We may be at the unofficial halfway mark of summer, but there’s still plenty of time to enjoy a little surf, sand, and sunshine. If your calendar includes days jetting off to island destinations, lying out at the local beach, or lounging poolside, then a swimsuit cover-up is an essential item to add to your warm weather wardrobe. Since we enjoy a good style steal (stay tuned for our weekly column), click on the gallery above to see our roundup of 10 breezy options for this sun-kissed season, all priced under $50.
Dotti Long-Sleeve Chambray Cover-Up
Go for buttoned-down classic with this semi-sheer chambray cover-up by Dotti, $49, macys.com, featuring utility pockets on the chest and button-through tabs on the sleeves.
BDG Knit Stripe Romper
Stripes are de rigueur this time of the year, and this black-and-white romper from BDG, $49, urbanoutfitters.com, is the perfect relaxed take on the perennial trend.
Denim & Co. Beach Knit Terry Hooded Cover-Up
Thanks to a convenient hoodie and terry material, this Denim & Co. cover-up, $32.50, qvc.com, is a sunny option to slip on after a dip in the ocean or pool.
Gap 1969 Sexy Boyfriend Denim Shorts
Stay true to the blue this season with these denim shorts from the Gap, $49.95, gap.com, featuring a light blue wash and rolled hem.
Target Black-And-White Swim Dress
What’s black and white, and looks amazing all over? This printed short-sleeve cover-up dress by Target, $19.99, target.com.
Venus Gauze Crochet Waist Skirt
The crochet waistband and breezy feel make this Venus skirt, $27, venus.com, a flawless getaway must-have.
Victoria’s Secret Beach Pant In Linen
Beat the heat and go casually cool in this pair of linen drawstring beach pants by Victoria’s Secret, $44.50, victoriassecret.com.
H&M Fringed Kimono
Go on the fringe with this kimono by H&M, $34.95, hm.com, containing a colorful printed design at the back, knot detail at the waist and, of course, a fringed hem.
Everything But Water
Echo Design Group Woven Pareo
With the flick of your wrists, this ombre pareo from Everything But Water, $48, everythingbutwater.com, can quickly go from skirt, to halter, to strapless dress.
ASOS Frill Maxi Beach Dress
Is a gorgeous maxi dress on your summer shopping wish list? Well, look no further than this ASOS confection, $37.13, asos.com, featuring a gorgeous coral color, crop top overlay and laid-back jersey fabric.