The Sunniest Yellow Dresses For Spring

As the temperatures begin to rise, we can look forward to feeling the spring sunshine on our faces once again. From picnics in the park to ice-cold beverages in pub beer gardens and the first overdone hot dog of the year, it’s all about getting into the spring spirit.

Having a major clear-out and cleaning everything in sight might be at the top of your springtime agenda but one of the best ways to welcome in the new season is through your wardrobe, specifically the addition of a sunny yellow dress. Whether it’s a puff-sleeved mini or a flowing maxi, a yellow dress has the power to instantly brighten your clothing rail — as well as your mood.

From chartreuse to lemon, yellow is one of the most joy-inducing statement shades you can wear. Plus, it’s the perfect spring to summer transition piece. Thankfully, the shops are chock-a-block with mood-boosting frocks, meaning now is the perfect time to introduce a yellow dress into your wardrobe. And there’s a style to suit everyone, whether you’re a gingham girl or prefer a simple slip.

To shop our favourite yellow dresses on the market right now, click through the slides ahead.

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Reformation Aubree Linen Dress, £98

This lemon-coloured linen mini is perfect for when the temperatures rise.

Reformation Aubree Linen Dress, $, available at Reformation

Urban Outfitters Dasha Yellow Ditsy Floral Mini Dress, £36

With a sweetheart neckline and a dainty floral print, this mini is springtime in a dress.

Urban Outfitters Dasha Yellow Ditsy Floral Mini Dress, $, available at Urban Outfitters

Stella Nova Sunniva Ruffle Maxi Dress, £349

Step into sunny season in this flouncy, ruffle-tiered Stella Nova maxi frock fit for a spring soiree.

Stella Nova Sunniva Ruffle Maxi Dress, $, available at Anthropologie

Everlane The Organic Cotton Waffle Tank Dress, £75

Made from a 100% organic cotton waffle-knit fabric, this sunny dress is the best mix of casual and comfortable.

Everlane The Organic Cotton Waffle Tank Dress, $, available at Everlane

Realisation Par The Allegra in Verona, £235

For a romantic option, splurge on the Allegra dress in delicate floral pattern Verona from Réalisation Par.

Realisation Par The Allegra in Verona, $, available at Realisation Par

Monki Seersucker Babydoll Dress, £35

Anything gingham is as festive as it gets for a sunshiny dress.

Monki Seersucker Babydoll Dress, $, available at H&M

ASOS DESIGN Cap Sleeve Ruched Midi Dress With Tie Detail In Lemon, £25

With a trendy square neck, sweet cap sleeves, and tie-keyhole front, this midi is a perfect day dress.

ASOS DESIGN Cap Sleeve Ruched Midi Dress With Tie Detail In Lemon, $, available at ASOS

Selkie Puff Dress, £253

Going to a tea party? You’ll look like a fairy in this springtime yellow dress from Selkie.

Selkie Puff Dress, $, available at Revolve

River Island Plus Yellow Satin Cut Out Mini Dress, £36

Keep it silky and smooth this spring with this yellow satin mini from River Island.

River Island Plus Yellow Satin Cut Out Mini Dress, $, available at River Island

Miaou Anya Dress, £239

Did someone say Clueless? This plaid mini from Miaou looks straight out of the ’90s.

Miaou Anya Dress, $, available at End Clothing

Endless Summer All You Need Is Lace Midi, £118

Dress it up or dress it down, this lovely lace midi will have you looking as golden as the spring sun.

Endless Summer All You Need Is Lace Midi, $, available at Free People

Mango Open-Work Long Dress, £79.99

This sunny knit maxi dress from Mango is perfectly suited for that long-awaited spring to summer transition.

Mango Open-Work Long Dress, $, available at Mango

LoveShackFancy Russ Dress, £402

Look daydreamy in this lemon print mini dress from LoveShackFancy.

LoveShackFancy Russ Dress, $, available at Revolve

Stella Nova Loan Midi Dress, £269

You simply can’t get more springtime than a yellow seersucker dress made even more charming with scalloped edges.

Stella Nova Loan Midi Dress, $, available at Anthropologie

Warehouse Pique Utility Tie Waist Dress, £24.50

Try mixing the popular utility trend with a sunny springtime colour.

Warehouse Pique Utility Tie Waist Dress, $, available at Warehouse

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