Channel The Little House On The Prairie With These 24 White Dresses

Eliza Huber

If you feel like your closet is heading further and further west with each passing day, you’re not wrong — the Americana trend is enjoying a moment in the spotlight. From cowboy boots to swingy fringe and color blocked button-ups à la Calvin Klein, the western wardrobe influences are omnipresent. But the one piece we’re gravitating more and more towards is much more simple: the prairie dress.

Thanks to the reimagining of designers like Ciao Lucia and Staud, the prairie dress is far from its old-fashioned and frumpy ways. And with the perfect balance of casual and chic, it’s the ultimate uniform for a lady of leisure. However, its usual bold floral and gingham prints can be quite intimidating if you’re looking to buy into the trend for the first time. That’s why we suggest a flowy, all-white number. You can keep the frills, the overly dramatic sleeves, and the embroidery without feeling like you’re actually living in the 1800s.

Ahead, we've rounded up 24 easy white dresses to wear this summer. Reminder: Cowboy boots are optional, but strongly encouraged.

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Mara Hoffman Extended Elisabetta Dress, $, available at Mara Hoffman


Lioness Lioness Button-Down Shirt Dress, $, available at Urban Outfitters


Just Female Brandy Maxi Dress, $, available at Lisa Says Gah


Eloquii Midi Dress with Trim Detail, $, available at Eloquii


Staud Vincent Cotton Poplin Dress, $, available at Need Supply


Zara Voluminous Dress, $, available at Zara


Sir Alena Open-Back Linen Midi Dress, $, available at Matches Fashion


H&M Plus Plus-Size Short Cotton Dress, $, available at H&M


H&M Cotton Poplin Dress, $, available at H&M


Wilfred Taffeta Babydoll Dress, $, available at Aritzia


Universal Thread Plus Size Elbow Sleeve Dress, $, available at Target


Tigre et Tigre Jayme Dress in Poplin, $, available at Tigre et Tigre


Loeil Bolzano Dress, $, available at Loeil


Daisy Street Plus-Size Midaxi Dress, $, available at ASOS


Georgia Alice Milan Cutout Cotton-Poplin Maxi Dress, $, available at Net-A-Porter


Wray Rosemary Dress, $, available at Wray


Ciao Lucia Gabi Cotton Midi Dress, $, available at Moda Operandi


& Other Stories Off Shoulder Balloon Sleeve Mini Dress, $, available at & Other Stories


COS Long Cotton Shirt Dress, $, available at COS


Violeta By Mango Belt Linen Dress, $, available at Mango


Cecilie Bahnsen Kamille Tiered Organza Maxi Dress, $, available at Net-A-Porter


Universal Standard Tracy Linen Wrap Dress, $, available at Universal Standard


Ajaie Alaie Penelope Dress, $, available at Ajaie Alaie


Madewell Andromeda Ruffle Midi Dress, $, available at Madewell

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