Official Beach Fashion Dress-Code

Who says you have to bask under the sun on a #yacht in Belize to look like an heiress?

Whether you're sailing in the Carribean or sunbathing at the #shore in Rhode Island, be the ultimate beach bum of the year in style.

So scope out my beachy trends checklist for 2008.

Don't let this #summer pass you by without it!

7. Tara Matthews Silk Parrot Print Tareo

Tara Matthews Silk Parrot Print Tareo

Wear this cute number over your #swimsuit as you window-shop on the boardwalk.

Its fun shade of bright green with gold parrots printed on it makes this cover-up the perfect dressier beach wear.

Tone it down with casual flip flops (or 'thongs' as we call them here in Australia), or take it up a knotch with a sexy #pair of gold sandals.