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35 Spring Dresses on Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy

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Spring-dress season is upon us, and it turns out that a whole lot of them are on sale: long ones, short ones, medium ones, plus-size ones, floral ones, striped ones, work-appropriate ones, wedding-appropriate ones, wandering-around-the-neighborhood-on-a-weekend ones, blue ones (we have a thing for the blue ones), bright-red ones, black linen ones … Below, our favorites — which we will keep updating throughout the following months as they sell out and new dresses arrive on the price-chopping block.

Yumi Kim Rush Hour Silk Maxi

Our colleague Dana Trombley swears by Yumi Kim dresses and says they are “PERFECT for weddings.”

Cynthia Rowley Hang Ten Striped Dress

Stripes for spring!

Opening Ceremony Elliptical Hem Short-Sleeve Dress

A more “directional” striped spring dress from the good folks over at Opening Ceremony.

Current/Elliott the Twist High Low Dress

This denim dress features a groovy trompe l’oeil tie-waist situation.

LemLem Dalila Jacket Dress

A twofer: This “jacket dress” can be worn buttoned up as a dress, or unbuttoned as a jacket.

Everlane Deep V-Neck A-Line Dress

This versatile A-line dress has both a V-neck and a V-back.

Diane von Furstenberg Tailored Sequin Mini Dress

A dress made for the dance floor.

Diane von Furstenberg New Savilla Woven Wrap Dress

Under $200 for a DVF wrap dress is a pretty good deal.

Equipment Britten Stripe Cotton Maxi Dress

The oversize cuffs on this striped maxi dress are a nice touch.

Kule Long-Sleeve Striped Button-Down Shirtdress
Alice + Olivia Lindsey Sleeveless A-Line Dress With Floral Appliques

Very Twiggy-y.

Elizabeth and James Oak Waist-Tie Poplin Midi Dress

An LBD that manages to feel exceedingly springy.

Go Silk Linen Pocket-Front Shirtdress, Plus Size

A plus-size linen option from Go Silk. Note: There are only a few sizes left in blue, but there are more available in black.

Reiss Melody Satin Slip Dress

Good for a spring wedding where you want to look elegant, but not over-the-top.

Banana Republic Women’s Handkerchief Hem Fit-and-Flare Dress

This is very “I’m just picking up a few things at the farmers’ market.”

Gap Tie-Sleeve Wrap Dress

The definition of an easy-breezy spring weekend dress.

Velvet by Graham & Spencer Monae Dress

Wear this embroidered dress from Velvet by Graham & Spencer either on or off the shoulders.

Karl Lagerfeld Paris 3D Shift Dress

The flowers on this Karl Lagerfeld shift are 3-D!

Marni Knee-Length Dress

A classic Marni dress at an un-classic price.

Dolce & Gabbana Short Dress

If there is a fancy spring cocktail party on the horizon.

Sandro Lidwine Lace Dress

A black dress that you can get away with wearing at a wedding. (It’s the lace sleeves.)

Parker Cold Shoulder Silk Floral Midi Dress

A floral dress with some drama from Parker.

Parker Drop Waist Smocked Printed Dress

The skirt length says, “I’m ready to party,” while the high collar says, “But I keep it classy.”

See by Chloé Denim Shirt Dress

This is a very good price for See by Chloé.

M Missoni V Neck Dress
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M Missoni V Neck Dress

$767 is not cheap, but this is a really cute M Missoni dress.

Madewell Tie Back Mini Dress
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Madewell Tie Back Mini Dress

It’s hard for us to resist a gingham smock dress.

Madewell Bayview Tiered Midi Dress
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Madewell Bayview Tiered Midi Dress

A casual everyday spring dress if we’ve ever seen one.

Derek Lam 10 Crosby Off Shoulder Halter Dress
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Derek Lam 10 Crosby Off Shoulder Halter Dress

For your spring trip to the Amalfi Coast (or your second cousin’s wedding).

Tory Burch Willa Dress

When it’s a little chilly out, Tory Burch recommends wearing this swingy A-line dress over a turtleneck.

Farrow Studio Dress


Ganni Grace Silk Dress

An off-the-shoulder silk dress from the “Danish Mansur Gavriel.”

Derek Lam 10 Crosby Shirt Dress

A crisp cotton shirtdress with a frilly accent.

M.I.H Jeans Becca Cotton-Chambray Shirt Dress

You know what we like about this dress (in addition to its loveliness)? That it’s machine washable.

Theory Pleated Linen-Blend Dress

The straps are adjustable, so you can go high or low, depending on your mood.

French Connection Indigo Cross Gathered Denim Shirt Dress

You can’t see it in this photo, but there’s a Peter Pan collar involved here.

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35 Spring Dresses on Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy