Many of us know Lulus — the California-based purveyor of cheap and cheerful frocks — as a destination for prom dresses, matchy-matchy bridesmaid attire, and boho wedding gowns whose double-digit price tags belie their luxurious vibes. But if you’re not yet a diehard devotee of the retailer’s full range of apparel, you may not be aware that Lulus is also a must-visit destination for feminine, easy-wearing separates that will take through the summer in hot girl style.
If you’ve already made a beeline for the beachy dot-com, you might now be wondering where to begin. The endless selection of dresses, tops, denim, and swimwear boasts serious curb appeal along with easy-on-the-wallet price points, but its vastness is not for the indecisive. Well, you’re in luck — we’ve already rolled up our sleeves and consulted countless customer reviews and photos to suss out the most successful summer staples. Ahead, we rounded up eight must-haves. Scroll on to find your wardrobe winner.
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Six customers gave this svelte slip dress a four out of five-star rating for its sleek fit. Customer Maria called it “figure-hugging and beautiful.” At 155 lbs. with a 29” waist, the bride-to-be was “expecting [the dress] to be baggy and boxy in the waist, but [was] pleasantly surprised that it fits like a glove! The fabric feels like it’s good quality,” she continued, “and I love how feminine it is.”
Lulus Strictly Romance White Satin Asymmetrical Tiered Midi Dress, $, available at LulusShield and Sword Red Sleeveless Maxi Dress
If you’re looking to leave a trail of broken hearts in your wake this summer, look no further than this stunningly simple fire-engine red maxi — 1,450 customers chimed into award it a full five-star rating. There are over 90 customer photos showing the dress on sizes XS – 3X, and so many glowing accolades exhorting the frock’s comfort, easy fit, and general hotness that we had a hard time choosing just one — but reviewer Kristen summed it up pretty well.
“I have to comment on the quality and the weight of the dress,” she wrote. “I expected a very light thin long dress, [but] it’s actually got some weight to — it’s heavy but…it helps smooth things out and keeps the dress down where it’s supposed to be. We all know nobody’s perfect but this dress makes me feel legit beautiful. I’ve had two kids and I do have a little bit of the stomach that doesn’t like to go away, but the dress just flatters everything especially your butt.” In closing, she added, “LOVE IT LOVE IT LOVE IT. I WISH I …read more