Just because summer is coming to a close doesn’t mean you have to stop buying dresses. There’s still plenty of warm weather and vacation on the horizon, and even though your summer Fridays are almost done-zo, the temps are likely to stay high for at least another two months. And don’t forget all the September weddings you’ll be invited to — you may forget that it’s technically fall at that next outdoor shindig.
But, because you won’t get too much more wear out of those skin-baring frocks, you need to be more economical than ever when it comes to your dressing expeditures. For most of us, that designer-made, upper-hundreds frock is more #budgetgoals than reality right now, so we dug deep and found some lovely ones that will leave room on the balance sheet for the Airbnb deposit and/or chipping in for that case of rosé. Ahead, find the season's best dresses that look like a million bucks, but actually ring in under $125.
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