How to Shed 10 Pounds at the Beach
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By Nicole Mann Novick
Beach season can be a mixed bag, with sunny weather and swimming coming at the cost of exposing some serious skin. If you're looking for a workout-free way to look fitter fast, then read on to discover ten sneaky style shortcuts. Surf's up!
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The polka-dotted patchwork of this swimsuit accentuates the waistline and bust, creating a svelte silhouette.
SHOP NOW: Camilla and Marc swimsuit, $218
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Add length to those legs by trading in flip-flops on the boardwalk for a sleek pair of stacked wedges.
SHOP NOW: Vera Wang Lavender wedges, $250
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Pair those wedges with a flowy and feminine maxi dress that's ideal for covering up on cool beach days.
SHOP NOW: Colette by Colette Dinnigan dress, $235
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Peekaboo mesh cutouts let you show a little skin while keeping trouble spots hidden. This suit also has underwire cups for added support.
SHOP NOW: Karla Colletto swimsuit, $295
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A blouson-bodice bathing suit is simply genius. The ruched neckline showcases bronzed bare shoulders, while the bloused tailoring is kind to tummies.
SHOP NOW: J.Crew bathing suit, $88
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If you want to show off your slim upper half, then pair your bikini top with a red-hot pair of slouchy pants for a casual-cool beach look.
SHOP NOW: Alternative Apparel pants, $78
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A gauzy tunic is light enough for warm summer days and a perfect cover for those who prefer to show less skin. Wear this one while lounging under an umbrella and for seaside cocktails as the sun goes down.
SHOP NOW: Nili Lotan dress, $235
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An ikat-print kaftan with a deep v-neck and rope belt let you accentuate your best assets.
SHOP NOW: Milly kaftan, $275
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Sophisticated sun hats are getting suped up for summer. This luxe number will keep everyone's eyes on your pretty face, allowing you to enjoy the sun without feeling exposed.
SHOP NOW: Eugenia Kim sun hat, $295
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Espadrilles are everywhere these days, especially ones with seaside stripes. For a flattering effect, choose a pair with a small platform.
SHOP NOW: Tory Burch espadrille, $195