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    42 Beautifully Romantic Dresses You May Fall Madly In Love With

    So many ruffles. So. So. So many ruffles.

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    1. A tie-waist batwing sweater dress, because now that these temps have dropped you're gonna be so happy you have this in your fashion arsenal.,

    Promising review: "I love everything about this sweater dress. Fabulous orange color, great workmanship, and thick knit feel. It fits better than I expected. The hem rests about 3" above my knees and I'll be wearing it with tights/slim fit pants and ankle boots, etc. You can cover up or reveal as much as you wish or don't wish — this is a classic piece and a must-have. I'm going for the blue one next." —Kindle Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 12 colors).

    2. A long-sleeve swinging faux wrap dress available in so many great prints — but this charcoal and red floral print is my personal favorite.

    A model wearing the wrap dress

    Promising review: "I searched through about 300 'cocktail dresses with long sleeves' options before finding this gem! The material is great, stands up to wrinkles/long car rides, and doesn’t cling at all. The cut is (really) low so I got some skin/fabric tape to close it up. I got the large — a medium would probably have been too short. I love it!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in sizes S–3XL and in 16 prints).

    3. A whimsical collared Asos Design midi dress with a playful daisy print and a va-va-voom front split.


    Get it from Asos for $25.60 (available in sizes 12–24).

    4. A flowy but fitted ruffled wrap dress you can take from your kitchen to your living room, to your virtual hangout with ease.,

    Promising review: "Usually I find that the clothing off Amazon doesn’t always fit well but this dress fit basically perfectly! It is pretty true-to-size. The fabric does not have any stretch at all so you want to be sure to order the right size. Also, the color is a little more vibrant than the picture on the site." —Tori H

    Get it from Amazon for $20.98 (available in sizes S–XL and in nine colors).

    5. A perfectly sophisticated embellished mesh sleeve body-con dress that's just so freakin' chic.


    Promising review: "I LOVE THIS DRESS. It looks stylish, classy, and unique. The material is good quality and the green is popping!!!!! DEFINITELY ORDERING IT IN THE BLUE!!!!!" —ImmaGranDiva

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99+ (available in sizes 0X–4XL and in six colors).

    6. A flowy ruffled-hem dress you're ::best Rick Astley voice:: never gonna give up, never gonna put down, and that's never gonna make you cry, never gonna tell a lie, and hurt you.,

    FYI, this dress is included in Prime Wardrobe so you can give it a trial run if you're a member!

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this dress — it fits perfectly and it's so adorable. The first day I wore it I got so many compliments and it was so comfortable. It was nice to wear as a dress or even a long shirt with leggings. The color is really cute too. I definitely recommend it and will probably buy more in different colors!" —Jasmine Ball

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 12 colors)

    7. A luxurious Reformation Antoinette tie strap velvet midi dress because there might not be anything better to drench yourself in.


    Promising review: "Absolutely gorgeous. So soft and the color is rich. Does hit ankle length on me, I'm almost 5'4". The breast cups are of course too small (38DD) but with a lacy balconette bra, it still looks very pretty." —cpmcwilliams

    Get it from Nordstrom for $166.80 (available in sizes 0–12).

    8. A flowy and ruffled baby doll dress you can perfectly pair with your favorite over-the-knee or ankle boots.,

    Promising review: "Love it! Great quality and a perfect look. I am buying it in another color." —BRANDI D WALKER

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99 (available in sizes S–XXL and in seven colors).

    9. A delightful pleated fit-and-flare midi dress for when you want something a little more conservative and still a lot of fun.,

    Promising review: "This red dress is thick yet has a beautiful drape to it. The sleeves are lantern-shaped and have a cute ruffle detail on the edge. The pintucks in the front and back are placed in the perfect spot to accentuate the waist. The dress fits like a glove. It is a bit longer on me than the model (I am 5'2" for reference). A perfect dress for Valentine's Day or the holidays!" —ruth maldonado

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99+ (available in sizes XS–2XL and in nine colors).

    10. A just plain delightful Selkie The Crimson Princess Dress you can wear when you finally get invited to one of those Bridgerton parties.


    Get it from Selkie for $249 (available in sizes XXS–5X).

    11. A flirty little tie-waist dress you're gonna wear way more often than you want to admit.,

    Promising review: "Absolutely in love with this dress! I bought this to wear for my graduation photos. I can't wait to take my pictures and show off this dress. FYI there isn’t stretch to it but it does fit well and is true-to-size. I love how flowy and flattering it is! It also looks super short on the model but in person, it’s such a perfect length!" —Alicia

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in two colors).

