10 Head-to-Toe Beach Outfits We Love

Beach trips are surely penciled into your summertime calendars, so why not rev up the excitement with Shopilly’s 10 favorite beach looks?

#1: The Nighttime Beach Look


A sexy, light-weight black dress is sure to be eye-catching amongst a sea of neon and pastel hues from fashionistas who are sticking to the traditional beach color palette. For even more eyes on you, choose a dress with open-back details—people on the beach will be envious of your style choice! Scour Forever21H&M, or Charlotte Russe to find the perfect dress.

#2: Comfortable Cute


Our second favorite look is chic in its simplicity; pair high-waisted light wash denim shorts with a strapless bikini top and a flowy cardigan. Experiment with colors by choosing a printed bikini top and complete the look with a brown leather bag. The comfort from this kind of look would be perfect for everything from beach sports to a quiet read under the sun. For high-waisted shorts, check American Apparel; for a flowy cardigan try American Eagle; for bikini tops try Victoria’s Secret; for brown bags try Kate Spade.

#3: The Floral Romper


This look is perfect for girly stylistas who are known for always wearing soft colors and floral patterns. The romper is comfortable for a beach environment, but the sexy back details make the ensemble just daring and skin-baring enough for some flirty fun. For rompers, try American EagleForever21, or Macy’s.

#4: The Sheer Cover-Up


Try a beach day with a sheer cover-up dress to throw on over your bathing suit. This romantic look screams effortless sophistication, and will look beautiful as you both saunter along the shore and dance the day away! Check H&M or Nanette Lepore to get your hands on one.

#5: The Striped Maxi


Want to feel like a sea goddess? You absolutely can’t go wrong with a maxi dress for the beach, especially if it’s a striped one! Maxi dresses were pretty much invented for the beach; the pattern is just bold enough to make a statement, while the silhouette is elegant and sophisticated. Macy’sH&MAnn Taylor, and Gap might have your perfect maxi dress.

#6: A Twist on the Traditional Cover-Up


Instead of a cover-up that literally covers you from head to knee, try tying a loose-fitted sweater or tunic over your bathing suit to create the ultimate beach look. All there is left to complete the look is wavy, wind-swept hair, a boho-inspired necklace, and more chunky jewelry! For the perfect tunic, check AeropostaleBanana Republic, or Club Monaco; for accessories try Anthropologie or Free People.

#7: Bold Skirt


Tired of wearing shorts with your bikini top to the beach? Try pairing your bathing suit top with a solid colored bright skirt to create a sweet and innocent look. A high and sleek ponytail with a bold lip will be your finishing touches to creating a memorable fashion statement. Check Forever21 or J. Crew for your perfect skirt!

#8: Let Your Bag Do The Talking


Let your accessories elevate your beach outfit! An oversized beach tote in a bold color will do just the trick. Let your clothing be simplistic and understated to draw most of the attention to your arm candy.  Try Net-a-PorterMacy’s, or Bloomingdale’s for the best selection!

#9: The Conservative Look


Staying conservative on the beach doesn’t mean you have to admit defeat on the chic scale. Try juxtaposing a nautical sweater with bold, solid-colored shorts for a colorful beach-time look. A cute neutral-shade hat can work to pull the look together, and sunglasses will give you that extra oomph! Find these fashion items at J. CrewBanana RepublicOld Navy, or Gap.

#10: Denim


Denim for the beach is fresh and stylish with a hint of sporty. Mix it up with a pair of canvas sneakers for a casual, tomboy look and finish it off with a neutral or minimally patterned tote bag. Try Abercrombie & Fitch for a tote bag; TOMS for shoes; and Urban OutfittersTopshop, or Nordstrom for denim.

We hope these beach fashions inspired you to think outside of the box for your next beach trip! Let us know in the comments below which look was your favorite, and then sign up at Shopilly so that you can stay up-to-date on your favorite stores’ sales so you can snag the items on your to-buy lists soon!

Blogger Spotlight: The Pink Peonies

Rachel Parcell is a 21-year old, multi-talented fashionista who channels her creative energy into three different jobs—designing clothing for Modbe, designing accessories for DownEast Basics, and moonlighting as a fashion blogger at Pink Peonies. Be sure to check out her blog or stay updated on her fashion excursions by connecting with her through her social media platforms (FacebookTwitter, & Pinterest).

At Shopilly, we love her experimental and fresh take on fashion. She has fun with prints, colors, and textures to create one-of-a-kind looks that always look flawless from head-to-toe. Her blog is the perfect source of inspiration for members of the fashion community as they embark upon their own personal style journeys.  

The blog features an elegant design with high-resolution photography and beautiful outfit-of-the-day posts. Common brands worn include J. Crew, H&M, Prada, Stella & Dot, among others. Beneath each picture is a list of all the items she is modeling in each look, with links directly to the product so that you can purchase them right away.

Our favorite look right now is her “On the Bright Side” ensemble, featuring J. Brand dark wash jeans, a fuchsia J. Crew sweater, a heather gray J. Crew coat, a Michael Kors beanie, Prada sunglasses, color blocked J. Crew heels, and a stunning statement necklace from J. Crew. Effortlessly chic and bright! 


Shopilly is the perfect shopping service to for fashion bloggers to connect with their favorite brands and stores to stay updated on promotional sales. With easy access to the best deals, bloggers can purchase coveted items at the cheapest price possible to feature in outfit-of-the-day or inspiration posts. Sign-up with Shopilly here!

Happy shopping and blog browsing,
Shopilly Team

Favorite Blazer Fashions from Shopilly

In celebration of Forever 21’s 30% off Sweaters + Blazers sale, we have curated a list of our five blazer favorites. Blazers are the ultimate way to hold on to your favorite fall pieces while still staying weather-conscious during the wintry season. They are also extremely versatile, and are perfect for both a day and night look! Read on to see if your favorite blazer has made the cut.

This J. Crew blazer in caramel is perfect to give your ensemble a classy finish, with crested gold buttons as a subtle yet luxe detail. Pair it with a white Oxford button-down shirt and fitted jeans for a casual cool look or with your favorite LBD for a dressier look!


Schoolboy Blazer in Wool Flannel, $198.00

We like the versatility of this neon coral blazer with gray trim from Gap; pair it with a simple monotone dress to create a business casual look, or experiment with some color-blocking for a fun day look.
Ponte Academy Blazer, $88.00 

This oxblood blazer from American Apparel is a staple for any wardrobe. This makes our list because of the beautiful simplicity of the blazer’s construction, the merlot color, and the fitted and single button details!
Women’s Blazer, $85.00

We are obsessed with this floral number from Anthropologie, inspired by the natural beauty and bold hues of Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands; throw this blazer on for an artsy glam look.
Ayora Brocade Jacket, $168.00

This H&M gem rounds out the list. This fitted jacket in a soft, denim-like linen blend is an exciting hybrid between a classic denim jacket and a standard modern blazer. We are loving the result!
Blazer, $49.95 

Which one is your favorite? Be sure to stay up-to-date with sales and promotions by following brands like H&M, J. CrewAnthropologie, Gap, and American Apparel on Shopilly!