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8 Inexpensive Dresses for Formal Season

This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at Northwestern chapter.

It’s that time of year again…formal season! No one wants to re-wear a dress from last year, but buying a new dress for every occasion can get pricey. But no need to worry! We have got your back (and your wallet for that matter). Don’t spend hundreds on the “perfect” dress, instead consider these affordable options. 


1. Urban Outfitters 


Kimchi Punk Spaghetti Lace Dress  ($39.99)


2. Forever 21


Crisscross Strappy Dress ($24.90)


3. Modcloth 


Moxie Must-Have Dress in Plum ($41.99)


4. Banana Republic

Strappy Sequin Dress ($70.00)


5. Francesca’s 

Ruby Lane Solid Dress ($30.00)


6. Francesca’s 


Lewellan Halter Dress ($24.98)


7. Zara


Halter Dress ($15.99)


8. American Apparel


Shiny Velvet Keyhole Dress ($34.00)