The beauty of sarongs is that not only are they a small, lightweight piece you can throw into your suitcase, they are also really versatile and can transform into a number of outfits. Wrap them around your hips and you have a swimsuit coverup for the beach. But draped around your neck, they can convert into a dress for a sunset dinner. The true trick is learning how to tie them, but it’s easier than you might think.
Just a few folds and knots is really all it takes to alter the piece of fabric into a summer fashion staple. Ahead, we’re breaking down the simple steps it takes to achieve three key looks: a short skirt, long skirt, and halter dress. Want to find out how to master the sarong?
Keep reading to find out how to tie a sarong in three easy steps, and then shop our favorite styles to back for your next getaway.
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Tie your sarong around your waist with a thick knot.
Transform your sarong into a dress.
Pack this light blue coverup for your next vacation.
Dress your sarong up with strappy leather sandals and a summer clutch.
Opt for a crochet option.
This sarong can double as a scarf.
Undo your sarong and use it as a beach towel during the day.
A fun print adds a nice contrast against a monochrome bathing suit.
Play with different ways to wear your sarong.
Opt for this affordable option.
Wear a white blouse with your sarong for a total coverup.
Practically made for vacation.
This Dolce & Gabbana sarong can easily double as a wrap or scarf.
Embellishments like tassels and embroidery add chic detail to your swimwear coverups.
For a complete look, wear a cream wrap with a matching top.
Wear this with a navy or black bikini.
Style this piece with oversize black sunglasses.
Vintage girls would wear this sarong with a retro one-piece.
Tie your sarong high on your waist and wear a straw hat.
This affordable option is the best shade of pink.
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