The overarching theme for the spring/summer 2021 collections is a desire for our clothes to be fun again and the styling is centred around an overwhelming feeling of optimism. Designers largely used colour to convey this mood, whether that was with a rainbow print or sunset hue. The most-used exuberant colour was bright pink, with the likes of Molly Goddard, Chloé and Cecilie Bahnsen creating magical dresses in punchy pinks.
Whether weddings go ahead or not over the next few months, Net-a-Porter has seriously invested into occasionwear, buying over 3000 joyful dresses for S/S 21, and has over 10,000 dress options for the season. Scrolling through the new-in section, it seems like a high percentage of these are in bright pink, as many of the most spectacular dresses of 2021 have this in common.
Molly Goddard SS21
When it comes to key styles, Molly Goddard's pink strapless dress with a wide skirt adorned with elaborate ruffles was a highlight and a dress that will undoubtedly be a key part of her design history. Aje's puff-sleeve midi in a softer ballerina pink is also so special, as is Valentino's fabulous pink dress with oversized sleeves adorned with a feather trim. Although that one will set you back a cool £4600, so if that is beyond your budget we have found so many amazing pink dresses from & Other Stories, Monki, Arket, Rixo and more.
Shop our Edit of Beautiful Pink Dresses
Cecilie Bahnsen S/S 21
Keep scrolling for our edit of the most beautiful pink dresses, from luxury houses to high-street brands.
Sea Puff-Sleeve Tiered Cotton Midi Dress (£325)
Matteau The Tiered Crew Organic-Cotton Maxi Dress (£427)
& Other Stories Puff Sleeve Jacquard Mini Dress (£95)
Dodo Bar or Ella Ribbed Midi Dress (£710)
Monki Maxi Seersucker Dress (£40)
Arket Pleated Dress (£79)
16arlington Medina Crossover-Strap Satin Slip Dress (£795)
Monki Ruffle Hem Midi Dress (£30)
Staud Millie Recycled-Poplin Maxi Shirt Dress (£290)
Matteau Asymmetric Cotton-Blend Maxi Dress (£600)
Endless Summer Holding on Convertible Maxi Dress (£88)
Molly Goddard Angie Frilled Cotton-Poplin Dress (£2470)
Rhode Ella Printed Cotton Mini Dress (£360)
ASOS Design Satin Puff Sleeve Open Back Midi Tea Dress in Soft Check (£35)
Aje Mimosa Open-Back Linen-Blend Dress (£595)
&Daughter + Net Sustain Veronica Organic Cotton-Poplin Dress (£450)
Bernadette Lisa Bow-Embellished Taffeta Mini Dress (£290)
Valentino Feather-Trimmed Silk-Crepe Midi Dress (£4600)
Rixo Monet Spring Meadow Dress (£295)
Rotate Birger Christensen Dawn Open-Back Satin-Jacquard Midi Dress (£320)
Cecilie Bahnsen Hennie Bow-Detailed Cutout Recycled Crepe Midi Dress (£870)
& Other Stories Fitted Puff Sleeve Mini Dress (£85)
Gimaguas Isabel Cotton Gauze Maxi Dress (£105)
Endless Summer Meika Mini Dress (£58)
Rixo Lolita High-Neck Mini-Dress (£245)
Next up, see our guide to the best dresses for spring.
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