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27 Inexpensive Dresses You'll Want To Live In All Summer

Be gone, high-waisted leg prisons!

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1. A petite dress so adorable, it's out of this world. Ideal for people who are 5’3” and under!

Get it from Boohoo for $24 (available in petite sizes 0-10 and two colors).
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Get it from Boohoo for $24 (available in petite sizes 0-10 and two colors).

2. A tie-dye maxi dress you can easily personalize with a couple of accessories. You boho babe, you!

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**starts a blog**

Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in sizes XS-L and 10 colors).

3. An adorable smocked dress you shouldn't actually use as an art smock. But do with it what you please, I guess.

Get it from H&M for $17.99 (available in sizes 2-16 and three colors).

4. An A-line dress guaranteed to make your entire closet weep with jealousy. Why? You'll ignore all your other clothes.

"Why do you only wear THAT dress?" —all my old clothes.Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and four colors).
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"Why do you only wear THAT dress?" —all my old clothes.

Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and four colors).

5. A ruffle-sleeved dress with no affiliation with Ruffles chips, although both are equally beautiful.

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I imagine they don't taste the same, though.

Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and 13 colors).

6. A skater dress officially changing its name to "Sk8er dress." Plans on being backstage after the show.

Will also be at the studio singing a song it wrote. You know, about a girl it used to know? Get it from Asos for $24 (available in sizes 12-24).
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Will also be at the studio singing a song it wrote. You know, about a girl it used to know?

Get it from Asos for $24 (available in sizes 12-24).

7. A striped dress because the best time to wear a striped dress is all the time. According to SpongeBob, the philosopher.

Get it from Boohoo for $24 (available in sizes 14-20).
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Get it from Boohoo for $24 (available in sizes 14-20).

8. A bodycon dress hotter than the weather outside, which says a lot. It is currently 96°F in New York City.

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My sweat is sweating.

Get it from Forever 21 for $22.90 (available in sizes S-L).

9. A pleated dress with an inflated ego: Everyone is constantly talking about how adorable it is.

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Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and six colors).

10. A midi dress that can be slightly annoying. It's constantly asking wearers to take pictures of it for Instagram.

Get it from Missguided for $20 (available in sizes 0-12).
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Get it from Missguided for $20 (available in sizes 0-12).

11. A maxi dress that looks like it was hand-painted by renowned artists from around the globe. And luckily for you, it's available for purchase!

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Get it from Forever 21 for $19.90 (available in sizes S-XL).

12. A layered chiffon dress you can dress up, down, or all around.

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Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S-XXXL and 33 colors).

13. A ribbed dress inspired by your favorite sweater. You know, the one you wear daily throughout the colder months?

Get it from Aerie for $24.46 (available in sizes XXS-XXL and two colors).
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Get it from Aerie for $24.46 (available in sizes XXS-XXL and two colors).

14. A floral dress rumored to be Lilo's costume in the upcoming reboot, Lilo and Stich: All Grown Up.

Just a rumor. Get it from Forever 21 for $24.90 (available in sizes 0X-3X and two colors).
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Just a rumor.

Get it from Forever 21 for $24.90 (available in sizes 0X-3X and two colors).

15. A skater dress known to be quite the social butterfly. Always wants to ~flamingle~ with new people.

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Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in sizes XS-5X and 44 colors).

16. A gently flared dress guaranteed to make you spin around in circles all day. For Boomerangs, probably.

Get it from H&M for $24.99 (available in sizes 2-16 and five colors).

17. A comfy maxi dress with pockets you'll never want to take off. Your bra will be ecstatic. See why below.*

*If you have pockets, you won't have to use your bra for storage. (Visualize meme of thinking man here.) Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes XS-L and 11 colors).
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*If you have pockets, you won't have to use your bra for storage.

(Visualize meme of thinking man here.)

Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes XS-L and 11 colors).

18. A go-to summer dress that'll add a little fit and ~flare~ to your wardrobe.

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Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes 1X-4X and seven colors).

19. An ombré T-shirt dress inspired by the most popular hairstyles on my Pinterest home feed.

Ommmm, why don't I own this already? Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in sizes XS-3X and nine colors).
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Ommmm, why don't I own this already?

Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in sizes XS-3X and nine colors).

20. A ribbed mauve dress for the shoulder that doesn't mind being a little exposed. Life is short, take some risks.

Get it from American Eagle for $19.97 (available in sizes XXS-XXL).
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Get it from American Eagle for $19.97 (available in sizes XXS-XXL).

21. A maxi dress that screams, "Orange you glad you don't have to shave your legs to wear me?"

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What do I look for in a piece of clothing? A good sense of humor.

Get it from Forever 21 for $24.90 (available in sizes S-L).

22. A casual mini dress perfect for both beach days and lunch dates.

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

23. A floral dress on sale right now. Because S-A-L-E is the best four-letter word, amirite?

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Get it from Lulus for $24 (left) and $14 (right) (available in sizes XS-XL).

24. A scoop-neck maxi dress guaranteed to improve laundry day. Why? You'll wear only this all summer long.

If you don't wear any other clothes, you don't have to wash any other clothes. Logic, my friends. Get it from Boohoo for $16 (available in sizes 12-20 and six colors).
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If you don't wear any other clothes, you don't have to wash any other clothes. Logic, my friends.

Get it from Boohoo for $16 (available in sizes 12-20 and six colors).

25. An acid-wash chambray dress with an adorable button-down front and slanted front pockets.

Get it from Forever21 for $24.90 (available in sizes S-L).
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Get it from Forever21 for $24.90 (available in sizes S-L).

26. A strappy dress guaranteed to have everyone asking, "Hey, where'd ya get that?"

Get it from American Eagle for $20.97 (available in sizes XXS-XXL, plus tall and petite sizes).

27. A knee-length bodycon dress available in a bunch of different patterns. Fair warning: You'll want them all.

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Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and 15 colors).

Walking down the stairs in my new dress like...

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