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    Just 26 Gorgeous Dresses You're Gonna Want To Own

    Time to ~frock~ 'n' roll.

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    Unless otherwise specified, all sizes in this post are listed in women's.

    1. A long-sleeved T-shirt dress that seems basic, but is there anything basic about over 7,500 positive reviews? Didn't think so.,

    Promising review: "This dress fits GREAT and is so versatile!! I was able to create at least 10 different outfits with this dress. The quality is so perfect! I also ordered it in three other colors: brown, green, and rose pink!" β€”Sequeena Thompson

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in sizes S-3X and in 39 colors and prints).

    2. An elegantly embroidered fit-and-flare dress you're sure to get sew many compliments on.


    Promising review: "This dress looks like it came from a high-end boutique. The fabric, stitching, and cut are all way above this dress's price point. The bust measurement is the most critical thing to get right when deciding which size to purchase. The dress has more room at the waist and hip. The way the dress hangs and the quality of the workmanship and fabric truly make you look like you spent several hundred dollars on it." β€”MoxieLoxie

    Get it from Amazon for $59.98 (available in sizes S-XXL).

    3. An aww-worthy belted number in a sweet print like florals or kitties that'll make standing out from the crowd a ~cinch~.


    Promising review: "I LOVE this dress!!!! I can't believe how great it is for the price. The first day I wore it, I got five compliments on it. I'm 5'8" and always have a hard time finding dresses that work for my height, but the length was perfect! I feel confident wearing this dress." β€”Megan Jackson

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in 18 prints).

    4. An ombre tie-dye dress so comfy, your favorite tee will decide to retire.,

    It's got over 1,600 positive reviews!

    Promising review: "I'm always looking for interesting, casual, easy pieces, and I love this one. I'm 5'3", so I wasn't sure how the length would be, but it's awesome β€” not too short and not too long. The cut has more of a bell shape than I was expecting, but the drape of the material helps quite a bit and it's cute worn loose or cinched. The material itself has nice drape, but a nice touch of structure, too. I'm super picky about material, but this is super soft β€” not quite modal, but close. I dig it." β€”Resa

    Get it from Amazon for $10.04+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 11 styles).

    5. A polka dot T-shirt dress with pockets that you may never want to take off, especially since it'll be cute with tights and booties when it's chilly and bare legs when it's hot. You live in this dress now.,

    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE this dress. I ordered the large because I’m large in the breast area and I was worried it would be too tight, but I honestly could have gotten away with the medium, so I would say this dress is pretty true to size. The overall dress is great quality, soft, and comfortable, the pockets aren't skimpy or small, and the dress isn't see-through. I want one in every color." β€”Tasia B

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in 11 styles, including some with long sleeves).

    6. A bright, flowery number that's honestly one of the most perfect, appropriate-for-all-occasions, great-for-all-body-types, fit-and-flare dresses I've ever seen. No wonder it has over 4,000 positive reviews!,

    Check out BuzzFeed's full write-up on this dress here.

    Promising review: "This dress had me at pockets! What a great dress, especially for work! It has pockets on both sides, a work-appropriate hemline, and the material is the kind where you can sit for hours, but it'll never show a wrinkle! With wedges, it's the perfect outfit for work: comfy and practical yet classy." β€”AprilAries

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S-3XL and in 37 prints).

    7. A professional-looking tweed shift dress reminiscent of pieces by a fancy designer that rhymes with Schmanel β€” for a teeny tiny fraction of the price.

    A reviewer wearing the gray and white tweed short sleeve mini dress

    Promising review: "So cute β€” I get so many compliments on this! Even friends ask to borrow it! Works great by itself or with a blazer. Only complaint is that it could be a little longer, as sizing up would make it baggy. Great for winter or summer and the pockets are perfect!" β€”Virginia Redgate

    Get it from Amazon for $31.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in three styles).

    8. A strappy pleated slip that'd be a perfect outfit with a simple pair of flat sandals or under a moto jacket and paired with sneakers. ~Versatility~, people!

    model wearing the pale pink mini dress
    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $39.99 (available in sizes 0X-3X).

    9. A gorgeous lace cocktail number, which may be the only dressy dress you need in your wardrobe for a long time. It'll never go out of style and you can accessorize it tons of ways!,

    Check out BuzzFeed's full write-up on this dress, which has over 2,000 5-star reviews!

