Cute Summer Dresses For Girls For Everyday Wear Or Special Occasions

With summer just around the corner, you may have begun your search for some cute summer dresses for girls.

The dresses featured on this page can be worn for everyday wear, birthday parties or special occasions.  For spring, these dresses are great to wear with a lightweight cardigan.  They are all made of cotton or a cotton blend and are sleeveless.

These summer dresses are SO adorable and they are very comfortable to wear during the warm summer months.

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Otherwise, let’s take a look at a beautiful selection of summer dresses for girls that I found online that would be suitable for everyday wear or special occasions. 

Summer Dresses For Toddler And Little Girls

Bow Back Printed DressMulti Vintage Ditsy Floral

This pinafore dress in a ditsy floral pattern is 100% cotton and would be perfect for her to wear for summer excursions or just playing outside.  This pinafore dress features a flowery print that’s designed-in-house.

The ruffly adjustable straps cross over at the back – where they fasten with a button – and there’s a tie-able bow just underneath.  There’s an elasticated back panel for easy movement, making this piece perfect for Mini party-goers or picnic invitees.

It even comes in a choice of versatile shades.  This dress is SO pretty and I’m sure your child will LOVE it for its comfort and style. 

Where to Buy:  Boden

Rare Editions – Toddler Girls Bumble Bee Applique Seersucker Dress

This adorable toddler girl’s seersucker dress with the bumble bee applique would be perfect for her to wear for summer outings and special occasions.  This dress features a bumble bee applique with black and white printed one shoulder and flower applique.

This dress has a back button closure for easy dressing with flower detail at the neckline. 

Where To Buy:  Macy’s

Blueberi Boulevard – Toddler Girls Eyelet Dress

This beautiful toddler girl’s eyelet dress in pink is SO pretty and could be worn for any special occasion that you have planned.  This dress from Blueberi Boulevard features allover eyelet with a flower bow at the front of the waist.

The shell of this sleeveless dress is cotton with a poly lining.  This dress comes with a matching panty.

Where To Buy:  Macy’s

Bonnie Jean – Toddler Girls Flutter Sleeved Tropical Print Cotton Lawn Dress


This toddler girls cotton lawn dress features flutter sleeves with an allover bright tropical floral print with smocked insert and touches of neon.  This summer dress is made from 100% cotton with a cotton/poly lining.    Perfect for your toddler to wear for any occasion.

Where To Buy:  Macy’s

Rare Editions – Toddler Girls Printed Poplin Dress

This beautiful Butterfly and floral printed poplin dress would be the perfect attire for everyday or a special occasion.  Featuring a back button closure, this dress has ruffle detail and a mixed print.  The design of the dress is a perfect mix of butterflies and flowers for a summertime feel. 

This dress is a combination of poly/cotton.

Where To Buy:  Macy’s

Ice Cream dress birthday party Ice Cream Parlor boutique dress girls toddler


Ice Cream Dress Found Here

This dress for toddler girls is fashioned in a knit tank style bodice and a cotton full ruffle skirting, perfect for wowing the crowd!  This pretty dress is custom designed from a delightful mix of prints that are visually pleasing with colors that pop.

I think this dress is absolutely adorable and would be great for ice cream parlor outings, birthday parties, portraits as well as everyday wear!

Where To Buy:  Etsy

I think this next dress is SO adorable for a toddler or little girl to wear with the Minnie Mouse print. 

Girl’s dress Minnie Mouse with bows on back, birthday party

This dress for a toddler or little girl is SO adorable in the Minnie Mouse print and would be perfect for her to wear for dress-up or a Minnie Mouse birthday party!  This dress is made from a gabardine fabric with an inner lining in a morim fabric.

The bows are removable and the back of the dress has an open heart shape, with guipir sleeves. Made with high sewing and fine finish.

Where To Buy:  Etsy

Bonnie Jean – Toddler Girls Sleeveless Seersucker Yoke to Printed Poplin Skirt Dress

Your toddler will be pretty in pink with this summer printed poplin skirt dress.   This dress features a sleeveless pink and white striped seersucker yoke with self bow and flutter sleeves to a floral printed poplin skirt. 

Perfect for everyday play or for a special occasion.

Where To Buy:  Macy’s

Hatley Kids French Garden Smocked Dress (Toddler/Little Kids/Big Kids)

This Hatley Kids French Garden smocked dress will be perfect for her to wear on those hot summer days.  This dress is a pull-on style on a soft cotton construction.  This dress has a sleeveless design in an all-over floral print pattern.

It has a billowing skirt with straight hemline.  Your toddler will be as happy as a sunflower in the super soft Hatley® Kids French Garden Smocked Dress!

