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Best Places In Seattle For Sundresses

May 13, 2014 5:00 AM

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It won’t be long until it is time to start organizing your closet with all of your favorite warm-weather attire. For ladies who love to wear soft, lightweight fabrics in the summer, sundresses are always a great choice. For the best selections of sundresses, stop into any of these Seattle clothing boutiques to find the latest dress designs to add to your summer wardrobe.

The Frock Shop
6500 Phinney Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 297-1638

Located in the Phinney Ridge neighborhood of north Seattle, The Frock Shop has been a popular dress shop for women since 2006. It carries a variety of sundresses and summer dresses from numerous designers from around the world. In addition, it has one-of-a-kind accessories, handbags and hats designed by the shop’s owner. Sundresses carried at The Frock Shop are both vintage and modern styles and include baby dolls, spaghetti strap, A-line, block, scoop neck, wrap, strap, strapless and lace dresses. Summer dresses come in many solid and print colors and varying lengths, from mini-skirt style to knee-length. Customers can shop at The Frock Shop in person, or peruse its online web store for all of its latest fashions and sales deals.

Pala Pala Dress Boutique
1216 1st Ave.
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 973-2328

Opened in 2009, the Pala Pala Dress Boutique is one dress shop that is not to be missed when shopping in downtown Seattle. Pala Pala’s staff travels across our great country, meeting with numerous designers to find the best quality and most stylish dresses to sell at the popular boutique. Pala Pala Dress Boutique’s sundresses range from simple spaghetti-strap, ankle-length dresses that flow beautifully, to more elegant off-the-shoulder styles that come just above the knee. Pala Pala also stocks strapless, tiered summer dresses, sexy backless dresses, flowing baby dolls and plain-strap mini sundresses. You can also find summer-style shoes and accessories to complement your new sundress.

Funky Janes Consignment
4455 California Ave. S.W.
Seattle, WA 98116
(206) 937-2637

Opened in west Seattle more than 20 years ago, Funky Janes Consignment has been a longtime go-to shop for ladies to find hip, trendy and reasonably priced clothing and accessories. The majority of the dresses, handbags, accessories and other apparel found at Funky Janes are from well-known name brands. The difference is that you can find items here that are in pristine condition for a fraction of what you would normally pay. Stop in and browse all of the women’s summer dresses currently in stock, ranging from size 0 to 20. Choose from wide-strap scoop-neck styles, spaghetti-strap styles and many more.

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Le Frock Vintage
613 E. Pike St.
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 623-5339

Le Frock Vintage is a clothing boutique in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle that carries an expansive selection of women’s (and men’s) clothing items ranging from authentic vintage from the 1940s to present-day, trendy designer brands. Since this is a vintage shop, the majority of the clothing items are gently used, but still in superb condition and sold at more affordable prices. Le Frock Vintage carries a great selection of women’s summer attire, including various styles of sundresses from various fashion eras. Find a vintage, taffeta-style summer dress that is light and flowy, or a more elegant, strapless style dress you can wear out for a night on the town. Le Frock Vintage also carries a good selection of shoes, accessories, sweaters, jackets and household items.

Many Moons Trading Company
4461 California Ave. S.W.
Seattle, WA 98116
(206) 937-3481

Also located in west Seattle, just a couple of doors down from Funky Janes Consignment, Many Moons Trading Company is another chic consignment shop that offers a wide variety of women’s apparel. You’ll find new and gently used women’s clothing items including summer dresses, business attire, tops and sweaters, as well as shoes, accessories and handbags. Check back at this location often as it is always getting new items for the ever-changing weather and fashion trends of the Pacific Northwest. Many Moons also sells one-of-a-kind artisan jewelry that is handmade by the shop’s owner, Mary Many Moons.

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Sue Gabel has been writing entertainment and travel-related articles in the greater Puget Sound/Seattle area since 1999. She writes about music, the Seattle scene and more. Her work can be found on

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