The Cutest Plus-Size Sundresses You Can Buy For Under $50

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As it turns out, cheap plus-size sundresses don't just grow on trees — which makes affordably stocking our summer wardrobes with cute styles anything but a breezy affair. Because being able to fill a closet with clothes that will keep us cool and confident without costing a million bucks is a luxury that every body deserves, we've rounded up a collection of the best plus-friendly frocks for under $50.

Dust off your favorite pair of summer shoes, pull the purchase trigger on that statement handbag, and pick out the best cheap plus-size sundress of the bunch. Whether you’re into maxis, bold patterns, puff sleeves, or a combination of all of the three, odds are that there’s a perfect plus style for your hottest-girl summer ahead.

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<h2>BP. Tie Front Dress</h2><br><em>Shop <strong><a href="https://www.nordstrom.com/s/bp-tie-front-dress-plus-size/5818646" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Nordstrom" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Nordstrom</a></strong><br></em><br><br><strong>BP.</strong> Tie Front Dress, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nordstrom.com%2Fs%2Fbp-tie-front-dress-plus-size%2F5818646%3Forigin%3Dkeywordsearch-personalizedsort%26breadcrumb%3DHome%252FAll%2520Results%26color%3D420" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Nordstrom" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Nordstrom</a>

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BP. Tie Front Dress, $, available at Nordstrom
<h2>Who What Wear One Shoulder Sleeveless Dress </h2><br><em>Shop<strong> <a href="https://goto.target.com/a1NXaW" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Target" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Target</a></strong></em><br><br><strong>Who What Wear</strong> Women's One Shoulder Sleeveless Dress, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fgoto.target.com%2Fa1NXaW" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Target" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Target</a>

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Who What Wear Women's One Shoulder Sleeveless Dress, $, available at Target
<h2>ELOQUII Elements Tie-Front Tank Dress<br></h2><br><em>Shop<strong><a href="https://www.eloquii.com/eloquii-elements-tie-front-tank-dress/2227045.html?dwvar_2227045_colorCode=5" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Eloquii" class="link rapid-noclick-resp"> Eloquii</a></strong></em><br><br><strong>Eloquii Elements</strong> ELOQUII Elements Tie Front Tank Dress, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.eloquii.com%2Feloquii-elements-tie-front-tank-dress%2F2227045.html%3Fdwvar_2227045_colorCode%3D55%26index%3D19%26item_list_id%3Dplp_category_page%26item_list_name%3DCategory%2520Page" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Eloquii" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Eloquii</a>

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Eloquii Elements ELOQUII Elements Tie Front Tank Dress, $, available at Eloquii
<h2>BP. Prairie Floral Puff Sleeve Cotton Minidress</h2><br><em>Shop <a href="https://www.nordstrom.com/s/bp-prairie-floral-puff-sleeve-cotton-minidress-plus-size/5835919?origin=keywordsearch-personalizedsort&breadcrumb=Home%2FAll%20Results&color=950" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Nordstrom" class="link rapid-noclick-resp"><strong>Nordstrom</strong></a><br></em><br><br><br><strong>BP.</strong> Prairie Floral Puff Sleeve Cotton Minidress, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nordstrom.com%2Fs%2Fbp-prairie-floral-puff-sleeve-cotton-minidress-plus-size%2F5835919%3Forigin%3Dkeywordsearch-personalizedsort%26breadcrumb%3DHome%252FAll%2520Results%26color%3D950" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Nordstrom" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Nordstrom</a>

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BP. Prairie Floral Puff Sleeve Cotton Minidress, $, available at Nordstrom
<h2>Old Navy Puff-Sleeved Smocked Fit & Flare Chambray Plus-Size Midi Sundress</h2><br><em>Shop <strong><a href="https://oldnavy.gap.com/browse/product.do?pid=699467002&rrec=true&mlink=5050,12413545,onproduct1_rr_1&clink=12413545#pdp-page-content" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Old Navy" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Old Navy</a></strong></em><br><br><br><strong>Gap</strong> Puff-Sleeved Smocked Fit & Flare Chambray Plus-Size Midi Sundress, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Foldnavy.gap.com%2Fbrowse%2Fproduct.do%3Fpid%3D699467002%26rrec%3Dtrue%26mlink%3D5050%2C12413545%2Conproduct1_rr_1%26clink%3D12413545%23pdp-page-content" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Gap" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Gap</a>

