Whether you’re getting outfitted for a day of errands, an afternoon soiree, or a night on the town, having a few stylish and versatile dresses in your wardrobe can make dressing a breeze. To help those who might need to refresh their spring closets, we asked our editors across the county to share their favorite options from local boutiques for the upcoming season. From floral maxi dresses to ladylike midi frocks to go-to neutral tunics, this selection will take you from when the temperature starts to warm right through the hottest days—and nights—of summer. To find a scouted women’s boutique near you, browse The Scout Guide Directory.

An asymmetric stunner

LEONETTE ASYMMETRIC PRINTED MAXI DRESS // Available for purchase online from Quinn in Richmond, Virginia.

A boho floral option

NITZA DRESS // Available for purchase online from (W) Boutique in Tucson, Arizona.

A sweet midi

METALLIC FLORAL MIDI DRESS // Available for purchase online from Kirby’s Kloset in Odessa, Texas.

A one-shouldered statement-maker

MARIAM MAXI DRESS // Available for purchase online from Poole Shop in Charlotte, North Carolina.

A hand-embroidered beauty

LENNY DRESS // Available for purchase online from Wood & Rose in Austin, Texas.

Ready-to-wear ruffles

ULLA JOHNSON NIA RUFFLED PRINTED COTTON MIDI DRESS // Available for purchase online from Amy Atelier in Scottsdale, Arizona. 

Pleasing in purple

MARIE OLIVER PEARLE MAXI DRESS // Available for purchase online from Purple Poppy in Naples, Florida.

A floral go-to

CLOVER MAXI // Available for purchase online from Elle Boutique in New Orleans, Louisiana.

A high-neck stunner

SLEEVELESS MARBLE PRINT SCARF MIDI DRESS // Available for purchase online from Capitol in Charlotte, North Carolina.

The blue-and-white classic

ALMA DRESS // Available for purchase online from Charlotte’s in Charlotte, North Carolina. 

The floor-grazing floral

SAYLOR RYLAND DRESS // Available for purchase online from Estilo Boutique in Austin, Texas. 

The breezy v-neck

ANNELA DRESS // Available for purchase online from French Cuff Boutique in Houston, Texas.


Pretty in peach

ROSA DRESS// Available for purchase online from Margarita Mercantile in Houston, Texas.

Pretty pleats

ALEXIS ELISHA DRESS // Available for purchase online from Trish Boutique in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

A coral dream

SUNDAYS MYA DRESS // Available for purchase online from Chloe’s of Middleburg in Middleburg, Virginia.

A chic, all-season staple

ULLA JOHNSON JOSEFINA DRESS // Available for purchase online from one. in Augusta, Georgia.

The brunch essential

PINCH LIGHT BLUE HIGH NECK DRESS // Available for purchase online from Cypress & Palm Boutique in Naples, Florida.

A cut above

CONTEMPO MIDI DRESS // Available for purchase online from Monomin in New Orleans, Louisiana. 

Garden-party ready

SCARLET MIDI DRESS // Available for purchase online from The Villa in Mandeville, Louisiana.

The perfect vacation piece

NAOMI DRESS // Available for purchase online from Kittie Kyle in Memphis, Tennessee.

A simple slip

LYRA EMBROIDERED DRESS – PAPIER MACHE // Available for purchase online from Lola Boutique in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

A modern frill

ULLA JOHNSON SAMARA DRESS // Available for purchase online from Joseph in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Go-to gingham

ALICE DRESS – AMOR BLUE GINGHAM // Available for purchase online from Dondolo in Dallas, Texas.

The anything-but-basic LBD

ASTR THE LABEL CUTOUT DRESS // Available for purchase online from Masons Boutique in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

A chic stargazer

ZADIE DRESS // Available for purchase online from Gretta Sloane in Nichols Hill, Oklahoma.

A flowy essential

CLEOBELLA ROMINA MIDI DRESS // Available for purchase online from Zest in Richmond, Leesburg, and Middleburg, Virginia.

A pop of flower power

CASSANDRA MAXI DRESS // Available for purchase online from Remedy Road in Bentonville, Arkansas.

The instant day-brightener

CIAO LUCIA ALESSIA DRESS // Available for purchase online from Stephanie’s in Phoenix, Arizona.

A walk on the wild side

SKYLAR MAXI DRESS // Available for purchase online from Shelby Jewel in Memphis, Tennessee.

Stunning in sequins

SEQUIN MIRABELLA GOWN // Available for purchase online from Nuebyrne in Richmond, Virginia. 

A flirty yet sophisticated frock

LUSH CUTOUT DRESS// Available for purchase online from Traveling Chic Boutique in Richmond, Virginia.

Pastels, please

HUTCHINSON MIDI DRESS // Available for purchased online from By Request in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Perfect petals

KODA WOVEN DRESS // Available for purchase online from Contravan in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

A fruit-forward pick

TROPICAL SUNDRESS // Available for purchase from Five One Five in Charlotte, North Carolina. To purchase: 704.488.5725

The go-to tunic

SEA NY HEIDI TUNIC // Available for purchase online from Belle Cose in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. 

A new neutral

CHELSEA SMOCKED DRESS // Available for purchase online from Pixelated Boutique in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

A versatile midi

COACHELLA MIDI // Available for purchase online from The Shimmy Shack in Midland, Texas.

A case of the blues

OCELOT PRINT SUNDRESS // Available for purchase online from Khakis in Cincinnati, Ohio.