A woman in a FREE-PEOPLE Paloma Paradise Maxi Dress stands on a beach at sunset, with boats visible in the background. She looks contemplatively to the side, her dark hair flowing over her shoulders.


The Dress Edit

Designer Vacation Dresses For Every Summer Trip

Whether you’re planning a European weekend city break or a two week vacation by the ocean, we’ve found every dress you’ll want to be spotted in for your next summer trip. From trending illusion maxi dresses and pretty printed midi’s to strappy A-line designs and relaxed fit mini dresses. You’ll be looking your most stylish self from morning until night in the season’s best designer looks. Keep scrolling to discover all the most swoon-worthy looks from Free People, Charo Ruiz, Hannah Artwear, Sachin & Babi, and more…

A young woman in a Designer Vacation Dress For Every Summer Trip stands next to a blue boat on a sandy beach, touching her hair and looking to the side.

Free People

A woman in a vibrant red Designer Vacation Dress stands against a golden surfboard on a sandy beach, her pose relaxed and one hand raised to her head, with a calm sea and clear sky in the Background.

Ramy Brook

Mini Designer Vacation Dresses For Every Vacation Plan

When temperatures soar, mini designer vacation dresses are all we want to wear. Luckily, we found irresistible silhouettes like the PQ Carrie Smocked Mini Dress to slip into. Firstly, this pretty pink throw-on dress will have you ready to leave your hotel in a matter of seconds. Additionally, it’ll keep you cool and comfortable no matter what the day ahead holds. From strolling around sunny city centers to breakfast by the water and more, you’ll feel seriously cute no matter when or where you wear it. Not to mention, the square neckline, ruffled shoulder straps, and ruffle-tiered skirt couldn’t be more perfect together.


Meanwhile, the Sapucai Mosaico mini dress by Borgo De Nor is the little black vacation dress of our dreams! Firstly, this charming square neck mini dress boasts the most beautiful blue embroidered detailing on both the bodice and the skirt. Secondly, it zips up in the back making it super easy to wear. This detail also ensures the bodice fits the wearer perfectly whilst elevating the pretty, flared skirt.

  • ZIMMERMANN August Plunge Linen Mini Dress

  • DÔEN Cerelia Bleu Wildflower Thicket Dress

  • DÔEN Phoebe Dress

  • ZIMMERMANN August Broderie Linen Midi Slip Dress

  • ANTHROPOLOGIE V-Neck Sequin Deco Swing Dress

  • ANTHROPOLOGIE Short-Sleeve Draped Tunic Mini Dress

  • FOR LOVE & LEMONS Rosalyn Mini Dress

  • FREE-EST Santa Luz Maxi Dress

  • JULIET DUNN Broderie Anglaise Cotton Maxi Dress


Scene-Stealing Designer Vacation Dresses

Whether you’re in need of designer vacation dresses for chic city breaks or effortlessly stylish silhouettes for beach days, our edit of the season’s best designer vacation dresses has you covered. For example, the Paloma Paradise maxi dress by Free People might be the most iconic beach dress of the year. Firstly, it demands attention with a floaty, sheer fabric, and delicate embroidery. Secondly, the relaxed fit and slip-on style make it simple to throw over everything from swimwear to slip dresses. Wear this dress for everything from sunset walks along the sand to dinners by the water. Oh, and expect all eyes on you when you do!


Meanwhile, if it’s both style and versatility you need, make sure the Rosie dress by Misa makes it into your suitcase. With a classic V-neckline, delicate spaghetti straps, a peplum style bodice, and an ankle-length skirt, this dresmy floral dress really can do it all. We especially love the unique pink, green, and blue print, and shirred bodice with tie up straps that ensures the perfect fit. So, style yours with flats for daytime plans and with heels for the evening. You’ll look gorgeous in this dress no matter what!

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Tiare Hawaii

Stylish Designer Maxi Dresses To Wear From Day To Night