3 Hot Looks That Will Take You From The Beach To The Bar

We're firm believers in recycling here at R29, and we're not just talking 'bout plastic bottles. Considering the fact that a majority of our plans are a la playa, it's kind of crucial that our clothes go from surf to turf in seconds flat. (Because, really, who has time for a pit stop?)
Rookie dressers may reach for a caftan and call it a day, but we're not ones to pass up a good challenge. We did the math and calculated three winning formulas that include zero costume changes between beach and bar. After all, you don't want to be known as the girl who wore a bikini to Hungry Cat, do you? And besides, when it comes to dressing for a day (and night) in L.A., your look should be so nice you want to wear it twice!
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Your one-piece is no longer a one-trick pony! When paired with tailored shorts and a chambray top, your swimsuit suddenly goes from functional to fashionable. And, if you feel so inclined, throw some stacked platforms in that over-sized purse to really amp up your evening attire!

Clockwise from top left: Clinique Redness Solutions Targeted Corrector, $19.50, available at Sephora; Romwe Sleeveless Denim Light-Blue Vest, $31.99, available at Romwe; Zimmermann, Devoted Floral-Print Swimsuit, $375, available at Net-A-Porter; Balenciaga Fluid Crepe Shorts, $247, available at Matches; Stella McCartney Crochet Big Tote, $1497, available at Forward by Elyse Walker; Topshop Fortune Metal Cuff Sandals, $96, available at Topshop.
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When it's time to hit up your fave watering hole, style those beachy waves into an undone updo with a few strategic bobby pins. Don't forget your ocean-inspired accessories (just in case you need to remind your drinking buddies where you were 30 minutes ago!).

Clockwise from top left: Theyskens' Theory Igraff Layered Dress, $731, available at FarFetch; Miu Miu Plunge-Front Swimsuit, $215, available at Net-A-Porter; Dezso by Sara Beltrán Maldives Aqua Palms Pouch, $65, available at Dezso; French Connection Hair Slide Set, $6.63, available at ASOS; Rupert Sanderson Orange Kalit Wedges, $435, available at Ssense.
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Neutral espadrilles are the perfect day-to-night shoe. Match the casual heels with a colorful look that will be sure to get the bartender's attention! (May we suggest you let your bikini top peek out from under that button-down for an extra dose of va-va-voom?) Don't forget to accent your new glow with a swipe of red lippy.

Clockwise from top left: Aldo Carse Espadrilles, $80, available at Aldo; Rowme Floral Print Purple Panel Shirt, $25.99, available at Rowme; Pink Memories Pleated Maxi Skirt, $331, available at FarFetch; H&M Bikini Top, $16.34, available at H&M; H&M Bikini Bottom, $10.05, available at H&M; Suzannah Wainhouse Stand Earrings, $360, available at TenOverSix; YSL Rouge Pur Couture With SPF 15, $32, available at Sephora.