When Summer rolls around, finding the perfect swimsuit is only part of the battle. As fashion girls, we like to plan a total look for a day at the beach - cover-up, sun hat, and tote bag included. And while we've simply thrown denim cutoffs over our bikini plenty of times, there are far better options for making a bold, breezy statement.

We've rounded up 17 fresh, blogger-approved ways to dress up your swimwear, from Jane Aldridge's chunky knit sweater to Danielle Bernstein's printed kimono. Read on for a few key styling tips, then spend the rest of the Summer trying them all.