Personal Shopper: An under-$50 wedding guest dress for Dana L.

Dana L. wrote, "Hi there! I hate to admit defeat, but I'm really struggling with this (super picky) shopping challenge. My boyfriend and I will be attending three weddings in four weeks this August--all for couples in the same group of friends, so the same people will be at every wedding! I need to find at least one new dress so I'm not wearing the same thing every time. Unfortunately, I'm a graduate student and TA in Wisconsin (where budget cuts and the threat of strikes are looming), and I need a dress that is SUPER budget-friendly--preferably $50 or less. I'm a size 8, 5'9" with really long legs and broad shoulders, and can't wear anything strapless or super short. I look best in a sweetheart neckline and would love something in dark gray, navy, or dark green. Thank you SO MUCH!!! --Dana P.S. I love the style of the dress that you posted recently, but would like a little more embellishment!"

1. Midnight Sun Dress ($43)
2. ASOS Drapey Calf Length Halter Dress ($57 on sale, 2 colors)
3. AB Studio Solid Shirtdress ($29 on sale, 2 colors)
4. ASOS Pleated Drape Skirt Dress ($50 on sale, in 2 colors)
5. Kensie Sleeveless Sheer Draped Dress ($58)
6. DKNYC Sleeveless Draped Dress ($50 on sale)
7. Make a Swish Dress ($58)
8. Vertical Wave Dress ($48)
9. Never Running Slate Dress ($50)
10. AB Studio Pleated Sheath Dress ($40 on sale)

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Posted on 03.16.11 at 8:20 AM

the AB Studio Pleated Sheath Dress ($40 on sale) links to the wrong dress. :(

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