20 Best Cutout Dresses to Rock All Summer Long


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Cutout Dresses for Women with Midi and Maxi Cutout Dresses

Stylish and Trendy Cutout Dresses

Are you a fan of the new cutout dress trend?

Cutout dresses are perfect for wearing on vacation, for wearing on hot summer days, or for wearing for a girl’s night out.

Plus, cutout dresses are flattering on LOTS of body types, including plus size and curvy women.

But what are the best cutout dresses?

Where does one go to even buy cutout dresses?

This guide is all about cutout dresses to help you find the perfect cutout dress.

This cutout dress guide includes:

  • Ideas on where to buy cutout dresses
  • Mini, midi, and maxi cutout dresses
  • Cutout dresses in black, white, pink, and tan
  • The 5 best cutout dresses on Amazon
  • Suggestions on how to wear a cutout dress as a wedding guest
  • FAQs about cutout dresses and the cutout dress trend

So, let’s dive right in!

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Best Cutout Dresses (Mini, Midi, and Maxi Cutout Dresses)

Below are my favorite cutout dresses. You’ll find mini and midi cutout dresses, black cutout dresses, white cutout dresses, and more!

1. Black Cutout Dress

Black Cutout Midi Dress
Sizes: XS to XL

View on Lulus

This black cutout dress is so cute! Or, actually, I should say this black cutout dress is STUNNING!! This cutout dress will fit you like a glove and can be dressed up or down. And guest what? If you aren’t the biggest fan of black, this cutout dress on Lulus also comes in tan, brown, pink, and blue. And P.S. This cutout dress is made with thick material, so you don’t have to worry about panty lines!

2. Cutout Maxi Dress

White Maxi Cutout Dress
Sizes: XXS to XL

View on Lulus

This cutout dress is so pretty! For an adorable engagement photoshoot dress, you’ll love this cutout dress in white. Or, go with this cutout dress in floral print for a cute summer dress or dress to wear to a baby shower as a guest.

3. Cutout Midi Dress

Cutout Midi Dress from Lulus in Tan
Sizes: XS to L

View on Lulus

Umm…am I allowed to say that this brown cutout dress is HOT?!! Whether you are heading off on vacation, going on a date, or looking for a super flattering dress that is sexy too…you will love this dress! If you are searching for honeymoon outfits, then THIS is the cutout dress you need. I love this cutout dress in tan, but this dress also comes in cream, black, and brown.

4. ANRABESS V Neck Wide Leg Romper 

white cutout romper on Amazon
Image via Amazon

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This cutout dress on Amazon is perfect if you want to rock the cutout dress trend, but don’t want to show off your sides. This cutout dress is cute and comfortable! Okay, technically this is a ROMPER, but it’s so cute!! You will love this dress in white, red, or brown on Amazon. This cutout dress is also perfect for wearing for family beach photos or for engagement outfits!

5. Acelitt Twist Bodycon Cutout Mini Dress

Pink Cutout Dress
Sizes: Small to XX-Large

View on Amazon

This cutout dress on Amazon is perfect for vacation outfits! If you are a midsize girl that is wanting to rock the cutout dress trend, this will be your new favorite dress. This cutout dress is also perfect for wearing to a reggae festival or a music festival.

6. Erla Cutout Maxi Dress 

Erla cutout maxi dress on REVOLVE
Image via REVOLVE


REVOLVE is one of my favorite places to shop for sexy and cute dresses, and that includes being a great place to shop for cutout dresses! This cutout maxi dress is just under $100 on REVOLVE and so sexy! You will absolutely love wearing this cutout dress.

7. MAC DUGGAL Cutout Ruffle Ballgown

Mac Duggal floral cutout wedding guest dress
Image via Nordstrom

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MAC DUGGAL has so many stunning dresses with cutouts. In addition to this floral cutout dress, MAC DUGGAL sells this cutout dress in black, red, yellow, lime green, and white. Oh…and did I say this cutout dress is absolutely divine? If you want to stand out at a wedding this spring, summer, or fall…you NEED This dress.

8. Pink Queen Cutout Midi Dress

Pink Queen Cutout Midi Dress on Amazon
Sizes: X-Small to X-Large

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Cutout Midi Dress by Pink Queen in Blue
Perfect for Date Night!

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9. Acelitt Bodycon Cutout Dress

Plus Size Bodycon Cutout Dress Acelitt Amazon
Sizes Up to 2X-Large

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Floral Cutout Dress by Acelitt on Amazon
Perfect for Vacation!

