Photo: Gregor Halenda
Beach isn't synonymous with bare (in fact, the hottest suits now are one-pieces)…the chicest cover-ups can double as dresses…and towels have become almost an art form.
Above, clockwise from top: Lightweight striped tunic in feel-the-heat colors. ViX, $104; Oversize sky blue shades mix sporty and retro glam. Juicy Couture, $180; Elegant beach wrap with terry cloth on one side, painterly swirls on the other. Dianora Salviati, $400; Crocheted straw tote has a funky wooden handle and texture to burn. Mad Imports, $68; Bright stylized flowers show up on fresh white toweling. Louis Vuitton, $420; Subtle metallic flat sandals are a swanker version of flip-flops. Salvatore Ferragamo, $310; This glitter-dusted bikini bottom, from Beyoncé's trendy clothing line, exudes star quality. House of Deréon, $135 (includes top).
From the June 2007 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
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