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    41 Dresses That Are, Against All Odds, Under $50

    A whole slew of pretty dresses, yours for less than a Grant.

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    1. A shift dress with lacy sleeves that would make even a doily envious.

    reviewer wears midi dress with lacy wide quarter sleeves

    2. A romantic puff-sleeve pastel maxi dress perfect for promenades through the garden.

    3. A '90s-inspired minidress best worn with combat boots and deep desire to see a Spice Girls reunion show.

    body cone with square neckline

    4. A wrap skater dress that looks comfy enough to just wear at home.

    5. A mock-neck ribbed maxi you'll find yourself reaching for again and again.

    striped tee dress

    6. A classic A-line dress that's absolutely timeless (and season-less).

    7. A flowy maxi with pom-pom tie straps that's so cute, it'll make even puppies jealous.

    maxi dress with pom pom straps

    8. A polka-dotted sweetie to really round out your wardrobe.

    reviewer wears dress with white polka dot

    9. A cowl minidress with an adorable bow back that comes in two colors: classic black and Barbie pink. Buy both for your different moods.

    10. A dusty-pink wrap dress with batwing sleeves and a tie waist. This cozy number is your one-way ticket to the perfect fall 'gram pic. Someone get you a wide-brimmed hat, OTK boots, and a PSL, STAT.

    mini wrap dress

    11. A shift dress with fantastic embroidered sleeves for anyone who wants flashy arms.

    12. A shift dress with cut-out sleeves you'll never give the cold shoulder to.

    13. A knit dress you hear that? The sound of leaves falling from the trees? It's sweater weather, babaaayyy.

    v neck sweater dress

    14. A midi dress so cute, it will make all the other dresses in your closet jealous.

    15. A trapeze dress you don't have to do mental acrobatics to reason buying. It's p much a steal!

    16. A satin spaghetti-strap dress when you wanna add just a touch of Jessica Rabbit to your look.

    reviewer in red mini dress

    17. A layered baby doll dress for joyfully flouncing about whenever the sun is out.

    18. A button-adorned midi dress with — *drumroll* — pockets!

    reviewer wears short sleeve midi dress with buttons all the way down

    19. A velvet cocktail dress sure to wow everyone from now until it's time to dust off the ol' summer dresses again.

    plus size reviewer wearing slinky velvet dress

    20. A dramatic maxi dress you'll pretty much be legally obligated to do a beach photoshoot in.

    21. A tie-waisted midi dress that's not too short and not too long — a Goldilocks-approved number.

    22. A two-tone midi dress to fulfill all of your wildest retro dreams.

    23. A mini bodycon that's the ultimate LBD. I dare you to find a more basic staple just waiting for all your fire accessories.

    short sleeve mini dress

    24. A classic midi dress with ruffle-cap sleeves that will never go out of style.

    model shows off a-line dress from three angles

    25. A neon skeleton bodycon for an easy Halloween costume, or — let's be real — a fun, everyday fit for spooky cuties.

    long sleeve dress with green skeleton

    26. A ruffled party dress so whimsical, it'll convince you that magic is real and you are, in fact, a fashionable fairy.

    27. A wrap maxi that's already lounging in a beach chair in your backyard.

    28. A tied pencil dress perfect for looking super profesh on conference calls.

    29. An ombré or tie-dye shirt dress you're gonna look great-ient in.

    30. A hoodie dress that proves that you can wear a dress and be super casual at the same time.

    31. An eyelet-flecked piece that has arguably mastered the coveted ability to go day-to-night. The casual fit makes it great for everyday wear, and the subtle details make it perfect for going out.

    32. A bodycon pencil dress because you can alwaaaays use another LBD.

    reviewer wears short sleeve midi dress

    33. A total beauty sporting elbow-puff sleeves and a tropical pattern that can be worn in the colder months thanks to the color scheme. Love a multi-seasonal piece.

    collared dress with pineapple design

    34. A boho maxi dress for anyone who wishes they could just wrap themselves up in a tapestry.

    model wears navy and maroon quarter sleeve dress

    35. A V-neck midi dress that comes in a variety of textures and patterns so you could get every style and no one would even notice they're the same cut.

    36. An ultra-popular swing dress that's a bestseller for a reason — it's adorable.

    37. A dino-mite skater dress that owl reckon is the perfect piece for any season.

    38. An elastic-waisted frock that's more romantic than a Nicholas Sparks novel. It has lantern sleeves, a bow-tie back, an elastic waist, and a square neckline that can be worn on or off the shoulder.

    39. A fancy but stretchy maxi dress so you can look formal and also hide the sneakers you're wearing underneath.

    40. A flowy long-sleeve frock you can just throw on and go.