The best swimsuit is the one in which you feel most comfortable. And with the vast variety of fabrics and silhouettes available today in the swimwear space, you are sure to find a suit that makes you feel like a million bucks. From flouncy ruffles that showcase your femininity, to fierce animal prints that unleash your wild side, this year’s trends offer something for everyone, and the gamut encourages a swimwear wardrobe. Why stop at just one?
Animal Attraction: From python, to leopard, to tiger, these prints are meant to roam the ocean wilds. Kawa’s leopard print one-piece flatters as a bandeau, or with a detachable halter strap. The Kalahari surplice one-piece from Gottex is a traditional and simple style taken to slithering extremes. Norma Kamali offers a slinky, ruched halter in a tiger stripe.
Asymmetry: Yes, the tan lines might be a bit ‘off’ with one of these suits, but the drama cannot be denied. Carmen Marc Valvo’s ruched one-shoulder one-piece is demure yet dynamic. This spruce color of this scalloped-edge, one-shoulder Ines suit by Karla Colletto Swim is a bit different, and we love it. OYE Swimwear’s Charlotte lace-up one-piece dares you be denied attention so well deserved.
Ruffles: Flirty, flouncy, and feminine, ruffles can’t help but lift spirits. This Zimmerman Aliane Waterfall ruffle one-piece is a little bit naughty but extremely nice. Johanna Ortiz’s Tropical Passage striped one-shoulder ruffle bikini top has an old-school 30’s vibe that brings the glamour. Chiara Boni La Petite Robe’s Aglaya strapless peplum swimdress might make you want to dance the tango.
Keyhole Cutouts: Emphasize your best feature with a well-placed, flirty cutout that draws the eye. Leave little to the imagination with this Agent Provacateur Dakotta cut-out swimsuit. Veronica Beard offers a hybrid with cutout in front, and a two-piece look from behind. And pearls and seashells swirl around this whimsically printed Emilio Pucci suit that flatters with a hip cutout, literally.
Jewelry-like Hardware: Put away the bracelets and the earrings and let your swimsuit provide the sparkle. The grommets on this Sansa Longline bandeau bikini top are the only poolside gems you’ll need. Balmain’s solid belted one-piece brings the bling. And finally, you’ll make the boldest splash at the pool or ocean in this simple and sleek Versace Greca Chain one-piece with signature Versace hardware straps.