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33 Casual Dresses That Can Easily Be Dressed Up For Nighttime

Dresses that can be worn with flip flops, sneakers, or heels. You're welcome.

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1. A sleeveless maxi dress so inexpensive, your wallet may start weeping uncontrollable sobs of joy. Just give it a moment. It'll be fine.

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Get it from H&M for $12.99 (available in sizes 0-14 and in two colors).

2. A sleeveless v-neck dress made from a 👏 ridiculously soft 👏 jersey material that you will never want to take off.

Promising review: "Love this dress! I'm working on a 'capsule wardrobe' and this fit the bill. It's lightweight and can be dressed up with scarves, a shrug, a cardigan, or a blazer. It washes very nicely, and I love that it folds up and doesn't wrinkle. An excellent buy!" —THE IslandGirl...SharonGet it from Amazon for $20 (available in sizes 1X-7X and in two colors).
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Promising review: "Love this dress! I'm working on a 'capsule wardrobe' and this fit the bill. It's lightweight and can be dressed up with scarves, a shrug, a cardigan, or a blazer. It washes very nicely, and I love that it folds up and doesn't wrinkle. An excellent buy!" —THE IslandGirl...Sharon

Get it from Amazon for $20 (available in sizes 1X-7X and in two colors).

3. A simple shift dress available in a whole banana bunch of colors and prints. Like Pokémon, you'll want to catch 'em all.

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Promising review: "I LOVE THIS DRESS! Seriously, it's one of the best purchases I've made on Amazon so far. I wore it to dinner on our beach vacation and will be wearing it to a wedding in a couple weeks: you can can very easily dress this up and down. It's super cute and I will be ordering it in more colors!" –Ashley M.

Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 17 colors).

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4. A floral print dress perfect for movie dates, strolls on the beach, all-you-can-eat sushi buffet dinners, and every other fun activity you can think of.

Get it from Tobi for $49 (originally $98, available in sizes XS-XL).
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Get it from Tobi for $49 (originally $98, available in sizes XS-XL).

5. A knit maxi dress with adjustable, tailored-to-you straps to make this pretty thing feel like it's made JUST for you.

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Promising review: "I love this dress. It's so comfortable: it feels like I'm wearing pajamas! I'm going to wear this with a cardigan to work, and then without the cardigan for date night." —LindseySD

Get it from Nordstrom for $38.90 (available in sizes XS-XL and in three colors).

6. A v-neck tea dress you can easily wear while drinking tea: whether you're at a casual hang or a fancy tea party, you can comfortably sip your earl gray while wearing this.

Get it from Asos for $40 (available in sizes 14-24).
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Get it from Asos for $40 (available in sizes 14-24).

7. A stretchy midi dress with decorative buttons that won't gape open. And the pièce de résistance? POCKETS.

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Promising review: "The material is soft and flowy, it has deep pocket, and the buttons are just decorative, meaning they won't gape open. It also fits great and is really stretchy, which is nice because I have a large chest." —Cat

Get it from Amazon for $20.99 (available in sizes S-XXL and in 29 colors).

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8. A strappy maxi dress for a bodycon, fits-like-a-glove silhouette that will get more compliments than you can handle.

Get it from Boohoo for $12 (originally $20, available in sizes 12-20).
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Get it from Boohoo for $12 (originally $20, available in sizes 12-20).

9. A lace-up babydoll dress you will definitely go ga ga over. That's baby talk for "MAN, I love this dress."

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Promising review: "So gorgeous! I love these dresses! The bottom of the dress hits about mid-thigh (so just above my fingertips), the patterns and colors are gorgeous, it's not see-through, and the straps were adjustable." —whomstve

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $49 (available in sizes XS-XL and in three colors).

10. A khaki-colored midi dress you can wear to the grocery store with sandals, to work with a blazer, to happy hour with some accessories, and so on and so forth.

Get it from Asos for $40 (available in sizes 0-14).
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Get it from Asos for $40 (available in sizes 0-14).

11. A bardot dress complete with a gorgeous hue of pastel colors. These are the only colors I ever want to wear...ever again.

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Get it from Topshop for $95 (available in sizes 0-14).

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12. A tie-front midi dress that will force your old LBD into retirement. Sorry, former little black dress, but you have been replaced.

Get it from Missguided for $34 (available in sizes 0-12).
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Get it from Missguided for $34 (available in sizes 0-12).

13. A fit and flare dress with gorgeous lace-up sides that add a touch of ~flare~ to your ensemble.

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Get it from Express for $59 (available in sizes XXS-XL).

14. A flounced dress you can slip on whenever you're running late and/or in a rush. This pretty little thing? It's perfect for any occasion.

Get it from H&M for $24.99 (available in sizes 0-16 and in four colors).
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Get it from H&M for $24.99 (available in sizes 0-16 and in four colors).

15. An off-the-shoulder maxi dress complete with side slits. Ya know, for anyone who wants to show off just a teeny tiny bit of leg.

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Promising review: "This dress is beautiful. And hello...it has POCKETS!!! It fits great, is good quality for the price, makes my chest look amazing, and has sassy side slits in the skirt that aren't too high." —Pepper1220

Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in three colors).

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16. A crochet-trim maxi dress you'll absolutely want to pack for your next vacation to the south of France. Now all you have to do is book said vacation...

...and if you need someone to join you on your trip, I am totally free! Get it from Forever 21 for $32.90 (available in sizes S-L and in two colors).
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...and if you need someone to join you on your trip, I am totally free!

Get it from Forever 21 for $32.90 (available in sizes S-L and in two colors).

17. A ruffle hem midi dress made with thick straps and a smocked, supportive bodice. The bottom? Super flow-y, super comfortable.

