The Prettiest Designer Formal Mini Dresses For Summer Events
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The Prettiest Designer Formal Mini Dresses For Summer Events


The Prettiest Designer Formal Mini Dresses For Summer Events

Looking for the prettiest designer formal mini dresses the season has to offer? We have you covered! From Self Portrait and Reformation to Elliatt and Free People, we’ve tracked down 30 of the absolute best from the worlds leading online fashion stores. The best part? They’re all available to shop right now. So, whether you’re searching for the perfect wedding reception look or you need a cute mini silhouette for your next summer evening soiree. You’re sure to find the dresses of your dreams just a quick scroll away…

The Prettiest Designer Formal Mini Dresses For Summer Events

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The Prettiest Designer Formal Mini Dresses For Summer Events

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Strapless Designer Formal Mini Dresses You'll Want To Be Spotted In

Don’t get us wrong, we adore every one of the designer formal mini dresses on our list. However, we have to say that the strapless styles have truly stolen our hearts! For example, the Osiris mini dress by Free People. Firstly, this stunning lime green dress is wonderfully unique and sure to have all eyes on you the moment you make your entrance. Secondly, the chic strapless neckline, the flattering structured bodice, and the floaty asymmetric mini skirt make for one of the summer’s most romantic silhouettes. So, style this dress with flats during the day. Then, simply elevate the look with a cute pair of heels for your evening plans.

Additionally, we’ve fallen head over heels for the Skye bustier mini by Leo Lin. This stunning little dress will have you swooning over its soft pink hue, strapless neckline, and white floral print. Also, whilst it’s most definitely a formal dress, it still boasts a playful edge with a seriously voluminous tiered skirt! Finally, we recommend styling yours with simple heels for a flawless finish.

  • SELF-PORTRAIT Cutout Bow-detailed Embellished Crepe Mini Dress

  • SELF-PORTRAIT Embellished Bouclé Cutout Mini Dress

  • RAMY BROOK Xenia Chevron Fringe Mini Dress


  • NBD Monterey Cypress Mini Dress

  • TULAROSA Maisey Mini Dress

  • FOR LOVE & LEMONS Giulia Mini Dress

  • MISA LOS ANGELES Gisele Dress

  • AGUA BENDITA Isadora Mini Dress

  • REFORMATION Christine Dress


  • MAC DUGGAL Ruffled Cutout Halter Mini Dress

  • EVA FRANCO Strapless Peplum Dress

  • ALESSANDRA RICH Embellished Floral-print Silk Crepe De Chine Mini Dress

  • ALESSANDRA RICH Button-embellished Broderie Anglaise-trimmed Polka-dot Silk Mini Dress

  • REFORMATION Nora Scalloped Crocheted Organic Cotton Mini Dress

  • DANIELLE FRANKEL Lottie Strapless Appliquéd Silk-organza Mini Dress

  • LEO LIN Skye Bustier Mini Dress

  • AGUA BY AGUA BENDITA Anturio Mini Dress

  • KIKA VARGAS Mithali Dress

  • KIKA VARGAS Serena Short Dress

  • SABINA MUSÁYEV Magnolia Dress

  • VERONICA BEARD Agata Dress

  • EN SAISON Strapless Draped Mini Dress

  • ELLIATT Mikaela Dress

  • WAIMARI Pamela Mini Dress


  • FREE PEOPLE Osiris Mini Dress

  • FRANKIES BIKINIS Sydney Sweeney Monroe Terry Dress

  • CLIO PEPPIATT Embellished Stretch-crepe Mini Dress


Monochrome Designer Formal Mini Dresses We'll Be Reaching For On Repeat

Investing in designer formal mini dresses you’ll wear for years to come is always a good idea. Luckily we’ve been spoiled for choice when it comes to monochrome looks – they’re perfect for all kinds of events! Firstly, the embellished stretch-crepe mini dress by Clio Peppiatt is the little white dress of our dreams. The super chic high neckline, the sculpted silhouette, and the 3D floral embellishments ensure you stun from every angle. We also adore the all-over pearl adornments and sleek keyhole detailing in the back. Pair this eternally elegant dress with coordinating white pumps for the most coveted look of the season.

Alternatively, if it’s the perfect LBD you’re dreaming of, look no further than the strapless peplum dress by Eva Franco. Truly, we love everything about this dress. Firstly, the sweetheart neckline and bodice button detailing are a match made in heaven. As are the peplum waist and scalloped hemline. Pair this dress with simple black heels and sunglasses for vintage screen siren vibes and expect all eyes on your flawless fit!

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