Four ways to get more wears out of your favourite swimsuit
Words: Aviwe Phika | Photography: Getty
Summer's On Us, and by now you should've stocked up on our new swimwear drops to celebrate the sunny season in. But that swimsuit shouldn't be reserved strictly for the pool or the beach, because what's the point of buying a banging swimsuit if you can't show it off whenever you want to really feel yourself? Here's how to incorporate your favourite swimwear into your summer looks when you're OOO (out of ocean).
The bikini top
Do you like showing of some skin and are not afraid to push the boundaries of fashion? Then it's time put that bikini top to use, girl. Wear your bikini top with a chiffon see-through dress and heels to feel really styled up. Daring types should consider the straight neck bralette bikini top paired with a flowy skirt or pants: a perfect look for sun downers by the beach. You can even play around with colour and make the top the stand out piece of an otherwise monochrome outfit.
The layering trick
If you're more modest and aren't comfortable with showing off too much skin, then consider a bodysuit with mom-jeans. Think a slogan bodysuit with perfect fitting jeans, or any pants to make a statement. Another look you could opt for a is a pair of shorts and a baggy jacket to add some extra edge to your look. Or switch it up with a crochet kaftan or cover-up and your bikini underneath, for the perfect festival look.
The slay queen
If you'd like to take things up a notch, and slay at every event you go to this summer, consider pairing your swimsuit with a mini skirt or high-waisted jeans. Perfect for brunch or a night out when you want to show a bit of skin. Think about how Kim K would pull off this look and channel her energy accordingly. Cycle shorts are definitely a win with a colourful bikini top, and don't forget the heels.
The athleisure look
Are you the sporty type who likes adding athleisure to your every look? Then this one's for those who like a bit of colour, setting trends and still want to feel comfortable. If you don't have your own surf-style rashvest then now's the perfect time to date a surfer and "borrow" theirs. The most fun look of the bunch allows you to pair it up or dress it down with the right pair of heels or sneakers and accessories. We're imagining a one-piece swimsuit with a pair of shorts, a cropped polo, and an oversize windbreaker vest and oversized pants. If you pull of anything as brave as this, please tag us in your post with a #Superbme as we'd love to see your style.