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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
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
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
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
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.
Photo: 17-12-22 brittmaren AM1 B7 phillee W
M Missoni V Neck Dress
$767 is not cheap, but this is a
really cute M Missoni dress.
Photo: 18-03-13 maritzaveer PM2 B6 michaelconway W
Madewell Tie Back Mini Dress
It’s hard for us to resist a gingham smock dress.
Photo: 18-03-23 oksanajager PM2 B4 raypfeiffer W
Madewell Bayview Tiered Midi Dress
A casual everyday spring dress if we’ve ever seen one.
Photo: 17-12-15 oksanajager AM1 B9 benbrubaker W
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.
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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