Guys have it easy. They can throw on a pair of board shorts every summer and rock it like it’s 1998. For the rest of us, swimsuit shopping is an annual event that involves a cramped, fluorescent fitting room, a pile of maybes and a credit card bill that’s triple our suit budget. This year, we’re breaking the cycle and zeroing in on affordable swimsuits that look expensive. Because no one really knows the difference anyway. So, whether you’re headed to Coachella round two or planning your summer getaway, we’ve got 28 cute, cheap swimsuits that all cost $50 or less. Go ahead, dive right in.
Maria Denardo is the Fashion Director at theFashionSpot. Prior to joining tFS, she worked as the Site Director at Lifestyle Mirror and the Senior Fashion Editor at Fashion Week Daily. Her "unhealthy attachment" to hats led her to the halls of FIT, where she's currently completing her millinery certification. She proves that turbans never, ever go out of style.