5 swimwear styles that will make you actually plan your vacation

Belts, scuba-core, and more.

February 23, 2018

Warm weather is nigh. Before you know it, it'll be time to stuff your scarves and beanies away and reintroduce your body to the concept of steady Vitamin D. Spring break, followed by beach days, pool days, and 24/7 perspiration are guaranteed, so protect your sanity and cop swimwear for the wet months ahead. From throwback prints to fresh color blocks, we've got you covered — metaphorically speaking.

1. Stay safe with a belt

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Hypebeast icon Virgil Abloh and his Milan-based Off-White are getting into the swimwear game this year. The brand styled a black and white onepiece with an extra-long industrial belt, perfect for tying your sunscreen to yourself in an effort to reapply. The belted bikini from Solid & Striped, shown at the top of this post, is another perfect pair to bigger statement sunglasses.

2. Scuba, but make it fashion

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Chromat made waves during NYFW for its inclusive casting and punchy swimwear. An exposed, chunky zipper adds a sporty touch without overdoing it.

Swimwear designer Lisa Marie Fernandez's one-pieces are the perfect combination of clean design and loud colorways.

3. Prints you probably loved back in middle school

Australian line Karameleon brought us back to 2003 with its butterfly print bikini.

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Listen, polka dots are iconic and Marysia's addition of lace-up ties feels extra sweet.

4. Colorblock with stripes

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ACK is an independent brand based around the idea of actually functional and still totally cool swimwear. This beautifully very-berry-color-block-y halter one-piece number from the Italian brand is a surefire go-to this sunny season.


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A horizontal colorblock in subdued colors makes these Katama trunks the type you can easily wear to and from the pool without looking like a total fool.

5. Upgraded simplicity

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A textured lycra Fella bikini is low-key without sacrificing originality.

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Jade Swim updated the classic one-piece with a sleek, one-shoulder option. No comments on the tanline, though.


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You can never go wrong with black, and with this shiny, metallic fabric Saturdays NYC nailed the minimalist trunk.

5 swimwear styles that will make you actually plan your vacation