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10 Stylish Beach Cover-Ups And Accessories

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Step up your swimwear game with tunics, hats, and sunglasses you'll feel gorgeous in.
  • Leaves Poncho Cover-Up
    Women's Regular Leaves Knit Cotton Jersey Poncho Cover-Up
    Buy it:, $39.99

    Flowy, floral, and flattering, this poncho-style cover-up protects you from the sun without looking like a giant potato sack. We like the navy tropical design and you'll like it's wash-and-wear fabric and adjustable drawstring waist.
  • Beaded Cover-Up
    Dotti Cover Up, Three-Quarter-Sleeve Beaded Tunic
    Buy it:, $37.99

    This tunic is basically the Little Black Dress of beachwear. A turquoise beaded neckline keeps this cover-up looking tres chic, while a roomy fit and soft material make it effortless to wear. Three-quarter sleeves provide plenty of sun protection when you're spending the day outdoors.
  • Handkerchief Tunic
    Indio Handkerchief Tunic by s4a
    Buy it:, $33.60

    The V-shaped hem provides a little more thigh coverage than your average cover-up, but this cheery coral tunic dress is still breezy enough to keep you cool. Pair with cute sandals for poolside outfit you'll be proud of.
  • Batik Hawaiian Sarong
    Batik Flower Sarong Navy
    Buy it:, $15

    Cover up to your liking—long skirt- or dress-style—once you know all the ways to tie a sarong! (Watch this video on how to tie a sarong in nine different ways—we like the long dress style at minute 4:25.) A subtle floral pattern adds a pop of color to make your beachwear interesting.
  • Black Crinkle Cotton Sarong
    Crinkle Cotton Long Sarong in Basic Black
    Buy it:, $27.99

    Versatile and extremely comfortable, this sarong comes with built-in ties and is made from crinkle cotton gauze. A must for beach vacations, this simple wrap will take you from beach to beachside cafe with a just a few adjustments.
  • Stripe Ribbon Sun Hat
    Sun N' Sand Crushable Stripe Ribbon Wide Brim Sun Hat 384
    Buy it:, $24.95

    Great for all-day wear, this jaunty striped hat works just as well when you're digging in the garden as at an afternoon barbecue party. It's also crushable, packable, and has a wide enough brim to shield your head and shoulders from the hot summer sun.
  • Contrast Stripe Straw Hat
    Sakkas Women's Contrast Stripe UPF 50+ Extra Wide Floppy Brim Straw Hat
    Buy it:, $25.99

    Though this floppy hat beckons for a lounge chair in glamorous Monte Carlo, you'll feel just as comfortable wearing it at the neighborhood pool. Made from 100% natural straw and sporting a hidden inner sweatband, this wide-brimmed beauty spells summer through and through.
  • Damask Print Visor
    Glove It Nantucket Visor
    Buy it:, $16.95

    Whether your sport is golf, tennis, or even softball, this visor is a super cute option for active women. Make the fit perfect with an easy-to-use adjustable coil and keep the sun out of your eyes with its wide brim.
  • Sleek Sunglasses
    Steve Madden S5519
    Buy it:, $40

    Forty dollars may sound a little steep for sunglasses, but these sleek, rose-gold shades will pay you back in style. Adjustable nose pads ensure a comfy fit and they're lightweight to boot!
  • Oversize Shades
    Lacoste Women's Sophie Sunglasses
    Buy it:, $49.99

    Oversize sunglasses aren't just for celebrities and spies! Treat yourself to these designer frames and you'll look like a million bucks all summer long.

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