NEXT BY ATHENA: WEEKEND SUP STYLE

What's SUP, sun lovers? We're all about keepin' it sporty and stylish this weekend - especially since it's NEXT National SUP Day this Saturday! Whether you're a regular or just starting out, here are a few looks we threw together to have you standing out while you SUP.

2014 tankinis, fashion, designer swimwear

If comfortable coverage is your thing, the Next Tapa Shirred Tankini Top and Swim Short are right up your alley. Complete with solid navy Havaianas, this combo features an eye-catching print, quick-drying SPF 50+ fabric, and a modern cut that will keep you coming back for more.

2014 designer swimwear, fashion, women's swimsuits

Is it a swimsuit or a wetsuit? You decide. All we know is, the Next Good Karma Malibu Zip One Piece is always fun for the surf and sun. Pretty in pink with a pop of orange, this zip up one piece moves with you for a fashionable look that's also functional. Neutral sandals finish up the look oh-so-nicely, don't you think?

2014 fashion, designer swimwear, women's bathing suits

Solid black is always here to stay, so it's no surprise that the Next Good Karma Underwire Racerback Sports Bra and Skort are among our season faves. From the supportive underwire to the sweet skirted detailing - who knew active swimwear could be flirty? Complete the look with black flip flops are you'll be ready for whatever's in store near the water.

Now that you've got the perfect SUP ensemble, come on down and join us at the Newport Beach Aquatic Center for some fun under the sun! There'll be free stand up paddle clinics, rentals, and even appearances by professional SUP athletes. RSVP here. See you there!