You may be ready to chuck your phone out the window after yet another calendar alert for an upcoming shindig or weekend wedding, but it’s about time you face reality: Your summer is jam-packed with parties. (Yeah, yeah, boo hoo for you.) On top of juggling these to-dos, though, you're also forced to figure out what to wear and when — after all, you probably don’t want to be seen by your crew in the same dress at every formal affair. What you need is a few throw-ons you won’t feel guilty wearing only once now and not again for a while.
Fortunately, this season offers a range of under-$100 cocktail dresses — sultry LBDs, abstract floral shifts, long gowns, and more — that you can sport to any fancy occasion. Click through to shop 15 of our favorites and conquer the summer-party circuit. Take that, iCal.