Come summer, is there anything chicer than a breezy, beach cover-up? In materials designed to breathe, easy, effortless designs are the unsung heroes of sun-filled days. Thankfully, Australian-made brands are the leaders in creating holiday-ready pieces that are not only chic and stylish, but perfectly built for those days spent poolside.

This season, whether you’re after a versatile block colour or a summer-inspired print, we’ve found the very best in beach cover-ups. From favourites like Posse, with their soft linen and cotton blends designed for a relaxed fit to Matteau’s iconic dresses that bring a sophisticated twist, we’ve found the cover-ups you’ll want to add to your sartorial rotation, STAT.

Pair with your favourite sandals, a pair of sleek gold hoops and sunglasses.

Breezy Whites

  1. POSSE Laney Blouse; 2. SIR. Pascal Long Sleeve Dress; 3. POSSE Avery Mini Dress

Summer Prints

  1. Faithfull The Brand Lucita Smock Dress; 2. Lee Mathews Audrey Dress; 3. With Jean Kenny Dress

Versatile Stripes

  1. BLANCA Mia Shirt; 2. Oroton Long Sleeve Stripe Shirt Dress; 3. Jac + Mooki Everyday Shirt Dress

Sleek Blacks

  1. Faithfull The Brand Marieka Midi Dress; 2. Forcast Milarose Crochet Knit Dress; 3. Matteau + Net Sustain Mini Dress