    12. A whimsical off-the-shoulder chiffon dress for any special occasions you have coming up — and if you don't, you're special enough, so really any occasion will do.,

    Promising review: "This dress is beautiful! It's very light and flowy. The material is of great quality. As the other reviews have mentioned it runs a bit big. I purchased this for my birthday dinner cruise and received many compliments. ☺ Definitely a quality dress for a reasonable price." —Abayomi W.

    Get it from Amazon for $25.35 (available in sizes S–3XL and in seven colors).

    13. A slinky and strappy River Island midi slip dress designed in the brightest, most beautiful blue.

    A model wearing the River Island strappy trim midi slip dress in blue

    Get it from Asos for $63 (available in sizes 2–12).

    14. A super soft and ultra-cozy knit turtleneck dress you can have a romantic night in — whether that's curled up on the couch or curled up on the couch.,

    Promising review: "I LOVE THIS SWEATER DRESS! I read the reviews, and they said if you want the oversized look to go up a size. I normally roll up the sleeve once for a cute cuffed look. DEFINITELY RECOMMEND." —Jodi Hochstetler

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 15 styles).

    15. A ruffled sleeve flared dress with just enough oomph on the sleeves to make it perfect for all your Zoom parties.,

    Promising review: "The dress is very well made. The fabric is really nice, soft and stretchy. It fits perfectly. Extremely happy with the purchase. Wore it to a holiday party and got hundreds of compliments. ❤️" —Nishat

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and in 18 colors).

    16. A sparkling Ever New Curve sequin wrap mini dress so you can twinkle all around your living room.

    The Ever New Curve sequin wrap mini dress in copper

    Get it from Asos for $158 (available in sizes 14–22).

    17. A comfy and totally cozy turtleneck midi dress easily worn alone or layered's a chic dress you'll throw on in a million ways.

    A model wearing the turtleneck dress in black

    Promising review: "As others have mentioned this fabric is soft, stretchy, and lovely. I ended up ordering a second one of these because it was nicer than expected." —P. Bennett

    Get it from Amazon for $30.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and in 24 colors).

    18. A fantastically casual faux-wrap style V-neck dress with long enough sleeves to have your shoulders and arms covered, but not so long that you can't rock it when the summer heat returns.,

    Promising review: "I love love love this dress. I wore it for Easter this year and got so many compliments. My ONLY complaint is the boob area. However, this was only a complaint on Easter when I would have liked to have been more modest. I had to pin the dress in the cleavage area to make sure the girls were covered. Since then I have bought another dress in a different color and am excited to wear them this summer! BUY THIS DRESS. If you’re second-guessing whether or not to buy it, BUY IT." —Rhianna Hill

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in 19 colors).

    19. A show-stopping Lover + Friends Heartbreaker dress that's honestly the kind of dress people write letters home about.


    Get it from Revolve for $178 (available in sizes XXS–XL).

    20. A stretchy knit A-line dress detailed with a laser-cut hem for that extra, delightful little something.,

    Promising review: "This is a beautiful dress and great quality for the price. I received lots of compliments, and I’m tempted to buy it in every color! The material has a bit of stretch that makes for a comfortable fit. The color was great!!!!" —Wineymama

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and in 10 colors).

    21. A charming open-back dress designed with a V-neck, lantern sleeves, and just enough swing in the skirt to have you twirling into people's hearts.


    Promising review: "This dress is super cute. Material is nice and not see-through." —Allison

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 30 colors).

    22. A beautifully layered chiffon maxi dress designed in a red ombre chiffon and with an intricately pleated design at the bust.

    A model wearing the maxi dress

    Get it from Torrid for $58.17 (available in sizes 10–30).

    23. A twirl-worthy ruffled tie-neck dress you'll easily wear out and about running errands or to the office (when we finally go back).,

    Promising review: "I worried that this might be too sheer, but its double-fabric is done well, it's not heavy or clingy but it gives good coverage. It does fit a little high-waisted, but the style is very cute." —JenTee

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and in 12 colors).

    24. A scalloped neckline off-the-shoulder swing dress you won't ever want to swap.,

    Reviewers have pointed out that this dress seems to run a tad big — customers suggest ordering a size down!