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10. ANRABESS Maxi Cutout Dress

Cutout Maxi Dress by ANRABESS on Amazon
25+ Colors on Amazon

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11. LYANER Tie Knot Cutout Bodycon Maxi Dress

LYANER Tie Knot Cutout Bodycon Maxi Dress
Sizes: Small to X-Large

View on Amazon

12. PRETTYGARDEN Knit Cutout Dress

Best Cutout Dress on Amazon
So Stylish!

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Red Knit Cutout Midi Dress by PRETTYGARDEN on Amazon
25+ Colors Online

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13. Antopmen Knitted Cutout Maxi Dress

Sexy White Cutout Midi Dress
Sizes: Small to X-Large

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Green Midi Cutout Dress by Antopmen on Amazon
25+ Colors on Amazon

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14. The Drop Tiered Cutout Maxi Dress (Plus Sizes Up to 5X)

The Drop Tiered Cutout Maxi Dress in Beige and Tan
Sizes Up to 5X-Large

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This cutout dress on Amazon is AMAZING! This cute and casual dress is perfect for summer. This dress is perfect for wearing to a birthday party too!

Cute On Shoulder Dress with Cutouts by The Drop
Photo: Pinteresting Plans

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15. Something Navy Floral Cutout Midi Dress for Wedding Guest

Floral Cutout Maxi Dress for Wedding Guest
Sizes: XS to XL

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16. Pleated Color Block Side Cutout Maxi Dress

Wedding Guest Dress with Cutouts in Blue by Express with High Slit
Sizes: 00-14

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17. LIKELY Blue Cutout Gown

Cutout Wedding Guest Formal Dress by LIKELY in Blue
Sizes: 0-12

View on Rent the Runway

18. Bec & Bridge Lazar Cutout Gown

Fall Formal Wedding Guest Dress with Cutouts
Sizes: 2-10

View on Rent the Runway

19. Got the Glam Pink Pleated Cutout Maxi Dress

Pink Cutout Wedding Guest Maxi Dress on Lulus
Sizes: XS to XL

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20. HALSTON Pink Cut Out Gown

Pink Summer Wedding Guest Formal Dress with Cutouts and Slit
Sizes: 0-14 (Includes Petite Sizes)

View on Rent the Runway

Where to Buy Cute Cutout Dresses Online

This guide includes links to buy the best cutout dresses (see above), but in case you want to check out even more cutout dresses, check out these online stores.

Not sure where to even find a cutout dress online? Below are the best stores to shop for cutout dresses, ranked from 1 to 10!

1. Lulus

Lulus is great when it comes to finding the perfect vacation dress or wedding guest dress.

Lulus has a blue cutout dress, a tie front cutout dress, a red cutout dress, and more!

Shop Lulus


REVOLVE has lots of sexy cutout dresses for vacation.

You’ll also find cutout dresses with long sleeves, black cutout dresses, one-shoulder cutout dresses, and hot pink cutout dresses on REVOLVE.


3. Amazon

Amazon also has a sexy body dress with side cutouts, plus lots of affordable cutout dresses under $45.

Amazon is one of my favorite places to find cute summer dresses, including casual summer dresses and maxi summer dresses.

Amazon also has cute plus size dresses too!

Basically, Amazon is an expert when it comes to summer dresses, and that includes cutout dresses.

It can be a bit overwhelming to shop on Amazon, so I’ve done the research for you to find only the best cutout dresses on Amazon.

Many of the cutout dresses on Amazon get 4/5 star reviews and come in extra-large sizes too!

Want a white side cutout dress or a tie front cutout dress? Check out Amazon.

Shop Amazon

4. Nordstrom

Want a cutout dress with ruffles or a cutout tiered midi dress? Check out Nordstrom.

You’ll also find light green cutout dresses on Nordstrom and one shoulder cutout dresses.

Shop Nordstrom


Express has lots of cute front tie cutout dresses, maxi cutout dresses, and halter knot front cutout midi dresses for women.

Shop Express

5. Bloomingdales

Bloomingdales has lots of cute midi cutout dresses and floral cutout dresses for women. Bloomingdales also sells WAYF Plaza Cutout dresses.

Shop Bloomingdales


SHEIN is the expert when it comes to finding trendy dresses under $25.

SHEIN has lots of cutout dresses to choose from online. Just make sure to read the reviews!


7. Cupshe

I’m a big fan of Cupshe swimsuits. Check out Cupshe if you want a cutout dress for that works as a cute cover-up or are searching for a tropical maxi dress with cutouts.

Cupshe also has a cutout crochet dress.

Shop Cupshe

8. Forever 21

The Forever 21 cutout dresses are affordable and cute!

Shop Forever 21

9. Zara

Zara has trendy cutout dresses in floral print, hot pink, black, and orange. You can also find a halter dress with cutouts on Zara.

