Friday, August 2, 2013

How to Wear: The Cover U p- From Swimwear to Streetwear


pic courtesy of www.everythingbutwater.com
When you think about swimwear are you thinking about a cover up?  If you are not, then you should be!  Dressing for the beach or pool is really no different then dressing for any other occasion.  Meaning put some effort into your swim look and feel stylish and finished.  Take the time to make sure the cover up fits and most important flatters.  Wearing swimwear can be daunting for many in terms of body image and confidence, so why not wear a beautiful cover up to ease the feelings of exposure and boost your level of fabulousness.
Beyond it being essential to your swimwear, the cover up also chameleons into day looks by the restyling and layering of pieces.  Take a look through these looks of how cover ups go from beach to street with some easy accessorizing ideas.

The Sheer Tunic:
Swimwear


Throw this sheer piece over your tiniest bikini and head to the beach or pool.

OR

Streetwear

Layer a fitted camisole under the sheer cover up and wear back to white ankle skinnies and jeweled sandals.

The Print Pajama Pant:
Swimwear


Not a huge fan of your legs....wear these over your swim suit w/ flip flops.

OR

Streetwear

pic courtesy of Refinery29.com

Peg and cuff these PJ pants and wear pack to a printed tank and accessorize with a leather crossbody, thongs and beaded necklaces.

The Crochet Short:
Swimwear


Love  your waist and abs but not your butt.  Throw on these cute babies and hit the pool.


OR

Streetwear


A sleeveless button up and t-strap sandals create the perfect look to run errands.

The Indian Print Dress:
Swimwear

This colorful printed dress looks fab over a solid hued maillot or bikini.  Accessorized with a oversized beach bag, sandals and sunnies and you are ready to hit the surf.

OR

Streetwear

pic courtesy of whowhatwear.com
LOVE how this dress was belted and accessorized with booties and a floppy hat.  Boho chic!  

The Jumpsuit:


Not always your first thought as a cover up but why not when its comfy and stylish in a knit tee shirt fabric.  Layer it over your swim suit or throw it on with wedges and jewelry for lunch!

There are so many options for cover ups.  Take the plunge and add a few to your swimwear wardrobe, then maximize their use by styling them for the street.
Mx



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