June 14th, 2012

Surfer chic coverups

Surfer Chic

J. Crew deck-stripe board shorts, $68; Cara accessories striped bangles, $12 each; TKEES flip flops, $48;
Ray-Ban aviators;Parasol color-block swim shirt, $165. Image © Vogue.com

Each season we’re on the lookout for a good cover-up, a kurta, an over-sized linen shirt, the usual. But then I saw a woman in Palm Beach come to the pool wearing a different striped mariner T-shirt paired with a pair of printed board shorts every day. She was older, but she looked cool. Then Preston and I were introduced to Parasol, a line by KiC friend Alexandra Kotur, creative director of Town & Country magazine and partner, lawyer Tiffany Molder, of SPF fabric surf shirts and bottoms. Now, even J. Crew is in on the action with board shorts and rash-guard tops. The great thing is, not only do these pieces work as coverups, they are can be worn in and out of the water and offer an extra layer of protection. And the idea of mixing stripes and prints is fun. It feels modern and sexy.


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Silk scarf black


Leather jacket


Ankle boots


Shearling-lined jacket


Washed-satin skirt


Embellished pumps


Silk scarf




Velvet sandals


Wool skirt


Denim ankle boots


Leather shoulder bag

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  • Love the styles you featured here! Its nice to see fashion and comfort go together. If you are looking for some more options, you should look into Swim N Sport, they carry a lot of styles for even the most picky of shoppers, including surfer chic, and traditional styles. Check out their cover-ups…you can’t go wrong! http://www.swimnsport.com/shorts/7382/dept The anchor shorts are so cute!

    Marie RobertsDecember 20th, 2012  12:10 PM

  • Sports t-shirts are my favorites, they always fit in every trend. I have dozens of sports t-shirts which I like to wore in special sports event in my county.

    Surfer ShirtDecember 27th, 2012  3:16 AM


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