From the Beach to Brunch: How to Style Your Swimsuit for…

We’ve all been there. One second we’re at the beach and all of a sudden you check the time and you’re late for brunch with your friends with no time to go home and change! What now? How do you fix this you ask? Prepare beforehand! 

Make your life easier and go for a 2-in-1 outfit that has enough coverage both for the beach and brunch! We’re going over outfits you can have at the ready for when you need to go from one place to another just by tweaking how you style your swimsuit or bikini bottom

​​There’s never a bad time to wear your favorite women’s swimsuits—especially in the middle of summer. Yes, even when you’re out of the pool or off the beach! Who wants to go all the way home to change and who always has the time? Get our top tips for wearing your swimsuit day or night.

La Blanca’s stylish and flattering swimsuit tops are good for more than the pool deck. Style a tankini or midkini top just like you would your favorite tank top and most people won’t know otherwise. For a more playful look, pair a bandeau top with a great pair of high-waisted shorts or pants. The high waist minimizes "the skin factor" of your favorite swim styles so you feel more comfortable hopping between the beach, boardwalk, and bistro.

Look #1: Keeping It Simple

Starting off simple and casual, a quick and easy solution to heading from the beach to brunch is styling our Island Goddess Lingerie One Piece with a simple pair of jean shorts or a skirt. The Tank-Top style swimsuit is an easy piece to wear for a complete outfit and dress according to where you’re headed! Add some cute trainers or espadrilles for a fast turnaround and the perfect fit! Finish off the look with a crossbody bag and you’re ready! 

Look #2: Make a Statement

A great way to quickly get from the beach to the restaurant without a pit-stop is having a statement piece. This piece will do all the talking in your outfit, so even if you’re feeling a little flustered and as if you’ve just brought the whole beach along with you, the statement piece will do a great job at distracting for that! A great option for this is our Tropea Breeze Off Shoulder Ruffle One Piece

The ruffle combined with the bold colorful print and off shoulder style is the perfect example of a statement. Another great, but more understated option, is our Moonlit Silhouette Bandeau Mio. This style features contrasting prints but with neutral colors, making it a more subdued way to go. Pair with one of them with a simple pair of jeans or another bottom of choice and you’re done! Add some cute sandals and a nice bag to pull it all together! 

Look #3: Just Like a Crop Top

A bikini top can work just like a crop top. Look at a style like our Island Goddess High Neck Midkini Top that is longer than most strapless suit tops, hitting where a crop top normally would. Pair it with some casual trousers, like our Capri Stripe Tie Front Slit Pant, for the perfect “heading to the snack bar for lunch” outfit! Add some cute slides with a natural texture for a final touch. 

Look #4: Just a Little Dressy

If you’re looking for something a little dressier, try opting for the Island Goddess Multi-Strap Cross-Back One-Piece swimsuit. This swimsuit itself is already quite smart. Pair it with the Static Stripe Midi Skirt for an easy and comfortable polished look for a nicer brunch place. Add some strappy flat sandals and a nice purse and you’ll be ready in seconds! 

Look #5: Make It Fancy

If you’re heading to a full-on five-star brunch experience where you have to dress the part but have absolutely no time to make it from the beach back to change out of your sexy swimwear, we’ve got you covered with the perfect one-stop outfit! Start off with our Island Goddess Shirred One Shoulder One Piece as opposed to a two piece swimsuit. This suit already has an upscale feel to it with the one-shoulder detail and the gathered texture. 

Pair some nice linen trousers over your swimsuit for an easy dressed-up look that fits with the latest trends. For shoes go with some cute and comfortable wedges. Finish the look with a natural textured clutch and some cute gold jewelry. Add some tinted lip balm to your cheeks and lips and you’re ready!   

Look #6: Layer a Blouse or Dress Over a Strappy, Colorful Bikini Top

If you’ve embraced the bralette trend, this is the perfect tip for you. Wear a darling bikini or bandeau top under a low-cut blouse or a backless dress for a more conservative, but intriguing look. The sexy bikini top adds a pop of color to your outfit, and fun necklines or back straps add flair. A peekaboo bikini top goes a long way under anything sheer.

Look #7: Rock a One Piece Just Like You Would a Bodysuit

Because honestly, there isn’t much of a difference between the two! A plunging one-piece looks fabulous when you switch out your sarong for a maxi skirt or tailored shorts. A sweet off-the-shoulder one-piece provides contrast with denim cut-offs. Play around with patterns and solids, and try pairing your La Blanca one-piece swimsuits with different style bottoms. You'll be a showstopper on and off the beach!  

Look #8: Accessorize and Dress Up Your Beach Cover-Up

That tunic, romper, or dress you wore with flip-flops to the beach can be transformed into a look with a pair of wedges, a statement necklace, and a shimmering clutch. Instead of packing an entirely new outfit to wear in the evening, pack a few strategic accessories! La Blanca resort wear transcends the beach or pool and it’s bound to be more comfortable than most other clothes—trust us. 

Extra Tip: The Thrown Over Button Up

One of the easiest solutions for a quick add-on to any of these outfits is throwing on a shirt over any of them. Wear it open or halfway closed depending on how much you want to show. Wearing a lightweight shirt as a jacket is a great way to cover up a little bit if the wind picks up or the AC is on blast. Try going for a linen shirt for a summery and beachy vibe that is great at keeping you cool but still protected from any unwanted breeze! 

Conclusion 

As you can see there are plenty of ways you can make your swimsuits work in your wardrobe besides at the beach! With these outfit suggestions, you’ll never be caught by surprise again and will always be ready to go where ever the day takes you! You can now enjoy your beach day totally relaxed and won’t have to cut it short to go change. Anything to make life a little easier! 

You can take your look from the pool to the restaurant, or from day to night simply by incorporating your “normal” clothing! Dress up a tank dress with a structured jean jacket. Pair lounge pants with your favorite linen button-down, tied in a knot at your waist. Layer a sheer tunic over your go-to skinny jeans and a triangle bikini top. By pulling just one or two additional pieces from your closet, you can seamlessly transition from sand castles to sophistication. Your swimwear is way too pretty to limit it to the beach. With just a few tweaks or additions, you can easily wear it #IRL. Take your look to a new level! Shop La Blanca resort wear bottoms, dresses, tunics, and pants, and get ready to turn heads wherever life—or your next vacation—takes you! 

 

Sources:

How to Style Your Bathing Suit to Wear All Day Long | SHAPE  

How to Wear Your Swimsuit As Part of Your Outfit | Glamour

How To Use Tinted Lip Balm On Every Part Of Your Face, From Your Eyes To Your Cheeks | Bustle  

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