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Elle Macpherson would wear it for a fanstical
shoot in the Galapagos, but I need it for my drinking-Bud-Light-by-a-crowded-pool, unglamorous life. It's awesome.
crochet cotton triangle bikini, $475, isabel marant,
Punchy print, plunging neckline: not your mother's one-piece swimsuit.
wheel print one-piece swimsuit, $322.43, mara hoffman,
It's basically your favorite flirty cocktail dress shrunk down to a bathing suit version.
"drifter" scallop frill bikini, $240, zimmerman,
Pool party in Vegas? Bachelorette in Miami? You need this.
leopard lycra one piece swimsuit, $615, dolce & gabbana,
A pretty, sophistocated update on the
-y red one-piece.
belted buckle one-piece, $391, karla colletto,
Hello, Coachella pool parties.
macrame fringe swimsuit, $215, indah,
So preppy-pretty it almost seems like you need a blowout just to step into it.
one-piece gingham suit, $270,
I'd totally tuck it into a skirt and wear it to dinner, too.
flower printed lycra swimsuit, $670, dolce & gabbana,
Cool and sporty, but covered-up enough that it'll still be the suit of your dreams in 20 years, too.
"enzo" colour-block swimsuit, $470, roksanda ilincic,
Accessorizing a bathing suit is tricky. This does all the work for you.
"marbella" embellished bandeau swimsuit, $480, melissa odabash,
Simple but unusually elegant, like all things Lanvin.
combo bikini, $450, lanvin,
Fashion fans will recognize that print as Kenzo, so it's like wearing a fancy designer logo bikini...but cooler.
reversible triangle bikini, $323, kenzo,
Strong Alexa Chung-y, "I'm lowkey yet always look perfect" vibe.
floral bikini, $69.99 for top and $89.99 for bottom, giejo,
Well obviously we had to put some Missoni in here. It's a classic for a reason.
reversible zig zag bikini, $246, missoni,
How to try a sexy little cutout detail without actually exposing anything out of the ordinary.
"oasis" balcony bikini, $260, zimmerman,
I wouldn't be shocked to see Beyonce wear it on stage with some cage-y stilettos and bright lipstick. That's how much it feels like its own outfit.
"wanderlust" one-piece, $310, zimmerman,
Admit it. You totally wanted your own Britney moment.
rhinestones racer swimsuit, $950, norma kamali,
Can't decide between a bikini and a one-piece? Reach for this.
cutout one-piece, $350, alexander wang,
Way prettier than your childhood Speedo, with a much cooler color palette, too.
"elisa" swimsuit, $415, lisa marie fernandez,
The shape's amazing, but the periwinkle color might be the best part.
"mavi" cutout one-piece swimsuit, $313, marysia swim,
Go ahead and match the pool water. That fabric's awesome.
"genevieve" bikini, $300, lisa marie fernandez,
The beach is fun, so you're bathing suit should be, too.
fox print gathered swimsuit, $402.19, we are handsome,
The tan lines won't be stellar, but the head turns you'll get while you're lying on that pool chair? For sure.
peek-a-boo one-piece swimsuit, $375, norma kamali,
, in a good way.
side cut out one piece swimsuit, $514, herve leger,
Even in a black one-piece Mara Hoffman still lets her bohemian side shine through. Props.
fringe one piece, $255,
The absolute perfect 1000-watt magenta. No better way to showcase a tan.
ruched bikini, $600, lanvin,
For your own private Bond girl moment.
"farrah" maillot, $395, lisa marie fernandez,
High necklines make a swimsuit stand out in a pack. I'm a fan.
"romanesque" metal top maillot, $402, michael kors,
A little bit retro, but in a sleek way, not a frilly, polka dotted one.
two-piece colorblock bandeau swimsuit, $664, clube bossa,
Classic and pretty much perfect. (It's the thicker straps that slay me.)
ruched detail bikini in black, $475, chloe,
Naturally, Chloé does the printed bikini in a super-refined sort of way.
printed bikini in multi, $545, chloe,
Stripes + preppy blue and white palette: it's just what you need for a weekend on the Cape. Or pretending like you're on the Cape.
"baoba" carmen bandeau bikini, $216,
It's a subtle detail, but that gold belt makes it so much cooler.
sun deck solids bikini, $327, michael kors,
Reminds me of the wallpaper in a glamorous Miami hotel. I love it.
stone cold fox swimsuit, $195, beach riot,
Glamorous is a unmistakeably disco way, like something Michelle Pfeiffer's
character would've loved.
empire skirted maillot, $384, michael kors,
Scalloping is one of those teeny little details with tons of figure-flattering power.
scalloped scooped underwire bikini, $445, chloe,
How to be elegant and cool without saying a word.
keyhole swimsuit, $590, missoni,
Simple cutout suits bore you? Try this.
"ivey" swimsuit, $356,
Marries a unique silhouette with safe black color, so you can try something different without too much hesitation.
"idil" ruched bikini swimsuit, $295, oye,
Add a bright red lipstick to make it even
floral swimsuit, $895, lanvin,
It's basically underwater camouflage.
"the school" swimsuit, $345 , we are handsome,
It might be the most outright "diva" of them all.
beige trikini, $389,
It's a classic, like a quilted Chanel bag or black Manolo Blahnik pumps.
"chicago" deep-v one-piece, $490, emilio pucci,
Strategic studding makes it a whole lot sassier.
modern vintage studded one-piece, $770, norma kamali,
Just needs one of the brand's beach towels to accompany it, obviously.
two-piece swimsuit in "h mosaique", $675,
Pair it with cat eye sunglasses and an oversize sun hat.
bow-embellished bandeau swimsuit, $245, miu miu,
How Madonna sunbathes.
all over stud underwire bra, $975, norma kamali,
expensive, doesn't it?
golden chain embellished swimsuit, $495, la perla,
Add a bright pink lip gloss to make it even more punchy.
retro maillot in envy green, $210, marc by marc jacobs,
Sporty, but super-pretty, too.
"symphysis" swim undi, $105, vpl,
"drifter" scallop frill bikini, $240, zimmerman,