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Top 10 Cold Shoulder Dresses Under $100

On Trend and Budget Friendly Dresses You Need Now

On Trend and Budget Friendly Dresses You Need Now

It's never been trendier to give the cold shoulder and we've got the scoop on the style's hottest dresses that won't break the bank. Aside from the semi-sleeveless silhouette taking the summer season by storm, a cold shoulder dress offers the perfect amount of femininity while still flashing a bit of skin. From flirty ruffled frocks to everyday staple numbers, these ten pretties are sure to have you make some room in your closet. The sweetest part about our selection: everything is under $100! We've teamed up with our friends at SHEfinds to bring you a top-notch list of affordable dresses you'll love. Click through to see the first five styles hand-selected by SHEfinds editors and finish up the list with five picks backed by our very own algorithm. 

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September 1, 2017

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Leith Cold Shoulder Cover-Up Dress
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Leith Cold Shoulder Cover-Up Dress

LOVED FOR: Its trendy bell sleeves, loose fit, and versatility 

WHERE TO WEAR: A trip to the beach or the pool and then to a bar for drinks afterward 

Lost Ink Cold Shoulder Dress with Choker

BEST FOR: Everyday wear with an added feminine flair 

HELPFUL TIP: Despite its delicate details, this flirty frock is machine washable. 

Express Cold Shoulder Fit And Flare Midi Dress

BEST FOR: The fashion forward gal looking to make a statement

HELPFUL TIP: Size up one size for the best fit

Chetta B Ruffle Cold Shoulder Shift Dress

BEST FOR: A night on the town or a sultry date with your sweetheart

HELPFUL TIP: This dress fits true to size. 

Boohoo Petite Cold Shoulder Flare Sleeve Smock Dress

BEST FOR: Petite and tall sizes, grab up this best-seller before it's gone!

STYLE WITH: Slip on some cute flatform sandals for a perfect music festival ensemble or strap up a pair of espadrilles for an everyday look 

Forever 21 Ruffled Wrap Dress

LOVED FOR: The tulip hem, saucy red hue, and flowing ruffle neckline

STYLE WITH: Slip on a pair of nude heels to complete a super sexy look 

Old Navy Cold Shoulder Shift Dress

BEST FOR: Those seeking a simple and cute cold-shoulder dress staple to add to their wardrobe 

USERS SAID: "I wore this an entire day– for a toddler birthday lunch with sandals and then changed into wedges for dinner! It's such a versatile dress! Perfect!" 

Loft Violet Cold Shoulder Dress

USERS SAID: "This sweet dress is one of the most flattering I have ever owned. Ever. This little number has a little ribbon of fabric that gives the right amount of coverage while basically being sleeveless. Perfect!" 

BEST FOR: Ladies with curves or full chest sizes 

Chelsea28 Ruffle Cold Shoulder Minidress

BEST FOR: A brunch date, a backyard party, or dinner al fresco 

USERS SAID: "Very cute and flattering. The ruffled hem adds just the right amount of sexy but there's enough length that it's still classy. Note: this will show some cleavage and the pink is a bit brighter than pictured – a true hot pink. It is super cute nonetheless and I love how it fits." 

Caslon Cold Shoulder Shift Dress

BEST FOR: A laid back weekend or a casual outing 

USERS SAID: "I love this dress! It's great material, lightweight and really soft. It doesn't cling to your body and it's not see-through. It also fits me perfectly!"

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