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.