Summer! It’s heeeeere! Remember when you were a kid, you’d just arrived at the beach and it only took mere minutes before you were running into the water with reckless abandon? There’s no reason you should hold back now just because you’re fully grown. You might be building less sandcastles at this age (we can’t say the same for ourselves), but your playful side comes through in your beachfront styles. Between the sundresses, the shades, and the swimsuits you can sport this season, there’s plenty of reason for unfettered glee.
ALL THINGS SWIM
It’s a selection as vast as the flavors at your favorite ice cream shop. We’ve got swimwear in the latest trends hitting beaches from Miami to St. Tropez: high neck halters, side cut beauties, and mesh suits to name a few. All fit the bill for your next beach excursion, so it’s up to you to pick a winner (or two). Let’s break it down.
HAVE IT UP TO THERE
Is this the most refreshing swim trend we’ve seen in years? Quite possibly. The high–neck halter works on figures of every shape and size. This trend can help a curvier woman feel more comfortable participating in beach olympics and softens the lines on a more athletic body. We love the high-neck halter’s fresh feel and true versatility.
ONE PIECE FOR ME
A one piece works great on a day when sport and leisure combine. Who’s up for a volleyball game, a sail on the boat, or a rollicking ride on the jet ski? You are, of course! Our fully lined coral one piece swimsuit with padded inserts will suit you out on the boat deck or squaring up for a serve on the beach volleyball court.
HIGH LEG CUT
Where the boy short and low-rise cuts ruled for years when it came to bikini bottoms, a newstyle is making an appearance on the swim scene. The more revealing high leg cut is a great way to show off the results of all those barre classes. It’s time to get a little cheeky! Your youth and beauty were made for this style.
THE PLUNGING NECKLINE
Looking to bring attention upwards and away from your lower half? A deep V might be just the trend (*will link ‘trend’ to ‘essential swimsuit trends of 2017’ post*) for you. We like to call it the one piece that keeps on dipping – some go to the bust, and others all the way to the belly button. If you’re fearless enough to pull this look off then get it, girl!
GOING UNDER COVER
Any day at the beach requires a break from the sun. When it’s time to grab lunch or another strawberry daiquiri at the cabana, reach for your cute cover up to get boardwalk ready.
Cover ups with tassels give off a festive vibe. Lace for brings out something a little sexy in all of us. And there are even cover ups that completely pass for dresses. We love those. It’s like a two-for-one deal. Let’s be real, a day at the beach is made all the better when you know you can take cover and still look adorable.
JUST THE DRESS, PLEASE
There are also those beach days that have nothing whatsoever to do with a swimsuit. Maybe you’re indulging in lemonade and oysters overlooking the water, or a sunset bonfire with friends. Whatever the water-free occasion, you’ll need to short order a short little sundress.
Floral prints always provide a sweet and feminine look. Off-the-shoulder styles make for a flirty, fun dress (just remember your SPF). An A-line dress gives you the perfect amount of swish for a breezy island day. How to choose when there are so many beautiful frocks for the picking? Frankly, it’s impossible. The best you can do is get a closetful of dresses in your favorite styles and wear them all summer long.
MADE FOR SHADE
Sometimes, the only thing you need to bring glam into your life is a stylish pair of sunglasses. A new set of shades is an inexpensive way to make a big visual impact, instantly transforming you into a rockstar, a woman with a plan, or a thoughtful observer. Imagine the fun you’ll have in our outfit-topping wide-frame sunglasses. You can rock them straight from your road trip to the beach and the boardwalk. Never underestimate the power of the shades.
MAKE A SPLASH
A trip to the beach is an opportunity to show off your style in a completely different way from your day-to-day routine. You have a chance to be playful, flirty, and carefree with your outfits and swimwear choices. The trends are on your side this season, so make the most of it! What will you be rocking at your next ocean-bound excursion?