Maybe it's the heat, maybe its recovering from months of being bundled up, but summer always makes me want to dress shop. Problem is all of the season's fun in the sun usually lends my awkward self to gunking up my entire summer wardrobe by Labor Day. With that in mind, the last thing I want to do is put an expensive item of clothing in harm's way. These four dresses are super cute and, even better, reasonably priced, so my wallet won't feel like it's been sucker punched by September 1.
• I first spotted this Shop Sosie Dotted Lace Sweetheart Dress on another reporter while covering a red carpet event. She paired it with an amazing cropped leather moto jacket. It was the perfect mix of girly and edgy.
• I'm always on the hunt for dresses that can multi-task during the summer, because sometimes a day at the beach turns into happy hour at the nearest bar and going home to change would mean missing out on some of the fun. I love Piper's Campbell Dress because you can use it to build a nighttime look or keep it simple for daylight hours, and it comes in three different colors.
• A-Thread's Classic Stripe Dress looks so easy to throw on and go when you don't have a ton of time to plan out an outfit. Equipped with a skinny faux leather belt, all you need to do is add a great pair of heels and maybe a statement necklace and you're out the door.
• This Foreign Exchange Untuck The Future Dress is so awesomely 80's it makes me want to add Flashdance to my Netflix queue and blast "Livin' On a Prayer." Foreign Exchange has kind of become my new obsession when it comes to finding cute, affordable pieces for my wardrobe.
Which store or website is your go-to for great fashion finds at an affordable price point? Tell me in the comments below or tweet @OKMagazine.