12 affordable dresses for your next spring fling

While temps might still seem freezing, trust us, spring is *just* around the corner. If you're looking to update your wardrobe for the warmer weather, shopping for some new dresses is probably right at the top of your mind. We've got the best pics right here. 

Perfect for: A end-of-semester party

H&M, $35

This dress combines the adorable overall style with a classy fit to make a 'fit that is perfect for any school-year soirees. Pair with white sneakers and a comfy sweater to elevate the denim.

Perfect for: An elevated get-together

Hollister, $45

It's not a spring dress roundup without a midi dress! These are so in-style, and can be paired with anything from Dr. Martens to strappy sandals to perfectly match the vibe of your day. 

Perfect for: A simple spring fling

Aeropostale, $45

If you're looking for a simple dress that will go with any spring fling, look no further. This has a subtle enough pattern to stand out while not showing off. 

Perfect for: A painting party

PacSun, $40

Take advantage of the sunny yellow color of this dress and pair it with a painting party. Sunsets, anyone?

Perfect for: Brunch with the besties

Billabong, $60

Sometimes you just need something comfy and cute for a yummy brunch. We *love* a babydoll dress for any occasion. 

Perfect for: The next impromptu group hang

Urban Outfitters, $55

Colorful and trendy, this is the perfect dress to throw on whenever you have a last-minute event. 

Perfect for: Your BFF's annual spring break bash

Hollister, $45

This is the kind of dress that works for *any* occasion, so no matter what festivities your friends have planned, you're 100% covered. 

Perfect for: A springtime birthday party

American Eagle, $55

This is the type of statement look that makes for the perf birthday group pic. You'll be doing twirls, giving gifts, and accepting compliments. 

Perfect for: A beachside bonfire

Princess Polly, $64

This slim-fitting mini dress is *super* flattering, and the high neck is the best detail, in our opinion. Doesn't this just scream waves and late nights?

Perfect for: A trip to the coast

Tilly's, $45

This color is adorable for any beach day, and the fit is perfect to throw on over a bikini. And, hello! Pockets!

Perfect for: The study party

ASOS, $46

Even though it's spring, school's not out yet, which means that some of your spring flings may be study parties. This simple overall dress is perfect for polishing off your English essay and cramming out chemistry. 

Perfect for: The garden party

American Eagle, $50

Florals are synonymous with spring for a reason, and garden parties are a staple of spring as well. This dress will match the blooming buds and give you a flowy silhouette. 

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by Serena Sherwood | 4/6/2022