Plaid dress, $52: Gymboree always offers great style at fairly reasonable prices, and this dress is a winner. The classic Christmas plaid makes this dress perfect for holiday portraits.
Tutu Skirt, $19.50, and Sequin Jacket, $24.50: The Children’s Place is always full of funky, vibrant options. This scene-stealing combo features much of the sparkle of the pricier styles at a fraction of the price.
Tiered Ruffle Dress, $34.50: You can count on The GAP to deliver comfort and style. This soft, ruffled jersey dress is special enough for a party and easy enough for everyday.
Cinderella Toddler Dress with matching doll dress, $36.99: JCPenney has some pretty formal options for little ones, and this full-skirted dress is one example. The black velvet top and sparkly crimson skirt make this style a classic.
Red Puff Sleeved Bubble Dress, $29.40: Crayon Kids has beautiful affordable special occasion dresses for little girls, and this crimson baby ballgown with a plaid sash is just begging to be photographed.
Crayon Kids Red Gathered Dress, $19.60: Another beautiful, affordable party dress, this version has the same full skirt but is solid red with pretty gathering at the top.
Plaid taffeta dress, $49: This swingy, a-lined plaid dress from Mulberribush has black rosettes around the neckline and a great, easy shape that’s a little unexpected.
Sparkly Party Dress, $60: The simple shape and neutral color of this dress from Mini Boden make it the perfect backdrop for the jeweled-encrusted neckline. Pretty, polished and a breeze to wear.
Bow Party Dress, $36: Next Clothing, out of the UK, has amazing prices on hip, trendy clothes, like this pretty, velvety dress adorned with a big floppy bow. The details make this dress look much more expensive than it is.
Ruffle Layer Dress, $49.50: Part playdress, part party dress, this chic little dress is like an ultrasoft tee covered with layers of girly ruffles. All three color options are gorgeous.