Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Punta Cana: DIY crochet beach cover

top & bottom: DIY  | bikini: Topshop | hat: Target  | sunglasses: Prada | necklace: Noble House Designs c/o

I made this swimsuit cover set days before I left. It was conceived out of frustration because the cover I ordered was due to arrive after my departure. I originally made the bottom with no intention of having a matching top but didn't want to waste the left over fabric. I love that it can serve double duty as a beach cover or as a regular skirt with the interchangeable and removable lining. When I first debuted it on Instagram, a longtime reader, Aubrey, suggested I post a fourth photo having nothing underneath with caption "now serving 3x duty as naughty housewife apparel." lol. The skirt is available for purchase on Etsy (here), whichever way you choose to wear it is up to you! :)

*photos were taken on Paradisus Palma Real Resort.


  1. great job on the skirt! it looks great!

  2. So adorable, Khatu!!! Beautiful photos as well!

  3. such a beautiful place, so glad you had a awesome time.I love your cover skirt such a great idea and love all version on how to wear it :)


  4. Another great DIY :) That necklace is insane! Looks so good with this cover up!

  5. Absolutely amazing DIY darling, thanks for sharing you look fabulous!

    Elizabeth x

  6. omg I love love love your pictures and your outfit! It's the cutest things ever!!!

  7. You're so talented! I love this DIY skirt! :)

    xo – Sheila
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  8. i've loved seeing all of your vacay shots on instagram, this is freaking gorgeous!!!!
    brooke @ what2wear

  9. Hello gorgeous! Looks like you are in paradise, and wow your beach attire is amazing, can't believe you made them your self, they are amazing!

    Cee. ♥
    Code Overdressed

  10. you are super talented. It came out looking perfect. This is gorg Khatu and really looks great on you.


  11. Beautiful photos! Love the skirt, Khatu! =)

  12. What a fun DIY - and so useful! Love the detail and that you can see your bikini too!

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