Old Navy Puff-Sleeved Smocked Fit & Flare Chambray Plus-Size Midi Sundress


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Gap Puff-Sleeved Smocked Fit & Flare Chambray Plus-Size Midi Sundress, $, available at Gap
<h2>Boohoo Plus Ruffle Strappy Tiered Smock Dress</h2><br><em>Shop <strong><a href="https://us.boohoo.com/plus-ruffle-strappy-tiered-smock-dress/PZZ03201.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Boohoo" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Boohoo</a></strong></em><strong><a href="https://us.boohoo.com/plus-ruffle-strappy-tiered-smock-dress/PZZ03201.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:" class="link rapid-noclick-resp"><br></a></strong><br><br><br><strong>Boohoo</strong> Plus Ruffle Strappy Tiered Smock Dress, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fus.boohoo.com%2Fplus-ruffle-strappy-tiered-smock-dress%2FPZZ03201.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Boohoo" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Boohoo</a>

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Boohoo Plus Ruffle Strappy Tiered Smock Dress, $, available at Boohoo
<h2>Woman Within Plus-Size Sleeveless Shirtdress</h2><br><em>Shop <strong><a href="https://www.amazon.com/Woman-Within-Womens-Sleeveless-Shirtdress/dp/B0851T4836/ref=sr_1_59" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Amazon" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Amazon</a></strong></em><br><br><strong>Woman Within</strong> Woman Within Women's Plus Size Sleeveless Shirtdress, $, available at <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Woman-Within-Womens-Sleeveless-Shirtdress/dp/B0851T4836/ref=sr_1_59?dchild=1&keywords=plus+size+sundresses&qid=1622750554&refinements=p_n_shoe_width_browse-vebin%3A492379011&rnid=492378011&s=apparel&sr=1-59" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Amazon" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Amazon</a>

Woman Within Plus-Size Sleeveless Shirtdress


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Woman Within Woman Within Women's Plus Size Sleeveless Shirtdress, $, available at Amazon
<h2>NastyGal Plus-Size Gingham Print Strappy Maxi Dress</h2><br><em>Shop <strong><a href="https://www.nastygal.com/plus-size-gingham-print-strappy-maxi-dress/AGG03591-155-351.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:NastyGal" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">NastyGal</a></strong></em><br><br><strong>NastyGal</strong> Plus Size Gingham Print Strappy Maxi Dress, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nastygal.com%2Fplus-size-gingham-print-strappy-maxi-dress%2FAGG03591-155-351.html%3FistCompanyId%3Dc0be3c48-e653-4c39-b0ef-f608859d9f17%26istFeedId%3D6391ec2f-cb91-4734-b4e8-dc6e630eb98c%26istItemId%3Dptlxmtxam%26istBid%3Dt%26gclid%3DCj0KCQjw--GFBhDeARIsACH_kdYPL2kwx3HQuUvi1oeE_yEqedrnlkAVwQTH-HPcdyIuSNk9gxYcRQIaAlzLEALw_wcB%26gclsrc%3Daw.ds" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:NastyGal" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">NastyGal</a>

NastyGal Plus-Size Gingham Print Strappy Maxi Dress


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NastyGal Plus Size Gingham Print Strappy Maxi Dress, $, available at NastyGal
<h2>A New Day Sleeveless Button-Front Dress</h2><em><br>Shop<strong> <a href="https://www.target.com/p/women-s-sleeveless-button-front-dress-a-new-day/-/A-81832774?preselect=81245203&clkid=07585923Nc27311eb8a3d42010a246d36&lnm=81938&afid=refinery29&ref=tgt_adv_xasd0002#lnk=sametab" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Target" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Target</a></strong></em><br><br><strong>A New Day</strong> Women's Sleeveless Button-Front Dress - A New Day™, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fgoto.target.com%2FZdVA9q" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Target" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Target</a>

