Après Beach: Day-to-Night Cover-Ups

The latest cover-ups work overtime. They add modesty to your itty-bitty bikini; when the sun goes down, swap those flip-flops for dressy sandals and you’re ready for an evening out.

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Ab Fab

For a look that’s dinner appropriate, cropped tanks are sexy alternatives to bikini tops. Top Topshop, $40 at Topshop, the Grove, Beverly Grove

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Top Topshop, $40 at Topshop, the Grove, Beverly Grove
Nanette Lepore, $148 at shopbop.com
Ann Taylor, $88 at Ann Taylor, Beverly Center, L.A., 310-659-6655

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In the Flow

You’ll be elegant fluttering about in a gauzy caftan accented with Greco-Roman accessories.

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Bag Dolce & Gabbana, $1,195 at ssense.com
Etro, $640-$1,080, similar styles at net-a-porter.com
Giuseppe Zanotti, $595 at Giuseppe Zanotti, Beverly Hills, 310-550-5760

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Hot Tropic

Slick back your wave-tousled hair, add a fun handbag and wedges, and it’s as if you’re on vacation.

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Bag Charlotte Olympia, $995 at Charlotte Olympia, Beverly Hills, 310-276-1111
Mara Hoffman, $255 at shopstyle.com
Tory Burch, $185 at bergdorfgoodman.com


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Class Act

A wide-brimmed hat and strappy shoes create instant glamour when paired with a dramatic caftan.

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Hat Kate Spade, $228 at katespade.com
Fendi, $890 at net-a-porter.com
Donald J Pliner, $178 at Neiman Marcus, Beverly Hills, 310-550-5900