Achieve maximum comfort and style with the perfect floor-skimming dress

A maxi offers the sophistication of a dress with the ease of a favorite tee. These casual, flowy dresses are designed to fulfill the need for casual elegance in your closet. Paired with some strappy sandals or go-to flats, a maxi dress is the perfect choice for a quick trip to the grocery store or a lunch date, and we've rounded up the best options here.

Pretty in pleats

VIISHOW Short-Sleeve Maxi Dress

Staff Pick

Get swept up in the flowy, pleated skirt of this essential maxi dress. This effortless design, crafted in a soft and lightweight rayon blend, is detailed with short sleeves and relaxed pockets. Available in a variety of colors and patterns, this maxi is sure to meet your personal style requirements.

From $17 at Amazon

Beach, please

GRECERELLE Short-Sleeve Split Maxi Dress

This airy, easy-to-wear shift-style maxi has that relaxation vibe. This beach-ready maxi dress offers total comfort, cut from a soft and stretchy rayon blend. Side slits venture up the seams adding extra movement and a dose of femininity to this pocketed design. Finished with a surprise back cutout, this dress adds a little extra to your casual look. Choose your favorite color or pattern, of which there are several options available to make it yours.

From $17 at Amazon

Sporty and sweet

GRECERELLE Sleeveless Racerback Maxi Dress

Show off your shoulders with this slinky sleeveless maxi. It's the perfect combination of sporty and sweet with a racerback and pleated skirt. This breezy maxi dress is lightweight and comfortable due to its soft and stretchy rayon-blend fabric. And don't forget the pockets! Available in a variety of colors and patterns, this dress is a no-brainer.

From $15 at Amazon

Button-down boho beauty

Milumia Button-Up Maxi Dress

Achieve laid-back boho aesthetic with the billowy nature of this button-front maxi dress. An A-line skirt details this relaxed, short-sleeve dress offering movement to the classic lines. A cinched-in waist and tasseled drawstring complete the figure-defining design. Bold florals and geometric patterns detail the variety of available options for this simple and beautiful maxi dress.

From $17 at Amazon

Long and lovely

DEARCASE Long-Sleeve Maxi Dress

This maxi dress is ideal for chillier temperatures. A pretty pleated skirt, featuring must-have pockets, defines the A-line silhouette. This dress is not lacking comfort; the soft and stretchy rayon-blend offers movement and relaxation to this beautiful basic. And, a colorful combination of solids and patterns are available to meet your unique style needs.

From $16 at Amazon

Pleasantly peasant

Milumia Button-Up Maxi Dress

If your look is effortless and boho, this maxi dress is a perfect choice. An airy skirt with a peek-a-boo slit offers a touch of drama to its flattering A-line shape. This relaxed shirt-style maxi is also detailed with a row of buttons and three-quarter length sleeves. Available in a variety of colors and patterns, this cute maxi is a great choice for any wardrobe.

From $27 at Amazon

Pockets, pockets, pockets

AUSELILY Short-Sleeve Maxi Dress

Yes, this maxi has pockets! And, yes, you should add it to your cart right now. Pockets aside, this short-sleeve maxi dress is cute and comfortable. Shaped in a soft and stretchy rayon blend, this flowy dress is the epitome of relaxation. You can purchase this maxi in a variety of color combinations, so it's a no-brainer.

From $18 at Amazon

All wrapped up

OUGES V-Neck Maxi Dress

A fresh take on the maxi dress, this floral option captures the beauty of the garden. Its flattering surplice neckline offers wrap-style inspiration without the fuss. And, you can count on this maxi to accentuate your figure with a waist-defining band. Let's not forget the comfort factor. This relaxed event-ready maxi dress is shaped in a soft and lightweight fabric. Available in a variety of floral options, this chic maxi is just the right pick.

From $26 at Amazon

Get comfortable

Comfort is beautiful when it comes to maxi dresses. Maxis are the perfect combination of casual and cool with a sophisticated silhouette. With a variety of necklines, sleeve lengths, and patterns to choose from, it's easy to find the combination that suits you. Our pick is the VIISHOW Short-Sleeve Maxi Dress because it's the perfect dress-up or dress-down design. Do you have a favorite statement necklace? This short-sleeve maxi is simple, which makes it easy to punctuate with your personal style.

Eager to take that relaxation vibe a step further? The GRECERELLE Short-Sleeve Split Maxi Dress can assist. This breezy, shift-style maxi has the ease of your favorite tee. Not relaxed enough? Maybe you'd prefer that your go-to maxi has some tomboy flare. So, the GRECERELLE Sleeveless Racerback Maxi Dress might be a better selection. Its sporty racerback offers a casual athletic flare.