21 Under-$250 Dresses Destined for Your Summer Wardrobe

If you’re anything like me, you’re probably planning all of the details for your upcoming summer vacation already. Yep, I currently have Italy on the mind since I have a trip coming up there in a few months where I’ll be spending time in Rome and along the Amalfi coast. While I’m currently booking restaurant reservations and mapping out my itinerary, my fashion editor inclinations also come into play, which means I’m also thinking about the outfits I’ll be packing for the trip.

Taking a look at retailers right now, I realized how many great affordable summer dresses there are on the market. From satin slip dresses to smocked styles to cool minis, I rounded up an edit of under-$250 dresses that are destined for your vacation wardrobe. Go on to shop my picks, organized by price—including a $62 dress at the end in the color of the moment.

Talita Von Furstenberg just launched a collection with her grandmother.

Yes, Solid & Striped just more than swimwear.

L.A. label The Line by K always turns out pieces we instantly want.

Get ready to see this slip dress everywhere.

Got a black tie wedding in your future? Here's the dress for it.

There aren't many left, but this sale is too good to pass up.

French girls will all be wearing this one soon.

This looks much more expensive than $60.

A wrap dress belongs in every vacation wardrobe.

The color everyone is wearing right now.