How to Get Away with Wearing Your Swimsuit to the Office

The "and not get HR-shamed" bit is implicit.

If you're going to pay $$$ for 2 square inches of fabric...might as well wear it everywhere you can and enjoy the *summer vibes.* But to the office? "Too risky," you say. But that's only because you haven't seen these three genius outfit ideas yet.

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The contexts might be a bit different, but I've worn a version of this outfit to work before and emerged unscathed. You'd probably normally wear a bandeau under a low-cut-ish jumpsuit anyway, so why not replace that with your bikini top?


1. Ward Whillas convertible bandeau top, $180, wardwhillas.com.

2. Uniqlo crossover jumpsuit, $20, uniqlo.com.

3. Trademark bucket bag, $529, trade-mark.com.

4. Katkim wishbone ear hooks, $185, katkimnewyork.com.

5. Zara suede sandals, $70, zara.com.

Not even mad that our bodysuit obsession has no surpassed "full-blown." Treat a one-piece like a Didion-esque leotard, top with a skirt and robe, and tie on some heels that could be espadrilles on the weekend.


1. Flagpole Swim color-block swimsuit, $385, flagpoleswim.com.

2. Zara trench coat, $199, zara.com.

3. Aritzia wrap skirt, $150, aritzia.com.

4. J.Crew gingham sandals, $240, net-a-porter.com.

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For the most casual of (summer) Fridays, arrive at the office dive-into-the-pool prepared: Layer your trophy swimsuit top over the perfect white T-shirt, and add just enough real-life accessories to keep things from getting *too* "see you in August."


1. Re/Done slim T-shirt, $78, shopredone.com.

2. Marysia one-shoulder bikini top, $136, marysiaswim.com.

3. H&M kick-flare jeans, $30, hm.com.

4. Marte Frisnes tassel bracelet, $197, matchesfashion.com.

5. Topshop metallic mules, $115, topshop.com.

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