How on earth do you beat the heat and yet stay stylish this summer? In vintage of course! I've picked my top 10 vintage summer dresses for staying cool this summer, they range from 60s maxi dresses, to cool classic 50s sundresses and original 1940s day dresses. Which is your favorite? I particularly love the orange outfit which I think would look amazing on Lady Edith from Downton Abbey (even though its vintage 1940s rather than 1920s!) 1. Vintage 1960s lemon yellow maxi dress 2. Original 1940s papaya day dress 3. Cute red and white gingham pinafore 1940s dress with buttons at the back (take a look here) 4. White 1950s day dress with pretty pink embroidery 5. Vintage 1940s green sundress 6. Vintage 1940s Betty Barclay striped sundress 7. Genuine 40sprinted sundress 8.Pale Pink Floral 50s sundress 9. 1950s peach cotton day dress 10.Beautiful yellow vintage 1950s strappy sundress with embroidered bodice. Pick your favourite vintage dresses from our enormous collection here! Don't forget to let me know your favourite in the comments below!