Kaftan cover-up. Rash guard. Sarong? If you’re not familiar with a sarong, it’s another accessory you can wear at the beach over your swimsuit. Sarongs are made of a large length of fabric, meaning you can style them in various ways. Standard sarongs measure approximately 66” x 44”, but some come in narrower shapes of about 66” x 24”. Sarongs are like huge rectangular scarves and come in various designs and prints. There are plenty of ways you can style them—use our list of instructions for support. We’ve broken your options down to four major categories, but these sections feature even more options for you.
A skirt style is one of the most common ways to use a sarong. You can easily tie your sarong at the side and go about your adventures. However, consider the various skirt styles you can try.
A long or short wrap skirt is an easy way to style your sarong:
There are plenty of dress styles you can accomplish with long sarongs, so have fun styling! Remember to consider the length of the fabric depending on how long you want the final dress.
To create a strapless style:
To create a one-shoulder style:
To create a halter style:
To create a Brazilian style:
Try a new look by styling your sarong as a kimono. To do this, follow these steps:
This style is like the kimono—but without faux sleeves. To turn your sarong into a cardigan, follow these steps:
There are other ways to style your sarong. If wearing your sarong like a dress or cardigan, you can tie a belt around your waist for a tighter fit. You can also add embellishments, such as beads. Consider twisting the halter if wearing this style. As for additional accessories, pick a ready-for-any-adventure hat to match your one or two-piece swimsuit and sarong. That way, you can have more protection from the sun as you kick back and sip a mimosa. Match your hat with designer sunglasses, too. Plus, don’t forget to rock a stylish custom beach bag that can hold all the personalized beach towels and other essentials you’ll need to enjoy your day.
Styling a sarong doesn’t have to be tricky. Follow our tips and style it over your favorite stylish swimsuit.