Beach Sundresses

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Stylish Beach Sundresses

Beach sundresses are a ubiquitous part of summer. Available in so many styles, cuts and colors, this fashion staple is sometimes casual, sometimes elegant, but always perfect for warm weather.

Long or short, this gallery of stylish beach sundresses provides plenty of ideas and inspiration for your summer wardrobe.

A Model Walks The Runway During The Blumarine Show As A Part Of Milan Fashion Week

Beach Chic

Planning a beach wedding, or will you attend one? This mini Blumarine sundress would fit a casual bride or wedding guest in style.

Slip into a pair of sand-friendly strappy sandals and your outfit is complete.

Models walk the runway at the Dasha Furman Summer fashion show

Vibrant Vibe

White is summer's catchall color, but don't be afraid to jazz up your style in a sundress that's a little more vibrant.

Dasha Furman adds plenty of radiance to summer wear with this color block sundress featuring contrasting accents.

A model walks the runway during the Daizy Shely fashion show as part of Milan Fashion Week

Long and Billowy

Romantic walks along the beach can be made even dreamier in an ethereal Daizy Shely dress.

Floaty and floral, this eye-catching print is made for summer nights.

A Model Walks The Runway During The IM Isola Marras Show at Milan Fashion Week

Pretty Patterns

I'm Isola Marras knows a thing or two about casual women's fashion. Beach sundresses may be solid or patterned, as seen here.

Slip this print dress on over a fashionable swimsuit to carry yourself from beach to boardwalk.

A Model Walks The Runway During The Costume National Fashion Show Photo at Milan Fashion Week

White Hot

This solid-colored sundress from Costume National is white hot! Its basic shape is form-fitting and perfect for the woman who prefers body-skimming styles with a bit of flair.

Dress it up or down with the right combination of shoes and accessories.

A Model Walks The Runway During The Blumarine Show As A Part Of Milan Fashion Week


This fun and flirty sundress by Blumarine is for the confident fashion innovator. The sheer fabric and big floral print will make you the center of attention.

Slip this one on over a halter top swimsuit when you're done swimming.

A Model Walks The Runway Wearing Ralph Lauren During New York Fashion Week

The Minimalist

If summer is more about simple style for you, this Ralph Lauren number won't disappoint.

Clean lines and minimal fuss are the name of the game for this summertime design. Add matching shoes in nude tones for a lengthening effect.

A Model Walks The Runway At The Marissa Webb Fashion Show, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

Long Lines

Marissa Webb creates a pretty silhouette with this loose-fitting maxi dress. A unique bodice with buttons and a bow make for a somewhat revealing top, but the skirt offers more modesty.

Wear this sundress to an afternoon or evening party where you want to stand out.

A model walks the runway during the Elie Saab show as part of the Paris Fashion Week

Bold and Beautiful

Known for bold colors and dramatic patterns, Elie Saab designs an unforgettable dress that you won't want to get sandy.

This hot ticket is more for evening strolls and dining in beachfront restaurants.

A model walks the runway during the Cristiano Burani fashion show as part of Milan Fashion Week

Carefree Days

Above all, summertime style should be easy, whether it's casual or sophisticated. Use your creativity in choosing accessories and footwear to pair with your sundresses -- create an individual look for yourself that fits your style philosophy.

More summer fashions for women highlight the best ways to dress for the season.

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Beach Sundresses