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Promising review: "This dress fits great! I have a large bust, but this makes my chest look nice and not like it's spilling over. This is also super comfortable and will be a great summer staple!" —LemonyCricket

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $79 (available in sizes XS-XL and in three colors).

18. A shirt dress designed with an accordion pleat bottom AKA is absolute music to your closet's ears.

Get it from ModCloth for $79 (available in sizes XXS-4X).
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Get it from ModCloth for $79 (available in sizes XXS-4X).

19. A tie-front maxi dress sure to make you fall in love. After all, a true soulmate is a piece of clothing you can dress up or down.*

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*I'm kidding, but I'm also not.

Promising review: "This is the perfect travel dress! It can go from casual to dressy with just a change of jewelry." —shellcali

Get it from Nordstrom for $47.40 (originally $79, available in sizes XS-XL and in two colors).

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20. An open shoulder maxi dress that — WARNING — will get you a ton of enemies. Everyone will ask to borrow it, and you'll tell them that they absolutely can't.

Get it from Boohoo for $18 (originally $30, available in sizes 4-12 and in five colors).
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Get it from Boohoo for $18 (originally $30, available in sizes 4-12 and in five colors).

21. A fit and flare dress with tie-shoulder straps and a gorgeous floral pattern worthy of its own botanical garden exhibit.

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Get it from T.J. Maxx for $49.99 (retail price at $100, available in sizes 14-24).

22. A mint-colored skater dress to give your wardrobe an instant refresh. Just a good, clean feeling, you know?

Get it from Tobi for $39 (originally $78, available in sizes XS-XL and in six colors).
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Get it from Tobi for $39 (originally $78, available in sizes XS-XL and in six colors).

23. A midi dress with a cinched waist for a classic look that will absolutely never (ever ever ever) go out of style.

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Promising review: "I love this dress! It is so, so, so comfortable and true to size. I own it in all three colors!" —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $24 (available in sizes 1X-7X and in three colors).

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24. A scoop-neck midi dress even more delicious than three scoops of your favorite ice cream.

Get it from Reformation for $98 (available in sizes XS-XL and in three colors).
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Get it from Reformation for $98 (available in sizes XS-XL and in three colors).

25. A t-shirt dress that is basically the longer version of your favorite, most comfortable tee.

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Promising review: "I am loving this dress. It doesn't shrink when washed, keeps its color, fits perfectly, and it looks good on! It's one of those dresses that anyone can wear and it'll be flattering. And most importantly, IT'S COMFORTABLE!" —Riley Faircloth

Get it from Amazon for $12.98+ (available in sizes S-XL and in 13 colors).

26. An off-the-shoulder dress in a denim color that pays homage to all the skinny jeans that got you through this cold, hard winter.

Get it from H&M for $29.99 (available in sizes 0-14).
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Get it from H&M for $29.99 (available in sizes 0-14).

27. A button-up maxi dress available in a bunch of gorgeous patterns and vibrant colors. Swoon.

Promising review: "Love love love this dress! We went on a trip to Venice and it was the perfect! Everyone complimented it, and a few people with a camera kept following us everywhere we went in Piazza San Marco and took pictures of me....lol." —Adriana Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 19 colors).
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Promising review: "Love love love this dress! We went on a trip to Venice and it was the perfect! Everyone complimented it, and a few people with a camera kept following us everywhere we went in Piazza San Marco and took pictures of me....lol." —Adriana

Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 19 colors).

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28. A button-up dress just begging to be worn with a straw hat. Proof, below.

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Get it from Showpo for $53.95 (available in sizes 2-16 and in three colors).

29. A raspberry-colored chiffon dress to add a touch of COLOR to the sea of grey, black, and white that is your closet.

Get it from Torrid for $58.90 (available in sizes 10-30).
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Get it from Torrid for $58.90 (available in sizes 10-30).

30. A striped midi dress you can pair with a denim jacket and sandals or a blazer and some wedges. The choice is yours!

Promising review: "This dress is super comfortable! The material isn't cheap: it's not see-through, but it's still lightweight enough that you won't get hot while wearing it." —Melissa M. HammelGet it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in six colors).
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Promising review: "This dress is super comfortable! The material isn't cheap: it's not see-through, but it's still lightweight enough that you won't get hot while wearing it." —Melissa M. Hammel

Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in six colors).

31. A calf-length checkered dress best accessorized with red shoes, a dog named Toto, pigtails, and a picnic basket.

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Get it from H&M for $39.99 (available in sizes 0-18).

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32. A maxi dress you can easily wear throughout the spring, summer, and fall. (Sorry, winter. You'll probably have to sit this one out.)

Promising review: "I am in love with this dress! I kind of bought it on a whim, and it is SO much prettier in person. I feel like a chic hippie goddess while wearing this! The color is gorgeous and it's a perfect summer dress, but would easily transition into fall with boots and a jacket. I'm so glad I bought this, I never want to take it off!" —Sarah Get it from ModCloth for $89 (available in sizes S-4X).
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Promising review: "I am in love with this dress! I kind of bought it on a whim, and it is SO much prettier in person. I feel like a chic hippie goddess while wearing this! The color is gorgeous and it's a perfect summer dress, but would easily transition into fall with boots and a jacket. I'm so glad I bought this, I never want to take it off!" —Sarah

Get it from ModCloth for $89 (available in sizes S-4X).

33. A dot print midi dress that has "I would save this to a Pinterest board" written all over it.

Get it from Forever 21 for $38 (available in sizes S-L).
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Get it from Forever 21 for $38 (available in sizes S-L).

Me, looking at all these dresses right now:

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The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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