The summer season is around the corner, and before you know it, the heat is going to have you wishing you went shopping sooner than later. To catch the best deals is to shop for the season before the actual season really hits. Why get stuck with wearing the same typical summer dress everyday when you can have all the selections you want at your fingertips? Don’t get flustered yet, because you still have some time to pick some up. Check out these eight dresses under thirty bucks you can pick up and rock this summer.

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#1 Maxi Dress

Maxi dresses have made a name for themselves as we have seen them become popular over the years. They come in different sizes and colors that flatter all body shapes and sizes. There are long maxi dresses that can easily be paired with your favorite sandals. These dresses flow and are easy to breathe during those hot sticky days!  Maxi is the OG of the summer dress, so if you find yourself indecisive on the type of dress, try purchasing this style first.

#2 Halter Dress

This style of dress is perfect to slip on over a bathing suit for those days you’ll need to transition quickly from an afternoon at the beach to a night on the town. Halter dresses are for goddesses, therefore a great option this summer!

A halter dress is typically described as a backless dress that is secured at the back of the neck and the waistline. This style of dress is usually worn as summer clothing or evening wear. Halter dresses can be purchased in varying lengths including mini, tea, and floor length. If you have not picked on up, what are you waiting for?

#3 Strapless Dress

These dresses are flattering, fun, and perfect for showing off that newly earned tan. Strapless dresses are perfect for summer because they help you avoid those awful tan lines that the sun rays give us.

If you find yourself lounging around relaxing this summer, we highly recommend finding a strapless dress for this season. They’re comfortable and can be worn any time - whether staying indoors relaxing all day or going out to your local small-town bar. Simply slip into one of these adorable dresses and we promise you won’t regret it. 

#4 Bohemian

This style is also called boho style, hippie-chic, and even hobo-chic! The bohemian style is often associated with various trendsetters. These dresses are the ideal dresses for lounging around the pool or for the days you just don’t want to do anything.

This particular style is often typified by certain looks, such as flowing dresses, loose garments that accentuate the wearer’s figure while still providing comfort, and striking uses of color. This bohemian style dress is ideal for any warm weather but this summer it is a must have to have in your closet. It is a comfortable style dress that won’t have you thinking twice if you made the right choice in purchasing it.

#5 T-Shirt Dress

Basic t-shirt dresses will always be a staple piece in any girl’s closet. They never go out of style and they look good with anything. T-shirt dresses are perfect for any summer activity! Whether you are catching a baseball game or going to a summer BBQ, this summer find is one you definitely want to have in your closet. They are the perfect casual dress for any summer occasion!

#6 Floral

Whoever said floral is only for the springtime definitely didn’t get the memo. Floral is one of the best print dresses to wear during the summer. Aside from the print being gorgeous, the floral print screams summer time fun.

If you are going to a picnic or just grabbing some lunch on a nice sunny day, this print dress is the one for you.  If there happens to be a tea themed party, this dress is the perfect one to pull out and get your high tea popping!

#7 Midi

Midi dresses are a type of maxi are a little shorter and a bit more flirtatious! Not to mention, they can really look flattering on anyone! Midi dresses are having a serious moment and they are really the way to go this summer.

Let’s face it dresses, that hit below the knee can be super sexy and tons of fun to wear. Midi dresses are the best dresses when you want to balance the fine line of fun and showing off those God-given curves. It does not matter the color or design, any midi dress with get the job done.

#8 Casual Off the Shoulder

Perfect for any activity – from brunch to shopping with the girls! All of these picks are very breathable. It is great because won’t have to worry about that sticky feeling when you start breaking a sweat in the hot sun! This dress is great for highlighting those perfectly tanned shoulders and collarbone neck area.

The off the shoulder look is ideal for summer and all the fun activities you have planned; it isn’t strapless but shows just enough skin. It is a breathable style dress and easy to pair with your favorite accessories.

There are so many gorgeous dresses that can be purchased for the summertime and not break the bank. What is your favorite style of dress? Where do you like to go to get all off your summer dresses? Drop a comment to share your favorite stores with us!

-Taelor
The CGS Team

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