Whether you’re a social butterfly with just oh-so many party plans or an understandably cash-strapped college student, there’s no need to go broke when putting together a show-stopping ensemble for a night out (or two). Luckily, as always, we’re in your corner — and like a web-based fairy godmother, we’re here to get you ready for the ball! From peplums to sheer panels to sexy cut-outs, we’ve rounded up the trendiest and most incredible Little Black Dresses that one Ulysses S. Grant (the prez on a $50 bill — we’re educational, too!) can buy. And forget about that whole pumpkin-at-midnight thing, because these dresses are meant to be seen all night long.
Click through the slideshow below for the 11 LBDs that will hardly put a dent in your wallet. Bonus: More money for booze!