33 Stunning Dresses That Want to Go on Vacation With You

Pictured: Paloma Wool dress

When I take a summer vacation, my Away suitcase is about 90% dresses. Daytime dresses, beach dresses, dresses for dinners out, travel-day dresses… You name it. Dresses take up minimal room and are particularly photogenic, and you don't have to spend a lot of money to get a great one, which I'm happy to prove. 

Similar to, say, a wedding guest dress or a work dress, you probably know a vacation dress when you see one. Think breezy, tropical, colorful, and fun. It should also be comfortable because no one wants to be anything but that on vacation. I looked through the offerings of some of my favorite brands for pieces to accompany you on your upcoming vacation (or staycation!). All you need is a pair of sneakers, sandals, or heels if you're feeling fancy and a tropic drink, of course. Scroll on for the 33 vacation-worthy dresses you simply must see.

It doesn't get much prettier than wallpaper print.

I insist you see the back of this dress. 

There's nothing not to love about this little crochet number.

Love a button-down ruched moment.

I think about this dress often.

The wow factor is off the charts.

I highly recommend ordering this before it sells out.

Just imagine how pretty this will look on Instagram.

This also has detachable shoulder straps and comes in five different colors.

Such a good choice for so many different occasions.

This sarong-inspired option can easily be dressed up or down.

Faithfull the Brand is one of my vacation-dress favorites.

Misa dresses make excellent vacation dresses—take note.

My new favorite way to wear a bandana.

Just everything about this.

Just add white sneakers for sightseeing days.

For that big dinner reservation you made a month in advance.

I can't get enough of this color.

Nothing says summer vacation like gingham.

If you snag this under-$100 beauty, consider yourself smart.

Consider this a Nordstrom Anniversary Sale success.

Ask me for the perfect white minidress, and I'll name this one.

Wear this straight from the beach to the bar.

Réalisation dresses are a fashion-girl vacation staple.

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