05/15/2012 01:21 pm ET | Updated Oct 11, 2012

Swimwear Cover-Ups That Are Stylish, But Won't Leave You Half-Naked (PHOTOS)

Swimsuit season is almost upon us. Stifle those groans ladies and instead, think of it as a time to shop. After all, everyone needs something to wear over a bathing suit while lounging poolside. Whether it's a beautiful tunic that doubles as a dress, or it's last fall's maxi skirt, we've got you covered ... literally.

Still not convinced you need a cover-up? Think of it this way: You can say sayonara to feeling half-naked on the beach. And with the right options, you can camouflage any not-quite-bikini-ready areas. Don't know where to start? We've got the best of 2012's swimsuit cover-ups right here. Click through the slideshow below to see our favorite picks plus 25 celebrities wearing them in style.

Celebs in Beach Coverups

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