Dedicated: Swimsuit Cover-Ups to Complete Your Fabulous Look

Swimsuits are no doubt a sensitive issue for most women, which always have a bit of a risqué factor. They show far more skin than any other garment worn in public and cause much body-conscious thoughts.

The simple solution for women to feel more comfortable while going around the beach or pool is to wear a chic cover-up over the swimsuit. There are many types of cover-ups available, so it’s important to know more about them.

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A tunic is typically a long shirt that reaches to the thighs and is made of very light material with a loose fit. Tunics are very easy to put on or put off, so it makes for convenient changing.

Ponchos or kaftans

Poncho and kaftan cover-ups are stylishly loose, flowing elegantly over your shoulders and arms. These garments make you feel confident and comfortable with its cozy yet form-enhancing look.

Shorts, Pants or Skirts

There are shorts, pants and skirts made especially to complement swimwear instead of being the usual kind you wear daily. These are also made of light material and come in a variety of prints and colors.


A sarong is a lightweight cloth that you can tie around your waist to drape on your thighs or it could also come as a wrap that you can wear like a dress. Sarongs are also incredibly light and soft, covering up what you want to hide while giving you freedom.

Once you already have a stylish cover-up, you can choose to accessorize with simple accents that make you look even more stylish. Tyr donning a sun hat and oversized shades for more protection against the sun and wear gladiator sandals, thong sandals or flip flops to complete your over-all look.

Sophie White is a fashion blogger based in Australia. She’s up to date with the latest trend in clothing, hairstyle, shoes and any apparel that can turn heads. Her passion for fashion has inspired her to lead the online marketing campaign for Swimsuits Direct, a women’s swimwear boutique in North Brunswick, NJ.