Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.
Before you throw in the towel on summer, remember that after July comes August. While it might be easy to forget the month amid all that fall work prep, a whole month of beaching, BBQing, and bonfire-ing still exists before Labor Day rings in the unofficial start of autumn. So, we're making sure we optimize the heck out of what's left. Step one: wearing our bathing suit everywhere.
Should the opportunity to submerge ourselves in a pool or the ocean present itself, we want to be swim-ready at a moment's notice. Yes, we'll concede this sounds a tad unnecessary, but the idea of fashioning our maillots into outfits not involving cover-ups feels refreshing and a bit daring, too. Ahead, we whipped up four incredible looks — yes, even a work-friendly option — starring this surprise item that's actually meant for splashing around.
More summer-outfit ideas:
Weekend Getaway? THIS Packing Tip Will Help
You'll Want To Copy This #OOTD Look In An Insta
How To Do Denim Shorts The Adult Way
Like this post? There's more. Get tons of style secrets, insider shopping dish, fashion news, and more on the Refinery29 Fashion Facebook page!
In case you didn't know, September is National Honey Month. Obviously, we're celebrating it by enjoying the sweetener as a delicious snack and a magic beauty ingredient. But, there's one thing we'd forgotten until now: to give credit to the buzzing little creatures that make it all possible. Yes, we're talking about bees. read
A new school year means a new wardrobe, right? And, now that class is back in session here in NYC, we hit the campus streets of the city's biggest schools — NYU and Columbia — in search of the most fashionable college students in Manhattan. What we found were two totally different aesthetics: Those downtown dwellers read