7 Attractive Fashion Finds With Built-In Sun Protection
Spending some time in the summer sun? Snap up one of these styles with built-in UV protection.
Wallaroo Hat Company Savannah Hat
This chic hat has a 5-inch brim that not only throws some serious shade, but also blocks harmful UVA and UVB rays with an Ultraviolent Protection Factor of 50+. A wire-edged rim means it will sit exactly where you want it to. It rolls up easily, so you can pack this for all of your summer vacations, too. Also available in black with camel stripes.
To buy: $52; wallaroohats.com.
J. Crew Sun Shirt
Rash guards aren’t just for the surf set anymore; since the rise of athleisure, they’ve also been popping up as chic après swim attire. Fitting a bit looser than your average rash guard, you’ll feel cool and comfortable all summer long with room to move around. Also available in white and yellow.
To buy: $68; jcrew.com.
Athleta Tie Dye Salutation 7/8 Ankle Tight
Take your yoga practice outside, or just rock these while you’re running errands—they’ll keep you comfortable and your skin protected. Designed to fit and flatter, Athleta has cut these in a full range of sizes: regular, tall, petite, and plus. The 7/8 length should hit you just above the ankle for a figure-friendly look that elongates your leg and has a non-restricting feel.
To buy: $89; athleta.gap.com.
Mott50 Long Sleeve Woven Boyfriend Button Down
Super versatile, you’ll find a surprising amount of ways to style this top. Wear it over a bathing suit with embellished sandals to hit the beach, or with embroidered jeans and heels for your next lunch date. Dressed up or down, you’ll be safe from the sun with UPF 50 right in the fabric. Also available in navy.
To buy: $128; mott50.com.
White Sierra Bug Free Printed Gauze Scarf
The ultimate line of defense, in addition to UPF material, this scarf has a built-in insect repellant, so you won’t have to worry about pesky mosquitoes at your next summer BBQ. Drape this around your neck with your favorite white summer dress for a look that will protect you from UV rays during the day and bugs when you venture out at night. Also available in purple and yellow.
To buy: $25; amazon.com.
Coolibar Beach Cover Up Dress
This casual, cozy cover up is perfect for long days spent by the pool or on the beach. The lightweight material will be a breeze to pack—making it a no-brainer for summer vacations. Worried about damage to your highlights? Pop the hood up to keep your hair protected from UV rays, too. Available in ten other colors.
To buy: $80; coolibar.com.
Title Nine Shield One Piece Swimsuit
Wear this sporty swimsuit on its own or over a bikini as a sleeveless wet suit. The print in the middle adds some interest, but the black panels on the sides of the print help enhance an hourglass figure.
To buy: $94; titlenine.com.