You’ve been stressed out of work or school for quite a long while and now, you’re scheduled on a staycation at the beach. Of course, you’ll be taking Instagram-worthy photos so you need to look good and at the same time feel relaxed and just live in tranquil.
You don’t want to look overdone or overdressed, do you? You need to consider comfort before style or could be a little bit of both. To help you with that, here are the most essential garment pieces you need to bring with you to the beach. These can all be matched with any pieces you have so you’ll look effortless yet stylish.
These pair of old school yet all-time favorite piece of apparel will never go obsolete. Everyone, regardless of status, wears this. Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, Miranda Kerr and other A-list artists, celebrities and models surely have countless of high-waisted shorts sitting in their closets. Not to mention, it’s perfect for the beach! Pair it with either a tank top, shirt, crop top, bikini top, one-piece swimsuit or whatever you have there, it will go well with these pair of shorts. When in doubt, grab your high-waisted shorts.
A tank top can be paired with shorts, skirt, palazzo pants and a whole lot more. Like a high-waist shorts, it’s a versatile piece of clothing you need to have and keep. If you’re feeling a bit more funky and creative, go and find yourself an old, unused shirt and DIY a tank top out of it. Really, it’s one of your summer must-haves.
How can you even step out of your beach resort in a bikini without a cover-up?! So, yes, cover-ups are essential when packing for a beach weekend. And no, not just boring cover-ups, the head-turning ones. You can be a head-turner without layering and/or accessorizing too much. A flattering kaftan, edgy oversized shirt or a floral kimono will do to flatter your sun-kissed skin. And don’t forget to bring along a floppy hat and shades to match your style.
Off shoulder dress or top
Beach represents tranquil that you can see through its calm waves. These off shoulder dress/top illustrates the free flow and relaxation you feel when at the beach. It’s a simple outfit that is fun to wear and gives you that free-spirited, bohemian vibe look.
This 70s trend made its way back into the new age fashion and for sure, you don’t want it to go away again, do you? You can wear it with a tank top, a halter top, cropped top basically almost anything. This comfortable and free flowing garment can be a good cover-up as well. There’s no trick on how to look good wearing a pair of these, it’s your go-to comfy pants.
And finally, do not forget your flattering swimsuits! Bring along your plain black or whatever color you have in your wardrobe. It’s okay to wear it again, spice up your style wearing different cover-ups. Your one piece swimsuit looks best paired with your favorite high-waisted shorts or skirt.
Play, mix and match with clothes you already have instead of buying new set of garments for your weekend beach staycation.
What are your go-to beach outfits along with makeup essentials? Share it with us!
About Chie Suarez
Inclined into fashion, beauty, style, hair and makeup, Chie Suarez is a daytime writer for The Australasian College Broadway. Based in Sydney, TAC offers courses in beauty therapy, hairdressing and makeup.