Disclosure: Budget Fashionista content contains affiliate links. Learn more.
Every summer, the trends urge you to refresh your suit game AND your cover-up game. Maybe you want to resist that urge, but you don’t have to. Why? Because you’ve got a list of five stylish swim coverups, priced $45 and under. Sounds like a reason to celebrate — funnel cake and boardwalk fries, anyone?
Dressed Up Swim Coverup
Shop it: Wrap Maxi Dress, $22, Venus
What’s great about this dress — besides the color — is the functionality. Whether you’re headed to a pool party or a candlelit dinner, this romantic number is the answer to all your needs. You’ll be able to show plenty of leg in a dress like like this, and the wrap-around style accentuates your curves. Just add a nude-colored bracelet and you’re ready for the boardwalk.
Shop it: Tommy Bahama Paint Stripe Long Romper Cover Up, $14.56, 6pm
Keeping it classy isn’t hard with this romper. The purple and blue look great against all skin tones and it’s lightweight and breezy, thanks to its 100 percent rayon fabric. This is also an easy nighttime outfit that you can throw on to enjoy some drinks with your lady friends. Adding a floppy sunhat will give the ensemble a bohemian flare.
Sporty Swim Coverup
If you are going for comfort and mobility, you can’t beat an adorable cover-up like this one. This fully functional dress provides enough coverage for you to participate in your favorite sports activities too. Just add shorts and you’ll be set for boating and bike riding. The pretty paisley design is a steal for under $10. This is also the type of outfit that you can potentially wear as a casual dress to wear away from the beach. Try it with a sneaker or some boat shoes.
Shop it: Women’s Apt.9 Fringe Hem Crochet Cover Up, $16, Kohl’s
Cover your body with black crochet eyelets to bring attention to your swimsuit underneath.The holes in the crochet give off that sexy peek-a-boo effect, while the diamond pattern sends your eyes in different directions, making this garment more than your basic black cover-up. Because it has a tie, you can wear it open or tie it closed to change up your look. After that, it’s all leg.
Shop it: Women’s Hooded Swim Cover Up, $44.99, LL Bean
If you want a modest cover-up, this is one from LL Bean is perfect. The dress comes down to the knees so you’re not showing too much skin. You’ll also get a zipper and the hood. What better way to keep the sand out of your hair when the wind blows?
Who knew swim cover ups could be so much fun? Whatever look you’re going for at the beach, there’s one out there for you (and your budget).
What are your favorite beach accessories? Leave a comment below!