For Resort 2011, designers showed a  relaxed and playful side with longer garments that have movement and can be worn from day to night. A long skirt paired with a sheer sweater looks effortlessly chic and sexy, and is comfortable all day long.

Resort 2011: Lanvin

Resort 2011: Lanvin

This look by Lanvin features a long black skirt and black bandeau top with a loose, sparkly blazer and long necklace. Throw a skirt and blazer over your bathing suit for evening wear.

Resort 2011: Lavin

Resort 2011: Lavin

This white skirt with sheer top can also be thrown over a bathing suit and worn into the night. Or put it on in the morning for shopping and then wear it for dinner and drinks.

Resort 2011: Michael Kors

Resort 2011: Michael Kors

This look by Michael Kors is easy and chic. The blush pink tone looks great on tanned skin, and the sheerness of the sweater adds a hint of sexiness.

Resort 2011: Balenciaga

Resort 2011: Balenciaga

Balenciaga’s long skirt ensemble is serious and casual at the same time. The sheerness of the fabric gives it a light and airy feel, and the black trim and belt make it more than just a linen skirt and blouse.

Resort 2011: Richard Nicoll

Resort 2011: Richard Nicoll

This look by Richard Nicoll is the perfect evening wear during an exotic vacation. The sheer top keeps it light, the belt accentuates the waist, and the high slit shows off tanned legs.

Resort 2011: Richard Nicoll

Resort 2011: Richard Nicoll

This long skirt look by Richard Nicoll features a long, light sweater and sheer skirt in neutral tones. The vertical stripes and length of the sweater elongate legs. This outfit would be perfect for a day on the yacht and dinner and drinks afterward – just add some sparkly jewelry.

Resort 2011: Miu Miu

Resort 2011: Miu Miu

Miu Miu’s long printed skirts are playful and fun. They would look great with a bikini top, sky high wedges, long necklaces and crop top for a day to evening look.