― The weather in DC has been horrendous and all I want to do is throw on a light and breezy dress to go to work. I really like the idea of a pleated high-low dress. ∙ Forever 21, Embellished High Low Dress, $29 ∙ Bet you wouldn't have guessed this to be Forever 21 and under $30. The blush color is perfect for summer. ∙ Nordstrom, Kenneth Cole Pleated Ikat Dress, $69 ∙ A little ikat perhaps? I would add a metallic belt to this dress but I love the neutral canvas. [...].