5 Affordable Dresses for Spring + Summer

Anyone else dreaming about wearing all of the spring dresses? Sunshine, warmer weather and an adorable? Yes, me too! So I decided to order a few affordable dresses that are perfect for the spring and summer seasons. 

Affordable Dresses for Spring & Summer: Under $30 | Louella Reese

We may only be getting dressed for date night at home or to go pick up our favorite take out BUT getting dressed up is still fun to do. Maybe even more so now! Hopefully soon enough we’ll be able to get dressed up and head somewhere new or an old favorite spot. When that time comes you’ll probably want to wear something new, am I right? I know I will! So I ordered a few affordable dresses that are perfect to wear through the spring and summer seasons. A couple are from last summer but oh so good they deserved a shout out! Plus they’re both available in some new colors!

Sharing a little about the size, features, and style of each dress below. Plus what size I am wearing and the color options available. Be sure to comment on the post and let me know which one is you favorite!

Five affordable Dresses for Spring + Summer

Affordable Dresses for Spring & Summer: Under $30 | Louella Reese

Babydoll Swing Dress

This simple babydoll dress instantly grabbed my attention. Due to the fact that it looks like one of those dresses you want to reach for every day and end up wearing 100x over the season. Upon putting it on I discovered my initial thought was correct. It is lightweight, comfortable, a great length, and can easily be dressed up or down. Wear it with wedges as I am above or dress down with your favorite sneakers or simple sandals. Would be a great coverup come beach + pool season. 

It is a little see through in direct sunlight, I would recommend wearing a slip or shapewear shorts underneath. 

Size: Wearing a size small. 
Colors: army green, black, blue, burgundy, grey, pink, red, leopard

Spring and Summer Dresses on a Budget | Green Floral Mini Dress, Swing Dress | Louella Reese

Short Sleeve Tiered Mini Dress

Madly in love with this dress! Definitely my new favorite! If you follow me via instagram stories you’ve seen me wear this dress 3+ times already since receiving it in the mail. You cannot help but feel happy when wearing this dress! It begs to be twirled in and just has such a happy, playful feel about it. Fits really well, very comfortable, and super flattering. 

Size: Wearing a size small. 
Colors: blue floral, green floral, pink floral, yellow floral, navy floral, black leaf, white leaf and 19 solid colors

Amazon Dresses for Spring and Summer | Warm Weather Amazon Finds | Louella Reese

THE Amazon Nightgown/THE Amazon Mumu

Hands down my favorite of the bunch! I purchased this last summer (along with everyone else) and completely fell in love with it. Y’all did too apparently as it was the best seller of 2019. Due to the dress being so popular I wrote a full post review on it – including sizing, what to wear underneath, and how to style the dress. I’ll give you a little preview and say the dress fits a little snug across the chest and shoulders. My recommendation is to order you true size plus one size up and return the one that doesn’t work. For reference, I ended up with my true size. 

Size: Wearing a size small. 
Colors: available in 17+ color/pattern options – these change option so check back frequently if there’s a particular color you want

Affordable Dresses for Spring & Summer: Under $30 | Louella Reese

Polka Dot Midi Dress

This was a crowd favorite when I shared a try-on haul via instagram stories last week. I totally understand why! It is such a sweet, feminine dress. The perfect little number to wear to brunch, church, bridal showers, baby showers, and just about every other event on your spring + summer calendar…when that starts filling up again! 

Size: Wearing a size small. 
Colors: red, dark blue, black, yellow, green, teal, pink, solid blue, solid green, solid black 

The MOST Flattering, Affordable Maxi Dress for Spring and Summer | Louella Reese

Short Sleeve Floral Maxi Dress

I scooped this dress up after purchasing the Amazon Mumu. It was also a best seller of 2019 – for good reason! The blue pattern is absolutely beautiful and the style/fit couldn’t be more flattering or more perfect for summer vacations. The color is currently sold out but they have a newer blue and white option that is absolute perfection! If you’re in the market for a great warm weather maxi dress this under $30 option is an absolute must have in my opinion! Fits true to size and feels so light + breezy! 

Size: Wearing a size small. 
Colors: white, dark blue, green

Affordable Dresses for Spring + Summer

Which of these affordable dresses is your favorite?

Looking for affordable swimsuits for the upcoming season? I recently shared four affordable swimsuits with full reviews on sizing, fit, and colors available. 

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24 Comments

  1. Jessica Camerata wrote:

    Loving both the green ones! So cute and perfect for sitting at home in. They look comfy!

    xo Jessica
    My Style Vita

    Posted 4.28.20 Reply
  2. Lizzie wrote:

    These are all soooo cute! Love the second and third one! So perfect for spring and summer!

    Lizzie

    Posted 4.28.20 Reply
    • Thank you so much gal! So excited to wear them out and about – hopefully sooner rather than later!

      xo Laura Leigh

      Posted 4.28.20 Reply
  3. rebecca wrote:

    yesssssss, i totally got the Amazon mumu last year when you shared it and might have to grab it in a diff color this year!

    xx reb // http://www.rebeccapiersol.me

    Posted 4.28.20 Reply
  4. These dresses are adorable!! I love that floral one, so cute and it looks so comfy for summer time! Xx.

    Posted 4.28.20 Reply
  5. Nailil wrote:

    I love both green dresses. The prints on the tiered dress is so pretty and really perfect for the season.

    Xx, Nailil
    thirtyminusone.com

    Posted 4.28.20 Reply
  6. Kileen wrote:

    These dresses are so cute! I would love to wear these for spring and summer!

    Kileen

    Posted 4.29.20 Reply
  7. All of these are such cute options! Think the green polka dot is my fave! xoxo, Sarah

    Posted 4.29.20 Reply
  8. Emily Wilkinson wrote:

    So many cute options! I love that first polka dot one! adorable!

    Posted 4.29.20 Reply
  9. Mollie wrote:

    Yes I’m with ya girl! I’m honest so sick of buying / wearing loungewear haha I recently ordered a few cute new spring dresses from Mango! I love the Amazon dress too, it wasn’t available in the UK last summer but I see it’s here now so I may have to order!

    xx Mollie

    Posted 4.29.20 Reply
    • Haha so glad I am not alone. Oh yes you definitely have to scoop it up this year! So glad it’s available for you now!

      xo Laura Leigh

      Posted 5.5.20 Reply
  10. Natalia wrote:

    My favorite is the green one with polka dots. It is a wonderful selection though, picking just one was hard.

    Posted 4.30.20 Reply
  11. Lisa Autumn wrote:

    I loooove all of them but the last one has to be my fave x

    Lisa | lisaautumn.com

    Posted 4.30.20 Reply
  12. Morgan wrote:

    That last blue maxi is my absolute favorite on you!! I also love that navy tshirt dress .. so comfy I bet!

    -Morgan
    the HER chronicles [] http://theherchronicles.com

    Posted 5.4.20 Reply