Soak up the sun in figure-flattering swimwear and chic cover-ups that’ll take you from breakfast to beach to bar. Black and white colour palettes are often overlooked in the summer months – but there’s no reason to avoid them! Our style consultant, Mark Heyes has picked out a few key pieces below show how monochrome beachwear can look just as summery as bright colours when worked into seasonal prints. Take a look behind the scenes on our recent shoot to discover how to master the monochrome trend...
“As well as its on trend lace up detail this costume has TUMMY CONTROL too; pulling you in where you need it the most. Just add oversized sunnies and a straw bag for optimum beach wow!” - Mark Heyes
“Perfect for the beach these EFFORTLESSLY COOL leaf print shorts are made for any on-trend holiday suitcase. Wear over your swimwear or with a simple tee for classic summer style.” - Mark Heyes
“This hanky hem dress is the PERFECT SUMMER FLING on, whether it be on the beach over your swimsuits or accessorised up to the max with a cheeky wedge for a night out on the town.” - Mark Heyes
“Complete any beach look with a STATEMENT KAFTAN - the best thing about this monochrome number is that it will work with bold swimwear as well as darker shades. Even try it with leggings for a different look!” - Mark Heyes
“The blouson design of this swimsuit will instantly take away all anxiety from that first step onto the beach this summer, and don’t forget it also features a TUMMY CONTROL panel underneath it’s flattering fabric.” - Mark Heyes
“If you’re looking for an extra WOW-FACTOR in your swimsuit this year, this bold leaf print is the perfect option for you! With a flattering halterneck shape, this design will be sure to flatter your bust, whilst the tummy control panels will compliment your waist!” - Mark Heyes