We're rounding up some of our favourite beach dresses and cover ups to see you through summer

Although travel may be off the cards for some time, there’s no reason why we can’t update our summer wardrobes for wearing right here in Hong Kong. With the city heat blazing, we’re looking for light and breezy pieces that are perfect for wearing on long summer weekends.
Featuring relaxed shapes, bold prints and breathable materials, these on-trend pieces are ideal for wearing to the beach, on a day trip and beyond. Here are just a few of our favourite beach dresses and cover ups to see you through summer 2020.

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Araks Zoelle Striped Tiered Cotton Maxi Dress

Classic summer whites get an upgrade in Araks's Zoelle maxi dress. The striped cotton design features a square neck and bold flared A-line shape. Relaxed and simple enough to wear over your swimwear, the dress will also look just as chic for a few drinks once the sun goes down.

Available at Browns

Patbo Cutout Printed Voile Maxi Dress

Though we may not be jetting off on sun-soaked vacations this summer, you can still make the most of warmer months in Hong Kong with Patbo's glamorous printed voile maxi dress. The striking design features a colourful tropical print, with the flattering waist cutouts showing off just the right amount of skin.

Available at Net-A-Porter

Matteau Tiered Low Back Floral-Print Cotton Maxi Dress

Matteau's floral-print maxi dress is perfect for summer. The cotton poplin material and floor sweeping maxi design makes it a casual, yet striking option, with the statement low back and eye-catching orange and pink floral print adding to the appeal.

Available at Matches Fashion

Gül Hürgel Belted Ruffled Floral-Print Linen Maxi Dress

An easy option for long lazy summer lunches in the sun, Gül Hürge's belted floral maxi offers more than a touch of nostalgic charm. The v-neck shape and belted waist promise to flatter, while the the delicate ruffles and coordinating button fastenings make for an elevated take on seasonal daytime attire. 

Available at Moda Operandi

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Lisa Marie Fernandez Peasant Abstract-Print Tiered Crepe Maxi Dress

Add a boho edge to your summer wardrobe with this modern peasant-style dress by Lisa Marie Fernandez. The abstract animal-esque print and volumes puff sleeves are guaranteed to turn heads. 

Available at Matches Fashion

She Made Me Rani Crochet Jumpsuit

If you're looking for a different kind of cover up this season, opt for She Made Me's crochet jumpsuit. Handcrafted in cotton by local artisans in Indonesia, the powder blue design will keep you looking cool and chic.

Available at Browns Fashion

Hannah Artwear Elba Off-The-Shoulder Belted Printed Linen Midi Dress

Breathable linen materials are ideal for hot and humid weather, so we're turning to Hannah Artwear's colourful off-the-shoulder dress to see us through the summer months. Let the complimentary pastel hues be the star by pairing with simple raffia accessories for an effortless beach look.

Available at Net-A-Porter

Agua By Agua Bendita Verbena Frutas Linen Maxi Dress

Keep things casual and playful this season with this linen maxi dress by Agua By Agua. While the cute verbena print is ideal for summer days, the floor sweeping silhouette will easily see you well into the night.

Available at Moda Operandi

Yvonne S Hippy Tiered Printed Cotton-Voile Maxi Dress

Inspired by the laid-back lifestyle of Ibiza, Yvonne S's maxi dress is bringing a taste of the White Isle to Hong Kong. Cut from breathable cotton-voile and featuring clashing geometric prints, the billowing tiered silhouette is perfect for hot days and balmy evenings. 

Available at Net-A-Porter

Mary Katrantzou Orange Shells Cannes Dress

Adorned with a colourful seashell print, Mary Katrantzou's off-the-shoulder Cannes Dress is sophisticated yet playful for the summer months. Wear during the day for a perfectly-apt beach look.

Available at Mary Katrantzou

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