The Most Flattering One-Piece Swimsuits For Summer
It’s a universal truth of summer in the South, as unavoidable as frizz-teasing humidity and as bothersome as backyard mosquitoes: Shopping for bathing suits is the worst. So we’ve done the grueling work for you, rounding up the best looking and most flattering one-pieces from our favorite stores and sites, so all you have to do is add to cart! Whether you’re a toes-in-the-sand beach bum who lives for bright patterns, or you’re a laidback lake lover who sticks to watery hues and nautical stripes, we’ve got something for every kind of summer gal. Here, 14 swimsuit picks that you’ll look good in and feel great wearing, wherever the warm summer breezes carry you.
High-Neck Mesh Ruched One-Piece
BUY IT: $26; amazon.com
This affordable swimsuit has over 1,300 5-star reviews on Amazon.
BUY IT: $49.99; oldnavy.com
Dial up the retro flair in a throwback-perfect polka dot halter in understated hues. Bonus points for the flattering wrap-style waist.
Scallop Bandeau One-Piece Swimsuit
BUY IT: $89; nordstrom.com
Go strapless for sitting pretty by the pool, or easily slide on the halter strap for no-fuss play on the beach.
Studio Solids Ruffle Off-The-Shoulder One-Piece Swimsuit
BUY IT: $128; dillards.com
Show a little bit of shoulder—and skip any unseemly tan lines—in a frilled, flirty number that’s ready for your next tropical getaway.
Madewell Second Wave Cutout One-Piece Swimsuit
BUY IT: $79.50; nordstrom.com
We can’t get enough of this neutral find, from its flirty cut out at the front to its peek-a-boo cutout in the back.
Stripe One-Piece Suit in Blue and White
BUY IT: $109.0; nordstrom.com
Hit the dock in seafaring stripes!
Textured Off-the-Shoulder Swimsuit in Sunshine Gardens
BUY IT: $54.99; oldnavy.com
The off-the-shoulder trend isn’t going anywhere, and it’s as popular as ever in the swim department. We love the textured stripe of this sunny pick.
Grosgrain Tie-Shoulder One-Piece Swimsuit
BUY IT: $118; jcrew.com
Princess seams and waterproof ribbon ties on the shoulders give this sweet white and black suit plenty of style.
Women’s Slender Wrap One Piece Swimsuit in Teal Blue
BUY IT: $129; landsend.com
Get function and style in this ocean blue suit with a slimming silhouette and built-in sun protection too.
High Leg One Piece Suit
BUY IT: $25.99; amazon.com
The high-cut leg and scoop back silhouette give this one piece a family-friendly dose of sass.
One-Shoulder Color-Block Swimsuit
BUY IT: $44.99; oldnavy.com
Leave your wallflower ways at home, and go bold and bright for your next beach weekend in this colorful number.
Lace-Up Back One Piece Swimsuit
BUY IT: $34.99; target.com
Add an unexpected dose of fun with a lace-up back style.
Textured Scoop-Neck Swimsuit
BUY IT: $44.99; oldnavy.com
Take your color cues from the sun in a textured pick that’s just right for breezy boat rides.