Fashion Clothing 12 Day-to-Night Vacay Dresses That Can Take You from the Beach to the Club By Anna Hecht Anna Hecht Anna Hecht is a London-based writer who has covered all things fashion, health, and celebrity news. She currently is an Editorial Director and manages commercial content. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on June 9, 2016 @ 01:00PM Pin Share Tweet Email Photo: Courtesy For many vacation-goers, this time of the year is all about sun and sand (aka tropical getaways). Packing for your daytime look is a cinch— a sexy swimsuit, your favorite cover-up, an effective SPF, chic sunnies, and sandals—but dressing for an evening affair presents an entirely different challenge. The goal is to pack plenty of multi-purpose pieces that work for both day and night, which is why we rounded up versatile summertime dresses that can take you from the beach to the club. It's the perfect solution, especially when suitcase space is limited. From asymmetric denim wrap dresses to pretty eyelet numbers, scroll through to shop 12 pieces that will work overtime while you're on vacation. 01 of 12 Zimmermann Courtesy Buy Now This feminine eyelet dress, with a plunging neckline and cut-out back, makes day-to-night dressing a cinch. 02 of 12 Zara Courtesy Buy Now Redefining beach-chic style, this dress teams up a satin silver bottom and tropical floral-print top. 03 of 12 Whistles Courtesy Buy Now This linen dress's bold pattern is sure to turn heads on the beach. And the best part? It has pockets for an extra chic, relaxed vibe. 04 of 12 Pixie Market Courtesy Buy Now Swap your sandals for an chic pair of heels to take this option from day to night. 05 of 12 Tibi Courtesy Buy Now We already love an off-the-shoulder dress and this LBD version is one of the chicest we've seen. 06 of 12 Zara Courtesy Buy Now This sexy little mini was made for dancing the night away on the beach. 07 of 12 Need Supply Co. Courtesy Buy Now This cross-front neckline sarong dress takes beach-chic attire to the next level. 08 of 12 Melissa Odabash Courtesy Buy Now Whimsical dressing is a breeze with this white airy option. 09 of 12 Madewell Courtesy Buy Now The side cut-outs elevate this denim dress to eveningwear status. 10 of 12 Need Supply Co. Courtesy Buy Now Flirt with this fringed black-and-white crochet number. 11 of 12 Wilfred Courtesy Buy Now It wouldn't be vacation without a cute eyelet minidress. This option can go from day to night with the right pair of heels. 12 of 12 J. Crew Courtesy Buy Now With gold accents and patch pockets, this linen dress is sailor-chic to the max.