Anyone else agree that achieving that glam, yet carefree look while on the beach is easier said than done? While there is no one answer, adding a cool cover-up to the mix more than helps with such stylish matters. From beach basics to glamorous numbers that will take you right into dinner, here are the hottest caftans and cover-ups of the season.
For the Globetrotter
Taken from the Mario Testino's Alta-Moda collection, this global-inspired printed caftan is the ideal beach cover-up for the globe-trotting fashionista.
Spice up your beach attire by putting on this semi-sheer gauzy caftan. Painted florals give it a picturesque feel that is equal parts alluring and feminine.
The Flirty Beach Dress
Pack this flirty striped beach dress along with the rest of your poolside attire for an easy, cool vaca pairing. And at under $40, it's a no-brainer.
The Softest Cover
This silky cover-up is so soft, you'll find it hard to remove come beach time. A tunneled drawstring and fluttery sleeves give it plenty of flirt appeal.
The Ombre Effect
Ombre shading softly combines the tropical hues on this gauzy chiffon cover-up for an on-trend look, while a fluid silhouette is meant to highlight your curves and sex appeal.
Beach to Dinner
This pretty vintage-styled cover-up takes you from the beach straight to dinner without worrying about having to change—simply add a pair of heels and dainty jewelry.
The Versatile Maxi
This versatile striped maxi can be worn just as easily on the street as it can on the beach. Its black and white palette looks even more graphic when paired over a bright bikini.
Striking in Lace
The pale blue hue keeps this lace caftan from looking too racy for the beach. Tone it down a notch by pairing it with white gladiators and minimal accessories.
Show Off Your Tan
Set off your tan by topping your swimwear with this vividly printed cover-up. Stylish and figure-flattering, you'll find yourself wearing this pretty beach-dress long after the sun has set.