It is always so hard to find the perfect outfit for a day at the beach. You want something comfortable, yet feminine and flattering. Made form light, breezy fabrics, summer dresses are the ideal choice in order to spend an enjoyable day at the beach. There are so many models where to choose from for you to look incredible even on a beach trip.

Choosing the right beach dress can be a tricky business as one needs to take into consideration a wide range of important things. When going at the beach, you first of all want to feel comfortable. This is why you must think of opting for a dress in a light color and fabric. Cotton seems to be the most widely appreciated fabric as it feels soft on the skin. As for the color, even though lighter colors are advisable, if you want to look slimmer you should choose a beach dress in a darker color.
The length of the dress is up to you. Nowadays, there are so many variations when it comes to beach dresses, you just have to go for the perfect one that will allow you too spend an amazing beach trip.


If there is one color that better characterizes summertime, this is white. For summer 2010, we can even talk about the Little White Dress as a total must. It is not only comfortable, but it also flatters a bronzed skin. Wear it in a hippie, maxi style with flat sandals, or in a simple way by choosing a fresh, short version. If you want to make a statement, go for one made of lace.

Flirty mini dresses

Soft and comfortable, floral mini dresses are one of the hottest trends for summer 2010. Large floral prints with vintage inspiration or liberty prints work perfect for girly, youthful looks. You can pull together a very special beach outfit mixing a strapless mini dress with floral prints, a pair of flat sandals, a straw handbag and a Panama hat. This outfit can also be worn as a casual, daytime look, if you match the dress with platform sandals and a blazer.

Floral dresses have always been associated to an innocent and romantic look. Always make sure to choose a dress that flatters your body shape.

Maxi dresses

Not only mini dresses are hot this summer, but also maxi ones. This type of dress is more for the bohemian type of girls. Still, they are extremely feminine and comfy. Made from light fabrics, maxi dresses work amazing with a pair of flat sandals or gladiators. Take oversized sunglasses and a large shoulder bag where you can put a lot of things when going at the beach.

To beat the summer heat, pastels are the best choice when it comes to maxi dresses. If you choose pastels, you can go for sandals in bolder colors. If you want to be trendy, choose a turquoise maxi dress. You can give up to any type of accessories as the color already adds a lot of elegance to your outfit. A long floral dress looks great with a wide belt at the waist.


One helpful piece for you to face summer heat on the beach is the tunic maxi dress. Surprise everyone by wearing a floral tunic dress and a beach hat. They are very comfortable and they allow you to move freely. They come in different patterns and prints, and you can accessorize the look with chunky jewelry. Don't stick to one color, and mix various shades. You can finish the look by choosing a pair of flat sandals and a belt at the waist.

A short tunic with large sleeves will reveal your shoulders in a feminine, sexy way. Choose them in lighter colors with various prints. For perfect day at the beach, a tunic with sailor stripes and a Panama hat will certainly draw all the attention.