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Going on vacation is obviously fun — but packing for it? Not so much. If you’re struggling to find the right outfits to fill your suitcase, these vacation dresses are a solid bet. For one, a dress is one piece, so you don’t have to worry about matching it with anything else. Pop a denim jacket over top if it gets chilly, and swap your flip-flops for heels if you want to dress it up. Dresses are also generally pretty breezy, so if the temps climb up well past 90 degrees Fahrenheit, you’ll still feel comfortable and as cool as sipping a piña colada (well, almost).
Of course, you probably have something in your closet to take with you, but having something new to show off always feels good. And isn’t that the point of vacation: To feel good? Take a look below at seven pretty vacation dresses, all from Nordstrom Rack and all under $50. Nordstrom Rack has so many great dresses at really great prices that you’re bound to find something you’ll want to wear for strutting in the sun.
1. Lush Ruffle Empire Waist Minidress, $44.97
Green is everywhere right now! This lime dress will look great in the sunshine with flip-flops, platform sandals and more.
2. Maisie Lanartine Ruffle Minidress, $32.88 (Orig. $46.97)
The ruffles on this dress give it an extra flirty feel. They’ll move with you if you make your way to the resort’s dance floor.
3. Jump Apparel Satin Cowl Neck Slip Dress, $32.97 (Orig. $69)
This slip dress has a pretty chain detail on the straps, but the straps are still adjustable for a better fit. It also comes in seven colors if pink isn’t your vibe.
4. Lush Halter Neck Maxi Dress, $49.97
This palm-printed maxi is perfect for a beach destination, having lunch by the pool and any other warm-weather activity.
5. Lush Floral Puff Sleeve Cutout Back Dress, $44.97
This pink puffy sleeve dress features a pink and red floral print that’s anything but boring. Wear out for a nice dinner with heels or with simple white sneakers around town.
6. LUSH Eyelet Cotton Babydoll Dress, $49.97
Wear this comfy eyelet dress over a swimsuit or on its own. It’s easy, breezy and will definitely keep you cool.
7. Good Luck Gem Airflow Stretch One-Shoulder Dress, $34.97
This one-shouldered stretchy dress is best with a colorful drink in hand, a straw hat and espadrilles.
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