Though beachwear was a term used for type of clothes wore by people at beaches or in swimming pools or other similar places, today it emerged as new segment of cloth market with vast varieties and attracting huge masses. This growing interest of people resulted in a new trend of fashion called ‘Beach Fashion’.
Beach fashion includes quite varieties of beachwear ranging from the ones used to swim in water to the ones that help in spending time on beach sands in warm sunny conditions. Mainly beach fashion includes a swim suite, a cover up, a short, a sun hat, flat sandals, sunglasses, cosmetics such as sunscreen, etc. The accessories add to the outfit and help attaining complete relaxation, the prime cause for people arriving at beach. A great variety of beach fashion is available for men, women and children irrespective of their age groups.
Board shorts inspired from surfing are very popular for beach fashion and wore by all kinds of people particularly on the beach. They are made of quick-drying synthetic material that serves great during swimming and surfing. Men can choose short swimming trunks when they are ready to play on the beach and serves best when one just need to cool down by diving inside the water. For other men interested in spending time off shore, eating, roaming casually, the stylish ¾ with funky designs and attractive colors serves best. Casual T-shirts with broad straps are also available as offshore beach fashion preferably the ones with matching colors of the shorts.
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Women can enjoy more of beach fashion compared to men. They have beautifully designed and colored swim suits including bikinis, single-piece suits and two-piece suits according to their comfort. While bikinis form most popular swimsuit at beaches, one-piece and two-piece suits provides more cover and hence a great alternative to women who find bikinis terrifying or unflattering. Cover ups are used to wrap around the waist of the women when not sunning. These are airy and made of cool cotton or light synthetic fabrics. Some of the types of cover ups include sarong which is skirt like garment with a printed design, pareo which is rectangular piece of cloth similar to sarong, short dress, etc.
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Children fashion includes all the elements similar to the adults such as board shorts, trunks and T-shirts for boys while bikinis, single-piece, etc for girls. It is worth watching the children collection of beach fashion with numerous colors, designs, patterns, involving those of superheroes, baby dolls, etc.
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Accessories add excitement and enthusiasm to beach fashion. A sun hat made of straw or cotton fabric and other light weighted materials makes a perfect combination with swimsuit for men and women. Flat sandals and flip-flops prove extremely helpful at the beaches while walking in hot sand particularly as the day rises. Sunglasses are essential for protecting eyes from harmful UV rays and reflections from water and for maintaining style. Choice of the sunglasses generally depends on its shape and the style and color of the frame. Less expensive, plastic or resin sunglasses are preferred as beach fashion. The harmful UV rays from sun may damage human skin and induce cancer causing effects. Sunscreen along with a cap or bandana serves best to protect the skin from this harm.