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Chic Vacation Evening Dresses You Need In Your Suitcase


Chic Vacation Evening Dresses You Need In Your Suitcase

It’s no secret that heading off to sunnier climes is all the more exciting with a suitcase packed full of chic vacation evening dresses to wear when you arrive! Luckily, we’ve tracked down 30 such dresses we’re pretty certain you’ll be head over heels for. And, we’ve put them all together in this irresistible, not to mention shoppable, edit! Keep scrolling to discover eternally coveted silhouettes from Patbo, Misa, Cinq à Sept, Rococo Sand, and more. Your vacation lineup is about to become seriously swoon-worthy…


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Slinky Vacation Evening Dresses For Dinner

When it comes to evening vacation dresses, finding the perfect silhouettes for alfresco dinner plans is top of our to-do list! Luckily, dresses like the strappy cowl neck slip dress by ASTR The Label exist and are everything we could ever need. Firstly, this super pretty LBD is incredibly flattering and beautifully designed to compliment your shape. It has a chic cowl neckline, a bias cut, and an open crisis cross back. It even boasts a thigh-high split to show off a peek of your legs. Secondly, this dress will be a staple of your vacation lineup. Additionally, it’ll see you stylish through countless evening plans on your return too. So, pair it with a simple pair of heeled black sandals and be prepared to wow!

Meanwhile, if shorter hemlines are your vibe, the Terina dress by L’Academie is perfect. We adore its low v-neckline with button-through fastening, the tied belt to cinch in your waist, and the silky satin finish that works oh-so-perfectly for sun-soaked summer evenings on vacation. Pair this dress with heels for a super-dressy ensemble or stick with leather flats for a more minimal yet still incredibly chic look. You’ll look incredible in this dress either way!


  • CULT GAIA Dua Cutout Linen-blend Maxi Dress

  • CAROLINE CONSTAS Della Asymmetric Off-the-shoulder Ruffled Floral-print Silk-chiffon Gown

  • LANVIN Strapless Ruffled Chiffon Gown

  • ULLA JOHNSON Lilia Ruffled Cotton-lace Maxi Dress

  • HANSEN & GRETEL Artillo Dress

  • ML MONIQUE LHUILLIER Pleated Satin A-Line Gown

  • BORGO DE NOR Floral Slip Dress

  • RAG & BONE Logan Lace Slip Dress

  • PATBO x Alessandra Ambrosio Chiffon Cutout Maxi Dress

  • ULLA JOHNSON Ella Dress

  • ROCOCO SAND Long Crinkle Chiffon Dress

  • CAROLINE CONSTAS Holland Dress

  • DANNIJO Beaded Strap Midi Slip Dress

  • MISA Jolie Dress

  • SELF-PORTRAIT Wild Daisy-print Halterneck Tiered Chiffon Dress

  • ROCOCO SAND Flocked Short Dress

  • MISA Aries Dress

  • MISA Natasha Dress



  • CINQ A SEPT Kaily Twisted Jersey Halter Maxi Dress

  • CINQ A SEPT Stargazer Lilies Glenda Ruffled Silk Gown

  • & OTHER STORIES Tie Back Slip Dress

  • HEARTLOOM Tricia Dress

  • CINQ À SEPT Elise Wildflower Print Tassel Trim Strapless Silk Midi Dress

  • L’ACADEMIE Terina Dress

  • ASTR THE LABEL Strappy Cowl Neck Slip Dress

  • CHARO RUIZ Isabella Off-the-shoulder Tiered Broderie Anglaise Cotton-blend Midi Dress

  • A.L.C. Kai Dress

  • LIKELY Tash Gathered Floral One-Shoulder Dress


Floaty Floral Vacation Evening Dresses

There’s nothing like stepping out on a warm summer’s evening in floaty vacation evening dresses that make you feel your most stylish self. Thankfully, we have plenty of styles and colorways to choose from. Like the Artillo dress by Hansen & Gretel. This gorgeous floral midi stuns with a one-shoulder neckline, a gathered cut-out bodice, and a sheer ankle-length skirt that gently dances in the breeze as you walk. Additionally, it has the prettiest red and white floral print that perfectly compliments the sweet pink hue beneath. Therefore, we recommend adding a coordinating pair of pink or white heels to finish off the quintessential summer evening ‘fit.

Meanwhile, the Della asymmetric silk-chiffon gown by Caroline Constas was made for an unforgettable entrance. Firstly, it has a ruffled off-shoulder neckline, a shirred bodice, and a high-low skirt. Therefore, it’s perfect for showing off your legs and your designer footwear of choice. Secondly, the deep shade of green and white floral print makes this one of the most striking dresses we’ve laid eyes on so far this season. Our advice? Opt for chunky wedges or sleek metallic heels to compliment this beautiful vacation silhouette!

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