15 Swim and Cover Combos to Have You Looking Extra Hot This Season ...


15 Swim and Cover Combos to Have You Looking Extra Hot This Season ...
15 Swim and Cover Combos to Have You Looking Extra Hot This Season ...


Swimsuit and cover-up combos are something we all need come beach time in the summer. Of course, finding the perfect swimsuit and cover-up combo isn't always easy. Luckily, we did all the work, so you don't have to. We addressed five different body types and found suits that not only fit, but also flatter. What's more, we partnered them with toppers that complement the suit and your figure. Talk about a major win-win! Are you ready to find your dream swimsuit and cover-up combo? Let's go!

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If You're Athletic...

product, fashion accessory, lighting, pattern, illustration, $112 at shop.mikoh.com
jewellery, green, fashion accessory, leaf, shape, $112 at shop.mikoh.com
white, clothing, sleeve, blouse, t shirt, $67 at shop.nordstrom.com

Stay away from sporty, boy-cut silhouettes. Instead, tap your sexy side with racy straps. Lots of straps. Complete the look with a see-through cover up.


If You're Athletic...

clothing, dress, gown, sleeve, pattern, clothing, swimwear, swimsuit bottom, briefs, pattern, Top: $78 at shop.nordstrom.com
Bottom: $50 at shop.nordstrom.com
clothing, sleeve, dress, overall, outerwear, $55 at us.topshop.com

Add touches of femininity with pretty florals, ruffles, and lace. But if the look is too girly for your taste, pick a darker, moodier color palette. This look strikes the right balance.


If You're Athletic...

clothing, swimwear, sleeve, maillot, abdomen, $58 at us.topshop.com
clothing, sleeve, dress, overall, cocktail dress, $247 at us.asos.com

Embrace the new modern take on ruffles with this sleek (and sexy!) one-piece from Topshop. And catch a glimpse of the girly detailing from under this Seafolly strappy black jumpsuit.


If You're Big-busted...

swimwear, clothing, swimsuit bottom, maillot, one piece swimsuit, $84 at everythingbutwater.com
clothing, sleeve, outerwear, blouse, spring, $22.90 at forever21.com

First, halters lend the most support. Second, look for styles that run in larger cup sizes. This one is sized to accommodate D+ cups. Team your suit with a striped oversize menswear-inspired design.


If You're Big-busted...

swimwear, one piece swimsuit, clothing, maillot, swimsuit bottom, $200 at neimanmarcus.com
clothing, blue, sleeve, denim, pocket, $89.50 at jcrew.com

Take advantage of slimming stripes and underwire support-both of which are found in this Norma Kamali swimsuit. Complete your look by adding a feminine touch with this pretty embroidered tunic.

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If You're Big-busted...

briefs, underpants, clothing, undergarment, turquoise, Top: $48 and Bottom: $28 at us.topshop.com
white, clothing, day dress, dress, sleeve, $47.40 at shop.nordstrom.com

Make balconette-styles your new go-tos, thanks to its underwire lift and support. Pair yours with a white cover-up slip dress. Eliminate toppers with unnecessary ruffles or excess fabric-they tend to bunch and attract more attention.


If You're Bottom Heavy

clothing, brassiere, red, undergarment, lingerie, $17.90 at forever21.com
clothing, swimwear, undergarment, lingerie, active undergarment, $15.90 at forever21.com
clothing, day dress, pink, sleeve, dress, $52 at us.topshop.com

Then you should look for bikini bottoms that offer more coverage. These high waisted bikini bottoms are perfect for just that. The pretty striped coverup dress will complete the look beautifully.


If You're Bottom Heavy...

clothing, active undergarment, undergarment, swimwear, sports bra, $64 at shop.nordstrom.com
swimsuit bottom, clothing, briefs, swimwear, underpants, $56 at shop.nordstrom.com
clothing, day dress, sleeve, dress, cocktail dress, $188 at neimanmarcus.com

Draw the eye upwards with a bright neon color blocked bikini top and darker bottoms. For your cover-up, pick a breezy silhouette that delivers both comfort and coverage.


If You're Bottom Heavy

clothing, swimwear, one piece swimsuit, pattern, maillot, $97.82 at shop.nordstrom.com
dress, clothing, day dress, black, gown, $60 at shop.nordstrom.com

To divert attention away from a derriere, slip into a sexy plunging downtohere one-piece peppered with a playful print. The same concept goes for your cover-up as well-pick one with an attention-grabbing embroidered neckline.


If You're Tall...

handbag, pink, bag, shoulder bag, active undergarment, $45 at us.topshop.com
clothing, swimsuit bottom, undergarment, briefs, swimwear, $32 at forever21.com
clothing, day dress, blue, electric blue, sleeve, $54 at shop.nordstrom.com

Shorten your torso with pieces that cover a larger surface area-we're looking at you, bustier-style tops! Try your hand at prints with this bold tie-dye cover-up.


If You're Tall...

clothing, red, swimwear, one piece swimsuit, maillot, Top: $45 Botton: $30 at us.topshop.com
clothing, sleeve, outerwear, pattern, costume, $148 at shop.nordstrom.com

If bustier styles aren't your thing, then try high-waisted bottoms to shorten your long torso. Counter a single colored bikini with a traffic-stopping batik kimono.


If You're Tall...

one piece swimsuit, swimwear, clothing, maillot, photo shoot, $220 at violet-lake.com
clothing, sleeve, sari, art, photo shoot, $168 at anthropologie.com

Seek out designs that offer customizable adjustments. This Violet Lake one-piece features drawstrings along each side that can be scrunched to accommodate body length and leg height. Genius! Team it with this eye catching beaded kaftan.


If You're Petite...

clothing, swimwear, fashion accessory, undergarment, pattern, $25 at us.topshop.com
day dress, clothing, dress, sleeve, cocktail dress, $144 at shop.nordstrom.com

Elongate your frame by showing off a lot of leg. The best way? With a string bikini. Layer with a striking crochet coverup.


If You're Petite...

swimwear, clothing, one piece swimsuit, maillot, photo shoot, $24.90 at forever21.com
clothing, white, sleeve, blouse, lace, $149 at shop.nordstrom.com

Your goal is to lengthen your bod. Fake it with strategically placed cut-outs, like with this fun one-piece. Keep your suit (especially one with such a bold print) in the spotlight with a lace cover-up.


If You're Petite...

brassiere, clothing, lingerie, undergarment, pink, Top: $28 Botton: $25 at us.topshop.com
clothing, day dress, sleeve, pink, dress, $80 at shop.nordstrom.com

Stick with a string bikini bottom, but have fun with ruffles at the top and finish the look off with a beautiful tunic.

Don't you love these swimsuit and cover-up combos? Which one was your favorite?

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