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Cover Up At The Beach In These 12 So-Chic Caftans

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    The only thing we're looking forward to in this heat wave is soaking up some rays (safely!) at the beach this weekend. And aside from suntan lotion and a fashion magazine, one thing we never forget to pack is a caftan.

    Whether you're into a mini or maxi, the super-light caftan is a perfect cover-up, and thanks to options in bold hues and deep V-necks, you can hold it down at the bar without any extra accessories. Bonus: Layer one over a slip come Monday, and it'll feel like you never left the beach at all. Yes, friends, this is the ultimate lazy-girl summer essential.

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