Today was the first time on the east coast, once the rain stopped, that a tease of Spring was upon us. I didn’t have to wear a jacket! This was super exciting, but it reminded me that I haven’t done much shopping for the warm months ahead. Last year at this time, I was buying maternity clothes, so I am happy to be back in the the non-preggers section of the store and I’m excited to stock-up and add to my wardrobe now that I am not pregnant.
For me, during the Spring, the easiest way to look easily put together in an instant is with a dress. You can dress it up, dress it down, add fun accessories - a belt, statement necklace - you can make the look yours as you head off to the playground. When you throw on a dress, you instantly looked polished and well put together. And honestly, I think it is easier to throw on a dress than squeeze into your skinnies. Right? I am all about the perfect dress!
I’ve narrowed down my favorite choices that will flatter any shape, style and budget!
Spring Mom Style 1 of 11Browse through 10 adorable, mom-approved spring dresses for every style, shape and budget.
Super-Trendy Sheath 2 of 11Such a great pop of color to add to your wardrobe. A sheath dress is a classic silhoutte and this colorblock style is great for Spring.
Purchase this Citrus Grove Coral Color Block Shirt Dress from Lulus for $40
Slim Down 3 of 11A line down the middle is super-slimming for your mom curves. Color block is super-trendy for Spring too!
Calvin Klein Colorblock Sheath Dress from Nordstrom for $58.98
Everyday Shirt Dress 4 of 11This is a great transition piece for Spring because you can wear it with leggings until it's time to pair with cute gladiator sandals. The adjustable drawstring waist is flattering for all figures. How could you not loved the curved shirttail hem? So cute!
Purchase this Sandra Ingrish Dot Print Shirtdress from Nordstrom for $78
Flattering Floral 5 of 11A pretty neckline is a great choice because you can add a pretty statement necklace -- flattering for all! Plus, the classic wrap dress is a great addition and a must-have in your wardrobe.
Purchase this Tulip Wrap Dress from Target for $24.99
Always Add A Belt 6 of 11If you are petite or curvy, or petite and curvy -- a belt is your best friend! Throw on a belted dress to accentuate your waist. Use the sash the dress came with your substitute for your own belt.
Purchase this Urban Garden Party Dress in Saige from ModCloth for $52.99
Maxi Dress Must-Have 7 of 11A chevron maxi dress is a super cute mom must-have. It is so easy to throw on with a jean jacket or cardigan and go. It is great for those chillier Spring days.
Purchase this Jersey Maxi Dress from Old Navy for $29
A Little Flare 8 of 11Go for a wear anywhere dress! Dress it up, dress it down! Small stripes are key as wider horizontal stripes can make you look larger in problem areas. You could pair this with a great pair of pumps or jacket for date night or a bold necklace and sandals for errands with baby!
Purchase this Stripey Drawstring Flare Dress from Gap for $64.95
Peplum Love 9 of 11Peplum. Get to know this style and a buy this dress now! I promise, this is a great dress for every size and budget. Plus, you can make it your own by adding a belt, cardigan and your favorite pair of flats or heels. It comes in fun spring colors and really is versatile.
Purchase this Mossimo Ponte Peplum Dress from Target for $27.99
Splendid Style 10 of 11Another great maxi! This time, a blousy silhouette. A maxi can be worn so many different ways which is why I suggest you stock-up. If you don't want to pair it with a jacket, try a cute denim button down for a relaxed look.
Purchase this Splendid Striped Maxi Dress from Nordstrom for $138
Do It: The Dolman Sleeve 11 of 11Chic and sleek! A dolman sleeve works for many different body types. This woven dress looks like it would be way more than the price tag. And yes, it's from Walmart and so cute! I just love this color. The dolman sleeve and definition in the waist makes it figure friendly for all.
Purchase this Dolman Sleeve Pleated Woven Dress from Walmart for $17.99
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