Misses Beach Wear — 5 Affordable, Must-Have Pieces

Misses beach wear collage

Summer is about fun in the sun, right? If you’re looking forward to a beach vacation, you need your beach wear in order asap. Here are five pieces that will come in handy. An added bonus: you won’t pay more than $90 dollars for these beach vitals and most picks are under $50.

1. The Faux Two-Piece

Striped one-piece suit from Athlete

Capri Stripe Blousy One Piece, $86.99, Athleta

At $87, this piece is a tad spendy, but it ticks all the boxes for a perfect summer suit:

  • Looks like a two-piece but it’s actually one? Check.
  • Forgiving silhouette? Check.
  • On-trend styling? Check.
  • Underwire for proper support? Check.
  • Modest cut with good coverage for your bum? Check.

Plus, this suit easily converts into an outfit. When it’s time to head up to the beach bar for a cocktail, just slip on a pair of shorts and your suit will look like a cute top.

2. The Crochet Cover-Up

Cream-colored beach cover up with crochet detailing

Women’s Crochet Mix Cover-Up, $19.99, Target

Why not cover up in style? This oversized poncho from Target is stylish and comfy. You’re still wrapping up, but you’re also getting just enough see-through action to keep it interesting. For less than $20, you can staff this poncho in your beach bag, so you’re always ready to go.

3. The Classic One-Piece

White one-piece suit with beige and black pattern

Paradise Bay Womens Dream Weave One Piece Swimsuit, $40 (on sale), Bealls


Yes, you can be sexy and modest at the same time! This one-piece has a gorgeous gray/green pattern with accents of white and black — it’s flattering for any body type. A shelf bra and thick straps provide plenty of support for the chest, and the low-cut thigh means your backside is covered.



Martha-Raye is a senior at the University of Delaware, majoring in Environmental Studies. She loves fashion and music, especially eco-fashion. In her spare time, she sews, works out, and snuggles up with Netflix.

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