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Dresses have become a travel staple for me. They are an effortless way to feel feminine and pulled together on the road. If you are headed to Europe and beyond there is no better way to stay cool and stylish than with one of these 9 best travel dress styles!


Best Travel Dress Styles




Jersey Short-Sleeve Scoop Neck T-Shirt Dress


T-Shirt Dress


It doesn’t get any simpler than the t-shirt dress, but it’s ideal for comfort during travel. If you find yourself stuffed on local food, this dress will be your best friend.

The t-shirt dress also works great on long travel days and you can tuck it into shorts or trousers to use as a top, too. This is easily one of the best travel dress styles for versatility!


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Chrysalis Cardi




When it comes to making the most out of your travel wardrobe, convertible dresses are the item for the job! The Chrysalis cardi from Encircled is an ultra versatile piece that can be worn over 8 different ways. We love how it looks as a chic dress, however it can also work as a scarf, a cardigan and a wrap top.


Read my full review of Chrysalis cardi here!




Sleeveless Beach Floral Shift Dress




Shift dresses are another relaxed style that can work well for day or night depending on shoes and accessories. They’re an easy way to rock a pop of print, and we love the bold flare of the one shown above. Pair with sandals and a crossbody bag for the easiest sightseeing getup.


The key to packing light is to use packing cubes to compress your clothing as shown in this video!




Floral Print Flowy Party Maxi Dress




Maxi dresses are a Travel Fashion Girl favorite, and I particularly like the details of the dress shown. This one is boho perfection, and with short sleeves and flowy skirt will hold the summer heat at bay while keeping you stylish.

This style can work in just about any part of the world with a warm and sunny climate and we particularly love it for the beach!




U.S. Polo Assn. Shirt Dress




A crisp shirtdress just screams summer, and this one is in my favorite cut. This style of dress is universally flattering, but shorter ladies may want to go with a higher hemline.

They make me feel instantly pulled together and classic. Don’t be afraid of wearing white when you travel unless you tend to be stain prone at home, too.






Top With Shorts Two Piece Outfit Suit


Two Piece


Similar to convertible dresses, a two piece set is an ultra functional piece to bring along with you on your travels. With at least three outfit options immediately available, you can mix and match these cute pieces to your liking!

Wear them together to rock a stylish romper or pair them with other items for more cute travel outfits. Pair the top with black skinny jeans for a night out, or rock a slouchy white tee with the shorts for a comfier look.




Elasticized Waistline Casual Romper Play-suit




We love the breezy and effortless vibe that a romper provides. Simply throw one on and you’ve got yourself a full outfit with minimal effort.

Looking for an easy two-in-one on your travels? Rompers also work as a swimsuit coverup. Wear them on the beaches of Nice and play it up or down to your liking.

For a casual sightseeing outfit, pair with white sneakers and a stylish backpack. To dress it up for dinner, rock with booties and a leather jacket.




Trapeze Slip




These tunic dresses are adorned in cute details and would be a stylish additional to your summer travels. You can wear them at a summer festival or walking around a beach town.

The Voile Trapeze slip from Free People can work as both a dress and a pretty tank. It’ll also add a pop of boho flare to whatever look you work it into.




Body-Con Tank




An LBD can be just as much a travel staple as it is a regular closet staple. Whether it’s worn in its simplicity or played up with accessories, they are an easy, chic option that can work for both sightseeing and sunset dinners alike.

The Leith bodycon tank dress is thoroughly loved at Travel Fashion Girl and can be worn in a number of stylish ways – casual, formal and even as a skirt! Simply throw a cropped tee over it to create the illusion of a chic bodycon skirt.


If you are looking for the best travel dress styles for your upcoming trip, one of these options will help you pack light, stay cool, and look lovely, too!

What do you think is the best travel dress? Comment below!


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