Pleated dresses are the perfect warm weather staple. The ladylike style is a chic alternative to cut-off shorts and miniskirts and — bonus! — super easy to pack for a weekend getaway. Try one with a cropped blazer and a cute flats for the office or make an unexpected statement with neon accessories.
Whether you like pretty pastel hues or colorblocked styles, check out our favorite pleated dresses under $250 below: