These Are The Best Swimsuits And Styles For Summer

Summer is almost upon us, which means it’s time to break out our short-shorts, flip-flops and, most important of all, swimsuits. The choice about what kind of swimsuit to buy is all-important, but it’s also about so much more than a bikini versus a one-piece. Whatever you’re looking for, there are some great options out there.

Swimsuits: An Ocean of Choices

Whether you’re hitting a backyard pool or the beach for a swim, there are lots of considerations when it comes to your swimming gear. Do you want a two-piece bikini or a classic one-piece? Patterned or solid? Do you like a retro look or something ultra modern? And although there’s no such thing as a “bikini body,” we might like certain cuts, fits, and details better than others for our physique.

One Pieces Are a Classic Choice

There’s a reason one-piece bathing suits have practically never gone out of style: They’re an eternal classic. However, these suits sometimes get an unfairly “frumpy” reputation, when the truth is one-pieces are anything but stale. You can amp up a one-piece by choosing one with a plunging neckline or a high-cut thigh—or hey, why not both? Or if a revealing swimsuit isn’t your style, you can also try out a one-piece in neon colors or bold prints for a fun, fresh look.

Bikinis Give You Options

If one-pieces have a bad rap as “your mother’s swimwear,” we tend to think the opposite of bikinis. Instead of frumpy, we see them as the risqué option—but this is just as untrue. Not every two-piece swimsuit has to be an itsy-bitsy string bikini. For extra coverage, you can go with a high-waisted retro-style number or even a tankini if you’re feeling sporty. Plus, if you want more coverage up top and less below, or vice versa, you can always mix and match bikini styles.

Swimsuits Are All in the Details

When choosing a swimsuit, don’t forget about the details, either. You might want to look for individual touches like metal decorations, ruffles, or draping when tracking down that perfect swimsuit. Then there are all the extras in beach attire like kaftans and coverups. These really give you the power to create the perfect beach outfit. Top off with a straw hat and a big pair of sunnies, and you have yourself a look.


Swimsuit Pricing Doesn’t Have to Break the Bank

The best part about swimsuits is that there’s one for every budget and body. Retailers like Amazon and H&M sell economically priced bikinis and one-pieces, but if you’re looking to add a little luxury to your life, there are high-end options as well from designer brands. With all this in mind, go forth and get swimming!

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