Chic on the Cheap: Stylish Summer Dresses for Under $50

Chic on the Cheap: Stylish Summer Dresses for Under $50

Memorial Day weekend is just around the corner.

The unofficial kick-off to summer means outdoor parties, backyard barbecues and al fresco dinners.

The perfect outfit for any of those occasions is a great summer dress.

Suze Yalof Schwartz, executive fashion editor-at-large of Glamour magazine, appeared on "Good Morning America" to talk about the summer fashion trends and to showcase four great dresses.

VIDEO: Glamour?s Suze Yalof Schwartz shows off some cheap, cute summer dresses.
Summer Dresses on a Budget

The frocks are fun, feminine and flattering -- and the best part? They're all under $50.

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Summer Style for Less

The Trend: Bright Color

Dress by: Jonathan Martin.

Cost: $40.

Suze says: If it's one color that says "summer" this year, it's geranium. This feminine and flirty dress from Jonathan Martin at transitions effortlessly from day to night.

Ruffles give it a romantic feel, without adding extra pounds, as ruffles can sometimes do.

Here are the accessories you saw with the dress:

Sunglasses:, $15

Necklace: Zad, $20

Bangles: Zad, $20

Bag: Bakers, $50

Shoes: Aldo, $50

The Trend: Go Tribal.

Dress by: Fire.

Cost: $35.

Suze says: You can beat the heat and look great in this tribal dress from Fire. The cotton fabric and fuller skirt make it comfortable for the hottest weather, and the shorter length makes it ideal for pairing it with flat sandals for maximum comfort.

The mix of safari and tribal prints is on trend for the summer fashion season, and the shape of the dress compliments various body types.

Here are the accessories you saw with the dress:

Sunglasses: Aldo, $10

Earrings: Lydell NYC, $10

Necklace:, $10

Bracelets: Zad, $20 each

Bag: Magid, $45

Shoes: Sam Edelman, $50

The Trend: Packing Perfect.

Dress by: Avenue.

Cost: $45.

Suze says: When you head out to vacation or for a quick trip out of town for the weekend, you want a dress that will work for dinner, parties or some other event.

This dress from Avenue at is sexy, relaxed and folds away into almost nothing, making it perfect for packing. Pair the dress with gold accessories or a clutch and you're ready for dinner or dancing.

Here are the accessories you saw with the dress:

Sunglasses:, $10

Earrings: H&M, $10

Necklace: Lydell NYC, $40

Cuff: Zad, $20

Clutch: Bakers, $40

Shoes: Colin Stuart at Victoria's Secret, $50

The Trend: The Timeless Little Black Dress.

Dress by: Norma Kamali for Walmart.

Cost: $20.

Suze says: Everyone needs the perfect little black dress, and this Norma Kamali dress is no exception.

The lightweight fabric makes it great for day and evening, and changing your shoes and accessories can dramatically alter its look. It works well with a cardigan or blazer.

Here are the accessories you saw with the dress:

Sunglasses: Old Navy, $10

Necklace:, $20

Bag: Marshall's, $35

Shoes: Colin Stuart for Victoria's Secret, $40

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