It's Not Chrissy Teigen's White Bikini That Steals the Spotlight — It's What She's Wearing With It

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While vacationing in Italy with her husband, John Legend, celebrity hairstylist Jen Atkin, and Mike Rosenthal, Chrissy Teigen has shown off four trusty swimsuits. From a studded Norma Kamali maillot and solid one-piece to a floral Zimmermann design, we're convinced of Chrissy's Summer styling prowess. But the supermodel's white twisted bandeau set is a classic; it's one you probably already own, in fact. Her eye-catching cover-up, on the other hand, caught us off-guard.

Rather than throwing a flouncy romper or silk kimono on over her suit, Chrissy wrapped a lightweight pashmina around her body and knotted it at the top to form a makeshift dress. That's pretty brilliant when you think about it. An oversize scarf like Chrissy's could help you dry off when you exit the water, you could wear it as a cover-up to happy hour, and you could even tie it around your straw bag to make a subtle statement. Maybe, just maybe, this is the one beach essential you've been missing all Summer long. Read on to change that.