10 Cover-Ups and Tote Bags for Every Kind of Beachgoer

Ditch the giant towel and promotional canvas bag and go from the boardwalk to the beach, or the cabana to the pool, in style.

Tugging a pair of sandy denim cutoffs over a wet bikini just to hit up the beach concession stand isn't something we'd wish on anyone, which is why we've rounded up ten lightweight, quick-drying bathing suit cover-ups, and equally beach-ready totes to stash them in. See our favorite pairings to suit every swimwear style, from nautical to tropical.

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V-Neck Checked Shirt Dress, $50, cosstores.com; Straw Tote, $237, sensistudio.com.

Gold Standard

Metallic Stripe Maxi Dress by Mes Demoiselles, $190, matchesfashion.com; Bardot Medium Tote by Figue, $595, farfetch.com.

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Non-Nautical Stripes

Carmel Dress, $328, marysiaswim.com; Kenya Bag, $199, shopspring.com.

Sail Away

Ruffled Dress in Gingham, $70, jcrew.com; Vintage Red Tote, $180, seabags.com.

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Tassels & Pom-Poms

Embroidered Balloon Sleeve Summer Dress, $94, pixiemarket.com; Topanga Tote by Eliza Gran, $98, shopbop.com.

Sunset Shades

Eve Color-Block Cotton-Blend Jumpsuit by LemLem, $340, net-a-porter.com; Horizontal Dip Medium Tote Bag by Truss, $180, openingceremony.com.

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White Out

Ladder Crochet Kaftan, $58, topshop.com; Wink Straw Basket Tote by Anya Hindmarch, $477, stylebop.com.

Handkerchief Hem

Dune Chiara Dress, $248, shopspring.com; Straw Tote by Mystique, $155 at shopbop.com.

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Vineyard Vibes

Sleeveless Shirt Dress, $25, hm.com; The Beach Tote, $35, everlane.com.

Between the Lines

Sayulita Off-the-Shoulder Dress by Apiece Apart, $356, needsupply.com; Natural Fique Mochila, $188, muzungusisters.com.

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