Cover-ups – The Long and Short of It

Whether you’re shielding yourself from the sun, off to buy ice cream, or heading for the car after the sun’s gone down, some sort of beach cover-up is a good idea.

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Left: La Blanca Island Fare Tunic Cover Up– A modest, v neck pullover with long sleeves. Polyester. Pretty lace cut-outs. Also available in turquoise, coral, black, and navy. $99.00

Center: Tommy Bahama Lace Trim Tunic Swim Cover-Up– Graceful and easy. Deep V-neck, caftan sleeves, crochet border trim, asymmetric hem. $98.00

Right: All the Shore Reason Cover-Up– Lacey and feminine to show color or skin. A loose, ivory shift crocheted with geometric stripes $39.99

Not Shown: Dotti Hooded Laser-Cutout Zip-Front Cover Up sale $39.20


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Left: Nanette Lepore Antigua Embroidery Print Dress Swim Cover-Up– Festive and flirty. A folksy embroidery print and flippy bell sleeves lend an ethnic vibe to this cold shoulder model. Gathered square neck, spaghetti shoulder straps. $148.00

Center: La Blanca Tropicali Tunic Swim Cover Up– Like a festive pajama top. Full coverage, polyester.  $99.00                                                                            

Right: Bonita Cover-Up– Hot tropics. Printed V-Neck Cover-Up Dress With Easy Tunic Sleeves and Novelty Trim. 34″ From Top Of Shoulder To Hem. 100% Cotton. Machine Wash Cold. Separately. $98.00

Not Shown: Tulum Blue and White Striped Cover-Up Shirt sale $37.80

Ethnic Takes


Left: Kenneth Cole Reaction Garden Groove Off-The-Shoulder Swim Cover Up– Fiesta! Full coverage, polyester cover with floral embroidery around neckline. $86.00

Center: Parker Beach Daiquiri Embroidered DressSleeveless, rayon split V-neck with self-tie closure, shirred waist and tasseled hem. $220.00

Right: Pampelone Natalia Eyelet Off-the-Shoulder Dress Swim Cover-Up– Cute and covered enough to wear off the beach. Elasticized straight neck, short off-the-shoulder sleeves. Contrast embroidered eyelet ruffle bodice overlay. Cotton. $135.00

Long Models left to right


SAHA Urania Maxi Asymmetric Dress Cover-Up– Semi-sheer, breezy fabric with striped detail throughout. Relaxed silhouette with round neckline. High-low hemline. 100% polyester. $53.13

Mara Hoffman Arcadia Coral-print Cover-up Maxi Dress– From beach to patio cocktails. Billowy silhouette with an elasticized off-the-shoulder neckline and curved, side-hem slits for effortless movement. Lightweight, machine washable viscose. $310.00

Lily Pulitzer Ferra Midi Cover-Up– Flattering color for complexions. Easy V-Neck Midi Coverup with a t-back, side slits and embroidery details down center front. 33″ From top of shoulder to hem. Crinkle Viscose Gauze (100% Rayon). $168.00

Raviya Tie-Dye Handkerchief Maxi Dress Cover-Up (also in coral or black) Remember batik? Scoop neckline. Adjustable spaghetti straps Allover print; handkerchief hem hits at floor. Unlined Rayon. Sale $37.80

Not Shown: Airy Embroidered Caftan with Boho Tassel Trim– sale $249.90


Left: Red Carter Embroidered Off-The-Shoulder Cover-Up –Lined rayon with on-trend off the shoulder silhouette and feminine embroidery. 30.5” long. $250.00

Right: Striped Kaftan Cover-Up- Translucent linen with flirty pom-poms $91.00 (other color options)

The items featured in this article have been chosen by the editors of Woman Around Town simply because we like them and think you may, too. No advertising fees have been paid to Woman Around Town for this article.