When Summer rolls around, finding the perfect swimsuit is only part of the battle. As fashion girls, we like to plan a total look for a day at the beach — cover-up, sun hat, and tote bag included. And while we’ve simply thrown denim cutoffs over our bikinis plenty of times, there are far better options for making a bold, breezy statement.
We’ve rounded up 22 fresh, blogger-approved ways to dress up your swimwear, from Shea Marie’s silky slip dress to Natasha Oakley’s printed pants. Read on for a few key styling tips, then spend the rest of the Summer trying them all.
— Additional reporting by Victoria Messina