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10 summer dresses at Walmart that could totally pass for designer — starting at just $6

We even found a throw-and-go frock that looks so similar to a luxury style that's nearly 100x the price (yes, really!).

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Fun fact: Together, all three of these dresses add up to less than $100. Major score. (Walmart)

There's something about stepping outside on a sunny day while wearing a summer dress that just feels, well, right — especially if that dress is new. If you're looking to chase that high and update your wardrobe with a few trendy pieces this season, we have a little shopping tip for you. You don't need to blow hundreds of dollars on a viral dress from that It-Girl brand to get a designer look — and Walmart is honestly the best retailer to get some luxe pieces for less.

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Love the popular crochet trend? Do it for less than $40 with this flowy, flattering maxi dress. Looking for something new to bring on your upcoming beach vacation? This top-selling dress from Sofia Vergara's Walmart collection is hundreds of dollars less than its designer counterparts. We even found a throw-and-go tank frock that looks so similar to a luxury style that's nearly 100x the price.

So, if you're ready for dozens of "Where did you get that?!?!" questions from friends, family and random people on the street, look no further than these 10 summer dresses at Walmart that could totally pass for designer looks but at a fraction of the cost. Shhh, we won't tell if you won't. Shop them below!

Have you ever seen a happier summer frock? This green and white floral pattern reminds us a lot of this $190 Boden dress that's over 5x the price. The added belt of this v-neck style makes it oh-so-flattering, while the cap sleeves can take you from the office to post-work dinner. 

$34 at Walmart

Found: A simple black tank dress for $13 that's right at home in the celeb-favorite quiet luxury trend. Crafted from super-soft jersey fabric, you'll be reaching for this dress every day. Throw this on and pretend you're hiding from the paparazzi on a Starbucks run — no one has to know that it's not this $1,290 dress from The Row. 

$13 at Walmart

This tropical number from Sofia Vergara's Walmart line looks like an expensive Farm Rio dress and deserves a spot in your vacation wardrobe. The actress knew what she was doing by pairing the flowy skirt and ruffles with a bold summer pattern. Lean into the trendy off-the-shoulder style for a romantic dinner on the beach or pull it up over your shoulders if you want more daytime coverage. (There are pockets, too!)

$26 at Walmart

If we didn't know any better, we'd say this preppy striped dress jumped right out of a J.Crew catalog (case in point: this pricey frock). It's ideal for those super hot summer days thanks to the breathable 100% cotton fabric. Plus, the billowy flare skirt will make you feel like nautical royalty. 

$34 at Walmart

Believe it or not, this isn't that Reformation dress you've seen all over social media that retails for nearly $300. This option — only $6! — comes in a handful of colors and features the sweetest tiered skirt and puff sleeves. We highly suggest throwing it on if you want to feel like you're summering on the Amalfi Coast. 

$6 at Walmart

Boho crochet dresses like this Free People number ($118) are having a major moment this summer, and this piece is the best of both worlds. Unlike other crochet dresses, this style is lined and only features the fabric at the top, so you won't feel too exposed. At just $36, you can grab one in white and one in pink. 

$36 at Walmart

Another major designer trend we're seeing all over this summer? V-necks. While scoop and crewnecks are classic, there's nothing more flattering and low-key sexy than a V-neck — like with this flowy bohemian maxi dress. Depending on what shoes you pair it with, it's both elegant and casual. 

$45 at Walmart

Dainty eyelet fabric is everywhere you look (get it?) right now — no matter if you're on the city streets or at a resort. This under $40 dress embodies the feminine trend perfectly thanks to the universally flattering fit-and-flare silhouette. It's also super breezy, which is ideal for sunny days. Honestly, you can wear it everywhere (except maybe a wedding!). 

$36 at Walmart

Ever since Sofia Richie Grainge wore a Chanel halter dress at her 2023 wedding, you can't escape the flattering style — and we're not complaining about it. Perfect for your next event, this Reformation-inspired dress features soft ruching at the front to streamline everything and a ruffle hem for a fun, flirty vibe. Oh, and did we mention it's $300 less than its designer lookalike? 

$34 at Walmart

With buttons that run from top to bottom and a removable tie at the waist, this linen style is the perfect way to lean into the utility dress trend. (It's also super lightweight for those humid summer days.) Even though the look is hot right now, it's effortlessly timeless so you can pull it out year after year. And those tie sleeves? So cute. 

$23 at Walmart

Want to save even more? Make sure you’re signed up for Walmart+. It’s easy to sign up for your free 30-day trial here. You’ll get free shipping and grocery delivery, savings on gas and prescriptions, exclusive access to major deals like the upcoming Walmart+ Week, and more. (And by the way, those without Walmart+ still get free shipping on orders of $35 or more.)