A Chambray Beach Cover Up is a Classic and Stylish Choice
An appropriate beach cover up can transform your swimwear into an evening outfit – just pair it with wedge sandals and some jewelry and you’re set! Wear it over your bikini for additional coverage during long strolls along the shore or wear it alone over an adorable bikini for long strolls along the sand; no wonder these versatile pieces are an essential component of summer vacations; while many options exist, chambray beach coverups remain classic and stylish options.
Chambray fabric is lightweight and airy, which makes it great as a beach cover-up that will stay put no matter how wet you get from swimming or walking around in the sun. Plus, you’ll stay dry all day long!
Vitamin A offers this oversized linen shirt dress as the ideal beach cover up that easily transitions into cocktail hour. With adorable shell buttons and an oversize fit, this piece makes a feminine addition that pairs nicely with simple white swimsuits. Additionally, they use recycled and biodegradable packaging while shipping bulk products reducing waste significantly.
J.Crew offers a linen button-up as a more structured beach cover up option, perfect for casual yet structured occasions. This tunic-style cover up features button-down shirt styling while its relaxed linen fabric lends it more of a dress vibe – reviewers love its versatility; reviewers have reviewed it as both swimsuit cover-up or standalone garment to pair with shorts and sandals.
Beach dresses are another popular choice for enjoying the sun. Lulus’ striped midi dress provides a romantic yet cute beachwear look perfect for beachfront brunch, featuring a tiered effect at mid-thigh that accentuates waistline. Additionally, this cover up offers UPF 50 sun protection to protect skin against harsh UV rays.
Quince offers another beach-worthy sarong with this body-hugging style from their direct-to-consumer brand, complete with playful tassels and embroidery detailing that elevate this piece above a basic beach sarong. The drawstring waist and cinching at the neckline accentuate your figure while adding interest through tie tassels on its tie ends ties – you could even wear this dress as a wrap skirt to restaurants and cafes! This lightweight piece makes packing for travel easy – you could wear this to any destination as easily as well!
Bring some drama to your beach look with this gold-shimmer beach dress from Forever 21. Designed in sarong form, it boasts an embroidered chest, playful tassel trims and draped silhouette that’s ideal for channeling the spirit of 90s beach queens – also making this piece ideal for quick shopping trips in town or post-beach lunch with the girls!
A chambray beach cover up is the ideal way to elevate your swimwear and create an attractive vacation wardrobe. Available at retailers including Target and Forever 21, or you could make one yourself with some sewing experience using lightweight woven fabrics like cotton, linen, silk georgette or crepe de chine as base fabrics.