The Tall Girl Guide: Find The Perfect Tall Dresses for Summer


back to blog

This summer is set to be another scorcher (when the UK weather agrees to it). Summer dresses are the ultimate wardrobe favourite with so many variations, they are the perfect lightweight look for keeping things casual during the day or getting dressed up after dark.

Read our latest blog to find stunning summer staples you can wear on repeat. Here at Long Tall Sally, we are experts when it comes to fitting taller frames – there won’t be any falling short here. We’ve picked out some of our favourite dresses for summer and some styling suggestions.

Best Summer Dresses for Tall Ladies

Best Midi Dresses for Summer

Midi dresses are the ultimate throw-on-and-go option. Showing just the perfect amount of your elegant legs, our range of tall midi dresses offer casual, relaxed styles and stand-out silhouette styles that you can wear on repeat.

Elevate your new season wardrobe with this must-have wrap midi dress. Made from soft woven fabric, this dress will flatter you in all the right places with it’s tie waist belt detailing, ideal for cinching you in at the waist.

Tie together this outfit with comfy canvas trainers for an on-the-go look, or swap these out for a pair of mules for an evening out with the girls.

Look to this black strappy sundress to elevate your everyday wardrobe with this perfect casual sundress. Made from comfortable jersey fabric, this relaxed sundress is the ideal summer piece that features a stunning v-neckline and is finished in midi length. Detailing with a 3 button fastening, this floaty piece will get you summer ready effortlessly.

This flattering casual sun dress is also available in orange and khaki. Who says you can’t have all 3?

Mix up your wardrobe this season with this super-flattering paisley print shirt dress. Designed with an elasticated waistband to get the perfect fit, it features a stand-out collar, button fastenings throughout, and long sleeves which gather at the wrist.

This statement midi dress is perfect to add to your occasion wear collection for any events over the summer, or to get dressed up in for the weekend. Partner with heels and matching accessories for an outfit you can wear with confidence.

Best Maxi Dresses for Summer

Floaty maxi dresses are a must-have for any summer wardrobe. Our floor-sweeping dresses are ideal for keeping you cool and comfortable in the warmer months.

We’ve pulled together a few of our favourite tall maxi dresses to see you throughout summer.

Make sure you update your summer dress collection to include this stunning floral print maxi dress. Made from soft woven fabric, it features short sleeves, a flattering square neckline, and shirred upper fabric. This elegant piece is complete in maxi length and can be easily complemented with summer sandals for a stylish summer vibes look.

Who doesn’t love a bold blue piece? This timeless ditsy print is a must-have style for any summer wardrobe. Made from a soft woven fabric, for a breathable comfortable wear, it features short sleeves, a flattering ruffle v-neckline, and an elasticated waistband to create shape around your stunning silhouette. Complete with platform sandals for a dressy look that can be worn during the day or into the night.

Playful in print, this retro-inspired maxi dress is ideal to see you throughout the summer months. Made from a soft stretch fabric, this tall maxi dress is designed in a bright floral print and features short puff sleeves, a flattering v-neckline and a ruched front detail. Not forgetting about this gorgeous side split, to show off and elongate your legs.

Best Sleeveless Design Dresses for Summer

Let’s be honest we all want to get our arms out during the summer months, and with these sleeveless design maxi dresses you’ll be able to do just that. As an extra floaty option for your wardrobe, opt for a lightweight layer to style up your everyday.

Bring a flattering colourful maxi dress to your wardrobe this season. This stunning piece will speak volumes with its scoop neckline and sleeveless design. Made from a comfortable jersey fabric, elevate your weekend look with sandals and a shoulder bag for an effortless everyday look.

Paisley print obsessed – we might be, and so should you! A trend-led design of the season, elevate your wardrobe with this lightweight, floaty maxi dress with a halter neck tie and a super flattering v-neckline. Complete this look with easy styling with a pair of sandals for a day running errands, or opt for heels and a clutch bag for a stunning evening outfit.

You can always rely on a maxi dress for all your casual plans, as the ultimate throw on and go piece, you can wear them to all the summer events you have planned this year. Summer BBQ, baby shower or wedding? This dress is the perfect addition to your new season collection. Made from comfortable jersey fabric, it features a paisley design, an elasticated waistband to fit you and finished in a sleeveless design. Team with sandals and a bag to complete this stunning look.

Best Summer Shoes To Wear With Dresses

Summer dresses and sandals are completely made for each other when it comes to summer styling. The perfect combination, opt for our flatform espadrilles to elevate any summer dress this season. Whether you opt for the wrap-up styling or closed-toe buckle styling, this multi-use footwear can be worn throughout summer.

We recommend saving the tie-up espadrilles for midi dress days so you can show off your sandals and elongate your legs at the same time.

White Canvas High Top Trainers  | Black Canvas Low Trainers

Found your summer dress of the season? Shop our tall summer dresses & tall sundresses collection.

Show us your summer dresses by tagging us over on our social channels @longtallsallyfashion on Instagram & Facebook by using the hashtag #ImWearingLTS – you might even get featured!