Mini dresses are having a moment and these summer-lovin’ finds will make a big impact.

Summer plans are rolling in and we’re promised a balmy heatwave in time for Bank Holiday, which can only mean one thing: leg-baring mini dresses at the ready.

We’ve been in favour of the midi dress for years but spring/summer 22 is all about the return of y2k, and short hemlines are reigning supreme for the first time since, well, y2k.

High octane hues, punchy prints and slinky styles boast a carefree spirit that can be worn day-to-night effortlessly. Pair with sneakers or sandals for picnics in the park, or with a strappy heel for a party-ready look.

Shop 26 styles below you’ll wear all summer.

Nail two of summer's hottest trends with a short dress with cut-out details. This fun print from Zara would work for a destination wedding paired with strappy sandals and a bold bag.


Simple 90s inspired designs are perfect for the minimalists out there wanting to keep it chic and understated whilst still bearing skin. This Mango mini is begging to be worn on your next holiday and is an easy outfit of choice for al fresco dining, just pair it with a raffia bag and a pair of mules.


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