11 Dresses That No One Will Believe Are Under £50

Looking to top up your dress collection with some new feel-good frocks? Good news: There are plenty of styles dropping into stores right now that not only tap into all those new-season trends but also come complete with purse-friendly price tags that won’t blow your entire autumn budget.

And that’s not all—with so many incredible pieces on offer that all come in under £50, why not go one step further and invest in a few (or more) iterations to feel suitably prepared for the new season.

Bored of your current workwear power piece? Why not try a sleek striped shirtdress instead? Tired of your go-to summer slip dress? Why not swap it for a metallic party-ready version and layer it over a fine knit? From punchy floral prints perfect for right now to new autumnal looks and so much more, we dare you not to fall for at least one of these covetable styles. For an instant wardrobe update, scroll through to shop our roundup of the best affordable dresses.

Wear this now solo, then later, layer it under a chunky roll-neck knit and team with red ankle boots.

Looking for a new-season key buy? Look no further. We're wearing ours with slouchy boots.

Statement sleeves look set to stay for autumn, making this a wise investment.

Those clever folk at Zara have re-released this achingly cool shirt dress in blue, just in time for the autumn workwear wardrobe switch-up.

Think white dresses are just for summer? Think again.

After so many sensible summer wedding outfits, we're ready to slip into a party piece.

We can always rely on ASOS for a standout silhouette.

And bang on cue, Marks & Spencer releases another winning tea dress.

Say yes to the standout shade of the new season and snap up this red frill-hem midi from H&M.

The perfect day-to-night dress. Just add white trainers and fine gold hoops to finish.

So good we featured it twice, Zara will forever be a go-to for feel-good affordable frocks.

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