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10 plus-size dresses for summer under $160

By: Andrea Karr

Photo courtesy of Addition Elle Author: Canadian Living Credits: Photo courtesy of Addition Elle

Fashion

10 plus-size dresses for summer under $160

By: Andrea Karr

Spring is here and it's time to show off your figure with a new dress that won’t cost a week’s pay. We’ve selected 10 frocks that we love, each for different reasons.

Will one of these scene-stealers be making its way into your closet this summer?

Plus-size dresses - polka dot Asos dress

1. Seeing dots

What we love: The square neckline, cinched waist and oversized spots

Debutante dress in large spot print, $89, asos.com.

Addition Elle plus size heart dress

2. Shot through the heart

What we love:
The punchy colours on black and white, and the giant hearts

Dress, $95, additionelle.com at end of April.

Denim plus-size dress from Forever 21

3. Blue collar

What we love:
The fabric, naturally

Belted chambray dress, $28, forever21.com.

Reitmans soft pink chiffon dress

4. Strawberry cream

What we love:
The drapey chiffon and feminine hue

Sleeveless chiffon dress, $60, reitmans.com.

Modcloth green pleated plus-size dress

5. Major pleat

What we love:
The pleats and slimming colour-blocking

Dress, $110, modcloth.com.

Chi Chi London lace plus-size dress

6. Taste of lace

What we love:
The lace details and icy blue colour (Does it remind anyone else of Cinderella?)

‘Elsa’ dress, $125, chichiclothing.com.

Torrid plus-size maxi dress

7. To the maxi

What we love:
The long length, diagonal stripes and tie at the waist

Striped maxi dress, $89, torrid.com.

Modcloth plus-size dress - floral

8. Petal pusher

What we love:
The fresh colour palette and full skirt

Bea & Dot dress, $130, modcloth.com.

Asos navy plus-size dress

9. After midnight

What we love:
The thick belt and the deep navy hue (especially with white accessories)

Belted prom dress, $159, asos.com.

Torrid white plus-size dress

10.  Quite white

What we love:
The sheer lace overlay, illusion sweetheart neckline and high-low hemline

High-low maxi dress, $89, torrid.com.

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