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9 Best Fall Dresses for Travelers

Versatile, comfortable, and easy-to-pack—you’ll want to add these fall dresses to your packing list immediately.

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Amiya Wrap Midi Dress

Woman modeling the front and back of the Amiya Wrap Midi Dress

Leota is a New York-based, women-led company that creates the most travel-friendly dresses I’ve ever tried. Its signature breathable jersey fabric is wrinkle-free, machine-washable, lightweight, and not even close to being see-through. The fabric is perfect for fall weather, and the dress designs all look super polished. The Amiya Dress is ideal for travel since it’s made from an easy-to-pack fabric that never wrinkles. The eye-catching neckline looks great in travel photos, as does the fun, abstract pattern.

AUSELILY Swing Dress

Two colors and patterns of the AUSELILY Swing Dress

Tired of fall dresses that don’t have pockets? AUSELILY Swing Dress’ pockets are designed to be “no bulge” so the dress won’t make you look bulky even if you’re carrying a lot.

Easy Crewneck Long Sleeve Sweater Dress

Woman modeling the front and back of Easy Crewneck Long Sleeve Sweater Dress in charcoal grey
Nordstrom Rack

This ultra-cozy sweater dress is made for fall travel days. Pair it with some fleece-lined leggings on your next long-haul flight and you’ll feel almost as comfortable as you would lounging on the couch at home. Comes in warm brown or charcoal grey.

eShakti Cotton Knit Midi Dress

Woman modeling the front and back of eShakti Cotton Knit Midi Dress

Always have to tailor your fall dresses to get the right length? Skip that step by ordering eShakti’s Cotton Knit Midi Dress, which is made-to-order, so you can customize it to your size and height.

Style & Co Plaid Shirtdress

Woman modeling the front and back of Style & Co Plaid Shirtdress

Flannel just screams “fall,” and wearing it in dress form ups the style quotient. Made from a soft cotton-viscose blend and available in a vibrant red or a toned-down neutral, the Style & Co Plaid Shirtdress may just be your new seasonal closet staple.

Fleece Sweatshirt Hoodie Dress

Person modeling two colors of the Fleece Sweatshirt Hoodie Dress

Available in every color of the rainbow and in sizes ranging from small to 3XL, this fleece-lined hoodie dress is a stylish option for those chilly mornings when ‘coziness’ is the top outfit criteria. Pair it with some extra fuzzy socks to complete the look.

BloomChic Solid Button Maxi Dress

Woman modeling the front and back of the BloomChic Solid Button Maxi Dress in chocolate brown

Add a little vintage flair to your wardrobe this season with this BloomChic maxi dress. The warm chocolate color and comfortable, shirt-like fit make it a perfect choice for autumn. Pair it with comfortable flats or sneakers to dress it down for the plane or add a stylish fall boot to complete the outfit.

GAP Pocket T-Shirt Dress

Two women modeling two different colors of the GAP Pocket T-Shirt Dress
GAP Factory

Pair GAP’s T-Shirt Dress with sneakers during the day for a casual look, and with a nice sweater and heels once the sun goes down for a warmer nighttime outfit. This versatile fall dress is comfortable, stylish and doesn’t take up much room in a suitcase.

prAna Milani Henley Dress

Woman modeling the front and back of the prAna Milani Henley Dress in forest green

The prAna Milani Henley Dress is another must-have for fashion and comfort. The slouchy silhouette is oversized without being overwhelming and the sustainable waffle-knit fabric brings all the style and comfort of your favorite henley shirt.

Caroline Morse Teel contributed to this story. Follow her on Instagram @TravelWithCaroline for style and travel photos from around the world. 

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