    Promising review: "I bought this for my company Christmas party. It was a runaway hit — so much so that people who didn't attend the party were asking about the dress because so many people said how pretty it was. I was called 'Marilyn' since I wore this with red patent heels and classic red lipstick. The fabric had enough give to make it comfortable to wear the whole night without feeling constricted. The fabric itself is smooth, of a good weight, and irons to a crisp finish. I am 5'4" and the skirt hits several inches below the knee. I bought a petticoat to wear with it, and while you may not need it, it does add to the drama." —Christine Garcia

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL, available in short and long sleeve, and in 23 colors).

    25. A splurge-worthy cutout, puff sleeve Aje midi dress for all your modern Disney princess needs.

    A model wearing the Aje Mimosa Cutout Midi Dress

    Get it from Shopbop for $595 (available in sizes 4–14).

    26. A sparkling sequins cami dress that'll have you glittering into every room in style.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this dress! I hosted my NYE party at my home and it was excellent for the occasion! It arrived on time. The sequins stayed in place, none dropped off. I was worried that it may be too short and fit like a huge T-shirt, but it didn't. The bust area is a tighter fit than the bottom portion of the dress. So if you are extremely big busted, my advice would be to go a size up. I'm a size 34DD bust and it was a bit too tight but manageable, (wore it with no bra), if I had gone up a size the bottom part would have been way too big and require alterations. I'm overall very pleased! I received a lot of compliments that night!" —HeyNiks (YouTube)

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and in 13 colors).

    27. A chic lace cocktail dress that'll have everyone asking, "Where did you get that?",

    Promising review: "It fits nicely, not too loose or tight. I’m a 36DD so I was amazed this dress fit so well up top and everywhere else too! You can’t even notice the see-through part under your bra area." —Nel

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in sizes 4–10 and in three colors).

    28. A ruffled flowy smocked-bust midi dress to give your wardrobe a classic look in the most comfortable way.


    Promising review: "So cute! The dress is exactly as pictured. Love the color. I was worried about the quality because it was so inexpensive, but it’s actually really nice and not see-through at all! Such a perfect dress for vacation!" —JP0811

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes 4–12 and in six colors).

    29. A stretchy off-the-shoulder body-con dress designed with a lace-up open back that'll have you turning heads — literally!

    A customer review photo of them wearing the dress in white.

    Promising review: "Sexy dress for a party or date night out. It was so cute and it turned a lot of heads, some people almost broke their necks when I wore it! Perfect sewing and material, somewhat stretchy and very comfortable. My favorite dress so far." —natasha

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in 12 colors).

    30. A layered ruffle off-the-shoulder midi dress perfect for all your shimmying needs.

    Promising review: "Ohhhh my goodness, I have been RAVING about this dress ever since I got it. It’s so comfy and the top stays up so it never needs constant readjusting like other off-the-shoulder clothing. It looked great in photos! It closely matches the color in the pic. I also appreciated that I really didn’t need to steam it at all, which was surprising considering it came folded up tightly. Highly recommend for spring/summer weddings, vacation, etc.!" —Kindle Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $30.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in three colors).

    31. An adorable sweetheart neck mini dress casually designed with a smocked waist, ruffle hem, and in so many fun colors.,

    Promising review: "This dress is soo cute and the material is great for how cheap it is! I was so impressed by the quality. I ordered a size bigger than normal and I probably could have gotten my normal size but I wanted to have it a little longer so I could wear it to work!" —Gracyn Herman

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in 13 colors).

    32. A super comfy ruffle shoulder swing dress so you can stay comfy all night long.

    A customer review photo of them wearing the dress in yellow

    Promising review: "Love everything about this dress! The red color is vibrant, the material is versatile, and the flutter sleeves are adorable! I ordered a medium because I was weary on the sizing but I definitely could have fit a small! The medium just gives me a little extra flow though, so I’m still happy!" —India Aust

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and in eight colors).

    33. An elegant sleeveless lace cocktail dress that just might be beautiful enough to celebrate in on your big day.,

    Promising review: "Great dress! I wore it for my civil wedding ceremony and it was perfect. Everyone could tell I was a bride and it was only $30! It fit as expected, I went off the measurements provided and it fit like a glove. I got a large and I'm 5'6", 165 lbs. I would recommend this dress to anyone looking for a deal on a wedding dress." —Tami Bereznay

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes XS–2XL and in six colors).