Where To Buy:  Zappos

Hatley Kids Garden Friends Ruffle Dress (Toddler/Little Kids/Big Kids)

This Hatley Kids Garden Friends ruffle dress is SO adorable with its sleeveless design and ruffle trim.  This dress has a pull-on style in a soft cotton construction.  The butterfly dress has a tiered, ruffled skirt with straight hemline.

Perfect for her to wear to any special occasion like a birthday party, a special outing or everyday wear for summer.

Where To Buy:  Zappos

Blueberri Blvd Little Girls 2-Pk. Patchwork & Printed Dresses

This set of two little girls patchwork and printed dresses are so sweet for her to wear over the summer months.  Perfect for everyday wear or for a special dress-up occasion.  The Patchwork dress features pullover styling; a square neckline; contrast straps with lace trim at the waist and hem and is also lined.

The printed dress comes in pullover styling with a round neck; a striped bodice with bow trim at the waist and a lovely floral-print skirt. 

Where To Buy:  Macy’s

Little Girls Ladybug Seersucker Gingham Dress

This little girls ladybug seersucker gingham dress is so cute with embroidered daisies and a ladybug applique which add extra touches of adorableness to this Rare Editions classic gingham dress. 

This lined summer dress has a ruffled contrast collar and is a combination of cotton/polyester material.  Hand wash.

Where To Buy:  Macy’s

Another dress that would be perfect for summer is this adorable seersucker dress with beautiful applique. 

Little Girls Summer Applique Seersucker Dress

This little girls summer seersucker dress in pink, green, blue and yellow with an umbrella, sun, and flower applique with multi-color bows would be the perfect attire for her to wear on those hot summer days. 

This dress from Rare Editions has a back button closure with ribbon details on the shoulders. 

Where To Buy:  Macy’s

I think this next seersucker dress in a nautical design is so adorable with the sailboat applique. 

Good Lad – Little Girls Seersucker Sleeveless Nautical Dress

This Good Lad Little Girls Seersucker dress in a nautical design is so adorable and will keep her cool during the summer months.  Cool and crisp seersucker fabric make this classically styled dress a must have.  Whimsical sailboat appliques at the hem adds an element of FUN. 

This pink dress has a back button closure for easy on and off dressing.  The fit is a flattering style with a crew neck, a ruffle waist and a gathered skirt.  The cotton blend seersucker fabric is wrinkle resistant for easy care.

Where To Buy:  Macy’s

Here is another dress from Good Lad in a nautical design. 

Good Lad – Little Girls Seersucker Classic Nautical Dress

All hands on deck, we give this classically styled sailor collar dress an element of fun with anchor and bow embroideries and ric rac trim on the collar and hem.  The sleeveless style with the gathered skirt makes for a flattering fit.

This nautical dress in navy and white has a back button closure for easy on and off dressing.  The cotton blend seersucker fabric is wrinkle resistant and easy to care for.

Where To Buy:  Macy’s

Blueberi Boulevard – Little Girls Daisy Eyelet Dress

This Little Girls Daisy Eyelet dress would be perfect for her to wear for a special occasion or everyday wear.  This eyelet dress in white is SO pretty with the white polka dots with a navy background and flower at the waist. 

This sleeveless dress is made from cotton and has a polyester lining. 

Where To Buy:  Macy’s

Lilly Pulitzer Kids Mini Harper Shift (Toddler/Little Kids/Big Kids)

This Lilly Pulitzer Kids Mini Harper shift dress in a sleeveless design is crafted from a printed flat French terry fabrication.  It features a notched round neckline with white lace trim.

An easy pull-over design makes this dress easy to get on and off for a comfortable to wear design.  This dress is 96% cotton and 4% spandex.

This dress is designed for toddlers, little kids and big kids and is available in three (3) different colors including Corsica Blue Toucan Party as shown above. 

Where To Buy:  Zappos

PEEK Floral Dress (Toddler/Little Kids/Big Kids)



PEEK Floral Dress Found Here

The PEEK® Floral Dress is made from a fun crinkled gauze with a tiny floral pattern throughout.  This dress has ruffled cap sleeves with a round neckline and is 100% rayon.  It has a slight trapeze hemline.

This pretty dress would be perfect for her to wear during the warm summer months.

Where To Buy:  Zappos

Epic Threads – Big Girls Tropical Floral Dress




This Tropical floral dress for bigger girls is SO pretty and would be perfect for her to wear for special occasions or for everyday wear. This dress is made from rayon and the fabric is soft and lightweight so it is perfect for summer weather.

This Faux lace up dress comes with a matching scrunchie.

Where To Buy: Macy’s

Bonnie Jean -Big Girls Ruffled Lemon Dress

Vibrant lemons bring a whimsical touch to this ruffled poplin dress from Bonnie Jean. This pretty dress features an allover lemon print with a deep-V ruffle at back with self bow.

This dress has a ruffled crew neck with a back zipper closure. It is made of cotton and the lining and crinoline are polyester.

Where To Buy: Macy’s

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