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!
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.