4 ways to wear a sarong

With beach season fast approaching, a summer cover-up in the shape of a sarong is a must-have to take you to the beach and beyond. We’ve rounded up four easy ways to wear this versatile garment
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Summer is around the corner and with it comes beach season and plenty of vitamin D! Whether you’re happiest on the beach or are a tentative visitor, it’s always a good idea to have a cover-up handy. Take yourself from the beach to a restaurant with one of these great sarong cover-up ideas. Use your sarong as a towel, a dress, a skirt and more. And with the variety of colours, prints and fabrics available, you’ll want more than just one in your summer wardrobe!

Here are 4 ways to wear a sarong:

Style 1: 



This style is probably the easiest and most popular. Instead of pulling on a pair of shorts, simply tie your favourite sarong around your hips for a comfy, relaxed look. Choose a fun tropical print for an island-style vibe!

Style 2: 



This pretty sarong dress is the perfect option to take you from the beach to the bar. With a sophisticated neck tie, the casual beach basic is given a sophisticated twist that’s appropriate for a sit-down meal away from the beach. Simply drape your sarong around your body, bring the corners up around your neck and tie it at the back.

Style 3:



Here’s another dress option to keep you cool yet stylish. This simple silhouette is a great choice for afternoon drinks or a quick and casual lunch break. Don’t forget to accessorise with a gorgeous beach bag and a sun-savvy summer hat.

Style 4:



If you’re wanting a sophisticated look for your sarong, this is the style for you. Tied at both the waist and the shoulder, this dress style shows a little skin while still remaining sophisticated and cool.


Shop these gorgeous purse-friendly sarongs:

1. Multicoloured sarong R129, Miladys


2. Aztec sarong R160, Woolworths


3. Floral sarong R225, Lithe at Spree


4. Navy sarong R199, Sun Things at Spree


5. Patterned sarong R149, H&M


Millions of people are obsessed with this video of famous vlogger Barisa, showing the most amazing ways to wear a sarong. You simply have to watch it: 


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