Think that swimsuits need to be bikinis to be fashionable? Think again. While the one-piece swimsuit has a bad reputation as the bikini’s older, dowdier sister, it’s not a label that should stick. Leave it to swimwear designers to create suits with every possible type of embellishment and print. Click through for 10 great choices that will convince you to leave the tired bikini in the back of your closet.
This sailor-esque suit is so cute and we love that there is some structure built into the silhouette.
$319.04 at ASOS.
All Zipped Up
Sex appeal abounds in this cool zip-down suit.
$140 at Revolve.
Wish you could translate your Peter Pan collar to the pool? Now you can.
$215.99 at ModCloth.
This is what swimwear by Lanvin looks like, FYI.
$895 at Barneys.
Another piece proving that sometimes subtle sexiness is the best kind.
$193 at Revolve.
Channel surfers and high-fashion with this cool one-piece.
$134.99 at ModCloth.
Reflect the Sun
Because sequins on a bathing suit are kind of a cool idea, right?
$72 at Topshop.
Ride the Wave
Mimic the look of waves with this cool blue suit.
$68 at Topshop.
Swim with the Fishes
This is one of our favorite prints from cult swim label We Are Handsome.
$345 at Barneys.
Peplum AND floral in one swimsuit? Go ahead if you dare.
$59.40 at ASOS.