June 14th, 2012
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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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J. CREW

Demi-fine 14K gold-plated hoop

CHLOÉ

Oversized-lapel double-breasted wool-blend coat

CHLOÉ

Quincy shiny ballerina loafer mule

BURBERRY

Pleated checked wool midi skirt

CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC

Checked wool blazer

CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC

High-rise straight-leg jeans

MONCLER

Blanche leather ankle boots

SAINT LAURENT

Bellechasse medium leather-trimmed canvas bag

PRADA

Double breasted coat

PRADA

Flared corduroy trousers

SAINT LAURENT

Square belt bag

PRADA

Flared corduroy trousers

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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.
    http://www.banqert.de/

    Surfer ShirtDecember 27th, 2012  3:16 AM

     

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