5 ultra-flattering maxi dresses under $50 that you need in your spring/summer wardrobe

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A maxi dress is the easiest one-and-done spring/summer outfit. Whether you’re pressed for time or just want to look extra cute without much time or effort, a maxi dress is the way to go because it’s flattering on all body types and works for every occasion.

Given their length, some maxi dresses can be a bit pricey, but not all of them are. In fact, if you shop early enough in the season (i.e., right now), you can score some really incredible deals on super stylish picks. Need proof? The five flattering maxi dresses below are all from Nordstrom, and they’re all less than $50. Pretty impressive, huh? Most of them come in several different color options, so don’t hesitate to buy a few. You’ll have endless ensemble options once the weather gets warm.

Flattering Maxi Dresses Under $50

1. BB Dakota by Steve Madden Madison Sleeveless Maxi Dress, $39

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Be forewarned: This tiered maxi dress is selling quickly. If you see a color you like available in your size, don’t wait to purchase it. It may be gone if you try to buy it later.

2. Vince Camuto Gathered Strap Maxi Dress, $39

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This sunny yellow Gathered Strap Maxi Dress can be dressed up with heels and statement jewelry or down with flat sandals and a jean jacket. If yellow isn’t your color, it also comes in green and two shades of red.

3. Treasure & Bond Woven Favorite Maxi Dress, $39

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The billowy silhouette of this maxi dress means you can indulge all you want at brunch, a summer barbecue or a weekend food festival.

4. Loveappella V-Neck Jersey Maxi Dress, $47.60 (Orig. $68)

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Your closet isn’t complete without a flattering, slimming black maxi dress. This one by Loveappella is a favorite among Nordstrom shoppers, with nearly 1,000 reviews.

5. BB Dakota by Steve Madden Ella Flutter Strap Cotton Maxi Dress, $39

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If you’re still all about the cottagecore aesthetic, add this Flutter Strap Cotton Maxi Dress to your cart in every color.

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