8 Beach Dresses Perfect for Your Summer Trip

Before you head out on your summer vacation, be sure you have stylish dresses to wear as you enjoy a beautiful day on the beach.  Whether you need a swimsuit cover-up or a breezy cocktail dress, we have found the several on-trend dresses from top designers. We think these 8 beach dresses are perfect for your summer vacation.

Michael Kors


Beach Dresses Michael Kors
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An effortless essential, the sundress returns for the season in soft tiers of cotton with eyelet stripes. Balance this breezy, midi silhouette with a belt at the waist and understated slides.

We love the casual cotton Tiered Eyelet Cotton Dress ($175) from Michael Kors.  Wear it loose over as a swimsuit cover-up or belted as a comfortable day dress.

Ralph Lauren


Beach Dresses Ralph Lauren
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Tiered flutter sleeves and an allover palm-leaf print bring a hint of boho-chic spirit to this effortless ponte shift dress.

The palm print on this breezy Print Ponte Shift Dress ($145) is perfect for drinks seaside.  We love it paired with nude heels, as shown, but pairing it with strappy sandals is more practical for the beach.

Dolce & Gabbana


Beach Dresses Dolce & Gabbana
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This fresh and fun collection sees colorful prints intermingle with the theme of love.

This fresh Printed Cotton Dress ($1,895) from Dolce & Gabbana is a sweet summer frock.  We suggest stylish the dress with a wide-brimmed straw hat.



Beach Dresses Gucci
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Vivid colors in a playful Hawaiian print is an interpretation of the kaleidoscopic influence used throughout the Spring Summer 2018 collection. Panthers and tropical flowers stand against warm-hued sunsets and smoking volcanos, as an exotic landscape unfolds on this silk georgette dress, treated for a wrinkled effect that adds a contemporary finish.

Hop on the tropical print trend with this colorful Hawaiian print silk dress ($2,600).  The dress is perfect for an evening at a beach side club.

Diane Von Furstenberg


Beach Dresses Diane Von Furstenberg
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Three oversized scarves—cut in 100% washed silk twill, and printed in our Carrington Stripe in multiple hues—are sewn together at the corners to create this eye-catching ankle-length dress. Draped on the bias, it moves beautifully. The geometrically printed scarves are attached to a gold-tone wire choker at the neck, inspired by the DVF jewelry collection.

The DVF Gia Dress ($598) is a gorgeous resort wear dress.  The color palette is suited to a dream vacation on a tropical isle.

Tory Burch


Beach Dresses Tory Burch
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Perfect for warmer evenings. Our iris-printed Clarissa Dress sculpts a pretty column silhouette in devore georgette, a sheer fabric overlaid with a subtle surface pattern. It’s cut with a deep v-neck, emphasized by ribbon straps and channel-set ruching threaded with drawstring ties.

The feminine ruching and floral pattern of the Clarissa Dress ($898) make it a ladylike option for your next trip.  The lightweight fabric will keep you cool on hot summer days.

Mara Hoffmann


Beach Dresses Mara Hoffmann
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Alma coverup wrap dress with adjustable spaghetti straps in green and white bungalow stripe.

Pack the Alma Dress ($325) for your next sailing trip.  The effortless silhouette is accented by the bold stripe pattern.

Red Carter


Beach Dresses Red Carter
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The Adelaide Dress from our Resort ’18 collection in Cotton Chambray. Off the shoulder dress features ruffles, embroidery and waist pockets.

The sweet and flirty Adelaide Dress ($280) can be used as a beach cover-up or as a day dress.  Chambray is always appropriate for summer, and we adore the gorgeous embroidered accents.

So, which of these beach dresses will you choose for your vacation?

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