What’s the key summer accessory that separates the frumpy from the fine? Two words: killer cover-up. The right bathing suit cover up will keep you in style while you’re sitting pool side or strutting around the promenade. Skip the old t-shirt and tattered shorts. Opt for one of these five beach babe approved bathing suit cover-ups.

The Kaftankaftan-coverup

This exotic, yet classic, lightweight cover-up can take any woman from the beach to bistro. Typically maxi length, these soft, flowing dresses will keep you covered without being hot in the sun.  Hint: pair with flats, like leather gladiators, to add texture to the flowey fabric.

The Kimono

Bohemian and chic, this cover-up is a classic for the well traveled woman. Look for groovy paisley, funky florals, or playful pompom detailing.

The Poncho

An versatile staple for the summer, a lightweightBeach-Cover-up-Swimwear-Dress-Bikini-Wrap-Dress poncho in a natural fabric will keep you cool and looking hot. Try a sexy sheer or gauzy embroidered poncho to showcase your style.

The Wrap Dress

Spaghetti straps and a short hemline will make your simple wrap dress a summer favorite. Pick a bold, tropical color to keep the summer fun.

The Shirt Dress

A chambers shirt dress is a wardrobe staple. Give last season’s new life by adding to your beach bag. Cute, comfy, and classic, the  shirt dress, had got you covered.