5. Forever21 Ponte Knit Dress

Forever21 Ponte Knit Dress

Price: $22.80 at forever21.com

If you’re after a more basic style when it comes to white summer dresses, you can’t go past a fitted knit dress.

This one has a round neckline, cap sleeves, and traditional waistline.

The exposed zipper at the back also gives it a more contemporary touch.

This dress also comes with a basic black belt, but I’d try switching it to a coloured one for something a bit more summery.

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