The summer season is officially in full swing. With temperatures rising, many of us fashion folk are reaching for breathable hot-weather finds. Dresses are the perfect one-and-done garment to carry style-enthusiast through the scorching hot months ahead. As a fashion editor, I’m constantly looking for affordable ways to tap into my favorite trends—and dresses are no exception. On a recent browse of all my favorite retail hotspots, I found so many affordable summer dress options for under-$100. I decided to compile a list of these great pieces to help you give your wardrobe a much-needed summer refresh.
You can expect dresses of all shapes and colors, from tiered billowy looks to those with a more sleek construction. I’ve identified a variety of flowy gowns that are perfect for the rising temperatures ahead. Keep scrolling to uncover your new favorite dress.
I can't believe this is less than $80.
A perfect companion for a pool or beach day.
If you pair your favorite striped tank with a versatile and flowy skirt, this would be the result.
I love that this dress has an alternative vibe. Pair with Doc Martens sandals and cool stainless steel jewelry.
Bring on the eco-friendly frocks.
This shade of green would look so good with gold jewelry.