    Promising review: "This dress is killer. The fabric is high quality and the lace isn't delicate enough to rip. I can't tell you how amazing I felt in this. It's so beautiful. Underneath the lace, there's a layer of fabric to shield you from any see-through mishaps. There are also rubber straps in the shoulder area so that the dress doesn't slip off, which is so ingenious! I wore it for over 10 hours at a wedding and I had no problems. I just love this dress! Buy it!" β€”Jennifer

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (available in sizes XS-XXL and in seven colors).

    10. A raw-hemmed denim tunic shirtdress ready to serve as a jean-ius blank canvas to your fabulous shoe and accessory collection.

    A model wearing the long-sleeved mini dress with frayed cuffs in light wash denim

    Several reviewers recommend sizing up!

    Promising review: "I love this little dress! I ordered a size up as suggested and all is well. I could have gotten away with a size large, but prefer a looser fit. This fabric is soft and the style is amazing. I will wear this in the fall with my patchwork, over-the-knee denim boots. Now I think I will order the navy! : )" β€”Dee Tee

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in six styles).

    11. A knockout embellished mini so you can wear your style on your sleeve β€” it'll be ~sheer~ perfection.,

    Promising review: "This was in a BuzzFeed article and I thought I’d give it try. OMG, I’m so glad I did! I wear a pant size 10 and the medium fits perfectly. I got the blue and it’s definitely more of a navy. It’s beautiful." β€”Ray

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 10 designs).

    12. A swingy vintage-inspired dress your inner Lucille Ball is begging you to own.,

    Over 4,500 people have given this baby positive reviews, and some say they especially like to rock it with a petticoat underneath for extra poof. Check out BuzzFeed's full write-up on this dress.

    Promising review: "This dress exceeded my expectations! It's so pretty. The belt is removable, so it can be worn however you want β€” tied in the front, back, or even the side. The top fits so nicely and I'm very happy!" β€”Harmony A.

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in sizes XS-3XL and in 45 colors and prints).

    13. An embroidered velvet tunic dress just perfect for pairing with your favorite boots. I have a good feeling they're gonna be BFFs.


    Some reviewers recommend sizing up!

    Promising review: "Super comfy. It's very good quality, which surprised me. It's one of the hidden gems of Amazon. I ordered the biggest size they had as I thought it might run small, but I definitely could've gotten away with my true size. Regardless, it's roomy and very warm." β€”Brooke B

    Get it from Amazon for $23.98+ (available in sizes S-4XL and in five styles).

    14. A knockout pencil dress with over 4,000 (!!!) positive reviews that'll slay for work or future festivities and could easily pass for quadruple the price.,

    Check out BuzzFeed's full write-up on this beauty.

    Promising review: "You will turn heads in this dress! I wore this to my dance studio's ballet and received so many compliments. People were still talking about it days later. It cups my curves and the color is so vibrant! It stands out in a great way. It's my new favorite dress!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in sizes S-3XL and in 17 colors).

    15. A breezy ruffled tunic dress so great for any occasion, it's actually hard to think of places you couldn't wear it. Plus, since it works with or without tights, it's totally seasonless.,

    Promising review: "This dress is so cute! This dress is comfortable with pockets (a nice plus!). I wore it for Christmas with leggings and boots and added a black belt. I can see how this dress can be worn during all seasons β€” it’s versatile. It’s stylish but different than all the dresses I’ve seen in stores." β€”mj

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL in 12 colors and prints).

    16. A seductive velvet faux-wrap dress that'll have you looking like a million bucks for, well, a whole lot less than that.,

    Promising review: "There are few words to describe this dress. It's absolutely gorgeous! The inside is silky, so it's super comfortable, and it comes to a good length. I'd recommend this dress to everyone." β€”Amanda Barnes

    Get if from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in sizes 14-22 and in four colors).

    17. A possibly perfect strappy midi with pockets that you should probably buy in every print β€” it's ready to become your sunny day uniform., Amazon

    Check out BuzzFeed's full write-up on this dress.

    Promising review: "If you've heard good things about this dress, they're true! I'm one of those people who never writes reviews. I found this dress through a BuzzFeed article and couldn't resist the white sunflower one. The material is stretchy and just fits your body so well. I didn't have any problems with it being see-through while I was wearing light grey underwear. The length is cute, it hugs you in the right spots, and the buttons are fake so they stay uniform all the way down. It's stretchy across the back of the bodice, so bigger-chested people would love this. Me and my mom have completely different body types and the large fits us both amazingly! I'm definitely going to try to order as many prints as I can!" β€”Courtney Clark

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and 35 colors and prints).

    18. A beyond chic yellow blazer dress that comes complete with a belt bag, because you are very much into the idea of a one-and-done outfit (not to mention one that makes you feel as confident as your go-to blazer does).

    model in mini dress with black buttons and black belt bag
    Lillys Kloset

    This cutie is from a Black woman-owned business!

    Get it from Lilly's Kloset for $108 (available in sizes S-4XL).

    19. A 1920s-inspired beaded cocktail dress that'll have you looking and feeling greater than Gatsby.,

    Promising review: "I cannot write enough praise about this dress! I ordered it on Thursday for a '20s-themed wedding I had on Sunday and was STRESSED the whole time about it fitting because I had no backup plan! It arrived in time and FIT PERFECTLY! It's absolutely gorgeous. The beading and detail truly exceeded my expectations for the price. I got so many compliments all night. Highly recommend!!!" β€”Alexandria Segura

    Get it from Amazon for $32.64+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in eight colors).

    20. An affordable and classic wrap dress that's just as chic and versatile as the designer alternative.


    Promising review: "I have the DVF wrap dress, which I love, and it cost me four times what this one cost. I love this just as well and it's actually more flattering. I think this would flatter any figure. It is well-made and looks great. Super price β€” you can't go wrong ordering this one!" β€”Coco L

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in 13 colors and prints)

    21. A super cheerful color blocked, off-the-shoulder maxi, aka what springtime dreams are made of.

    model in the ankle-length, tie-waist, pink, orange, and coral dress with three-quarter sleeves

    Get it from Eloquii for $129.95 (available in sizes 14-20; waitlist available for sizes 22-28).

    22. A pretty polka dot number with roomy pockets that's practically perfect β€” the only way it could get better is if you added ankle booties.,

    Promising review: "This dress is so pretty!! I was hesitant because it seemed like it might be super cheap-looking, but it's a much higher quality than I expected. It fits like a dream and I feel so pretty in it! It has pockets and it drapes so nicely. You will not be disappointed." β€”Nicole

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in 13 prints).

    23. A richly-hued, high-low, off-the-shoulder number that'll steal the scene pretty much anywhere. Just ask the 2,000+ people who've left positive reviews.,

    Reviewers say it runs true to size! Check out BuzzFeed's full write-up on this dress.

    Promising review: "Okay, I love this dress! It's great quality and fits me like I had it tailor-made. There are so many colors, but I wanted the yellow and I'm so happy I made the purchase! When wearing a strapless bra, I'm always concerned that my girls won't sit up, but the dress fit me perfectly in the bust area, so much so it helped keep me up. 😍😍 I felt beautiful in this dress and I'll purchase another color soon." β€”DaughterOfaKing7

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

    24. A sweet sweaterdress sure to become your close ~knit~ pal when you want something equal parts cute and cozy.,

    Some reviewers recommend sizing up!

    Promising review: "I love this dress. I got it in white and it's my go-to dress for when I want to feel cute and sexy. It's thick so it will keep you warm." β€”Harmony Miller

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in seven colors).

    25. A graphic floral midi that'll really pop with colorful accessories or makeup β€” might I suggest some red lipstick?

    A model in the sleeveless black and white dress with a slit at the side
    Grey State

    Grey State is a WOC-founded clothing brand that sustainably produces its simply stylish pieces and donates $1 to One Tree Planted for every purchase.

    Get it from Grey State for $128 (available in sizes XS-XL).

    26. A long-sleeved floral number here to prove once and for all that florals actually are groundbreaking.,

    Check out BuzzFeed's full write-up on this dress.

    Promising review: "I received tons of compliments on this dress. People couldn't believe it was an Amazon dress, AND it has pockets!!!!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99 (available in sizes S-XXL and in six prints).

    You, admiring your new wardrobe full of fabulous dresses:

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