12 Cool Cotton Dresses for Hot Summer Days

There’s really no other way to say it: New York is gross right now.  The air is hot and heavy with humidity, and in the last week, it has gotten so bad that the sky is often clouded with LA-like haze.  So when I’m not wearing my go-to summer combo of a flowy top and cut off shorts, I am reaching for lightweight, breathable cotton dresses.  Natural fibers in stylish cuts are still harder to find in plus sizes than they should be, so I’ve done the work for you and rounded up the 12 best cotton dresses to shop now, including this stripy statement sleeve Eloquii number that I can’t stop wearing:


Bonus option for in-betweenies: This Splendid tie-dye dress goes up to size XL, which fits great on me (a 16/18)