The weather may not agree, but the calendar says it’s spring — and that means the store shelves are loading up on fun spring dresses. If you’re ready to stock up on fresh ruffles and florals, we’ve got you covered. Here are our fav picks for the best spring dresses available, all under $50.
Best Spring Dresses for 2018
1. Yellow Tea Dress
Celebrate the start of spring with something lightweight and vibrant. This ASOS Mini Button Through Tea Dress demands attention with its trendy mustard coloring. The V-neck and mini length hug all the right curves, while the puff sleeves, tie detail, and button fastening add just the right amount of embellishment.
This dress offers the ultimate spring day look. Pair it with white sneakers or nude, flat-heeled sandals.
2. The Dark Floral
No spring wardrobe is complete without the perfect floral frock.The Story of Citrus Floral Dress in Noir Blossom from Modcloth features a black base with varying shades of pink blooms. The banded waistline cinches in just the right place to create that ideal hourglass shape.
3. Pale Blue Floral
Combine delicate lace and of-the-moment fringe and you’ll discover this beautiful powder blue crocheted lace dress. The round neckline gives the dress a more modest look and it is sleeveless, making it a light and airy option for any spring day event. The dress also boasts a hidden back zipper making it easy to slip on and off.
4. The Printed Sheath
For a sleek and sophisticated spring look, sport this JM Collection Petite Printed Sheath Dress . Available in only petite sizes, the printed sheath dress features a pullover styling, split neckline, and sheath silhouette. The dress falls just above the knee and is embellished on the front.
5. The Striped V-Neck
This blue and white striped V-neck piece has a casual, shirt-dress look, perfect for work or play. Its ¾-length sleeves give it a bit of warmth for those cooler spring days and the concealed side-seam pockets add a touch of functionality. To prevent the dress from looking too baggy, there is a seam at the waist with a removable tie belt that cinches the mid-section.
6. The Ruffle Wrap
Ruffled detailing is on point this spring and the Max Studio Floral Ruffle Wrap Dress doesn’t disappoint. The chic floral dress has a feminine silhouette with its belted waist and surplice neckline. Its woven wrap construction gives the dress a pretty flow effect as well.
7. Pink Shift Dress
Available in a wide selection of colors, including springtime favorites like blush pink, the Shift and Shout Shift Dress offers a simple, yet super chic look. The dress is constructed of a soft woven poly fabric with a rounded neck and short sleeves. In the back the dress sports an exposed gold zipper as its only embellishment.
8. The Edgy Denim Dress
If nothing else, you can — and should — join the denim bandwagon this spring. The Express Denim Side Cut-Out Shirt Dress is cool and comfortable with bare legs or a pair of leggings. The trendy cut-outs on each side of the waist show off just the right amount of skin.
Adding some spring flair to your wardrobe doesn’t have to be costly. These fun spring dresses are super affordable — as well as lightweight, vibrant, and ideal for the warmer weather ahead. From work to the park to the beach and beyond, be ready to look fabulous no matter where life takes you this spring.
If you need more spring dress ideas, see our post on spring dresses for work and spring dresses under $100.