10 Holiday Ready Dresses For $50 or Less

10 Holiday Ready Dresses For $50 or Less

Let me first admit, half of these dresses on the list might not meet the standard qualifications for “holiday.” Shopping sustainably on a super budget means lots of sales. So many of these are summer dresses that fit into a loose holiday motif, reds, greens, shine. Some are dresses that are classics that can be made holiday ready with the right shoes and accessories. Do you like these super budget roundups? Let me know in the comments below.

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Stripes from Reformation. It’s made of eco rib and the production process saved 16.54 lbs. of carbon dioxide. Plus saving 1122.6 gal. of water, and 1.27 lbs. of waste. However, it’s good to know that this is when compared to a normal production process.


Ethos Paris

A perfect sheath that can become festive with just a few accessories. It’s made by Ethos Paris. They have an eco-business model that focuses on the businesses social responsibility and environmental impact. The dress is made of organic cotton.


Ash & Rose Collection 

Get into the swing of winter with white! Style it with some festive tights and jewelry. The dress is deadstock vintage fabric and lace and made in Boston.



A summer dress with enough metallic to make it into this super-budget holiday dress list. It’s made with Fair Trade production and vegan dyes.


Nomads Clothing 

This dress is probably the most traditionally festive on the list. It’s made ethically from organic cotton jersey.


Thought Clothing 

Not holiday specific but I love the mix of colors. It’s made of tencel with azo-free dyes.


Ecovibe Apparel 

Sustainably sexy. This dress is that go-to little black dress that’s simple, comfy, and sexy. It’s made with hypoallergenic bamboo fibers.



Most of the time shine and sparkle is pretty unsustainable but this dress from Bibico is shiny, silvery, black organic cotton denim.


Mata Traders

A line dresses are so flattering. This one from Mata Traders is in a festive red but brings in the fun with its sailboat pattern. It’s made with handmade fair trade production in India.



This dress is from the summer, but I think it has a trans-seasonal vibe. For instance, the green and red flowers work super well for Christmas. It’s natural linen. Plus, it’s made with as little waste as possible.


People Tree

This dress is a classic. For example, it’s timeless, elegant, and flattering. The fabric is organic cotton and the dress is produced ethically in Bangladesh.

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