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Frequent travelers pack this flattering maxi dress and it's less than $30 on Amazon

The sun is starting to peek through the clouds a little bit more now that it's March. Even though we're still a few weeks away from a new season, spring fever is already starting to spread. I, for one, have added a few fun dresses to my cart that will help me bridge the seasons. There's one that has particularly caught my eye — the Amazon Essentials Waisted Maxi Dress — and right now it's less than $30. That's my kind of dress!

Made with rayon and elastane, this maxi is versatile, figure-flattering and drapes perfectly. The sizes range from XS to XXL and it comes in 19 colors and patterns.
$29 at Amazon

A good maxi is just what I need to transition my wardrobe from winter to spring. This one has just the right length and flow to keep you warm or cool, thanks to the knit rayon that drapes well. It also has a feminine mock wrap top and cute, short sleeves. That means when it's chilly, you can throw on a cardigan and they won't bulk up under your sweater. And a good all-season garment is what Amazon shoppers love.

"Very flattering and comfy," wrote one of nearly 5,000 satisfied customers. "I love a surplice style but often find the need to pin the 'V'...but this is designed so well, that I don't feel the need. The material is very lightweight, but not really sheer. I'm wearing a long cardigan with it for the winter."

This piece is forgiving enough that you can dress this frock up for work or down for lounging — another reason it's such a must-have.

"I cannot believe how comfy this dress is," shared an overjoyed shopper. "I want to cry. Working at office one day a week, put on weight during Covid telework, all my work shoes hurt my feet and all my stretchy work clothes are too clinging and cut into my waist more than I can stand right now. This dress flowed and stretched and flattered and fell just right. I absolutely love it. I thought it was too long but now I want two more."

Raved this five-star fan: "I love this dress! My first Amazon branded product! It’s soft and flowy and so easy to just throw on and go about my day! I’m a chubby lady, and it’s perfect!"

(Photo: Amazon)
Versatile, gorgeous and comfy...and less than $20. Un-frocking-believable. (Photo: Amazon)

Have any trips in the works? Because on vacation is where this dress really shines.

"My go-to travel dress," shared someone who knows a thing or two about getting away. "I am a flight attendant and always have this packed. It can be dressed up to ride first class or thrown over a swimsuit to lounge at a hotel pool. Super comfy. Nice fabric. Stretchy. Doesn’t wrinkle."

"I absolutely LOVE this dress!!" reported an excited shopper. "The fabric is sooo soft and flowing. It is the right weight, not too heavy or light and see-through. It is the kind of dress you can throw in a suitcase and when you unpack, it looks like it has been hanging up, no unsightly wrinkles. The style is perfect for a slim or heavy lady because of the empire cut, and the fabric patterns are so pretty. This is my go-to dress!"

"So flattering!" wrote this sand-and-surf fan. "I got this for a beach vacation. It was a comfortable, flattering, flowy look. It was perfect for the beach and going out to dinner."

Flowy and flattering, this maxi can be dressed up or dressed down for any occasion.
$29 at Amazon

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The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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