If you're shopping for affordable dresses for an upcoming party or wedding, you know how hard it is to find something cute that won't break the bank. And for some reason, these dress needs always seem to sneak up on us. If you've been that girl (ahem, hi) who's texted her girlfriends on a Thursday night begging to borrow something - anything - for a destination wedding that Saturday, this guide of affordable dresses is for you. Do yourself a favor, check out the selections, and scoop up a few options before the eleventh hour. You'll feel more prepared and you'll have money left over for cocktails and presents.

Click the slideshow above to find out where to get adorable dresses at affordable prices!