Shop Zara

10. Pretty Little Things

Pretty Thing Things has cute and sexy cutout dresses for women, including ribbed cutout dresses and keyhole cutout dresses.

Shop Pretty Little Things

How to Choose an Appropriate Cutout Dress for Wedding Guests

Are you heading off to a wedding soon?

There are lots of cute summer wedding guest dresses and plus size wedding guest dresses to choose from, but a cutout dress is unique!

If you want to wear something different to a wedding this year, try a jumpsuit or a cutout dress.

The key to successfully wearing a cutout dress to a wedding is to choose a dress with side cutouts that is classy.

You’ll definitely want to wear a midi cutout dress or a long cutout dress as a wedding guest (vs. a mini dress).

A black dress with side cutouts or a cutout cocktail dress would be perfect to wear to a wedding.

A one-shoulder cutout high-slit maxi dress is also a sexy option! 😊

You may also want to check out Rent the Runway for a cutout wedding guest dress.

Designer Cutout Dresses Online

Searching for a specific cutout dress? These designer cutout dresses are popular!

P.S. – You may also love these designer jumpsuits for women.

Aje Mimosa Cutout Midi Dress

View Aje Mimosa Cutout Midi Dress on Saks Fifth Avenue

Amur Lumi Cutout Pleated Dress

View Amur Lumi Cutout Pleated Dress on REVOLVE

Staud Cutout Dress

View Staud Cutout Dress  on Nordstrom

Kendall and Kylie Cutout Chenille Dress

View Similar KENDALL + KYLIE Cutout Halter Dress on Nordstrom

Moon River Cutout Dress

View Moon River One-Shoulder Cut-Out Midi Dress on Saks Fifth Avenue

Zabelle Floral Ruffle Cutout Maxi Dress

View Cutout Dress Similar to Zabelle Floral Ruffle Cutout Maxi Dress on Nordstrom

Bec & Bridge Sylvie Cutout Midi Dress

View Sylvie Cut Out Midi Dress by Bec & Bridge

Cinq a Sept Cutout Dress

View Cutout Dress by Cinq a Sept on REVOLVE

FAQs about Cutout Dresses and the Cutout Dress Trend

When did cutout dresses become so popular? Why are cutout dresses trendy?

Below are FAQs about cutout dresses.

When did the cutout dress trend start?

The cutout dress trend started in spring 2021 (source: Google trends).

What length of cutout dress is the most popular?

Although you can find cutout dresses in mini, midi, and maxi length online, midi cutout dresses appear to be the most popular.

Many women love the tan cutout midi dresses, similar to this cutout midi dress by Lulus.

What body type looks best in cutout dresses?

Cutout dresses look great on women with a curvy or hourglass figure.

Many cutout dresses don’t offer much support at the top, so cutout dresses may look best if you don’t have large boobs.

Can you wear a bra with a cutout dress?

Many cutout bras make it difficult to wear a bra underneath.

I’d recommend wearing boob tape or nipple covers (like nippies) under a cutout dress.

What color of cutout dress is most popular?

Black cutout dresses are the most popular color. White and tan cutout dresses are also very popular and trendy.

Where can I find the Carrie Underwood Cutout Dress?

Love the red cutout dress worn by Carrie Underwood?

The red Carrie Underwood Cutout dress is by Elie Madie.

REVOLVE has a cutou dress like the Carrie Underwood Cutout dress online.

Can I wear a prom dress with cutouts?

Yes, you can absolutely wear a prom dress with cutouts!

You may want to check out ASOS for a prom dress with cutouts or David’s Bridal for a cutout prom dress.

PromGirl also sells cutout prom dresses and cutout sequin dresses for homecoming.

Where can I find a classy floral cutout dress?

Bloomingdales has lots of classy floral cutout dresses, including cutout dresses with long sleeves.

How do I wear cutout dresses in the fall?

Love the cutout dress trend, but not sure how to wear it in the fall?

For fall, go with a mini cutout dress with long sleeves and heels.

Or, pair a cutout dress with a leather jacket and heels.

Sexy Cutout Dress with Leather Jacket for Sexy Fall Outfit
Sexy and Perfect for Fall!

View on Amazon

What kinds of shoes look best with a cutout dress?

Most women with tan heels or tan sandals with cutout dresses.

Strappy tan heels with a cutout dress is a trendy outfit idea.

Are cutout dresses sexy or cute?

Cutout dresses are both sexy and cute! For a sexier look, go with a cutout dress that is tight-fitting. Most of the sweater cutout dresses are sexy. Bodycon cutout dresses are also sexy.

For a cuter look, go with a maxi cutout dress or a cutout dress in a floral print.

There are also lots of cute mini cutout dresses with a tie front.

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