Every young girl's wardrobe deserves a bevy of girls' casual dresses, provided that dresses are her thing, of course. If so, shopping for the girl in your life just got 10 times more fun. The vast selection of casual pieces we offer will spoil her with choices. Discover the perfect picture day ensemble, put together a look for her BFF's upcoming birthday party, or find a sundress that's right for the last day of school. We have it all—and then some.
School Day Couture
Shopping for new school clothes is one of the most fun aspects of the back-to-school routine. Casual dresses for girls are practically made for the classroom. Need a look for the first day of school? Consider a sweet T-shirt dress from Gymboree or piece together a preppy, polished ensemble. Take a look at a few girls' jumpsuits or jumpers. Layer the look with a crisp white button-up and some Mary Janes or Oxfords—a flawless look for picture day, especially if there's a fall-friendly plaid involved.
Mod-style dresses with short hems and long sleeves slay the school run in September. Come May or June, pick out lighter frocks with vibrant colors and patterns. Sleeveless dresses or pieces with short sleeves are best once the weather gets warmer. In between, during the chilly days of winter, opt for sweater dresses and let her pair them with tights.
Who says you can't play in a dress? Uncover a world of casual dresses that do double duty as play clothes. Shop for items that are comfortable, loose-fitting, and breathable. Check out the Gap Kids selection, which has a wide array of playtime frocks in fun colors and styles. T-shirt dresses are perfect for running, jumping, swinging, and soaring down the slide on the playground.
Perfect for the Party
Shopping for girls' formal dresses is enjoyable for you and your little girl. You can easily find frocks with a formal style that still fall under the casual banner. It's all about comfort and practicality. With the prices you'll find from thredUP, you can choose from among girls' party dresses for picture days, class functions, birthday parties, and holiday activities. Get her ready for her first dance or the classroom Valentine's Day party.
Think bows, frills, velvet, and brocade. Lace, silk, and sweet details, such as bows and sashes, also add to the formal vibe of any party frock. Take a look at Winter Water Factory dresses for something sleek but still casual.
During the spring and summertime, dresses are the go-to choice. They're a stylish alternative to shorts; they'll make sure your little girl stays cool in the warm weather, and she'll look as cool as she feels. Keep an eye out for slip dresses and summer dresses in light colors, such as whites and pastels. Sleeveless is best, plus stick to breathable, lightweight fabrics as well.
If you know a girl who loves dresses, surprise her with an out-of-this-world shopping binge at thredUP. You and she will be thrilled over the opportunity to snag pieces from the designers you both love.