The midaxi dresses that deserve your attention this spring/summer

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best midaxi dresses for the summer

by Aimee Jakes |
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Attention, fellow dress-wearers. You know, the people who rotate the same six midi dresses and make them work for the office, weekends and date night?

If you've cleverly worked out that wearing smock dresses are 1) easy to chuck on 2) already a 'complete outfit' 3) look like you've made an effort, then you're ahead of the game, hun.

Yep, we have some intel on the whole frock front and it seems the fashion world is going bananas for the midaxi dress.

What is a midaxi dress?

It's the love child of the midi and maxi dress and we now can't picture us wearing anything different.

Instead of skimming the bottom of your knees or er, the floor, the midaxi hits the sweet spot of your leg.

Essentially, we don't want to look like Kate Middleton attending a charity gala and we also don't want to trip over our own dresses like J-Law at the Oscars circa 2013.

Now you're acquainted with the new wardrobe staple, let's have a look at the very best the high street has to offer...

SHOP: Best midaxi dresses we reckon you'll love...


SHOP: best midaxi dresses 2022

ASOS DESIGN Sleeveless Lace Up Detail Midi Dress1 of 8

ASOS DESIGN Sleeveless Lace Up Detail Midi Dress

The blue tie-dye on this dress is giving us ultimate beachy Y2K vibes. Pair with your favourite shell necklace and Ray-Ban glasses, and you're good to go.

Floral Puff-sleeved Dress2 of 8

Floral Puff-sleeved Dress

We're suckers for a floral dress, and this simple off-the-shoulder is a necessary addition to your spring wardrobe.

Puff Sleeve Maxi Wrap Dress3 of 8

Puff Sleeve Maxi Wrap Dress

A linen blend frock that was made for your fancy summer plans (finally!).

ASOS4 of 8

French Connection floral ditsy midaxi dress in white

Simple meets stylish, this is going straight into our saved items.

ASOS DESIGN Cami Strappy Midi Dress With Ruched Detail5 of 8

ASOS DESIGN Cami Strappy Midi Dress With Ruched Detail

This body-hugging number is the perfect strappy dress, if we do say so ourselves.

ASOS DESIGN Button Through Tie Back Midi Tea Dress6 of 8

ASOS DESIGN Button Through Tie Back Midi Tea Dress

Fancy a sage green moment? We know we do. With a cute polka dot design and a button-through detail, this is the perfect summer BBQ attire.

Flowy Puff Sleeve Midi Dress7 of 8

Flowy Puff Sleeve Midi Dress

This is giving us major summer in Italy vibes, and we're not mad at it. From the pastel blue to the white florals, there's a lot to love about this midaxi dress.

ASOS DESIGN Tie Front Button Through Midi Dress8 of 8

ASOS DESIGN Tie Front Button Through Midi Dress

If you're looking for the perfect transitional dress to take you through spring to summer, then the ASOS khaki plunge neck dress is exactly what you need.

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Other trends you'll be seeing a lot of in 2022:

Hawaiian print: Thanks to the resurgence of Normal Clothes, fashion is looking a little more fun nowadays. Add a printed shirt or shorts to your OOTD and thank us later.

Crochet: From tops to bags, we're loving clothes that look like they've been hand-knitted by your dear Nanna.

Cut outs: Show some more skin with some funky abstract cut out detailing.

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