The Best White Midi Dress For Every Occasion 

By  Emily Konatella

LAST UPDATED - December 11, 2023

White midi dresses are a wardrobe essential fit for all sorts of occasions: bridal events, summer BBQs, parties, and brunch with the girls. The crisp color looks effortlessly sophisticated and flatters every skin tone out there. Plus, the timeless color can act as the perfect blank canvas for bold outerwear, statement accessories, and brightly colored shoes.

Below, we've rounded up sixteen of the best white midi dresses to add to your wardrobe this fall. While these chic women's midi dresses are ideal for a bridal shower, bachelorette party, or rehearsal dinner, they look equally as stylish for special occasions and everyday wear.

Check Out These 16 Stylish White Women's Midi Dresses

Vince Rib Racerback Tank Midi Dress

If there's one white midi dress worth adding to your wardrobe this year, it's this versatile Rib Racerback Tank Midi Dress from Vince. It's the ideal basic tank dress for layering and can easily be dressed up or down. Wear solo when the weather allows and layer it under a denim jacket or leather jacket as temperatures start to drop. The stretchy cotton-blend ribbed fabric and bodycon fit accentuate your curves without feeling too snug. Plus, the scoop neck and racerback straps are bra-friendly for easy styling.

H&M White T-Shirt Dress

Consider This H&M White T-Shirt Dress a chic version of your favorite white tee. The affordable wardrobe essential is the type of casual midi dress you can throw on and go! It's cut from soft cotton jersey fabric with side slits that reveal just the right amount of leg to balance out the laid-back silhouette. Toss it on with your favorite sneakers and statement accessories for an easy everyday look.

Dries Van Noten Dayley Midi Shirtdress

This versatile Dries Van Noten Dayley Midi Shirtdress is the perfect white midi dress for returning to the office. Its simple silhouette is cut from crisp white cotton poplin with a subtle high-low hem and side slits that mimic the bottom hem of a classic button-up shirt. You're guaranteed to look chic, no matter how you style it: with pumps, under a blazer, with sneakers, or paired with your go-to denim jacket.

Free People Aviva Midi Dress

Free People's Aviva Midi Dress is a boho take on a basic tank midi dress. The sweetheart neckline and seamed, smocked cups add structure to the breezy, lightweight fabric. Thick straps allow you to wear a regular bra without showing your straps. Style it solo with sandals or tucked under a cozy cardigan or classic denim jacket.

Jonathan Simkhai Standard Kenny Recycled Rib Square-Neck Dress

White dresses aren't just for your summer wardrobe. This fall, elevate your fall outfits with a white rib-knit midi dress like this chic Jonathan Simkhai Standard Kenny Recycled Rib Square-Neck Dress. Its cut-out neckline, thigh-high slit, and bodycon fit bring a bit of sexiness to the cold-weather-friendly knit midi dress. The versatile fall dress can be paired with everything from knee-high boots to pumps to sneakers.

Object Exaggerated Sleeve White Midi Dress

Turn heads in this stylish Object Exaggerated Sleeve White Midi Dress. Its bold puff sleeves balance out the otherwise minimalist silhouette. A kick slit on the bottom hem allows you to sit, stand, dance, and move with ease. It's a bit boho, a bit classic, and a bit fashion-forward. Pair with pumps at your business casual office, sandals on a hot summer day, and sneakers for brunch with the girls.

Reformation Lauretta Dress

The It-Girl label Reformation is known for its effortless, romantic dresses— like this elegant white Lauretta Dress. Its fitted bodice features a sweetheart neckline, waist-accentuating shirring detail, adjustable straps, a smocked back bodice, and a sleek back zipper for a comfortable fit. The flirty midi skirt has a relaxed feel that's perfect for brunch, barbeques, birthday parties, and laid-back bridal showers.

