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Shoppers love these 10 flattering and flowy swimsuit cover-ups — all $20 or less for Memorial Day

women wearing lacy white beach cover-up, teal green 3/4 sleeve oversized shirt cover-up, and navy poncho-style cover-up with pom-pom trim
Slay the shore in style with these 10 sleek (and inexpensive!) swimsuit cover-ups. (Amazon)

Choosing a beach cover-up is kind of an art. The right one can be the unsung hero of summer — it’s in all your photos, it defines your seaside or poolside style, it can transition into a casual dinner dress or a lovely layer over your lunch outfit and, most importantly, it can help give you the confidence to strut about in your swimsuit without feeling half naked (which you are).

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Skip the pricey boutiques, though. Amazon has plenty of chic options for a fraction of the price — and because it’s Amazon, some of the most popular are also on sale as part of their Memorial Day savings event. We know our beachwear, so trust us: at least one of these 10 picks is perfect for your size, shape and style for the summer. (And when you're finished perusing these flowy frocks, be sure to check out the rest of our favorite Memorial Day deals from across the 'net!)

It's a maxi dress/cover-up combo! From delicate florals to powerful solids, this loose-fitting number comes in over 40 colors and prints. It's a great alternative for beachgoers who prefer ankle-length coverage.

$17 at Amazon

Pair this traditional, maxi-length caftan with heels, sandals, flats — it's as versatile as it is glamorous, and it washes like a dream. Choose from more than three dozen patterns, from soft to bright.

$20 at Amazon

If you want a demure beach look, this cover-up doubles as a dress. Just throw it on after a dip in the ocean and head straight to the clam shack, no dry-off required.

$20 at Amazon

Make a sexy statement at the beach with this lace beauty. More than 3,700 Amazon shoppers have given it a five-star review — they all but guarantee a 'fabulous' day by the water. Many cover-ups are baggy, but this one is streamlined and cinched at the waist for a more tailored look.

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$20 at Amazon

An ideal wardrobe workhorse for a few reasons. It has that perfect, bum-covering length — it's a bit longer in the back, which creates an attractive asymmetry. It also has three-quarter sleeves that give you a nice amount of sun protection but keep you from feeling too buttoned up. And it's made of a gauzy rayon that filters the sun while staying breathable, so you can feel as cool as you look.

$27 at Amazon

This popular piece is all about waistless glamour! It's practically begging for fine jewelry, glittery sandals and an evening bag. The best part? It's only $15, and one size fits most.

$15 at Amazon

Simple, shapely and versatile, this frock was made for throwing on at the last minute for any occasion. Available in 40 colors!

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$18 at Amazon

A cotton-and-polyester mix provides the right amount of lightweight texture and sheer coverage for your beach adventures, letting the air in and offering a little glimpse of your swimsuit without telling the whole story. Combine that with 17,000 five-star reviews, and you're looking at a sunny-day superstar.

$20 at Amazon

Polyester and spandex make this cover-up soft and flowy, and the style adds coverage where you most want it while still allowing you to show some skin and enjoy that blissful ocean breeze. This fun little swing dress gained a happy following on Amazon — reviewers say they keep coming back for more colors and patterns. Why? Because it's flattering, easy, comfortable and pretty in its simplicity.

$20 at Amazon

There's more than the low price to love about this. For starters, it's made of chiffon for a dressy-casual look that can take you from the beach to the farmer's market. Its longer rear hemline covers your butt and then some. For an elegant added touch, the border is accessorized with pompoms or tassels. Cute!

$20 at Amazon

Here’s everything you need to know about Memorial Day sales, plus all the best deals on the internet — kept fresh by our team of shopping editors. See all of our Memorial Day sales coverage across Yahoo and Engadget here.

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