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Ten cover-ups to get you to and from the beach

Every girl on holiday needs beach cover-ups. They should be light but bright, comfy yet flattering and revealing only in the right places.

1> GORGEOUS Stand out in a crowd. Love Label kaftan €44 Littlewoods Ireland.ie

2> GLAM Just add a pair of shorts and you're good to eat in any restaurant. Episode Navy sheer sequin trim kaftan €42, House of Fraser

3> GIRLY This sweet little cover-up will have you oozing confidence.

Turquoise floral flutter kaftan €51, Accessorize

4> TIGER You go girl! Sand dune embellished kaftan €62, Debenhams

5> ETHNIC Pretty colours and a delicate weave. Navy and pink tie-dye kaftan €30, Linea at House of Fraser

6> HIPPY Just throw this on over a bikini and you're good to go. Penny dip dye €78, Monsoon

7> COLOURFUL There's a great range of floral cover-ups at TK Maxx. Beach cover-ups €12.99 to €19.99, TK Maxx

8> SULTRY This little black dress will cover the bulges but accentuate the curves. Resort soft crinkle woven kaftan (also in white or aqua) €19, littlewoods ireland.ie

9> FRESH This tunic feels soft to the touch. Crinkly chiffon tunic with zigzag €39.95, Esprit

10> SUGAR SWEET A flattering shape and just the right amount of sheer. Pink/cream linear wave kaftan €51, Accessorize