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The A-line shape keeps the midsection loose; the longer hem in back offers rear coverage. BCBGMAXAZRIA, $138; 877-551-7257
A classic trench in a whisper-weight fabric looks updated in a bright hue. Coach, $458; coach.com.
The citrus print is fun and feminine but not girly. C. Wonder, $98; cwonder.com.
The skinny leg shapeis modern; the tummy-control panels are hidden. Nic + Zoe, $128; lordandtaylor.com.
This sleek city sandal is as comfy as a flat, but dressier. Tila March,$395; tilamarch.com.
The print is so sophisticated,no one will notice the shape is quietly middle concealing. M Missoni, $395; 212-431-6500.
The just-below-the-knee length flatters all and won’t play peekaboo with your Spanx. Vince Camuto, $69; vincecamuto.com.
The fabric feels silky against the skin; a soft center tie visually trims the waist. DKNY, $295; saksfifthavenue.com.
The photo print is a hot trend this season. This (roomy) tee version will wake up your weekend look. Karen Kane, $92; karenkane.com.
Leave the butt skimmers to the Beliebers. Your better bet: Bermudas with a hint of stretch. J.McLaughlin, $145; jmclaughlin.com.
At once airy and concealing, this knit top will complement all the white, denim and khaki already in your wardrobe. Nic + Zoe, $128; lordandtaylor.com.
Yes, this cover-up/dress is bold—but it pairs well with everything from swimsuits to jeans, and the delicious, keep-cool fabric will make it a favorite. Plenty by Tracy Reese, $218; 212-807-0505.
Flip-flops failing you? Treat your feet to sandals with comfort technology built right in. Dansko, $135; zappos.com.
This breezy skirt will beat the heat as well as shorts do, and with a lot more coverage. It works for day or night. Calypso St. Barth, $295; calypsostbarth.com.
Worth the investment: a swimsuit that lifts and supports your assets. Karla Colletto, $276; everythingbutwater.com.
The cropped length is the new look for pants this season. The added stretch here makes them as relaxed as your yoga wear. Pair with a favorite bright blouse. Doncaster, $230; doncaster.com.
Flash for sun phobics: This protective topper makes covering up look cool. Coach, $98; coach.com.
Thanks to ruching through the midsection, this suit will conceal what you haven’t quite tightened. Rachel Pally Swimwear, $185; rachelpally.com.
A neon-lime cardigan? Arm coverage never looked so good. Joe Fresh, $19; joefresh.com.
The print wows, and the full skirt accommodates. For maximum slenderizing, cinch the waist tie under your bust, Empire style. Loft, $90; loft.com.
A densely woven top layer marries the structure of a blazer with the ease of a cardigan. Paired with white jeans, it’s summer stunning. Tucker by Gaby Basora, $378; 901-452-2323.
This sandal is chic and super comfortable; the apple green makes it current. Birkenstock, $90; birkenstockusa.com.
In this glam swimsuit cover-up, you can beachcomb with confidence. Josie by Natori,$78; natori.com.
The suit’s kicky peplum will keep your belly bulge on the DL, where it belongs. Lolli Swim, $100; urbanoutfitters.com.
Summer’s best dress, in a faux wrap style that enhances curves. Summer wedding? Office off-site? Put on your go-to and go. J.McLaughlin, $195; jmclaughlin.com.
This season’s cross-body “it” bag is the perfect combination of youthful and luxe. Henri Bendel, $248; henribendel.com.
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First Published Mon, 2013-06-10 12:27
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