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Where to shop for cool-girl-approved casual dresses

Information verified correct on December 8th, 2016

Find the top online retailers for casual dresses that will keep you looking hot and staying cool this summer.

The summer uniform of 2016 requires casual dresses on repeat. Pair with comfy leather sandals, big statement shades and a cheek-to-cheek smile to complete your weekend style, the only thing missing is your best friend and round-the-clock sunshine. Who’s with us?

From shirt-style shift dresses you can rock in the office to swoon-worthy wrap dresses appropriate to wear from beach to bar, scroll down to find the top 10 retailers you need to know when shopping for casual dresses online this season.

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1. ASOS

Shop at ASOS for cheap and cheerful casual dresses you can wear to any occasion.

Attracting shoppers globally, ASOS is the ultimate fashion destination for the twenty-something fashion addict looking for new threads on the reg. The brand offers a mix of house labels, exclusive styles and hot brands.

  • 10% student discount
  • Free shipping on orders over $40
  • Returns accepted within 28 days of receiving your order

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2. THE ICONIC

Shop your favourite labels at THE ICONIC for cream-of-the crop casual dresses and exclusive styles you can’t buy anywhere else.

THE ICONIC has a mix of Australian and international labels ready for you to shop. Launched in late 2011, the Aussie favourite is your answer to last-minute emergency outfit shopping as well as guaranteed best-dressed status.

  • Free returns for 100 days
  • Free delivery on orders over $50
  • 3-hour delivery to Sydney metro for $12.95

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3. Boohoo

Your perfect party dress is just a few clicks away.

British-based brand Boohoo is your go-to when shopping on a budget. With fashion-forward clothing ranging between $10-$70, up to 100 new arrivals every day and a flexible returns policy, you can afford to buy in bulk and always look your best.

  • Free shipping on orders over $40
  • $15 express delivery (arrives within 4 working days)
  • Returns accepted within 28 days of receiving your order

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4. Missguided

Shine bright and casual dresses by Missguided. The brand has all the wardrobe staples you need to shop right now.

A bold brand designed for the fashion-obsessed girl, online retailer Missguided pumps out collections inspired by celebrities, social media, bloggers and street style.

  • Free delivery on orders over $80
  • Returns accepted within 14 days of delivery
  • 20% student discount

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5. General Pants Co.

Shop casual dresses that have a '90s flavour with the cool kid on the block, General Pants Co.

General Pants knows the street style crew like no other. An edgy Australian brand with a love of music festivals and summer, shop brands like Cheap Monday, Levi’s, Stussy, Converse and Ksubi.

  • Free express delivery on orders over $75
  • Returns accepted in-store or online
  • Returns accepted within 10 days of purchase

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6. Showpo

Showpo stocks the perfect range of casual dresses for girls looking for something cute and quirky.

Get bang for your buck when you shop with Showpo. Scroll through the brand's Instagram feed for inspiration and shop the looks you love online.

  • Free express shipping on orders over $50
  • Exchanges accepted within 14 days of receiving your order

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7. Beginning Boutique

Summer skater dresses in the best prints and slim-fitting styles are all available, right here.

Brissy-based brand Beginning Boutique is known for an unmatched fashion offering. Browse the selection of women’s clothing in a wide range of colours and styles.

  • Free returns on full-priced orders
  • New arrivals on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
  • Free express shipping on orders over $50

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8. BNKR

BNKR is bound to have an abundance of cheeky casual dresses for your next occasion.

You’ll have the most envious outfit when you shop with Adelaide-based retailer BNKR. It stocks C/meo Collective, Finders Keepers, Keepsake, The Fifth and TY-LR, making BNKR a fashion girl's dream store.

  • Chat with a personal stylist online
  • Take 15% off your first order
  • Free express shipping on orders over $39

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9. Forever New

Your girly go-to, Forever New knows how to do a casual summer day dress like nobody else.

Melbourne-born brand Forever New celebrates the feminine woman with signature fashion pieces and limited collections. Shop the latest Kylie and Kendall collection here.

  • Free delivery on orders over $50
  • 10% student discount
  • Returns accepted within 14 days of delivery

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10. Surfstitch

Beach babes can unite with poolside-perfect casual dresses at Surfstitch.

As the name suggests, Surfstitch is your local online surf store. Started out of a garage on the Gold Coast, the brand has attracted a cult following and grown into one of Australia’s largest online retailers.

  • Free express delivery on orders over $25
  • Gift-wrapping available
  • Returns accepted within 100 days
  • Free returns on orders over $99

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Your quick guide to retailers offering free delivery

Most of the retailers mentioned above (as well as a few others listed below) offer free shipping when you spend over a certain amount. It doesn’t get much better than that! Shop for casual dresses online with ease.

ASOS: Free shipping on orders over $40

THE ICONIC: Free shipping on orders over $50

BNKR: Free express shipping on orders over $39

Showpo: Free express shipping on orders over $50

Beginning Boutique: Free express shipping on orders over $50

Dotti: Free shipping on orders over $90

Forever New: Free shipping on orders over $50

General Pants Co.: Free shipping on orders over $75

Surfstitch: Free shipping on orders over $25

Sabo Skirt: Free shipping on orders over $150

Princess Polly: Free express shipping on orders over $50

New Look: Free shipping on orders over £55

Topshop: Free shipping on orders over £100

City Beach: Free shipping on orders over $75

Missguided: Free shipping on orders over $80


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Doone Roisin

Doone Roisin is the social media butterfly and Fashion Editor at finder.com.au. She's an online shopping enthusiast ready to show you what to buy and how to wear it, the best sales around town and insider tips to make note of.

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