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10 Resort Wear Brands To Know For Winter Sun

Whether you’re jetting off for pre-Christmas sun or planning your next escape, these are the resort wear brands to explore now.

From go-to Australian labels with a free-spirited attitude, to luxury British brands making waves, these designers will constantly deliver for your holiday wardrobe: from swimwear to dresses, and more.


This Australian favourite reigns supreme when it comes to luxury bohemian beachwear, but it’s their highly covetable floral-print dresses with ornate broderie-anglaise embellishments that are the antidote to summer dressing, whether home or away.


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Founded in Sydney, ALÉMAIS is our go-to for contemporary, ready-to-wear pieces cultivating a sense of adventure and evoking a romantic mood, while celebrating and supporting traditional artisanal craftsmanship. We’re picturing the Dreamer halterneck dress on a trip to Thailand.


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Casa Raki founder Josefina Alazraki spent her summers growing up in the seaside city of Punta del Este in Uruguay, which is where the roots of her sustainable resort wear brand were planted. Designed for lovers of travel, a bohemian and relaxed approach to dressing is evident through her collections, focusing on fresh linen fabrics for easy holiday style.


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Boteh, named after the Persian word for flower, is a vibrant resort wear brand that blends the seaside nonchalance of Australia with the sensual mystique of Ibiza. Characterised by mosaic prints, artisan designs, and comfortable separates, the collection boasts an effortless sense of ease, from beach to bar.


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This British swimwear and resort wear label was founded in 2016 as a love letter to the ocean – founder Georgia Thompson named the brand after her family’s boat, where she spent her childhood summers. The high-quality fabrics are essential for globe trotters looking for ever-lasting pieces.


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On a trip to Greece, founder Kalita Al Swaidi, witnessed women in free-flowing dresses rather than the structured summer looks she’d packed. She created her glamorous resort wear brand with light-packing, sixties icons in mind. Her Brigitte silk maxi dresses evoke a bohemian spirit and the glamour of St. Tropez.


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Colombian designer Johanna Ortiz creates feminine and fun pieces inspired by her home town of Cali, Colombia. Her bold details and fresh prints invite women to ‘have fun’ and bring fabulous frivolity to day-to-night dressing. We’ll be packing her decorative halterneck dresses.


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Inspired by the vibrant culture of South America, friends Catalina Alvarez and Mariana Hinestroza, founded their label after finding a box of discarded fabric samples while studying in Colombia. Today, the duo create ready-to-wear and swimwear pieces using traditional design, with craftsmanship by a team of local female artisans.


Spanish Charo Ruiz is the daughter and granddaughter of dressmakers, who grew up in her native Seville. Starting her career as a model in Barcelona during the late seventies, Charo moved to Ibiza to create her own studio with the idea of renewing fashion on the island. Her brand Charo Ruiz Ibiza is now the leading Ibizan fashion brand worldwide, and her resort wear-inspired pieces reflect the warmth, colours, and textures of the island, are effortless for summer holidays, and represent a free-spirited adventure.


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Queensland-based Pippa Hannon founded her resort wear brand Palm Noosa in 2018 as an ode to the quintessential Australian lifestyle. Her pieces are created with contemporary femininity and carefree aesthetics and all collection prints are designed in collaboration with local artists, making each piece one of a kind. Her collections embody endless summer nostalgia, no matter the time of year, from billowing dresses to chic matching separates.


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