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beach/swimwear cover up ideas?

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Passthecake30 Sun 10-May-15 21:16:58

Hi ladies, I've booked our first holiday abroad for 8 years and I'm struggling to find something to sling on top of my bikini/tankini when I want to be more modest or hide from the sun. ..looking for ideas!

I'm 6ft, size 10-12, and want it to cover my shoulders/upper arms as that's where I burn. It doesn't have to be particularly long, just under bum cheeks is cool. I've tried something on in matalan, which looked like I was a sack of potatoes. was a baggy tshirt thing with elastic thru the waist, so I obviously can't do that style!

Also don't want to spend too much... £10ish?

Any ideas gratefully appreciated. ..before I just wear dp's tshirtswink

Stinkersmum Sun 10-May-15 21:21:52

Have you looked at George at Asda?

chipsandpeas Sun 10-May-15 21:25:35

primark have come long sleeved cotton dresses which would do for you

or look at kimono style cotton cover ups

Passthecake30 Sun 10-May-15 21:35:12

I did look at George...but could only see the tie in the middle ones on line? Will look again!

Will look in Primark, I did look at their cover ups but they didn't look like they would cover much up blush

Thanks ladies

SalyCinnamon Sun 10-May-15 21:39:59

Whenever I have been on holiday I have always used a large men's shirt as a coverup, they look good and you can do the bottom button to stop it blowing everywhere but keep the middle open to stay cool iyswim?

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