Trend Worth Trying: Smocked Patterned Sundresses

06/25/2007 at 06:00 AM ET

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As the weather gets hotter, we just want our clothes to get easier — and what’s simpler than a dress than can go day to night and requires the bare minimum of accessories? We’ve spotted Eva Mendes, Nicole Richie and Sienna Miller wearing smocked tube-dresses with great bold patterns and long sweeping hems. Just toss on a few bangles, a cool bag and comfy sandals, and you’re set! Dress it up for night time with jeweled flip-flops and an oversize clutch. The best part of these dresses is the smocking — unlike normal strapless dresses that tend to fall, these stay snugly on the bustline. Here are a few of our favorites. . .Tell us: Would you try a smocked sundress?

Get Eva’s Juicy Couture Dress, $198 at neimanmarcus.com.

Tropical Tube Dress, $23 at forever21.com

Mossimo Long Floral Halter Dress, $22 at target.com

L8er Smocked Strapless Floral Maxi Dress, $45 at macys.com

Roxy ‘Iris’ Print Tube Dress, $50 at nordstrom.com

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chels on

well i like nicole’s dress it’s just that it’s too long for her see she’s only about 5 foot something

Ann on

I love Nicole’s dress! Where can I get one?

La'Shell on

I love Nicoles dress. It’s the dress for summer.

my name is mek on

i love this look and i want one…i think i’ll go to forever 21=]

Veet on

I love this look and will for sure rock it… Love Nicole Richie’s she always looks nice!!! I have a smocked dress and can’t wait to wear mine!!!

Theresa on

I like the all dresses, but it fits better on Sienna. Oh, she is Sienna? She is such a beautiful woman, but the picture doesn’t show the best of Miller!
Nicole is too skiny and a don’t like to see her with so many bones!

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