Perfect spring dress for $13? 10 bargains under $50

At prices like these, you can afford to try all the season’s hottest dress trends — midi hemlines, clashing prints, skinny belts!

Cold shoulder


Your perfect summer party dress? Found! It’s flattering, lightweight, on-trend and sexy. And you’ll still have money left for a killer clutch. (H&M chiffon dress, $39.95,

Squeeze of lime


We're already counting the events where we'll wear this floaty dress: that garden party wedding, a concert in the park, Tuesday in the office… That's a whole lotta wear for under $40. (Uniqlo chiffon dress, $39.90,

Sweet nothing


All the skin-caressing seduction of your prettiest lingerie — but in a wearable cap-sleeve silhouette you’ll reach for all summer. (H&M lace dress, $29.95,

Berry picking


Think of this number as an effortless alternative to the classic wrap dress. It still hugs your curves, just not quite as tightly. (Uniqlo cache-coeur dress, $29.90,

Safari set


We love a dress that combines work-appropriate polish with a summery vibe, and this frock delivers on all fronts. Plus, it looks amazing with practically any summer accessory, from a bright belt to studded gladiator sandals or an envelope clutch. (H&M lyocell-blend dress, $49.95,

She means business


This seamed colorblock dress reminds us of the power sheaths worn by the female stars of "Scandal, Suits" and "The Good Wife". But we bet theirs didn’t cost under $30. (Dorothy Perkins cowl neck dress, $29,

Prized specimen


Worn alone with heels and a chignon, this dress is perfect for a night out. Add a crisp white blazer for an elegant office look. (Wallis shift dress, $42,

Clash of clans


Neon orchids juxtaposed with animal print, for only $13? Yes, please! (H&M jersey dress, $12.95,

Ultimate ombre


Why fade from tone to tone when you can fade from print to print? This woven maxi transitions from classic leopard all the way to pink pansies. We also love the higher neckline and back and sexy slit. (H&M maxi dress, $49.95,

I’m with the band


Flat sandals (or better yet, bare feet) and a glass of chilled rosé are the only accessories this maxi dress needs. (Dorothy Perkins bandeau maxi dress, $49,