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Our Favorite Summer Dresses Under $200

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We have been loving dresses during this time of year — they’re easy and comfortable. Here are our top picks for comfy and chic styles for summer 2020.

Warmer weather has finally arrived, and now is the time to update your wardrobe with fresh frocks. A dress is one of the easiest ways to look put together because it only involves accessorizing, no layering. On trend this season? Bold brights, midi styles, anything with a v-neck, and ruffles. No matter your style, there is something for you to rock. From classic to trendy and formal to casual, read up on our top 10 favorite picks for the new season—and even better, each one is under $200, so you can upgrade your look without breaking the bank.

Dress The Population Catalina Tea Length Fit & Flare Dress, $182.00

BEST FOR: Dinner parties, wedding parties, date night… need we go on?

LOVED FOR: The flattering fit and flare silhouette and elegant crepe fabric

  • Available in other colors

Free People Feeling Groovy Maxi Dress, $168.00

BEST FOR: Lunch dates, daytime, vacation

LOVED FOR: Being a boho-chic maxi dress you can pack on your next summer adventure

  • Available in other colors

Free People Getaway Midi Dress, $168

LOVED FOR: Sweet and special midi dress in a gorgeous floral fabrication with ruched bust and puff sleeves in a tiered, shapeless silhouette.

USERS SAID: “This dress is everything I wanted and more. It is so beautiful. It is so super comfortable, the fabric Is beautiful and the length is just right.”

  • Available in two colors

Karen Millen Cutwork Lave Short Sleeve Midi Dress, $125

LOVED FOR: Sweet and special midi dress in a gorgeous floral fabrication with ruched bust and puff sleeves in a tiered, shapeless silhouette.

USERS SAID: “This dress is everything I wanted and more. It is so beautiful. It is so super comfortable, the fabric Is beautiful and the length is just right.”

  • Available in two colors

Free People Light Heart Mini Dress, $148.00

LOVED FOR: Effortlessly ethereal, this so sweet mini dress features lace detailing and exposed seaming for the most timeless, lived-in look.

 

Free People Happy Feelings Midi Dress, $168.00

LOVED FOR: Gorgeous flowy midi dress featured in a lightweight printed fabrication with keyhole-detailed drawstring neckline and waist tie detail for added shape.

FUN FACT: “This Dress Is A Total Dream! You Can Easily Pair It With Boots And Strappy Sandals. It Comes With A Waist Tie Belt That Helps You To Tighten The Dress Around Your Waist Area For An Instant Body-Flattering Look Or Loosen It If You’ve Had Too Much To Eat During Lunch / Dinner”

 

Soft Surroundings Santiago Dress, $89.95

BEST FOR: A chic and comfortable maxi dress with side-seam pockets and a slight flare from bust to hem.

USERS SAID: “I have had this dress for 3 years. It has held up beautifully! No fading, holes etc.. I just throw it in the washer & hang to dry.”

 

Soft Surroundings Meknes Shirt Dress, $130.00

LOVED FOR: An ivory/gold rayon crepe print with bodice piecing, back darts, and a defined waist to shape the fit.

HOW TO WEAR: You can also wear this one open as a jacket! Pair it with jeans and a white tank.

 

Bardot Lace Sheath Dress, $129.00

BEST FOR: Wedding shower, rehearsal dinner, or even wedding guest—this dress does it all

USERS SAID: “Very classy dress. I was worried about not being able to wear a bra with it and how much skin it would actually show. It’s perfect! Just the right amount of coverage and it’s very comfy.”

  • Available in other colors
  • Exposed back-zip closure

 

Brittsommar Dress, $110

USERS SAID: “This dress is great for dressing up or down… It’s still a very pretty dress and because of the way it cinches at the waist, it is slimming too. It isn’t see through either.”

WHERE TO WEAR: Slip on this number for your a night out dancing or a fun dinner with friends.

  • Available in other colors
  • Hidden back-zip closure
  • Partially lined

Ted Baker TRICIIY Pergola Bardot Bodycon Dress, $122.00

LOVED FOR: Whatever the occasion may be, ensure outfits are in full bloom with TRIXIIY. A silhouette-skimming bodycon dress, the neon florals of the Pergola print alongside the scallop detail make for a wow-worthy finish.

  • Bardot style
  • Scallop detail
  • Bodycon