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01/01/2013 07:45 pm ET

Casual Dresses That Take Up Zero Space In Your Suitcase (PHOTOS)

Pictures of Jennifer Aniston in Cabo San Lucas this holiday had us ready to plan our next tropical vacation (we can all dream, right?). Since traveling has become as enjoyable as the seventh circle of hell, all efforts are made to pack lightly and get through TSA with as little hassle as possible. Of course, your destination must be taken into account when packing (no one wants to show up at a ski resort with a pair of Bermuda shorts), and there's usually at least one night where you and your loved ones will indulge at a restaurant. If you spend most of your vacation slobbing around in yoga pants, a bikini and your boyfriend's comfy boxer shorts, the idea of going out to dinner and facing other well-dressed guests can be intimidating.

That's where the easy-breezy dress comes in. We gave it this moniker because that's exactly what it is: easy to wear and even easier to pack. The key to these frocks is to look for something in a lightweight fabric, like jersey or silk (though the latter necessitates ironing, so plan ahead), that can be folded up wafer-thin and take up no more room than your husband's 13 T-shirts. Only one is necessary, and you can change it up with statement accessories or bold makeup.

Here, 11 dresses that will wow without taking up valuable real estate in your suitcase.

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Dresses That Are Easy To Pack

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