The best part about Summer dressing is that it's simple - or at least, it should be. Having to layer up or overhaul your look after a day at the beach is just something we're not interested in, period. So, to prevent those predinner pit stops, we've hit the virtual racks to find the Summer pieces that pull double duty. By day, they're your trusted cover-ups; but by night, they're the chic dresses and tops you can wear right to happy hour and beyond.

Click through the gallery above to see our favorites.

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