I'm not too proud to admit that I'm a lazy dresser. It's resulted in a closet full of pieces that are easy, comfortable, and never fussy, so I really can't complain. Given this, it's not hard to see why dresses are the item of clothing I own the most of. The phrase "throw-on-and-go" is music to my ears, especially during the summer when I'm sweaty and overheated.
Like many of our readers, I'm a huge fan of Zara. But if the retailer is the only place you've been shopping lately, you're missing out on some stellar summer pieces that are even more affordable. Below, I've rounded up my favorite wallet-friendly dresses, with most priced around $40. Scroll down to shop my favorite affordable summer dresses right now.