The Best Easter Dresses for Women

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There are so many great Easter dresses for women out there, if you know where to look. Whether you have an Easter dinner with the family to attend, an outdoor Easter egg hunt, or are heading to church there’s something for everyone here.

Living in Manitoba, I know that weather around Easter can be unpredictable – maybe it’s the same where you live too? That’s why I pulled a variety of weather-friendly options. Others can easily be easily changed up with a cardigan or rain coat that you can use as needed.

What to Look for When Choosing Easter Dresses for Women

If you’re not sure where to start when it comes to shopping for adult women’s Easter dresses, don’t worry. It’s a tricky holiday because Easter falls on different days (and weather patterns) every year.

At least where we live some Easters are warm enough to be outdoors in shorts, others require bundling up with snow on the ground!

Spring Colours

Nice, bright colours are always a hit when it comes to Easter fashion. If you’re comfortable this is a great time to wear those bold pinks and yellows that otherwise might stand out.

More subtle pinks, greens, and blues are also nice for this time of year. You can usually get away with wearing these all spring and even throughout the summer. Which is great if you want a dress that you can wear more than just one day a year.

Finally, white is a trick colour for the Easter season. It’s normal for people to not wear white again until after Memorial Day in the US, but this rule isn’t as hard as the “no white after labor day” thing and most stylists agree spring white are OK.


Florals are by far the most common patterns you see in women’s Easter dresses. A great pattern can make a dress more flattering or help it stand out without being too bright. Spring florals do a great job of giving that Easter feeling without being as bold as a bright solid coloured dress.

Stripes are also popular for Easter and flattering for most people.

Finally, gingham is another option if you want a more youthful or traditional look.


You can get away with almost any material type in the spring. Of course, lighter and flowy options are definitely more seasonally appropriate – but warmer dresses might be required if you’ll be outside with those early spring breezes.

Cottons and linens are always a classic look. Flowy accents with light tulle material are also nice.


Frills and bows are pretty popular when it comes to Easter fashion. Other things that scream spring are ruffles, seersucker, ties, smocking, and eyelets.

Want more dress ideas for women? Here’s some more great finds that are great for Mother’s Day!

The Best Easter Dresses for Women

Here’s some of my picks for the best Easter dresses for women. I tried to pick Easter dresses that fit with a variety of budgets and styles. The one thing they all have in common are spring colours and themes!

mud pie sweatshirt dress

Mud Pie Women’s Kristie Sweatshirt Dress

This dress is so cute and comfortable. The ruffles dress it up so it doesn’t look like a plain sweatshirt dress, but you’ll still be warm if the party goes outside.

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prettygarden women's chiffon dress

PRETTYGARDEN Women’s Chiffon Lantern Long Sleeve

Chiffon is flowy and perfect for spring. Getting it in a maxi helps keep the airy material from blowing up during those springtime gusts. I like the green, but there’s also a white if that’s more you thing.

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women's casual long dress

DB MOON Women Casual Long Sleeve

I really like this dress because it’s cute enough for Easter dinner but can still be worn casually throughout the spring season. Also plus one for having pockets! There are other colour and print options but I felt like this one was perfect for a chilly spring.

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women short sleeve maxi dress for easter

VIISHOW Women’s Short Sleeve Loose Plain Maxi Dress

Maxis are a great option for spring because they’re warmer if the days are chilly but still have that seasonal look. This one is modest enough to wear to church yet still casual enough for an outdoor egg hunt.

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short sleeve fit an flare dress

DKNY Women’s Knot Sleeve Fit and Flare Dress

So cute and fun! Fit and flare dresses are flattering where you need them but still flow well as you move. The floral print is absolutely stunning for a woman’s Easter dress, too.

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women's bohemian wrap v neck dress for spring

ECOWISH Women’s Bohemian Wrap V Neck

Wrap dresses are pretty and flattering. With spring colours and cheerful polka dots it would be adorable at an Easter party or family dinner.

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mommy and me easter dress set for women

Mommy and Me Set

I’m a sucker for matching outfits. You can get the adult version of this dress, plus baby and little girl sizes so you can match with a kid of any age. See more mommy and me dress ideas here.

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women's chiffon dress with stripes

Womens Chiffon Deep V-Neck Stripe Printed Maxi Dress

This flowy maxi boho style dress screams spring, but in a good way. The large pattern brings those bright spring colours in while the white backdrop tones it down. Chiffon is super airy and flowy, too. One great thing about this dress is plus sizes are available too.

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a line swing dress

Romwe Women’s Stretchy A Line Swing

Swing dresses are usually more cocktail attire than Easter dinner, but this one manages to bring the styles together. The light shade of blue will have you matching with the Easter decor and the ruffled sleeves add some texture to this simple dress.

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pencil skirt dress

SheIn Women’s Plus Elegant Mesh Contrast Appliques Sleeve Stretchy Bodycon Pencil Dress

Pencil dresses are so pretty for any season, but this one manages to be perfect for spring if you grab it in pink or white. If you’re looking for great plus sized Easter dresses for women, this one is super flattering and comfy.

