a hi lo hemline.

multiprint dress
Multiprint Dress

Standout in the crowd with this eye-catching dress. Featuring boat neckline, kimono style sleeves and flattering belted waist. Pair with the perfect heels and hit the town in style!

Purple Cutout Sleeve Dress
Purple Cutout Sleeve Dress

We love the simple sexiness of this fun and flirty purple dress. Cutout sleeves and a V-neck reveal a peek of skin, while a leopard-spotted faux calf hair skinny belt creates visual contrast.

Plus Size Lane Collection studded dress - Lane Bryant Women's Size 4X,
Lane Collection: Studded Dress

Versatile and eye-catching, this dress makes its mark with a studded skirt for luxe, Lane Collection style! Short sleeve dress is just right for the warmer days ahead in a wonderfully-soft Jersey that hugs your shape and feels amazing against your skin. Flattering surplice neckline and seamed waist.

Navy & White Striped Crossback Dress
Navy & White Striped Crossback Dress

Stripes are hot this season, and this navy and white summer dress is all lined up in the trend-right style. Crisscross straps add sexy detail to the back, while a skinny black belt pulls the look together.



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