For maximum versatility and comfort, there are a few things to consider. Billowy summer dresses with sleeves are popular lately and with good reason. They look incredibly chic, especially when made in an understated block color. You have plenty of options to dress the style up or down depending on the footwear you choose.
The 9seed bestselling St. Tropez beach dress is a classic cover-up to throw in the beach bag, and even better, it is made in California.
Lemlem is an ethical brand that makes cotton summer dresses in Ethiopia and Kenya. The lightweight fabrics make these dresses incredibly breathable, and the loose styles are non-restrictive and airy.
At the luxury end, Spanish brand Charo Ruiz, pictured, makes summer dresses with beautiful eyelet and lace detailing. The styles are fitted and sophisticated, perfect for beach to restaurant. Another brand to consider is Australian designer Camilla. Her bohemian-inspired kaftans and dresses are always rich and exotic.
9seed is a women's clothing line designed with the world traveler in mind. Inspired by tropical beaches, find breezy dresses and cover-ups.
9seed Antigua Cover Up Dress
9seed El Matador Dress
9seed Isla Del Sol Dress
Agua Bendita is the brand's main line of feminine luxury swimwear. The label's dresses and swimsuits are all handcrafted by talented women who work from home in Antioquia, Colombia.
Agua Bendita Helina Sunbaze Maxi Dress
Agua Bendita Helina Zola Maxi Dress
Agua Bendita Joaquina Maniera Dress
Azulu is a Colombian household label that specializes in feminine resort wear. Particularly known for its classic linen pieces, the brand oversees its entire production in-house in Bogota, Colombia to exacting standards.
Azulu Cressida Dress
Azulu Mercat Dress
Azulu Tolima Dress
Camilla is the namesake label of well-known Australian designer Camilla Franks. Her printed cover-ups and dresses are always radiant and exotic.
Camilla Blouson Sleeve A-Line Frill Dress
Camilla Frill Sleeve Long Dress
Camilla Long Split Front Twist Dress
New York-based Caroline Constas creates laid-back ultra-feminine pieces. Think glamourous silhouettes made from weightless cotton.
Caroline Constas Bardot Dress
Caroline Constas Bianca Sequin Dress
Caroline Constas Dina Mini Dress
Charine Sarte is the namesake Philippines label of the Parisian-based founder. Her feminine clothing collections are inspired by the tropical heat of the archipelago and are made by skilled Filipino seamstresses.
Charina Sarte Ally Dress
Charina Sarte Bayla Dress
Charina Sarte Isa Dress
Charlie Holiday is an Australian brand making simple and chic clothing and beachwear that ooze feel-good relaxation for every day.
Charlie Holiday Almalfi Midi Dress
Charlie Holiday Boheme Dress
Charlie Holiday Harley Dress
Charo Ruiz is a Spanish designer who creates beautifully breezy and feminine cover-ups inspired by her home Ibiza.
Charo Ruiz Imagen Dress
Charo Ruiz Joya Dress
Charo Ruiz Julie Long Dress
CHIO is a luxury fashion label designed by two sisters, Stefania and Maria Cristina Di Simone and manufactured in Italy. Expect high-fashion swimwear, premium textiles, and exotic lace trims.
CHIO Halter Embroidered Dress
CHIO Long Dress
CHIO Short Dress with Lace
Devon Windsor is the namesake swim and activewear label of the former Victoria's Secret model. Her designs aim to be super elevated and unique and make you feel like a standout in the crowd.
Devon Windsor Vienna Dress
Eberjey set out to create premium lingerie for all body shapes. The brand has now expanded into classic and oh-so-wearable PJ's and swimwear.
Eberjey Marga Dress
Eberjey Portola Elsie Dress
Eberjey Summer of Love Jack Dress
FAITHFULL THE BRAND make dreamy bohemian swimwear and apparel. Produced in Bali and designed by Australian and Norwegian founders.
FAITHFULL THE BRAND Edee Wrap Dress
FAITHFULL THE BRAND Eryn Mini Dress
FAITHFULL THE BRAND Godiva Wrap Dress