Fall is a trying time for the budget fashion lover: how can I scoop up the season's best without completely blowing your cash supply? It's tough but not impossible, if you stick to a few well-priced key pieces and only buy what you are really, truly into. Today we're focusing on dresses, namely the best ones available online for not a lot of dough. All these pretty frocks are under $100, which should leave you a little wiggle room to buy some nice extras, or finally splurge on something special while still sneaking in something else.
Alison Baitz is a freelance fashion and culture writer. When she's not busy chatting about online shopping or rooting out cool new designers, she's interviewing up-and-coming musicians or sampling food for articles and calling it research. She's proud to be a part of the DC-based food zine The Runcible Spoon. Yes, she is on Twitter: @itsmealison.