    34. An absolutely perfect ruffled tie-neck little black dress you can also get in red and a bunch of other colors — because maybe you have enough LBDs.


    Promising review: "I absolutely love this dress. My favorite part about it is the double ruffle detail on the hem. Perfect for a date night or holiday party." —The Fabulous

    Get it from Amazon for $30.99 (available in sizes XS–XL and in four colors).

    35. An embroidered organza ASOS DESIGN midi smock dress that people will think you borrowed out of Cinderella's closet.

    A model wearing ASOS DESIGN embroidered organza midi smock dress in blue

    Get it from Asos for $103 (available in sizes 0–14).

    36. An off-the-shoulder pleated maxi dress perfect for all those romantic nights on your Zoom screen.

    A customer review photo of them wearing the dress in red

    Promising review: "I am a triangle body shape. Ladies, this is a must-have for casual events...with a statement necklace. It's not clingy. Material is breathable, soft, definitely not see-through." —Nickeeta

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (available in sizes XS–3XL and in seven colors).

    37. A flowy, ruffled, V-neck swing dress — basically, it'll be comfy enough for your dinner plans and dressy enough to not get you judged by your opinionated relatives.


    FYI, this dress is included in Prime Wardrobe so you can give it a trial run if you're a member!

    Promising review: "Love this dress, modest enough to wear for work but cute enough to wear every day! I'm petite so I would say it runs a bit bigger than I'd prefer but it is still super cute! Also, this exact dress is being sold at other boutiques for three times the price!" —Emily Seils

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in seven colors).

    38. A plunging velvet party dress for when your winter wardrobe is ready for a risque makeover.


    Promising review: "I love everything about this dress. I purchased it for NYE and it fit perfectly. Not too form-fitting. Definitely had cleavage but okay for a special night out! I would buy again. A girl in the bathroom said I had all the Stevie Nicks' vibes." —Dana D Troglen

    Get it from Amazon for $29.98 (available in sizes S–L and in three colors).

    39. A ruched high-low cocktail dress with a halter neckline that looks like it came from a much, much fancier store.

    A model wearing the dress in green

    Promising review: "I was a little apprehensive about the quality of this dress when I purchased it, but the reviews convinced me to give it a chance. WOW! It fits true-to-size, and I didn't have to hem it! Great quality, very comfortable. I am impressed. I purchased this for a black-tie holiday party and received compliments all night." —Tina Molloy

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in sizes S–XXL and in four colors).

    40. A ruffled sleeve A-line dress you'll throw on when you have nothing to wear and have to go to work. 🙄, Amazon

    FYI, this dress is included in Prime Wardrobe so you can give it a trial run if you're a member!

    Promising review: "I loved the way this dress fits me. It's a very, very pretty dress. I bought it for my daughter's fortieth birthday and it's perfect. It's festive without being too dressy, fits great, and a good fabric that doesn't wrinkle. I will buy from Lark & Ro again." —Georgia Browne

    Get it. from Amazon for $14.89+ (available in sizes 0–12 and in six colors).

    41. A strappy little lace number complete with a built-in slip to help keep you covered.,

    Promising review: "God this dress is gorgeous. It’s tough to zip up the last two inches but once I do it fits perfectly. Other reviews are right, the breast area gaps weird on the sides. I can wear this without a bra but it looks better with. Anyone with more than a small C cup would have a really hard time containing anything in this dress. I also agree with some reviews that it puffs a little weird at the hips but that’s because it’s sewn to the liner to make POCKETS!!!!!! It’s mid-calf on me but since that’s only the overlay it still looks good. It’s lighter than I expected but def heavier than a typical summer dress. Also, the straps are stretchy but mine definitely came with an adjuster. The construction is beautiful so if you’re on the fence definitely get it!" —D12

    Get it from Amazon for $41.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in seven colors).

    42. And an elegant swing dress designed with a deep V and pockets for that "I have somewhere to be and things to carry" look.


    Promising review: "Beautiful dress. The length was perfect. It did run small due to my large chest and broad shoulders, so I returned and got a larger size. The material is heavy, the swing isn't as dramatic as it is in the picture. I received so many compliments. I had originally wanted this dress in black but it was sold out so I got the blue, which I was surprised by how complimentary it was." —Shauna

    Get it from Amazon for $34.88+ (available in sizes S–3XL and in 18 colors). And for anyone worried about the plunging neckline, try a convertible V-bra.

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