14 best tea dresses: from M&S to ASOS, John Lewis and more

Sophie Bates

If you’re looking for a dress that will take you into the new season, a tea dress may be just what you need. With its airy feel and fluttering sleeves, the tea dress is a wardrobe staple for creating an effortlessly chic look whatever the occasion – so it’s no wonder the Duchess of Cambridge often wears the timeless style.

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Whether you’re looking for an elegant linen midi dress to wear to work or a pretty floral dress for a girl’s brunch, take a look at our pick of the best tea party dresses to buy now.

The best tea dresses

Nobody’s Child Linen Blend Tea Dress, £41, john lewis


This linen-blend Nobody’s Child dress is the perfect transitional piece for the changing seasons. We recommend pairing it with a pair of white trainers and a denim jacket for a casual yet glamorous daytime look.

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Floral midi tea dress, £39.50, Marks & Spencer


Marks & Spencer is a surefire option when it comes to day dresses, but our favorite is this animal print midi with a super flattering sweetheart neckline.

Floral tea dress with ruffle hem, £24, just be


For a shorter style, try this cute floral mini with a ruffled hem.

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Maxi polka dot tea dress, £38, ASOS


This polka dot maxi dress is so versatile: wear it to work, with sneakers during the day, or dress it up with a pair of heels for an elegant evening look.

Esme midi dress, was £55, now £28, Nobody’s child


We could definitely see Duchess Kate rocking this vintage style midi!

Floral puffy midi tea dress, £55.20, Oasis


Wow! The print on this floral dress is gorgeous for fall.

Keyhole Midi Tea Dress, was £89, now £44, Coast


Orange dresses are all the rage right now – and wait until you see the back of this tea dress from Coast.

Sweetheart tea dress, £170, Boden


Boden has so many choices when it comes to tea dresses, but we especially love the colors in this darling dress.

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French Connection Tiny Floral Tea Dress, £95, ASOS


Another great daytime piece that could easily be worn with heels – and it’s the perfect brunch dress for girls!

Nobody’s Child Ditsy Floral Dress, £37, ASOS


This long sleeve midi from Nobody’s Child is the everyday essential that can be worn for almost any occasion.

Paneled tea dress, was £225, now £149, Ted Baker


If you’re looking for a formal tea dress, this Ted Baker paneled midi dress is a great option – and look at the color!

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Pippa tea dress, £49, Urban outfitters


The shirt style of this tea dress is so versatile that it will be a great option to wear all year round.

Monsoon Button Down Jersey Midi Dress, From £65, just be


The red hue of this jersey tea dress is so easy to wear all year round – and it would be perfect with a pair of chunky boots and a leather jacket for fall.

Long sleeve tea dress, £299, LKBennett


For a fall staple that’s worth checking out, this collared midi with crystal buttons is perfect.

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