Choosing the perfect swimsuit is one of the key summer fashion considerations. But what about your cover-up? Follow these top tips to choose the perfect beach cover-up this season.

Fabric first

Always opt for lightweight fabrics. They dry easily and will help keep you cool. In addition, sand usually slides right off them. Select a cover-up that can be dressed up and worn off the beach too.

The kaftan is the ultimate beach cover-up

Yes, it’s true – kaftans make an excellent cover up. They flatter your figure and are comfortable too. In addition, they can be worn as a dress for a night out. Just be sure to choose a fabric that isn’t sheer.

Say yes to a onesie

An all-in-one is a great choice to wear to the beach. It works perfectly over a swimsuit and then doubles as an ensemble for a casual get-together.

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Repurpose a dress or tunic

Easy-waisted dresses or simple tunics look fantastic on the beach. Pair with sandals, a hat and a beach bag and you’re summer ready.

Go for a button-up

A slouchy, longer length shirt or shirt dress works perfectly over swimwear. Look for one in a natural fabric like cotton.