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Shoppers say this £27.50 M&S spring dress 'looks and feels more expensive'

This spring-ready midi dress is flattering, comfortable and an absolute bargain.

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Marks & Spencer's jersey tea dress is selling out thanks to its flattering floral design. (Marks & Spencer/Yahoo life UK)

With warmer temperatures on the horizon, our shopping team have been busy browsing the high street for stylish spring-ready pieces that we think deserve a spot in your wardrobe.

If you're looking for a budget-friendly dress that you can feel great in this season, look no further than than Marks & Spencer's Jersey Printed Midi Tea Dress. It's selling out very quickly, as shoppers say it "looks and feels more expensive than it is" and customers receive "lots of compliments" when they wear it out.

This flattering dress is racking up five-star reviews for its comfort, fit and budget-friendly price tag.

£28 at Marks & Spencer

Did we mention it costs just £27.50? Talk about a bargain! Here's why we think this affordable frock is a versatile piece you're sure to get lots of wear out of this year and beyond.

Why we rate it

For starters, the printed tea dress is made from soft jersey fabric with added stretch to ensure all-day comfort. This also means that the dress won't need any ironing, which is always a bonus.

The dress features a number of chic touches, which means it looks way more expensive than it is. For starters, the tiered midi-length skirt gives the dress a lovely shape (which is also very forgiving). One shopper said that it's "very flattering and hides your bumps well".

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The frocks details make it look at a lot more expensive. (Marks & Spencer)
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The subtle floral print is ideal for spring. (Marks & Spencer)
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The tiered shape gives the dress a very flattering silhouette. (Marks & Spencer)

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The blouson sleeves add a touch of elegance, while the matching self-tie belt allows you to adjust the dress to fit as tightly or loosely as you would like. Additionally, the belt helps accentuate your waist, creating a flattering silhouette.

The classic print also means that this easy-to-wear piece can be styled up for the office with a blazer and boots, or packed in your suitcase for your summer holiday with sandals.

You'll have to be quick to get your hands on this dress, as it has already sold out in several sizes. So, go secure yours now.

What the reviews say

On the M&S website, there's a slew of five-star reviews singing its praises. Here's a snippet of what some customers had to say:

  • "Lovely dress really comfortable to wear and received lots of compliments the first time I wore it."

  • "Very flattering and very comfy! Soft material. Would definitely recommend."

  • "Lovely dress looks and feels more expensive than it is. Good fit."

  • "This dress is very versatile, good looking dress for day or night. Very good buy."

  • "Very flattering and hides your bumps well! Love this dress as it’s easy to wear. I really like the 3/4 sleeves. Hope it washes well."

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You can also shop a similar style in the form of this Jersey Printed Tie Detail Midi Tea Dress. Also costing £27.50, it has a slightly shorter sleeve length and features a black and white floral pattern.

"Lovely dress fits well and lovely print perfect for warmer weather," said one five-star review.

Available across M&S' petite, regular and long ranges, this floral dress is a great all-rounder, perfect for the office, brunch, and as a wedding guest. 

£28 at Marks & Spencer