You’ve heard the term a million times, but would you know a sundress if you saw it? According to Webster’s (yes, they’ve got a definition) it’s a dress made of lightweight fabric that typically has a wide neck and thin straps. Okay, that leaves some room for interpretation, which in the world of fashion is a good thing. Take a gander below at our picks for sundresses that are grown up enough to call your own, loosely fit the definition and, as a bonus, are all under $50. Keep track of your favorites and you might even get them on clearance a couple weeks down the road.
A contributing writer to theFashionSpot, Marisa has penned articles and features in over a dozen online and print publications. She's worked as fashion critic and creative director for papierdoll.com, been the managing editor for Caribbean-based Ocean Style Magazine, and worked with Set Magazine, a luxury lifestyle magazine based in Zurich, as a contributing editor. She splits her time between New York, Los Angeles and her hometown as a freelance fashion and cultural copywriter, editor and journalist. You can find out more at her site marisaswanson.com and follow her on Twitter @mraswan.