I Just Found Spring's Biggest Dress Trends for Under $100

Nothing puts me in the spring spirit quite like a new dress. They're easy to wear with boots or sandals and under sweaters or oversize jackets as I navigate through the tricky transitional season. If you love dresses as much as I do, you'll be happy to hear that spring 2022's dress trends are nothing short of spectacular. And whether you lean toward minimalist maxis or colorful crochet, there seems to be something to suit every sartorial taste.

The spring/summer 2022 runways provided us with plenty of stunning frocks to inspire our wardrobes this season, and fortunately, you don't have to spend a ton to take on this season's must-have styles. In fact, I've scoured all my favorite retailers to bring you the biggest dress trends of the season for under $100. Take a peek below to get into the spring state of mind.

High Hemlines

Affordable spring dress trends

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Courtesy of Prada

Minidresses were spotted all over the spring/summer 2022 runways as everything from knitted iterations to minimalist shift dresses. And of course, they lend themselves perfectly to the warmer weather ahead.

Cool Cutouts

Affordable spring dress trends

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Courtesy of Christian Siriano

Cutout dresses continue to dominate into spring, and this season's designs are as spicy, eye-catching, and creative as ever—from keyhole details to asymmetric apertures.

Trippy Prints

Affordable spring dress trends

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Courtesy of Paco Rabanne

From psychedelic to luxe bohemian prints, this season's dresses come with a cool Laurel Canyon vibe—perfect for tapping into your inner hippie.

Strappy Halters

Affordable spring dress trends

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Courtesy of Nensi Dojaka

Delicate and subtle tie necklines continue to be a huge trend this season. We saw plenty of halterneck varieties on the runways adding a dose of allure to spring looks.

All-White Bride Vibe

Affordable spring dress trends

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Courtesy of Erdem

Nothing says "warm weather is near" quite like a pretty white frock. This season's iterations have a cool-bride vibe with dreamy silhouettes and romantic textures.

Fun Fringe

Affordable spring dress trends

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Courtesy of Proenza Schouler

If you're looking for a little something playful, creative, and fun, then be sure to jump on the fringe bandwagon this spring. It's set to be one of the most dominant and interesting trends of the season. 

Sporty Spice

Affordable spring dress trends

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Courtesy of Christian Dior

The sporty and preppy dresses we're seeing this season exude a trend-forward feel with luxe fabrics and sleek silhouettes. 

Saturated Hues

Affordable spring dress trends

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Courtesy of Valentino

Bold, vibrant colors—a key trend for 2022—were seen all over the runways. These are the types of dresses that will make you feel good from the inside out.

Minimalist Maxis

Affordable spring dress trends

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Courtesy of Chloé

There was no escaping the sleek and streamlined maxi silhouettes on the spring/summer 2022 runways, and they will will unquestionably add a fresh and of-the-moment touch to your new-season look. 

Draping

Affordable spring dress trends

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Courtesy of Loewe

Draped dresses, from Grecian-inspired silhouettes to draped frocks that feel a tad rebellious, offer a dose of romance this season.

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