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21 Maxi Dresses That Pair Perfectly With Light Jackets for Spring

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According to Miss Congeniality, the end of April is the best time of the year in terms of weather. If you recall, Miss Rhode Island misunderstood the question posed, describing her “perfect date” as April 25: “Not too hot, not too cold… all you need is a light jacket.”

In honor of the classic movie, we rounded up 21 maxi dresses that pair perfectly with a light jacket! We love this effortlessly chic combo, ideal for an afternoon adventure or an evening event. These breezy frocks are beautiful and graceful, just like Miss United States. Stay cool in these lovely maxi dresses while staying warm with a light jacket!

1. Little black dress! This tank maxi dress is soft and stretchy. Dress it up with a leather jacket or dress it down with a jean jacket — just $33!

2. Because this sleeveless sundress has a relaxed fit, a structured jacket will help give it some shape. Plus, this maxi comes with pockets — originally $52, now just $31!

3. Free and flowy! This ivory tiered maxi dress belongs on the beach — originally $60, now just $41!

4. Former Bachelorette Ali Fedotowsky said that this “gorgeous” sundress is “worth every penny.” The embroidered eyelet fabric elevates the look — originally $60, now just $32!

5. Boho-chic beauty! This flowy frock features a halter neck tie, backless design and tiered ruffle hem — just $37!

6. Vacay vibes! Complete with a crochet lace trim, this strapless maxi dress feels fitting for a tropical trip — originally $65, now just $29!

7. This tiered maxi tent dress from The Drop has a voluminous shape, so a light jacket offers both function and fashion. Available in almost every color of the rainbow — originally $60, now just $42!

8. Special delivery for date night! This strapless tiered maxi dress gives you the cold shoulder and some cleavage at the same time. But in case you get cold, throw on a light jacket for a layered look — just $36!

9. Adorned with Swiss dots, this marvelous maxi dress looks like something you might find in a designer boutique! Just add a simple jacket and handbag to complete the look — just $42!

10. We plan on living in this super soft striped maxi all summer long! Team this tank dress with a jean jacket and white sneakers for a crisp casual OOTD — originally $35, now just $33!

11. We’re seriously smitten with this blue-and-white floral frock! Featuring tie closure, a smocked bodice and a tiered skirt, this maxi dress is magical — just $40!

12. Giddy for gingham! This short-sleeve maxi dress includes subtle cutouts for a flirty touch — just $60!

13. Need a dress for an upcoming bridal or baby shower? This spaghetti strap maxi comes in 31 different colors — originally $58, now just $47!

14. Business in the front, party in the back! This high-neck strapless tiered maxi includes a playful back cutout (but you can still wear a normal bra!) — just $39!

15. Florals for spring! This bodycon maxi dress fits like a glove, hugging your curves in all the right places — just $20!

16. Take the plunge in this floral V-neck maxi dress! It’s so flowy and flattering — just $49!

17. This buttery soft slip dress by Skims is perfect for lounging around the house or rocking out on the town! One customer claimed, “Fit like a glove and it snatched you in without suffocating you” (we agree!) — just $78!

18. Made from lightweight cotton, this Free People sundress is officially our go-to dress for spring and summer! The twist-front detail is ultra-flattering — just $168!

19. Another sundress we’re obsessed with for summer? This striped maxi dress with a smocked bodice and flouncy skirt — just $89!

20. Mad for plaid! This tiered turquoise maxi dress will be a standout in any spring setting — just $110!

21. Half cover-up and half maxi dress, this breathable frock from L Space is a summer staple! Details include a low-cut back, adjustable straps and tiered, twirly cut — just $150!

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