Sun Protective Style Gets Stylish
Okay Tomatoes, we all love the sun, but our days of oiling up with a reflective screen to attract the sun’s rays are long gone. Unfortunately, the damage isn’t. As they say, if we knew then what we know now. So we lather on the sunscreen, but be honest, how many of us actually reapply it every two hours? Not to mention that sunscreens can contain harmful chemicals too. Well the good news is that protective clothing UPF 50+ clothing, which has been around for a while, is now actually stylish too, and several designers like Lilly Pulitzer have picked up on it too. Here are a few picks that will not only protect you from the rays but you’ll look good too.
The queen of resort wear and colorful patterns has an an entire line of UPF 50+ clothing. Here’s a little sampling:
Lilly Pulitzer Women’s UPF 50+ Skipper Tunic Popover.
UPF 50+ long sleeved, half-zip popover with welt pockets, easy fit, tunic length, custom artwork and a removable bamboo zipper pull. $108 from Amazon.
Lilly Pulitzer Womens UPF 50+ Luxletic Kona Sunguard
A fashionable and functional top to wear at sea or on sand. Long-sleeve sunguard is fabricated from a stretch nylon tricot that provides UPF 50+ protection. Round neckline and quarter-zip placket feature contrast trim. Zip pocket on sleeve. Thumbhole cuffs. $108 from Amazon.
Lilly Pulitzer Women’s UPF 50+ Marla Weekender Midi Legging
We love the fun print of these leggings and the little ruffle on the bottom too. $88-$98 Amazon.
Mott50 Women’s Cameron Swim Tee
The Mott 50 UPF 50 Cameron Long Sleeve Swim Shirt is perfect for any water activity. The long sleeve provide complete coverage, with thumb holes to cover hands and its quick drying. About $43 at Amazon.
Coolibar UPF 50+ Women’s Beach Pants – Sun Protective
Supersoft, lightweigh, cool, and will protect you from the sun. $70 – $80 dollars.
Coolibar UPF 50+ Women’s Graphic Tee – Sun Protective
Love the graphics, and this is also lightweight and cool. $40-$50 Amazon.
UPF 50+ Wide Straw Brim Hat
How adorable is this floopy hat that is foldable and packable? And the UPF 50+ with the wide brim should protect your face from the sun’s dangerous rays. Just $13.99 Amazon.