rachel zoe summer cover up dress beach pool

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One of my number one rules for summer is to never hit the pool or beach without a fashionable cover-up in hand! They allow you to transition from the water to the streets with effortless fashion while updating your poolside style to per-fec-tion.

Just in time for the holiday weekend, I picked out a few of my personal faves here today, including a floor-grazing paisley caftan, punchy print tunic and a sheer billowy cover-up. Team your fave with a graphic print suit -- the more mismatched, the better -- and you'll look fabulous wherever the wind or waves may take you! xoRZ

1. MICHAEL Michael Kors Sheer Cover-Up ($92)
2. Diane von Furstenburg Priam Hooded Tunic ($265)
3. Jen's Pirate Booty Bombay Cover Up ($139)
4. All Saints Zami Maxi Sarong ($80)
5. Anthropologie Cherimoya Caftan ($168)

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