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18 Cover-Ups to Rock on the Beach This Summer

A beach vacation is one of those rare times when it's okay to wear little more than a swimsuit and sandals for days at a time. Of course, if you want to do more than just sit on the sand—say, hit the beach bar or go shopping—you'll want to slip into something that offers a bit more coverage. Here, 18 beach cover-ups that'll do just that while injecting extra personality into your seaside look. Get shopping!


Roller Rabbit Serafina Gauze Tunic

Elbow-length sleeves and a high V-neck make this a sun-safe option.

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Loup Charmant Porto Striped Cotton Dress

This cotton seersucker design is a super breezy pick for hot summer days.

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Raviya Embroidered 3/4-Sleeve Dress Cover-Up

Who says a black cover-up can't have just as much personality?!

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Madewell Towel Stripe Cover-Up Tunic

A non-fussy style that you can toss into your beach bag.

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Off the beach, we'd wear this swing-inspired dress with a pair of white trainers and a jean jacket.

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Eberjey Summer of Love Cover-Up Dress

Put your favorite swimsuit on display underneath this sheer white cover-up.

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FARM Rio Tropical Paradise Sarong

Try out a tropical Brazilian look with this sarong from FARM Rio.

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Robin Piccone Ava Stripe Cover-Up Tunic

For an East Coast beach vacay, we love this navy-and-white striped nautical number.

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Coolchange Serena Dress

This Coolchange dress is crafted in Bali by local artisans, designed with the island in mind.

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Marie France Van Damme Boubou Kaftan

Glam gals, go for this luxe striped cotton and silk kaftan. The tassels add a little something extra.

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Star Mela Ora Cover-Up Dress

We love this easy, breezy flounce-hem pullover dress from Star Mela.

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MINKPINK Shady Sarong Skirt

Headed to a see-and-be-seen type of island? Dress to impress with a chic sarong skirt.

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Pippa Holt Embroidered Striped Cotton Kaftan

Yes, it's a splurge, but Pippa Holt's embroidered kaftan is hand-loomed by skilled artisans, and the style, while bold, is truly timeless.

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Saylor Patrice Jumpsuit

This unique jumpsuit manages thigh-high slits and a plunging neckline while still covering up enough to take you from the beach to the bar.

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Faithfull The Brand Meridian Pants

If you prefer a two-piece, opt for Faithfull The Brand's matching lightweight linen Meridian pants and Jamais top.

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H&M Jacquard-Weave Poncho

On a budget? This affordable H&M poncho won't break the bank but will make you look like a million bucks.

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Solid & Striped Cover-Up Minidress

Bare some leg with this terry minidress from Solid & Striped. The baby blue color will look stunning poolside.

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Xhilaration Flamingo Embroidery Kaftan Cover-Up

For a playful pick, we love this flamingo-embroidered kaftan that shows a little suit with its semi-sheer fabric.

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