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12 City-Ready Caftans and Cover-Ups You Can Wear in Public

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There is a certain amount of modesty one might want to protect when hustling from the subway to a rooftop pool. Lacey and sheer coverups won't do on the streets of the city, but you don't want to show up to the pool—or the Rockabus—in your usual summer garb.

Enter the city-ready caftan: less Kris Jenner vacationing in Mexico and a little more, "this is just my cute dress that happens to have a bikini underneath." After the jump, find twelve options for your consideration, from an embroidered Calypso maxi to a colorful striped tank dress you can pick up at Old Hollywood.

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Old Hollywood

250 Broome Street, New York, NY 646 454 0166 Visit Website

Malia Mills

199 Mulberry Street, New York, NY 10012 (212) 625-2311 Visit Website


87 Mercer Street, New York, NY 212-226-6440 Visit Website


140 2nd Avenue, New York, NY 10003 (212) 228-5842 Visit Website