The 29 Prettiest, Most Affordable Dresses of Spring 2023

While I'm admittedly one of the few who actually loves winter, there's something about spring and the gradual act of removing winter's layers that are uniquely rejuvenating. At this point in the year, I'm quite tired of my winter wardrobe and am ready to just throw on a pretty dress and go—which brings me to the subject of this story.

Let's talk about pretty spring dresses, shall we? The good news is that there are quite a lot of them to choose from already. The bad news is that there are quite a lot of them to choose from... But it's my job to make it a bit easier for you so I selected some of the best options of the season. And to add another layer of fun, all of them are affordable. That's right—if under-$150 pretty dresses are music to your ears, you're going to like this roundup.

Scroll on for spring 2023's prettiest affordable dresses. You're welcome.

How can you not have fun while wearing this?

Do yourself a favor and order this before it sells out.

Denim dresses aren't always cool, but this puff-sleeve one is it.

This isn't a typical spring color, and that's what I like about it.

The ruffles and rosette make this a very trend-forward option.

Does it get more "pretty spring dress" than this?

This is one of those dresses that looks as great dressed down as it does dressed up.

The cool details on this make it look so expensive.

This is good enough to wear to a special event.

If you're here for the balletcore trend, this one's for you.

A Grecian goddess dream dress (that also looks really comfortable).

The crochet trim and corset bodice are my favorite things about this dress.

Not "pretty" in the traditional sense, but that's what makes it cool.

You can never have too many pretty white dresses.

This proves my point that satin dresses are effortlessly pretty.

You can always count on Free People for pretty spring dresses.

If you don't have a yellow dress yet, you need one.

This may make you feel like you're in The White Lotus season two.

The time it takes to fasten the front of this dress up will have been worth it.

Another one for all of the balletcore lovers out there.

Reformation is killing me with these gorgeous prints.