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A New Day Women's Sleeveless Button-Front Dress - A New Day™, $, available at Target
<h2>Old Navy Waist-Defined Sleeveless Tie-Dye Plus-Size Cami Midi Dress<br></h2><br><em>Shop <strong><a href="https://oldnavy.gap.com/browse/product.do?pid=698673012&cid=7322&pcid=7322&vid=8&nav=meganav%3AWomen%27s%20Plus%3AShop%20Women%E2%80%99s%20Plus%20Categories%3ADresses%20%26%20Jumpsuits&cpos=32&cexp=2223&kcid=CategoryIDs%3D7322&cvar=16846&ctype=Listing&cpid=res21060312682173097823827#pdp-page-content" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Old Navy" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Old Navy</a></strong></em><br><br><br><br><strong>Old Navy</strong> Waist-Defined Sleeveless Tie-Dye Plus-Size Cami Midi Dress, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Foldnavy.gap.com%2Fbrowse%2Fproduct.do%3Fpid%3D698673012%26cid%3D7322%26pcid%3D7322%26vid%3D8%26nav%3Dmeganav%253AWomen%2527s%2520Plus%253AShop%2520Women%25E2%2580%2599s%2520Plus%2520Categories%253ADresses%2520%2526%2520Jumpsuits%26cpos%3D32%26cexp%3D2223%26kcid%3DCategoryIDs%253D7322%26cvar%3D16846%26ctype%3DListing%26cpid%3Dres21060312682173097823827%23pdp-page-content" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Old Navy" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Old Navy</a>

Old Navy Waist-Defined Sleeveless Tie-Dye Plus-Size Cami Midi Dress


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Old Navy Waist-Defined Sleeveless Tie-Dye Plus-Size Cami Midi Dress, $, available at Old Navy
<h2>NasatyGal Plus-Size Cotton Shirt Smock Dress</h2><br><em>Shop<strong><a href="https://www.nastygal.com/plus-size-cotton-shirt-smock-dress/AGG52819.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:NastyGal" class="link rapid-noclick-resp"> NastyGal</a></strong></em><br><br><strong>NastyGal</strong> Plus Size Cotton Shirt Smock Dress, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nastygal.com%2Fplus-size-cotton-shirt-smock-dress%2FAGG52819.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:NastyGal" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">NastyGal</a>

NasatyGal Plus-Size Cotton Shirt Smock Dress


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NastyGal Plus Size Cotton Shirt Smock Dress, $, available at NastyGal
<h2>A New Day Women's Elbow Sleeve Eyelet Dress</h2><br><em>Shop <a href="https://goto.target.com/gbREZr" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Target" class="link rapid-noclick-resp"><strong>Target</strong></a></em><br><br><strong>A New Day</strong> Women's Elbow Sleeve Eyelet Dress - A New Day™, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fgoto.target.com%2FgbREZr" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Target" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Target</a>

A New Day Women's Elbow Sleeve Eyelet Dress


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A New Day Women's Elbow Sleeve Eyelet Dress - A New Day™, $, available at Target
<h2>BP. Sleeveless Knit Dress</h2><br><em>Shop <a href="https://www.nordstrom.com/s/bp-sleeveless-knit-dress-plus-size/5836088" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Nordstrom" class="link rapid-noclick-resp"><strong>Nordstrom</strong></a></em><br><br><br><strong>BP.</strong> Sleeveless Knit Dress, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nordstrom.com%2Fs%2Fbp-sleeveless-knit-dress-plus-size%2F5836088%3Forigin%3Dkeywordsearch-personalizedsort%26breadcrumb%3DHome%252FAll%2520Results%26color%3D660" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Nordstrom" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Nordstrom</a>

BP. Sleeveless Knit Dress


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BP. Sleeveless Knit Dress, $, available at Nordstrom

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