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15 Floaty Dresses to Wear in a Heat Wave

All we wanna wear in this punishing heat wave are floaty dresses that stick to our sweaty bodies as little as possible. Here's what we came up with.

It's pretty warm out there today didja notice?

If, like us, you're on the east coast, where millions of people are enduring the fourth day of a punishing heat wave, you probably did. This woman's rant pretty much sums up how we're all feeling right now. (Those of you without air conditioning...we're praying for you.)

So what do you wear when it's hot as balls out there? We put our heads together and came up with some parameters: 1) must be as loose as possible 2) must be breathable 3) must be sleeveless (duh) 4) must be street-appropriate (ie, sorry no beach cover ups or wearing just bras)

A bonus would be if it were possible for some of us smaller-chested ladies to wear it without a bra. (Bra sweat = the worst).

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So, with those stipulations in mind we set forth to scour the internet for the ideal garment to wear during a heat wave: A floaty, breezy, cool-inducing dress.

Click through to see our picks.