Jaded Rose Statement Shoulder Corset Midi Dress

Make a statement at your birthday party or bachelorette weekend in this Jaded Rose Statement Shoulder Corset Midi Dress. The trendsetting bodycon dress features a fitted bodice with corset-style boning, a bust-accentuating sweetheart neckline, and layered shoulder details. Its ruched skirt accentuates your curves while smoothing over lumps and bumps.

Misha Ambrette Long-Sleeve Midriff Cut-Out Dress

Jaws will drop when you show up wearing this fashion-forward Abrette Long-Sleeve Midriff Cut-Out Dress by Misha. The jersey midi dress features strong shoulders, fitted long sleeves, a wide jewel neckline, and a trendy midriff cut-out with ring hardware. A body-conscious silhouette and midi-length hemline hug your curves just right.

Kiss The Sky Bardot Off-The-Shoulder Midi Dress

This sweet Kiss The Sky Bardot Off-The-Shoulder Midi Dress is an ideal choice for your bridal shower or rehearsal dinner. The ruffled off-the-shoulder neckline features elastic banding for added security and a notched bust for a romantic finish. A thigh-high slit shows just the right amount of skin and elongates your legs— especially when paired with strappy heels.

H&M Pointelle Knit Dress

You can't go wrong adding this H&M Pointelle Knit Dress to your fall wardrobe. The straight-cut midi dress is comfortable, chic, and surprisingly easy to dress up and down. It's made from 100% recycled polyester knit with an eye-catching pointelle texture and ribbed trim. Deep armholes, dropped shoulders, and side slits at the bottom hem add an effortlessly laid-back feel.

Milly Penelope High-Neck Midi Dress

This elegant Milly Penelope High-Neck Midi Dress is the perfect choice for a bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, or courthouse wedding. Its sophisticated high-neck, low-back, and fit-and-flare silhouette accentuates your hourglass shape and shows off just the right amount of skin. The stretchy, lightweight fabric is flattering and easy to move in while celebrating with the ones you love.

Free People Everyday Seamless Tube Slip Dress

This Free People Everyday Seamless Tube Slip Dress can be worn in countless ways. Use it as a slip-under sheer dress, layer it under your favorite fall jackets and coats, or style it solo on a hot summer day. The seamless tube dress is cut from stretch nylon that feels super comfortable against your skin and holds its shape during all-day wear. You can't go wrong adding the black version to your cart too!

Rebecca Taylor Agnes Lace Midi Dress

This chic Rebecca Taylor Agnes Lace Midi Dress boasts unique laser-cut lace with a modern boho flair. The simple high square neck, spaghetti straps, and fitted silhouette allow the one-of-a-kind cut-outs to really shine! Plus, the midi dress is fully lined for total comfort and coverage. It's the perfect look for a garden party, rehearsal dinner, or summer birthday bash.

Alice + Olivia Dorinda Off-The-Shoulder Fitted Midi Dress

This eye-catching Alice + Olivia Dorinda Off-The-Shoulder Fitted Midi Dress looks flattering on women of all shapes and sizes. The long sleeve bodycon dress features fashion-forward details like a back vent, thumb holes, and strappy off-the-shoulder neckline. Its stretchy fabric skims your curves with just the right amount of compression and support. Style with sneakers and a leather jacket during the day and your favorite heels on your next night out.

Farm Rio Off-White Richelieu Tiered Lace Midi Dress

If your closet is filled with ruffled boho midi dresses, you'll love this Farm Rio Off-White Richelieu Tiered Lace Midi Dress. The flirty white dress is great for a beach vacation, summer day on the town, weekend brunch, or backyard barbeque. Its short kimono sleeves, cinched waist, and tiered a-line skirt accentuate your natural hourglass shape while still feeling light and breezy on a hot summer day.

About the author

Emily is a fashion consultant, designer and creative director with more than 15 years experience creating, designing and developing clothing & jewelry. From managing pageant shows to turning concepts into actual designs, she has experience with almost all fabric types and jewelry designs and is in touch with the latest fashion trends.