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32 Cover-Ups You're Going To Want To Wear Even When You're Not At The Beach

Complete your signature beach look.

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1. A neon cover-up that'll make you the brightest thing on the beach (second only to the sun).

2. A simple mesh tank top perfect for showing off your awesome bathing suit underneath.

If eyes are the windows of the soul, then this cover-up is a window to your bathing suit.

Get it on Urban Outfitters for $19.99 (available in sizes XS-L).

3. An embroidered beach shirt that does the talking for you.

You're on vacation: Let your shirt tell people off.

Get it on Anthropologie for $59.95 (available in sizes S-L).


4. A sheer chiffon tunic with tassels for covering up until your bathing suit's dramatic reveal.,

Promising review: "I'm extremely happy with my cover-up. It covers the way it should and it's very stylish too. Grab yourself one. I thought it was going it be too short since I'm tall, but it fits perfectly fine. And by the way, I also got a free gift with it and I love it! I will definitely buy from them again." —Mimmiey

Get it on Amazon for $15.29 (available in sizes five colors).

5. A stunning sheer maxi dress that makes the sand your runway.

6. A flowy pink kimono with a kaleidoscopic print.

7. An extravagant, frilly maxi dress perfect for any undersea weddings you may get invited to.

Just don't steal all the attention from the mer-bride.

Get it on Boohoo for $32 (available in sizes S-L).


8. A white kimono for just barely covering up, because why hide your perfect swimsuit?

Promising review: "This is perfect as a cover-up. The quality was great. I can't wait to wear it to the beach. It was an awesome addition to my beach outfit and it gave it a level of class. I would definitely recommend this cover-up!" —melissa parrish

Get it on Amazon for $16.89.

9. A fun and leafy cover-up that looks a lot like the giant palm leaves you're about to fanned with, since you're pretty much beach royalty.

Now you just need someone to feed you grapes from your sand castle throne.

Get it on Forever 21 for $22.90.

10. A beach bum classic with a hood so you can properly grab a nap after a surf session.

11. A crochet cover-up for looking like a sexy doily.


12. A tasseled cream poncho you're really going to miss when summer is over.

Good luck not playing with those tassels all day.

Get it on Missguided for $43 (available in sizes 0-12).

13. A rainbow romper that looks like you could have bought it in Haight-Ashbury.

14. A drapey, sheer duster ideal for casting spells on the beach.

15. A geometric kaftan that Daisy Buchanan might have worn if Gatsby held beach parties.

This cover-up is fit for a party on West Egg or a trip to the Hamptons.

Get it on Boohoo for $36.


16. A beach kimono covered in mermaids, or should we say all your new best friends when you jump in the ocean.

17. A wrap dress that you put on one shoulder at a time, just like the rest of us.

Promising review: "This is such a sexy bikini cover-up! I love the long maxi style of it with the super-sexy high slit! I got it in the pink and love it! It's bright, colorful, and really is very eye-catching too! It works great for covering up at the beach but also for a night out, either over the swimsuit or not." —MyStyleSpot

Get it on Amazon for $16.99 (available in sizes S-5X and 10 colors).

18. A cold-shoulder shirt dress for staying covered but cool in the sun.

Promising review: "I need like 10 of these! They are crazy soft and airy and actually oversized for once. It not only serves as a beach cover-up, but also as one of those mom lazy/slouchy day shirts for when you don't really want to get out of your pajamas but you have to go somewhere that requires it." —Ashley D.

Get it on Amazon for $11.88 (available in four colors).

19. A dramatic, backless maxi dress with a long v-neck that's perfect for filming a music video in.


20. A geometric kaftan that's basically a tapestry you can wear.

21. A yarn-like cover-up for weaving between crowds this summer.

22. An insanely affordable kimono that you can wear on and off the beach.

Promising review: "I am in love. I knew this kimono had potential when I ordered it, but the feel, look, and fit exceeded my expectations." —Jacklyn Carini

Get it on Amazon for $2.68+ (available in 34 styles).

23. An ombre tunic for people who can't decide what color they want.

This dip dye cover-up is perfect for a ~dip~ in the water.

Get it on Venus for $27.99 (available in plus sizes L-3X and two colors).


25. An embroidered tunic for hitting the boardwalk in style.

26. A cover-up with colorful feathers that might make the tropical birds jealous.

27. A beach skirt for looking like an island princess.


28. A striped shirt you can wear as a dress or tuck into shorts, depending on how wet your butt is.

29. A white and sea foam dress that Venus might wear, since she's pretty much made out of sea foam.

And it's sold on, so you know, full-circle.

Get it on Venus for $34 (available in sizes SX-XL).

30. A white beach shirt with colorful pom poms for a clown chic look.

31. A simple, open-backed tie dress that comes in a whole rainbow of colors.

Promising review: "The color is gorgeous and it fits really well. It's loose without being a big sack. The v-neck is not as deep as the picture, but I'm glad." —Laura Fiscus

Get it on Amazon for $15.19 (available in 2-14 and 12 colors).

32. And a boho cardigan with a longhorn design because even cowpokes need to take a vacation.