Summer Style Hacks: How to Wear Your Swimsuit as a Top

One of the infinite perks of vacationing by the beach is the laid-back dress code. And the cocktails, but that’s for another post…


Basically, you’d wear the same outfit (or lack thereof) to lie out on the sand as you would to step into a cute boutique. Day after sunny day, you’re dressed as if you could slip off your shoes and take an impromptu dip. Afterward, simply toss a pashmina over your shoulders and saunter into a restaurant without so much as a second glance from the maître d’.

Back in the “real world,” this kind of shore-to-street style fluidity doesn’t fly—or so we thought.

We must applaud blogger Kelly Saks of Kelly’s Kloset for seriously challenging the fashion status quo, ingeniously giving her Vince Camuto Back Zip Bikini Top double-duty cred as a crop top. She paired it with a long vest, a sleek choker necklace and Vince Camuto Duet Floral Culottes for a totally downtown-appropriate ensemble. 

Want to replicate this look in your city? Your crop top’s secret identity is safe with us!