I have always loved a sarong. And you know I love love love any item that can be worn multiple ways. Two-in-one is practically a prerequisite when we're shopping for clients. And this Caravana sarong is not to be underestimated for its versatility. (1) Wear it as a swimsuit coverup skirt/sarong and (2) tie it up as a halterneck top.* How-To Guides with illustrations provided below.
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But first, it must be pointed out that none of this is allowed at the pool or beach.
Canoeing? Yes. Swim meet? Maybe. But that's about it.
So...moving right along...
One Cover-Up, Two Ways
1. Sarong. I've grown to really love a skirt because it's a nice way to cover up without missing out on any sun while walking along the beach or to grab a cold tea. Plus, it's easy access if you're wearing a hat (which you are, aren't you??) and don't want to pull anything over your head.
2. Halterneck. Another fun way to style your sarong in to a top.
How-To Guides: How To Tie Sarongs and Halter Neck Tops
This sarong makes it pretty easy with the leather ties...here are a few pics of the sarong itself followed by how to make it look like this.
Typically, I don't favor a bow when there's a tie involved, but the leather is tough enough here to make up for the sweetness and bulkiness of a bow.
How To Tie A Sarong
Start with a long rectangle.
Cross the two ends.
Just keep pulling them around your waist til the ties meet. I'll often wiggle the skirt around so there's a double layer on my backside.
Tie her up and voila! Should take you about 30 seconds.
How To Tie A Halter Neck Top
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I love a halter top - it flatters any woman because it shows off our shoulders, always a good feature!
Thanks for reading!