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Beach Vacation Dresses For Your Most Stylish Trip Yet

One of our favorite things about jetting off to sunnier climes, apart from the fabulous weather of course, is the excuse to make time for dressing up in the most beautiful beach vacation dresses. Maybe you’re all about cute mini silhouettes for staying stylish on scorching hot days. Perhaps you prefer to stock your suitcase with floaty midi dresses as perfect for beach days as they are for low-key dinner plans. Well, whatever kinds of dresses you prefer to slip into in the sunshine, we’re certain this edit contains your dream vacation looks for summer 2023. What’s more, we’ve made sure to include only the best silhouettes from Anthropologie, Reformation, Charo Ruiz, Free People, and more…

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Throw On Beach Vacation Dresses That Are Effortlessly Stylish

Picking out beach vacation dresses for sunny trips away, we’re always looking out for silhouettes we can throw on and feel instantly stylish in. In particular, relaxed fit dresses that are as chic as they are comfortable. Now, thanks to the world’s leading online fashion stores, we’ve been spoiled for choice in our search. For example, with the embroidered maxi dress by Anthropologie. Firstly, the adorable tie-up shoulder straps are seriously pretty. They also match perfectly with the gorgeous embroidered detailing on the lower half of the dress. Secondly, the loose, a-line style will keep you looking and feeling seriously cool no matter how high temperatures soar!


Meanwhile, the Adler tunic dress by Free People has to be one of the cutest summer mini dresses of the season. We adore the simple style and soft cream hue. These elements also lend themselves perfectly to the quiet luxury trend we love so much. Meanwhile, this dress is seriously versatile. So, you can throw it over swimwear to head to the beach or the pool. It’ll also work perfectly with flat sandals for sunny strolls or even with modest heels for a sunset dinner date.

Shop more beach dresses selected and reviewed by our expert fashion buyers and stylists

  • ZIMMERMANN Matchmaker Picnic Linen Midi Dress

  • ANTHROPOLOGIE V-Neck Sequin Deco Swing Dress

  • FOR LOVE & LEMONS Rosalyn Maxi Dress

  • FREE-EST Santa Luz Maxi Dress

  • ANTHROPOLOGIE Sleeveless Fringe Mini Dress

  • FARM RIO x Anthropologie Ruched Tie-Front Dress

  • THE SOMERSET Mini Dress

  • HEIDI KLEIN Indigo Urchin Tunic Dress

  • JULIET DUNN Broderie Anglaise Cotton Maxi Dress


Don't Leave Home Without These Striking Beach Vacation Dresses

It might sound over the top, but these beach vacation dresses are so stunning, we consider them a vacation essential! Whether it’s drinks by the water or post-beach lunch/dinner plans. These dresses are exactly what you’ll want to slip into for a stylish evening on your next trip. Firstly, we highly recommend adding the Osiris mini dress by Free People to your summer vacation lineup. This dress is undeniably stunning from the strapless neckline and vibrant lime green hue to the asymmetric hemline that floats in the breeze. This dress will have all eyes on you wherever you choose to wear it. Simply style yours with flat sandals or heels depending on the dress code.


Meanwhile, for the perfect beach-to-bar look, we’re opting for the Aya halter dress by L Space. This dress is everything we need to look and feel our chicest selves in seconds. Throw yours on with a chic pair of sandals and your favorite sunglasses for a simple yet undeniably sleek look on vacation.


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