Get Your SPF Sans Sunscreen (Really!) With These 16 Cool Threads

Sometimes lathering on sunblock like clockwork just doesn't cut it. We still end up with burns. What gives? Turns out there's more we can do to protect our skin than just sporting some Coppertone and a tunic. Behold: SPF clothing.
In the past, we shied away from these tech-y threads. Why? Well, they ain't chic. But tides are a-changing and everything from floor-grazing maxis to wide-brim toppers are suddenly getting the SPF treatment and a major style boost. And we couldn't be happier to see the science infused into cool, everyday buys. Because one thing we're more serious about than style (if you can imagine it) is sun protection, and it's about time our wardrobes did more to keep up. Click through to peruse the SPF wares that are tops in our book. Trust, double-duty threads never looked so good.
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Gap Bandeau One-Piece, $29.99, available at Gap.
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Athleta Kokomo Dress, $69, available at Athleta.
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Cabana Life Boat Neck Dress, $64, available at Cabana Life.
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Jersey Lomellina Flutter Halter Top, $58, available at J.Crew; Jersey Lomellina Foldover Wide-Band Hipster Bottom, $56, available at J.Crew.
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Mott 50 Blanch Maxi Dress, $95, available at Mott 50.
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Lululemon Sun Runner Short Sleeve, $64, available at Lululemon.
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Coolibar Fairway Golf Hat, $45, available at Summit Hut.
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Patagonia Sun Jacket, $99, available at Patagonia.
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Roxy One Love Rash Guard, $32.95, available at Swell.
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L.L. Bean Tropicwear Sleeveless Shirt, $39.95, available at L.L. Bean.
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Sun Precautions Cardigan Wrap, $84.95, available at Sun Precautions.
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The North Face Bounce-B-Gone Bra, $30, available at The North Face.
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Parasol Color Block Swim Shirt, $165, available at Parasol.
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Cover SPF 50 Racerback Maxi Dress, $198, available at Neiman Marcus.
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Patagonia Capilene Tank, $34, available at Patagonia.
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San Diego Hat Company Fine Braid Floppy Hat, $96, available at San Diego Hat Company.
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