Cheap Thrill: A Lightweight, Striped Midi Dress

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Every week at the Cut, we’re highlighting one great purchase that won’t take up your whole paycheck. If you’re looking for a splurge instead, check back every Friday for one great purchase that’s worth eating ramen noodles for the rest of eternity.

Finding a good, inexpensive summer dress isn’t hard — there are so many stylish choices out there but sometimes you’re craving something different. In a sea of off-the-shoulder styles, this midi striped slip dress will stand out. Try it with a T-shirt layered under for some true ’90s-inspired styling or wear it alone with flat sandals for an easy, comfy heat-wave-friendly look. And if you’re too sweaty to layer on a bag, don’t worry! It also happens to have pockets for the bare necessities.

BCBGeneration midi dress, $88 at Bloomingdale’s