8 Pretty, Flattering Summer Dresses Under $75 (PHOTOS)

I love summer! And I love summer dresses! There's something so fun and freeing about throwing on a comfortable yet flattering dress -- and being done! Add sandals and voila, you're dressed. After this endless winter of endless layers, nothing sounds better.

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Here are 8 affordable, flattering, and comfy dresses fit for just about any summer occasion. Cheers!


Image via Piperlime

  • Colorblock Striped Dress


    Image via Gap

    This adorable Gap colorblock dress is striped jersey on top, lightweight French terry on the bottom. (On sale for $32.99 at Gap.com)

  • Tribal Maxi Dress


    Image via Marshalls

    Long live the maxi! A long, flowing dress like this gorgeous designer maxi dress can keep you cool, comfy, and chic at any summer event. ($39.99; check MarshallsOnline.com for store locations)

  • Black & White Chain Print Dress


    Image via Dress Barn

    I love black and white for summer, and this chic printed dress comes with its own built-in accessory: the chain neckline. ($40 at DressBarn.com)

  • Laguna Dress


    What an easy, breezy dress; the perfect, comfy thing to slip on after a day at the pool. The details on the Laguna dress are all so nice, from the pretty draping and hi-lo hem to the low, scooped back and the side pockets. ($68 at AlternativeApparel.com)

  • Geometric Print Shift Dress


    Image via T.J. Maxx

    I would live in shift dresses all summer if I had enough of them! This designer geometric print dress is from T.J. Maxx. ($39.99; check TJMaxx.com for store locations)

  • Striped Tie-Waist Tee Dress


    Image via LOFT

    Just slouchy enough to be really comfortable, this super cute Loft tee dress with a cowl neck and a side tie will look great on. ($69.50 at LOFT)

  • Racerback Maxi Dress


    Image via Nordstrom

    You really can't go wrong with a sleek, floor-length maxi dress. Wear it with sandals for a casual look, or dress it up with heels and jewelry -- this is the kind of dress you can live in! ($58 at Nordstrom)

  • Garden Floral Mini Dress


    Image via Piperlime

    This Collective Concepts "Garden Floral" mini dress would look great dressed up or down, and the cut is easy and flattering. A thin belt would look great with it, too. ($69 at Piperlime.Gap.com)


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