10 Must-Have Resort Wear Pieces for Women Over 50

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Women Over 50 Must Pack These 10 Resort Wear Pieces in Their Suitcase

Summer is almost officially over, but there is still plenty of time to squeeze in one last getaway before it turns to fall.

If you're already one step ahead of us and planned a resort vacation to say goodbye to the season, know that we're applauding this decision. We are very proud of you.

Now, you're going to need some resort wear to pack in your bag. If you're a little lost on what to jam in your suitcase, that's where we come in to offer our guidance.

We rounded up the best resort wear pieces for women over 50 for you to shop here. Keep scrolling to find exactly what you need!


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1. Sundance Catalog Gigi Pants

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Buy them from Sundance Catalog for $88 here!

Once you slip on these relaxed cotton pants, you'll feel all your worries melt away. And their bright pattern will put you in the fun, vacation-going mindset you deserve.

2. Soft Surroundings Santiago Dress

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Buy it from Soft Surroundings for $89.95 here!

Dresses are a necessity when it comes to resort wear. If you don't pack at least five, you're doing something wrong. We highly suggest snagging this chic gown for your next excursion. Dress it up or down, but do know that you can absolutely get away with only wearing this the entire trip.

3. Macy's Charter Club Bermuda Shorts

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Buy them from Macy's for $24.99 here!

Can you even go on vacation without packing a pair of Bermuda shorts? The answer is a resounding no. Not only do they go with everything, but they scream resort wear.

4. Sundance Catalog Mabel Tank

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Buy it from Sundance Catalog for $58 here!

A solid tank is always a necessity on any vacation you take, but especially when it comes to rounding out your staple resort wear pieces. This one is a bit sturdier than a cheaper tank, which is why it's absolutely worth investing in.

5. Soft Surroundings Shapely Anywhere Dress

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Buy it from Soft Surroundings for $89.95 here!

As its name implies, you can wear this floral-printed dress anywhere you please. Where will you don it?

6. Macy's Thalia Sodi Necklace Tank Top

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Buy it from Macy's for $40.88 here!

The only time you are allowed to go overboard with the tropical print is when you're on vacation, so why not live it up while you have a free pass? This stunning tank comes with a statement necklace already sewn into the neckline, so you don't have to worry about accessorizing when you sport it.

7. Sundance Catalog Meilani One-Piece

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Buy it from Sundance Catalog for $138 here!

You can't leave without some swimwear in your bag. A fun one-piece like this one from Sundance Catalog will suit every woman out there, so don't doubt that you won't look amazing in this flattering one-piece.

8. Soft Surroundings Fit-4-U Tiered Swim Romper

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Buy it from Soft Surroundings for $118.95 here!

If you want some swimwear with a little more coverage than a one-piece, this swim romper is right up your alley. Flirty and fun, you'll feel so free wearing it to your next tropical getaway.

9. Macy's Raviya Tie-Dyed Maxi Cover-Up Dress

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Buy it from Macy's for $48 here!

Cover-up dresses are another must when it comes to resort wear. You absolutely need something you can wear from the beach to dinner. This tie-dyed maxi allows you to do just that in the most carefree way possible.

10. Sundance Catalog Ella Sandals

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Buy them from Sundance Catalog for $80 here!

Footwear shouldn't be something you put too much thought into, because you should only bring one pair of sandals. And if you're in dire need of a new pair, these from Sundance Catalog are calling your name.

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