Resort Wear for Women: How to Vacation in Style

What is Resort Wear?

Planning a vacation this year? If so, we're here to help you pack. Whether you’re lounging by the pool or going out to dinner, it can be difficult to know what to wear at a resort. Our #1 rule: go for color! Embrace tropical vacation vibes in happy shades, bright prints, funky florals and tropical embellishments. Turn heads in a sparkle knit swimsuit and matching coverup or embrace the warm weather in a bright orange maxi dress with sexy sandals and beachy hair. Try a flowy maxi skirt with a simple t-shirt or a strapless maxi dress that doubles as a beach coverup. There are lots of ways to create stylish resort outfits that are as comfortable and easy to pack as they are fabulous. From flowy maxi dresses to swimsuit coverups, we’ve rounded up our go-to pieces of resort wear for women that you can recreate for your next getaway.

Resort Casual Dress Code 101

From lounging poolside to sunset dinners on the beach, embrace resort casual dresses with lightweight fabrics, flowy dresses, and statement prints. Elevate your swimsuit with a chic coverup or a flirty coverup maxi skirt perfect for post-pool activities. Shorts are also a casual yet cool option for resorts. Pair a simple tank with high-waisted denim shorts or a light knit sweater with a ruffle mini skirt. A maxi dress with a flowing silhouette can be dressed up or down depending on the accessories. For a relaxed-luxe look, pair a casual tank top or tee over a maxi dress.

Evening Resort Wear

Whether you’re meeting friends for drinks or headed to an elegant resort dinner for date night, dress the part in evening resort wear. This is your time to show off your vacation style in sexy, fun and fabulous pieces. Opt for elevated styles with high-end fabrics, like our silk charmeuse Lori High Neck Tank paired with the silky Joss Pant. For an easy look, style a chic puff sleeve romper with vacation-ready wedges and your favorite statement necklace. Or, grab a bright printed maxi dress with your favorite stilletos and resort-ready accessories.

Formal Resort Attire

Headed to a resort for a destination wedding? Rather than a casual sundress, reach for more formal dresses like a smocked midi dress or strapless jumpsuit. A maxi dress with side cut-outs and lurex details will be sure to make you stand out. A high-neck ruffle midi dress is the perfect style to take you from day to night - just dress it up with heels or sandals depending on the ceremony location. Going for more of a romantic look? Feel the love in a ruffle sleeve maxi dress or a wrap mini dress. Accessorize your look with statement jewelry pieces, strappy metallic heels, and reflective shades.

Which Resort Outfits Will You Choose?

Resort vacations create an opportunity to style endless outfits, whether you’re going for a romantic, casual, or formal look. Regardless of the destination, resort vacations are your chance to show off your vacation style! Pack bright, sexy swimsuits with matching dresses and beach-inspired accessories. Denim shorts and light-weight tanks or a flowy mini dress are great casual day-options for any resort. For formal occasions like destination weddings or a fancy dinner, wear a sexy one-shoulder jumpsuit or try silky separates in a bright color.

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