Best green dresses: From mini to maxi and petite to plus sizes, these are the styles to shop

Embrace color this season with the best green dresses

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The runways were filled with some of the best green dresses we've ever seen. Whatever the occasion this season, ensure everyone is green with envy, as you'll be the belle of any ball in these frocks.

A notoriously tricky color to wear, green is one of fashion's favorite hues this season. Adorning dresses of all silhouettes, whether you opt for sage, emerald, or Kermit the frog green, this is the color to add to your summer wardrobe. Taking on the forms of the key fashion trends 2022, the best green dresses range from dramatic trapeze shapes to summer-ready maxis and daring mini dresses, ensuring there is a green frock for every taste.

Seen across both fashion and homeware trends in recent months, green is a powerful and emotive color, signaling peace and inner calm, as well as evoking nature. A color linked to growth, this mood-boosting bright is ideal for channeling the dopamine dressing trend for bright color clothes reflecting a more cheery attitude. From designer buys to straight-to-market finds, these are our favorite green dresses.

Best green dresses - selected by our fashion team

One of the biggest fashion color trends 2022, there were green dresses shown on the runway across all major fashion cities. From the likes of Elie Saab and Tod's, this is the hue to be seen in this season. If you've already investigated, 'what color suits me' and are not sure green's your color, opt for a scarf or a statement necklace in a more flattering hue to ensure the green doesn't sit right next to your face. 

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Best green maxi dresses

When it comes to the best summer dresses, a maxi length is often at the top of our shopping list. Ideal for what to wear to a wedding, or for a beach vacation, this versatile silhouette is one to love year after year. From floor-length iterations, to ankle-skimming styles, these green maxi dresses are sure to up your style game this summer. 

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2. Best green midi dresses

The best midi dresses are always a wardrobe winner. Solving the majority of our sartorial meltdowns, there are very few occasions that a midi dress won't work for. Whether you're after one of the best green dresses to add to your summer work outfits or are wondering what to wear to a christening - these green midi dresses can be easily styled up or down to suit your needs. In bold hues of Kermit and emerald, you're sure to dazzle in the summer sun. 

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3. Best green mini dresses

This season the fashion trends were all about extremes, meaning that the runways were packed with as many minis dresses as they were maxi dresses. The best green mini dresses are here to get you vacation-ready. A more relaxed silhouette, mini dresses come in a range of lengths too. Whether you're happy with a thigh-skimming style or want a design that sits just above the knee, there is a green mini dress for all. 

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Best green petite dresses

The best petite dresses know that it's not just about shorter hemlines. Clothing specifically cut for petite frames needs torso sizes altered too. As brands diversify their category offerings, both plus size and petite collections have expanded, and thankfully there are plenty of trend-led iterations too.

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5. Best green plus size dresses

When it comes to the best plus size clothing brands, there are certainly more options than ever before. When it comes to the best green dresses, expect a varied range of options that cover occasion and casual categories, and come in a host of green hues.  Look to specialist plus size brands that understand how to cut for curves. 

Rivkie Baum
Rivkie Baum

Rivkie is a fashion editor, writer and stylist with over fifteen years' experience in the industry. Having studied design and pattern cutting at the London College of Fashion, Rivkie fell in love with styling and journalism, covering fashion weeks in London, Paris and New York. 


Specialising in plus size fashion, Rivkie has long championed that style is for everyBODY and has been a regular talking head on a host of radio stations and television shows, pushing for greater representation for plus size women and fashion throughout her career. 

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