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Although there’s nothing quite like an itty bitty or vintage-inspired high-waisted bikini for lounging by the pool, we have to admit that one-piece swimsuits are giving them all a run for their money. After years of far too few one-pieces available, both luxury and mass retailers alike have swung to the opposite side of the pendulum, and chic one-piece options are everywhere—so much so, that we’ve had no trouble at all saying goodbye to our triangle two-pieces. Even those who have sworn they’ll never abandon your favorite bikini will have a hard time resisting these gorgeous swimsuits this season.
And while it used to be difficult to find one-pieces in styles that didn’t look like you were about to run a swim meet, they’re now available in spades. Even better, you don’t have to settle for two or three interchangeable and largely unflattering silhouettes. If you have any preconceived notions about one-piece swimsuits, throw them all out the window. Cut-out styles, fun and funky prints, on-trend colors—they’re all ready to worn as you hang out by the water.
Brands like Mara Hoffman and Beach Riot offer animal print styles that could easily double as an off-duty bodysuit, and both Aerie and H&M have swimsuits that are minimalist but statement-making. Plus, the color-blocked versions from Summersalt are just begging to be worn with a pair of oversized sunglasses. The possibilities are endless, folks.
So whether you prefer to keep swimsuits strictly poolside or want multiple ways to wear your one-piece (Try pairing your favorite with some cut-off denim shorts this summer for a seriously cool look!), you should definitely stock up on a few. After all, the one-piece swimsuit isn’t just for showing less skin or making it easier to play an impromptu game of beach volleyball—it’s majorly chic, too. And, of course, we found 15 styles we’re dying to add to cart. You can shop them all (and you really will want to shop them ALL) below. It’s been real, bikinis.
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1. Leopard One-Piece
Get a little wild this summer and treat yourself to this gorgeous Beach Riot leopard print swimsuit
. It’ll have you feeling fierce AF.
2. Anderson One-Piece
If you can’t get to the tropics this season, wear a print inspired by them, instead. The Anderson One-Piece from Sidway is too gorgeous to pass up.
3. Shaping Swimsuit
Red hot all summer long, baby. This red Shaping Swimsuit from H&M is the perfect way to start any poolside outfit.
4. Emma One-Piece
There’s no such thing as too much animal print, and the Emma One-Piece
from Mara Hoffman is a stunning pick for this summer. BRB, adding to cart.
5. Wrap One-Piece Swimsuit
Aerie can do no wrong, which is why we all should snag this Wrap One-Piece Swimsuit in a green hue that’s subtle but definitely not boring.
6. The Anne Marie Swimsuit
Of course, no swimsuit wardrobe is complete without the classic black one-piece
. This iteration from Solid & Striped is definitely a must-have.
7. The Perfect Wrap One-Piece
One of the year’s biggest trends is color-blocked styles, so do yourself a favor and add Summersalt’s The Perfect Wrap One-Piece to your cart before it sells out.
8. Isla One-Piece
You didn’t think we’d leave it at just two animal print swimsuits, did you? The Peixoto Isla One-Piece
is another pick you definitely need in your wardrobe this season.
9. Wireless One-Piece Swimsuit
If you want a black one-piece swimsuit that has a little flare, try this gorgeous suit from Torrid. The lace-up detail makes this one-piece a bit sexy.
10. Kelly One-Piece
What’s a swimsuit round-up without a floral one-piece? The colors on this Eberjey Kelly One-Piece
are so gorgeous, and definitely summer must-shop.
11. Kenneth Cole Plunge Halter Mio Swimsuit
If you don’t want an all-over floral print, treat yourself to this Plunge Halter Mio Swimsuit from Ryllace and Kenneth Cole. Vacation vibes on vacation vibes.
12. Bettina One-Piece
Or, if you want a floral print that’s light and abstract, opt for this Faithfull the Brand option. The Bettina One-Piece
looks like a piece of art you can wear.
13. The Cove Swimsuit
In case pink and red isn’t your favorite color combo, you can still get the color block look with Summersalt’s The Cove Swimsuit in this adorable blue and green version.
14. Alana Gunn Tasman One-Piece Swimsuit
There’s just something so stunning and unique about this Alana Gunn Tasman Swimsuit—and we can’t help but swoon. Catch us wearing this for the rest of the summer.
15. High-Leg Swimsuit
Shine bright this summer with an on-trend neon one-piece swimsuit. The bright hue will allow you to stand out in a crowd—plus, the swimsuit works great as a bodysuit after you leave the pool.
A version of this article was originally published in 2017.