It’s You, You’re the Drama: Rich Dresses Under $200 That’ll Leave No Question

Is it weird for an almost-30-year-old to reference TikTok in her headlines? Well, too bad. I might not have the social media prowess of an 18-year-old, but I do know a good quip when I hear one. You already know the viral sound that everyone is making TikToks to. Scarlet Envy from Ru Paul’s Drag Race says “Is it me? Am I the drama? I don’t think I’m the drama. Maybe I am.” 

Well, when it comes to fashion, there’s no harm in being the center of attention. I hand-picked 39 dresses below that simply scream D-R-A-M-A thanks to their sultry silhouettes, bright colors, or eye-catching prints. Scroll down to shop my favorite statement dresses

Reformation has never, ever let me down with its beautiful dresses. 

This looks way more expensive than it really is. 

Wearing bubblegum pink is a surefire way to get attention. 

This yellow color is so cheery and perfect for summer. 

Can you believe this is just $40? 

An updated version of a classic LBD.

Red will always make a statement. 

If you’ve got it, flaunt it. 

This tank dress would also look super cute with a cropped cardigan. 

Pretty in pink. 

A thigh-high slit is never a bad idea for a night out. 

Halter dresses are very on-trend right now. 

I always love an open back. 

Again, halter dresses are having a major moment right now. 

I love the combination of the one-sleeve silhouette and the sultry cutout. 

This is such a happy color. 

This is perfect for your next pool party. 

You can guarantee people will see you coming in this bright yellow number from Zara. 

Pink velour? So early-2000s—in the best way. 

H&M always knows how to do an affordable interpretation of the season’s best trends. 

I shall call this “highlighter green” and it shall be mine. 

So perfect for a beach day. 

Staud never fails to design covetable pieces like this color block dress. 

The cool, swirly pattern makes this dress look way more expensive than it really is. 

Hello, sunshine. 

I picture this dress thriving in Palm Springs. 

This H&M dress is so fun thanks to the ruffled neckline. 

Both the bright color and the cutout detail are so 2021. 

This cheerful tent dress is anything but boring. 

The mini dress to end all mini dresses. 

Kermit green is a major color trend this year. 

This zebra print is so eye-catching. 

Yes, checkerboard prints are still having a moment in the spotlight. 

This dress is begging to come along on your next beach trip. 

Reformation does it again. 

Checkmate. 

Groovy, baby. 

The next best thing to booking a Hawaiian vacation? Wearing a tropical-printed dress, of course. 

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