Summer fashion: 7 cute beachwear trends inspired by our favorite celeb vacation moments – with Elsa Hosk, Alexa Chung and Millie Bobby Brown
It’s official – summer is off to a good start which means that if you are lucky, a vacation in a beautiful and warm place will be imminent.
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Bountiful scoops of ice cream, scenic skylines and sparkling waterfronts are all within reach – only you need to narrow down your vacation wish list and organize your packing situation first.
Dressing for the beach sounds simple enough, but why settle for last year’s cover-up when there are so many more inspired options out there right now. As some must-have beachwear inspiration, we’ve turned to some of the celebrity looks that have caught our attention recently.
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Good morning! Fashion takes a look at our favorite celebrity beach looks and selects the pieces you need to recreate them:
The micro top and the slip skirt
Ex-Victoria’s Secret model Elsa Hosk constantly nails her summer outfit and her tonal green beach style moment is no exception. If you don’t fancy a paddle, we love the alternative of a one-shoulder bra top in place of the traditional bikini, plus a loose-fitting zippered skirt that’s the perfect way to tan. your tummy and stay cool.
Christopher Esber green one-shoulder top, £195, Harvey Nichols
The short cardigan
Camila CabelloThe Miami beach moment certainly gives us a surf session, followed by a quick appearance on the Wimbledon court, but rest assured, we’re really here for it. The cardigan isn’t the most obvious choice for the beach, but we think a lightweight cropped knit with a matching mini skirt is definitely worth a look.
Cropped crochet cardigan, £335, Frame
Openwork midi dress
Millie Bobby Brown managed to fit a quick trip to Sardinia into his schedule, and we’re so glad we did. The 18-year-old actress wore a green and cream dress with a floral damask pattern, midi cutouts and a metal center ring – this piece goes straight to our online basket.
Cut-out maxi dress, £359, Sandro
20s-style open-back dress
Bella HadidSummer’s wardrobe is the gift that keeps on giving, and this white beaded halter dress — which is giving us serious boyish girl vibes — is no exception.
Farai London Keola fringed stretch jersey mini dress, £165, Selfridges
The tie-dye bikini
Hailey Bieber looked radiant in a triangle-shaped tie-dye bikini topped with a gold medallion-style necklace. The 25-year-old model turned to the 1960s fabric-dye trend for a daring swimsuit moment and we’re 100% on board.
Equator Top in Mystic Parallelo, $80, Tropic of C
The knitted midi
Kendall Jenner is a big fan of the knit summer dress and opted for a psychedelic printed piece from the Jean Paul Gaultier archives. Her vintage halter-neck dress was part of the label’s Spring/Summer 2000 collection, which she layered over a matching crop top and micro shorts from the same line.
Ottolinger Mesh Print Dress, £400, Farfetch
The colorful change
Alexa Chung is the ultimate 1960s dream girl in a bold change with tulip motifs and a Peter Pan collar. If rich florals are up your street, check out this gorgeous mini from Dolce & Gabbana.
Dolce & Gabbana floral-print cotton-blend velvet mini dress, £1,080, The Outnet
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