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cute mini dress for spring

KIRUNDO Spring Summer Women’s Long Sleeve Mock Neck Ruffle Chiffon Floral Print Mini Dress

The ruffled collar on this dress is preppy and cute. You could just as easily wear it to Easter church as you can to a fun spring party with friends. The length is perfect too; long enough for family gatherings but just short enough to be flirty too.

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vintage 1950s style easter dress for women

Bbonlinedress Women Short 1950s Retro Vintage Cocktail Party Swing Dresses

Vintage 1950 swing dresses have never really gone out of a style. Whether it’s a bold print or a bright colour like this yellow dress, there’s something out there to fit every occasion. I absolutely love them for spring and Easter, though.

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tie back dress

Women’s Lantern Sleeve Tie Back Mini Dress

This off the shoulder dress is perfect for warmer weather or celebrating Easter indoors. The chiffon and light blue combination is so pretty, but you definitely need to check out the tied back. It really makes the dress!

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boatneck vintage tea dress

GRACE KARIN Boatneck Sleeveless Vintage Tea Dress with Belt

Another vintage option, tea dresses are incredibly versatile dresses. They flatter almost any figure and fit comfortably for Easter entertaining or egg hunting with the kids.

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seersucker dress

Pappagallo Women’s Seersucker Shift Dress

Kids’ easter dresses are often made of seersucker, but why can’t women have some too? This shift dress is low profile so you can pair it with a cardigan or whatever accessories you want while still looking stylish in Easter pastel colours.

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high low dress for easter dinner

Donna Morgan Women’s Bubble Sleeve High-Low Dress

The asymmetrical design of high low dresses make them really cute on and fun to wear. I really like the floral print on this one – it reminds me of flowers in bloom around Easter time.

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spaghetti strap dress for formal easter events

Dress the Population Women’s Audrey Spaghetti Strap Midi A-line 3D Floral Dress

This one is a little more formal but I just had to include it. Depending on what you’re celebrating you might want to pair it with a shall or sweater, but it really is a great dress if you want fancier Easter dresses for women.

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boho dress for spring

MITILLY Women’s Summer Boho Polka Dot Sleeveless V Neck Swing Midi Dress with Pockets

Yet another super cute women’s Easter dress with pockets! The midi length is perfect for this time of year and the button up front with a tie waist looks really cute on.

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lace dress

VEIISAR Womens Fashion Sleeveless Lace Fit Flare

I’m a sucker for lace and this dress is really pretty. Especially for the price! There are a few great Easter colours to choose from and this dress really does look amazing on.

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women's vintage ruffle dress

R.YIposha Women Vintage Elastic Square Neck Ruffled Half Sleeve

Such a pretty dress option for women who prefer more muted tones. The ruffles on the front kind of remind me of smocking which is so popular amongst southern Easter dress design.

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ruffle neck lace gown

Tahari ASL Women’s Flutter Sleeve Ruffle Neck Lace Gown

It’s a little bold but if you like to dress up for Easter dinner this is a super cute option. The bright blue will have you standing out without sticking out. The fabric is really flowy, too.

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plus size easter dress for women

Milumia Plus Size Women Empire Waist Asymmetrical High Low Bohemian Maxi Dress

Empire waist dresses are comfortable for most people and can be a lot more flattering than other styles. They’re also stretchy for folks who need some wiggle room. It would also be a good maternity dress!

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chiffon dress

Donna Morgan Women’s Sleeveless Chiffon Fit and Flare Dress

Chiffon is less popular nowadays so it can really pack a punch when worn strategically. This one is so pretty and the trimming is really unique too. Great for petite women!

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ruffel cap sleeve dress with linen and stripes

Miessial Women’s Striped Linen Long Dress Elegant Ruffle Cap Sleeves Midi Dress

Look at those sleeves! Cap sleeves with ruffles are absolutely gorgeous in an Easter dress for women. The length is also perfect for spring’s unpredictable weather if you’re celebrating outside.

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v neck wrap dress

Kate Kasin Women Mini Dress Wrap V Neck

There are other colour and style options but I just had to share this mint green dress. So pretty! It’s made of soft, breathable fabric so you’ll be comfortable while looking great.

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spring eyelet dress for women

ECOWISH Womens Dresses Elegant Ruffles Cap Sleeves Summer A-Line Midi Dress

Eyelet dresses are another Easter classic. The light blue is really pretty, but you could also go with white if you want something more versatile.

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gigham dress

KIRUNDO Women’s Summer Sleeveless Ruffle Sleeve

If you want something cute and playful this dress is a great find. I really like the gingham fabric (prefect for Easter!) and the high neckline. Lots of colour options but the yellow reminded me of spring the most.

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seersucker easter dress for women

MILLY Women’s Seersucker Classico Corset Ruffle Dress Mini

Last but definitely not least, this mini seersucker dress is beautiful as a woman’s Easter dress. The light colour and soft cotton linen look are perfect for spring, and the style is posh and flirty all at once.

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Hopefully you enjoyed these Easter dress ideas for women. Easter is a pretty flexible holiday when it comes to fashion, so as long as you pick something spring themed you’ll be fine. Just make sure to dress for the weather!

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Everett loves to plan parties and events, decorate, and make crafts/DIY projects. As a parent of 5 in his early 30s, he decided to start The Best Nest to offer practical tips and ideas.

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