Whether you are religious or not, Easter is a great reason to dress up and celebrate. This year, the holiday falls on April 21 which means that we’ll officially be a month into spring so you can bid adieu to dark clothing and opt for something lighter and much brighter.
If you’re headed to church that Sunday, a midi or knee-length dress with three-quarter or long sleeves is absolutely appropriate. Or if you’d rather wear a sleeveless number, put on a cute cardigan or jacket in church and when the hymns are over for the day, take it off and head to lunch.
Don’t be afraid to wear color. Whether it’s a dress in a bold floral print or a bright hue, celebrate with pops of color. Feminine details such as ruffles, pearly buttons, and intricate embroideries are always a welcome addition to a classic or conservative silhouette.
Now check out the best and most stylish dresses to wear on Easter this spring.
Missoni Striped Pleated Midi Dress
A little color never hurt anyone. Missoni has reinvented the classic pleated V-neck A-line dress in one of its signature bold prints.
To buy: $1,670, intermixonline.com
Saloni Camelia Midi Dress
Opt for this vibrant floral number with retro-inspired puffed sleeves and covered buttons all along the front center for a fun, yet elegant, 80s inspired look.
To buy: $695, intermix.com
Oscar De La Renta A-line Print Dress
Pair this gorgeous A-line knee-length printed dress (that has pockets!) with a short cardigan if you’re headed to church first.
To buy: $2,390, modaoperandi.com
Gucci Bow Tweed Dress
This sleeveless number is perfect for afternoon tea on Easter Day. We love the detachable rosette at the front.
To buy: $3,980, nordstrom.com
Milly Modern Scribble Print Camilla Dress
What makes this dress a winner in our book is the bright print and the classic silhouette that features a full skirt and a square neckline.
To buy: $675, milly.com
Altuzarra Knit Button Front Dress
Feminine wavering ribs and contrasting tortoiseshell buttons transform this midi knit dress into a perfect Easter day option.
To buy: $1,495, nordstrom.com
Ulla Johnson Brienne Cotton-silk Dress
Slip into this chic, boho-inspired floral dress that closes at the neckline with slim ties. The sleeves reach a couple of inches above the wrists.
To buy: $585, fivestoryny.com
Jason Wu Collection Ruched Floral Print Silk Georgette Dress
Layered ruffles, blooms, and a ruched silhouette make this pretty dress a springtime staple and a wonderful choice to wear to Easter lunch.
To buy: $1,650, nordstrom.com
L.K.Bennett Montana Silk Dress
This flowy silk number has faux pearl-like buttons and a self-tie string at the neckline.
To buy: $595, bloomingdales.com
Giambattista Valli Floral-embroidered Shift Dress
Leave it to Giambattista Valli to create the dreamiest of dresses. This shift number is covered in embroidered flowers for an ultra-feminine look.
To buy: $3,595, modaoperandi.com