Collect Them All: Dreamy Dresses Under $500


From floor-sweeping, floaty maxi dresses to printed ’60s-era minis that’ll stand out in a sea of solid-color shifts, these gorgeous summer frocks will transform your summer wardrobe. Bonus: they all work quite well with flats.

Shop Dresses Under $500

Goddess Maxi Dresses

Pair with barely-there sandals and luminous skin for a low-key but toally romantic date night look.

Kingsnake Belted Jersey Dress


MICHAEL Michael Kors

Floral Embroidered Dress



Printed Maxi Dress



Boho Caftan Dresses

Wear them over your best black bikini by the pool or at the beach.

Printed Caftan Dress



Althea Paisley Dress


Velvet by Graham and Spencer

Bloom Mini Dress


Isabel Marant Etoile

Retro Daytime Dresses

Conjure Jackie O for work or play in one of these ladylike minis.

Striped Cotton-Blend Dress



Carpreena Jacquard Dress


Diane von Furstenberg

Talia Poplin Shirtdress


Tory Burch

Floral Applique Dresses

Swap out last season's floral frock for one of these (and add matte red lipstick).

Floral Applique Dress



Lace-Insert Denim Dress


House Of Holland

Poppy Story Crepe Mini Dress


Alice by Temperley

Sunfaded Sunday Dresses

For agenda-free days, pair one of these easy numbers with a topknot and retro slides.

Printed Gather Dress



Palm Leaf Dress



Zoe Printed Silk Jersey Dress


Diane von Furstenberg