Summer: wind-blown hair, sandy toes, salty kisses. You can shake the sand from your flip flops, but you’ll never be able to shake it from your soul. As the mercury rises, rises, and rises some more, there’s no doubt that you’ll be in need of a little vitamin “sea”. Does swimsuit season leave you shaking in your sandals? Take a deep breath of salty air because we’ve rounded up ten swimsuits that’ll help you stay chic even in the heat.
1. Lace-Up One-Piece Swimsuit, Forever 21
Say, “I do,” to your inner beach bride with this cheeky, white swimsuit. With a lace-up front and a self-tie halter neck, you’ll be ready to swap your bouquet of roses and baby’s breath for seashells and starfish. Want to bring your own sunshine to the seashore? Pop in its neon yellow alternative.
2. Motel Metallic Tankini, Forever 21
Girls just want to have sun! Turn up the heat poolside, literally, in this metallic, rose tankini. Make waves by pairing it with a cowrie shell choker.
3. Set Sail Bandini, Bare Necessities
Hit the sand bar in this indigo bandini by Bare Necessities. Whether you’re a 30D or a 38GG, it hugs your curves in all the right places. Bonus: the contrasting turquoise trim ups the fashion factor.
4. Seafolly Casablanca Lola Rae Cold Shoulder Bandeau, Swim Outlet
Build sandcastles in this rose pink bikini with off-the-shoulder-ruffles. With Broderie Anglaise embroidery — and playful hip ruffles that’ll make you look 10 pounds thinner — you’re sure to be crowned Queen of the Seven Seas.
5. SlipIns Pixelated Zippered Haute Mini DiveSkin, Swim Outlet
Beach bunnies, hit the surf in style. This pixel-patterned swimsuit has long sleeves that’ll keep your fair skin just “beachy”. Fashion alert! Whether you’re doing standup paddleboard yoga, aqua-aerobics, or free-diving, the suit’s solid side panels will slim your figure.
6. Strappy Caged One-Piece, Forever 21
Let the sea set you free! With a strappy v-neck and sides, this form fitting one-piece won’t make you feel caged. In neon orange, you’ll be a basket full of sunshine.
7. Network Madero One-Piece, Bare Necessities
Turn the shoreline into a runway in this midnight-colored miraclesuit. Double-layer underwire cups and Miratex® fabric create an hourglass beach body. With flirty mesh insets, it’s the essential little black dress — for the beach. Want to leave beach goers star struck? Complete your look with Venus’ Starfish Bib Necklace.
8. Vintage Black Flamingo Print Monroe Bikini, Unique Vintage
Beach goddesses, turn back the clock to 1950 in this kitschy, pink, flamingo print bikini. It’s light padding will boost your bust while its wide waistband and ruching provide an instant tummy tuck. Can’t keep your mind off of millennial pink? Shove your poolside accessories into this flamingo-themed purse from Skinnydip.
9. High Tea High Neck Bikini, Bare Necessities
Bloom on the beach in this sea glass, high-neck bikini trimmed with vintage lace. It also has a self-tie halter top and back strap, so you can customize its fit. With forgiving bottom ruching and a pound-shedding large print, you’ll look better than a million sand dollars.
10. Crochet Fringe Monokini, Elegant Crochets
Elegant Crochet combines two of the season’s hottest trends — knit and fringe — into a one-of-a-kind, handmade monokini that’s sure to turn not only heads but the tide of your summer wardrobe. It’s available in 16 shades from tangerine to turquoise. Give your monokini closet staying power: match it with a mini skirt or jeans and you won’t have to pack it away until fall.