10 Summer Dresses Under $100 that Are Easy-Breezy and Budget-Friendly

Summer is in full swing, and it’s time to refresh your wardrobe with some easy-breezy styles that won’t break the bank. Whether you’re planning a beach getaway, a picnic in the park, or just looking to stay cool and stylish during those hot summer days, we’ve got you covered. In this post, we’re sharing our top picks for summer dresses that are not only effortlessly chic but also budget-friendly, all under $100. From flowy maxi dresses to simple sundresses, these affordable finds will keep you looking fabulous all season long without compromising on style or comfort. Get ready to embrace the summer vibes with these easy, one-and-done, casual dresses that prove you don’t need to spend a fortune to look amazing!

Affordable Summer Dresses under $100

Affordable Summer Dresses

Keep scrolling to find details on each dress in the graphic above. If you’re looking for even more of our favorite summer dresses, make sure you check out this post where we shared 24 more!

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Wear Everywhere White Dress

This cotton-blend midi dress by Elan is that perfect pool to lunch to dinner dress. It’s super lightweight and breathable, works well as a coverup, and comes in black too! We love the smocked bodice and adjustable tie straps. Wear it with slide-on sandals by the pool or with heels to dinner.

Perfect Casual Shirtdress

This chic linen-blend shirtdress by French Collection is another one of those dresses you’ll wear all summer long! It’s super breathable, has a flattering twist front detail under the bust, and it’s versatile. You can dress it down with sneakers or flats and dress it up with espadrilles or heels. It also comes in black.

Stylish Shift

A shift dress is so easy to throw on for summer when it’s hot and/or humid and you don’t want anything touching your body. This one by Free People is currently on SALE for under $100! We love all the details on this dress…the lace, the smocking, the raw edge neck. All so gorgeous!

Must-Have Tank Dress

If you’re looking for a super simple one-and-done piece for summer, try a tank dress! This one by Treasure & Bond comes in a few colors, has flattering cut-in shoulders, and it’s a cotton/modal blend so it’s very lightweight. It is fitted, which is something to consider if you’re not comfortable with that.

Versatile Crochet Mini

Crochet is HUGE this year and if you’re looking for a simple way to try it, this dress is a great option! It’s sheer, so we would wear this as a coverup on vacation… but you could easily throw on a black slip and wear it to dinner, lunch, running errands, or on coffee runs too! It’s designed to have a straight, body-skimming fit (not fitted!).

Cotton Sundress

This is Petal & Pup dress is another one that you can dress up or down. Wear it with flats to lunch or dress it up with strappy heels for dinner. We love the light beige and black color combo and the longer length is nice. The tie straps and black embroidery details make this otherwise basic dress feel a little more special. It’s 100% cotton so it’s super lightweight and breathable too…perfect for summer!

Way Cooler Than Denim

This chic denim midi shirtdress LOOKS like denim, but it’s actually 100% cotton…so you’ll stay cool. The ruching on the sides and the flared skirt makes this dress incredibly flattering!

Lighten Up

If you’re looking to add a casual dress to your wardrobe that has a little bit of color, we love this printed sundress by Mango! The color combo is so unexpected, the fit is very flattering, and it’s 100% cotton!

Classic & Simple

This sundress by Topshop has a sexy slit up the side, cool tie strap details, and a simple silhouette. You can wear this with heels to dinner or lunch or with sneakers or flats for a casual day out and about. It’s so versatile!

Green With Envy

This dress reminds us a lot of the Staud dress Erin has in a few colors. But it’s about 1/3 the price. This green is really pretty, the silhouette is super flattering, and it comes in two other colors!
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