Now that the heat of summer is finally here, it’s time to break out those little summer dresses. The perfect hot-weather dress is affordable, but sturdy enough to hold up to a lot of washings (hint: always let them air-dry!). Et voila, we provide some good options from around the Web.

The stripes trend shows no sign of abating—and why should it? It’s cute and classic. Throw on this Max & Mia number, above, over a bathing suit and sandals, or it could go more bohemian with suede boots and a denim jacket ($68 at