Cover Up In Style – Six Ways to Look Great at the Pool or Beach

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CoverupLooking good sometimes starts to feel like a New Year's resolution – especially come summer.  I mean, I know what I SHOULD do (*cough* apply self-tanner *cough*), but that doesn't mean I feel like slathering that stinky stuff on after the whole bathing, reading, lotioning, taking back to bed, nursing, crying, taking back to bed, rocking, taking back to bed, repeat 8 more times…craziness we call bedtime.

The point here is that while I'm a firm believer in swimsuit confidence…we all have those days.  And I know I feel a lot more confident (regardless of the state of my white pasty thighs and pooch) when I look good.  Having a go-to pool/beach outfit (yup, I said outfit) is like fake tan…but without the mess or smell.

So before we're in the throes of actual summer, put a little thought into your cover-up & beach bag.  The best pool outfits can go from the beach/pool out to the ice cream shop or around town running errands.

For some inspiration, I had a whole mess of fun putting together six outfits I'm now trying to convince Mike that I need.  (Despite the fact that he bought me this gorgeous one from Calypso last year.  Hmmm…one for everyday of the week? Yes? No.)

Anyway, check it (most everything is under $100…except the sunnies):

 

 

 


 

 

 

Ahhhh….SO FUN!!

xo,

S

 

 

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Shana founded The Mom Edit in 2008. She lives with the love of her life (his name’s Mike) and their two crazy boys in downtown Philadelphia. She loves a good styling challenge (her engineering side shows eventually), appreciates kindness, and usually picks scotch over wine, sneakers over stilettos, and denim-underwear, always.

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  1. I bought my dress at Calypso last year…but ASOS has a bunch of white beach dresses that might fit the bill….

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    I think I might need this one:
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