Swimsuits for 2021 – Spring is finally here, and you know what that means – summer is just around the corner! As the temperatures start to rise and the days start to grow longer, it’s time to start thinking about one of our favorite parts of summer: the beach and the pool. It’s such an amazing feeling to have the sun on your skin and be able to slip in and out of the water with the kids as you please! We simply cannot wait.
Whether you’re lounging on the sand or sitting poolside, you need the right swimsuit to look and feel your best. Between the chasing and keeping an eye on the kids, battling the heat and trying to find the time to take a quick dip in the water, there’s a lot to consider when purchasing a swimsuit for this season and beyond. You want to feel supported but still look amazing and on-trend, too, in the meantime.
But if you’re like us and totally stuck on where to get started on finding the perfect swimsuit or two to add to your collection, never fear. We’ve rounded up 5 of our favorite and most flattering styles to add to your closet ASAP. Happy shopping!
SWIMSUIT STYLE #1 – THE RETRO-INSPIRED SWIMSUIT
We’ll start things off with one of the most flattering and easy-to-wear trending swimsuit styles – the retro-inspired piece. This type of swimsuit may look a little daunting to some, but they are designed to flatter the feminine form, accenting curves and hiding areas that you may not want to show. In fact, many retro-inspired styles also offer a high level of support to them, too, for a more comfortable wear, such as underwire bra cups or extra padding on the straps.
Here are some amazing and flattering retro-inspired swimsuits to shop ASAP.
The Tummy Control Retro One-Piece Swim Dress
The Land’s End Women’s Plus Square Neck Tankini Top
The Social Angel Women’s Plus Monica Tie Swimsuit
SWIMSUIT STYLE #2 – THE GRAPHIC PRINT SWIMSUIT
Our next trending swimsuit style to discuss is the graphic print swimsuit. One of our go-to styles in the 80’s and 90’s, this vibrant style is back in a big way for summer 2021. Luckily, it’s also one of the easiest trending swimsuit styles to implement into your summertime pool or beachside rotation! Simply pick your favorite swimsuit style in a bold, eye-popping pattern and you’re ready to take on this trend in style.
Here are some of our favorite statement-making graphic print swimsuits for you to give a try.
The Kona Sol Women’s Scoop Neck Adjustable Tankini Top
The La Blanca Archistripe Banded Tie Back Bikini
SWIMSUIT STYLE #3 – THE CUTOUT SWIMSUIT
Next up on our list of must-have trending swimsuit styles for summer 2021 is the cutout swimsuit. A favorite of years past, this style involves skin-baring fabric cutouts in various locations for an edgy and flirtatious feel. These cutouts can appear in a variety of places within the swimsuit, including at the neckline, the hip and the straps. This stylish option is a great way to show a little skin while still staying covered up and fully supported.
Here are some of our favorite cutout style swimsuits to add to your closet.
The Rachel Roy Cutout One-Piece Swimsuit
The Croft & Barrow High-Neck Cutout Floral Tankini Top
The Chantelle Vibrant Adjustable Bikini Top
SWIMSUIT STYLE #4 – THE ASYMMETRICAL SWIMSUIT
New on the scene in the world of trending summer swimsuits is the idea of the asymmetrical suit. An edgier, more modern take on the keyhole or cutout style, this type of swimsuit incorporates an off-center aesthetic, with bold details such as single straps, one-sided cutouts and pops of patterns. Asymmetrical swimsuits are super flattering by design, drawing attention to particular areas of the body while drawing it away from others.
Here are some of our favorite asymmetrical pieces for your consideration.
The Bar Lii Cabo Wabo Asymmetric Banded One-Piece Swimsuit
The Summersault Side Stroke Bikini
SWIMSUIT STYLE #5 – THE ANIMAL PRINT SWIMSUIT
Leopard and zebra print lovers rejoice – animal print swimsuits are totally back and in a big way this season. From the classic neutral colored animal prints to the bold colorful options, there’s no wrong way to wear this trend in 2021. Break out your go-to leopard print bikini, slip on a zebra-print kaftan or swap everything out for a totally brand-new option. No matter how you wear it, animal print is taking the summer by storm.
Here are some of our favorite animal print swimsuits to get you inspired.
The Belize Yara Tie-Front Leopard-Print Swimsuit
The Island Escape Animal Kingdom Scorpio Printed Underwire Tankini
The Madewell Second Wave Retro High-Waisted Bikini in Animal Attraction