Resort Dresses for Women Over 50

Resort Dresses for Women Over 50

Heading out on a resort vacation? Here are the best dresses for women over 50, plus tips on how to style them!

Best Resort Dresses for Women Over 50 and How to Style Them

Getting dressed up for a beach vacation can feel a little complicated at times –- wearing a long, expensive gown isn’t necessarily appropriate when you’re spending most of your time on the beach or near the water. Cue women’s resort dresses, which offer style, comfort and functionality while you’re spending time in the sun and hopping from one resort bar to the next.

“But what exactly is a resort style dress, and where can I find them?”, you may be wondering. Luckily, Anthony’s has a wide array of resort dresses to wear that are designed for older women of all body shapes. Let’s take a closer look at what defines a resort vacation dress, plus our favorite options and how to style them.

WHAT IS A RESORT DRESS?

Resort wear for women over 50 generally includes long sleeved blouses, knee length bermuda shorts, tank tops, and of course, dresses. Dress styles for a resort are typically made with breathable fabric and flowy design, perfect for navigating the sand and sun without compromising your comfort.

Woman’s World calls a maxi dress the perfect resort style dress option for a resort vacation, as it has the “perfect blend of elegant and fun, making it a great option for nights spent dining and dancing.”

Maxi dresses are great because they have a subtle hint of elegance without being over the top. Plus the flowy design makes it comfortable and inviting for most relaxing resort activities, whether you’re lounging on the beach or grabbing a bite to eat with your significant other.

Of course, you’ll also need fancier options for date night during your vacation, and there are plenty of sleek black dresses and cocktail dresses in a resort style that you can also bring along. In most cases, these dresses will be designed with breathable fabric and mobility to ensure comfort doesn’t fall by the wayside while you’re on vacation.

Best Dresses For Women Over 50: Our Favorite Ladies Resort Wear Dresses

Looking for one or more resort style dresses to wear on an upcoming vacation? We’ve got you covered. Here are five of our favorites:

 

 

This casual tunic dress from Stella Parker couldn't be an easier pick for your next getaway. Chic and versatile, it will effortlessly enhance your style. This dress showcases a notched V-neck design, providing a tasteful and sophisticated look. The 3/4 sleeves are adorned with 2-inch slits on the cuffs, adding a touch of modernity to the ensemble. The straight hemline features 4-inch side slits, allowing for ease of movement and a subtle flair. Crafted with UPF50+ fabric, this dress not only exudes elegance but also offers sun protection.

 

 

This beautifully embroidered denim button-front tank dress by Raya Sun is one-of-a-kind and made for daily wear. This dress stands as a testament to the brand's commitment to both style and comfort, making it the perfect choice for any vacation escapade. The delicate embroidery adds an artisanal touch, turning this tank dress into a one-of-a-kind masterpiece that effortlessly combines fashion and functionality. Whether you're heading to a leisurely lunch with friends or exploring the resort's vibrant atmosphere, this dress is a versatile companion for every occasion. Embrace the allure of this denim tank dress as you weave through the rhythms of daily life with grace and a touch of bespoke fashion.

 

 

In need of a feminine dress for your vacation? Our Anthony's Resort Wear Wine Glasses UPF50+ Ruffle Dress offers a lovely ruffled hem for a charming touch. This resort dress is sleeveless and has a festive all over wine glass print, designed to be equally pretty and comfortable during your vacation. It’s also made with UPF50+ fabric for superior sun protection, so you can feel confident that you won’t get overheated while you’re spending time near the water.

 

Looking for a an easy, everyday resort style dress that turns heads? Step into a realm of casual chic with the Denim Floral T-shirt Dress from Greige. Crafted from the finest lightweight french terry fabric, this dress is a testament to the seamless blend of laid-back elegance and contemporary fashion. With its easygoing silhouette, the dress is an ideal choice for those seeking a perfect balance between comfort and a fashionable edge.

What sets this T-shirt dress apart is the enchanting floral motif that graces the denim background. The delicate blooms add a hint of femininity and a playful charm to the dress, creating a visual feast that is both eye-catching and delightful. The floral pattern is strategically placed, enhancing the dress's overall design without overwhelming its simplicity. This thoughtful incorporation of floral elements adds a touch of whimsy, making the dress perfect for a carefree and stylish ensemble.

 

 

Embark on your next adventure with the Heart Explosion Travel Dress by Anthony's Resort Wear, a delightful fusion of style and practicality. Crafted from a resilient blend of nylon and spandex, this dress not only boasts a vibrant explosion of blue heart prints across its silhouette but also promises an unparalleled travel-friendly experience. The nylon spandex fabric ensures a wrinkle-free journey, allowing you to unpack and effortlessly slip into a chic ensemble wherever your travels take you. The 3/4 sleeves add a touch of sophistication to the classic silhouette, providing just the right amount of coverage for various climates. Whether you're exploring bustling city streets or savoring the serenity of a seaside escape, the versatile design adapts seamlessly to your surroundings.


HOW TO STYLE WOMEN'S RESORT WEAR DRESSES

 

Once you’ve found the perfect resort style dresses for your trip, make sure to keep accessories in mind! Here are a few suggestions from Travel Fashion Girl that can help you put together the perfect resort wear look:

🕶️  A pair of chic sunglasses

👜 A bag or purse that meets your needs

  Gold bangles and necklaces

👠 Comfortable and stylish sandals, a pair of flats, or a pair of heels

Shop for Resort Wear at Anthony’s Ladies Apparel

Whether you’re looking for fun maxi dresses or Bermuda shorts, Anthony’s has all of the resort wear you could possibly need! No matter where you’re headed for some much needed R&R, we can help you decompress on your resort vacation in style. Shop our collection of resort dresses today!

8 comments

Margaret

I agree with the other comments on this page. Women over 50, 60 and even 70 don’t wear their skirts way above the knees. Not a good look as one ages. Also, sleeves are important. At least have elbow sleeves on your dresses please!

I agree with the other comments on this page. Women over 50, 60 and even 70 don’t wear their skirts way above the knees. Not a good look as one ages. Also, sleeves are important. At least have elbow sleeves on your dresses please!

Claire

I winter in keys and always shop at your store but need dresses with sleeves…love the cotton shifts to wear on our boat but no need sleeves

I winter in keys and always shop at your store but need dresses with sleeves…love the cotton shifts to wear on our boat but no need sleeves

LTB

Since when do women over 50 wear their dresses that short? These are a good four inches above the knee! Sorry but I don’t want my butt showing every time I lean over to place a dish on the table.

Since when do women over 50 wear their dresses that short? These are a good four inches above the knee! Sorry but I don’t want my butt showing every time I lean over to place a dish on the table.

Patricia Stiver Trebec

I love your clothes but I sure would like to see more in petites

I love your clothes but I sure would like to see more in petites

Kathy Coyne

How do I order the black and white geometric shapes dress in a size small online!!

How do I order the black and white geometric shapes dress in a size small online!!

Karen

Looking smart and yet casual with a sleeve is a plus but PLEASE show more PETITE sizes would be a smart ideal for Anthonys.

Looking smart and yet casual with a sleeve is a plus but PLEASE show more PETITE sizes would be a smart ideal for Anthonys.

Deborah Winthrop

Wish you would leave your telephone # and address on the catalogue pages we receive on email. thanks.

Wish you would leave your telephone # and address on the catalogue pages we receive on email. thanks.

Marian

Nice to see dresses with sleeves. A lot of stores forget that a lot of older women like sleeves

Nice to see dresses with sleeves. A lot of stores forget that a lot of older women like sleeves

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