The omnipresent sundress or day dress is the go-to piece of clothing for almost all women. They are comfortable, easy to wear, fashionable, and allow for a nice draft in the warm summer months. This summer staple wasn’t always this way though. A century ago, the day dress was long, hot, and contained many complicated layers. Luckily, times have changed; however, a nod to a bygone era can liven up a wardrobe. Here are our favorite sundresses from the last 100 years to use as inspiration.