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There are times when wearing the same dress as someone else is a complete nightmare — the Oscars, your birthday party, a child's birthday party (and you're wearing an outfit that's eerily similar to said child), for instance. But there are exceptions to this rule, especially when it comes to an item of clothing so accessible, universally flattering, and versatile as the cotton off-shoulder minidress.
Sure, you've probably already seen 'em everywhere this summer, be it in your office, on the street, in stores, or maybe even in your own closet. For those yet to hop on the trend, great news! You can find one right now at pretty much every store, in a wide range of sizes, colors, and most importantly, prices.
Below, we've pulled a list of where to buy an off-the-shoulder sundress this season online or IRL, ranging from just $25 and up. And when you inevitably pass by someone else in the street wearing a similar style, just give 'em a knowing nod.
H&M cotton off-the-shoulder dress, $25
Reformation "Tennessee" dress, $178
Ace & Jig "Adriatic" dress, $320 at Madewell
Asos Petite off-the-shoulder dress, $25
Boohoo ruffle Bardot dress, $35 at Asos
Cooperative gingham ruffle off-the-shoulder dress, was $69, now $35 at Urban Outfitters
Mango off-the-shoulder dress, $40
Papier London "Katia" dress, $600 at Net-a-Porter
Zara denim off the shoulder dress, $50
Wayf stripe ruffle off-the-shoulder dress, $64 at Nordstrom
Loft eyelit off-the-shoulder dress, $90
MLM Label Maison off-shoulder gingham dress, $165 at Shopbop
Elizabeth and James "Pippa" dress, $365 at Net-a-Porter
Forever 21 off-the-shoulder minidress, $25