20 Clever Ways to Cover Up Your Swimsuit This Summer

20 Clever Ways to Cover Up Your Swimsuit This Summer
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Photo: Mara Hoffman

So, you’re planning on hitting the beach this summer—or maybe it’s a pool you had in mind? Well, as much as we’re in favor of showing off that new bathing suit, odds are you’re going to want to be a little more clothed at some point throughout your day.

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Enter: the swimsuit cover-up, a vague term that covers souvenir-shop pareos, diaphanous caftans, surfer-chick slouchy pants, and throw-’em-on dresses. Whatever you choose, comfort and ease should be top of mind—but beyond that, you’re free to wear what you want: Try out a tropical print you’d otherwise avoid, go see-through in head-to-toe crochet, or find a romper you’d be just as happy to wear to brunch in the city. Ahead, shop 20 of our top picks.

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Dodo Bar Or Red Cotton Jacquard Ashtar Playsuit, $335; at Avenue 32

Out From Under Convertible Cover-Up, $49; at Urban Outfitters

Wilfred Free Lorelei Dress, $60; at Aritzia

Fez Morning Light Kimono, $119; at Otherworld

Hali Gauze Playsuit, $255; at Lemlem

Bardot Stripe Button-Front Beach Dress, $46; at ASOS

Dream Catcher Oren Shorts, $70; at Eberjey

Cleo Dress, $44; at Sisterhood

Pommed Beach Pants, $58; at Anthropologie

Marimekko for Target Top in Appelsiini, $19.99; at Target, and Short, $19.99; at Target

Delilah Dress, $163; at Flynn Skye

Crochet Maxi Dress, $68; at Topshop

Vero Cover Up in Dove, $202; at Osei Duro

Irene Lace Midi Dress, $98; at Nasty Gal

Kaftan Dress, $19.99; at H&M

Pati de St. Barth Pareo, $75; at J.Crew

Long Dashiki, $290; at Mara Hoffman

Seafolly Bohemia Beach Pant, $159; at ASOS

Starry Blue Floral Long Overall Jumper, $186; at Wildfox

Soleil Arrowhead Pareo Shawl, $88; at Shopbop

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