We’re always on the lookout for holiday outfit inspiration and swimwear is no exception. We’ve been scouring our favourite celebrity Instagram feeds to bring you the best swimwear inspiration there is. So before you even think about buying that new suitsuit or bikini, read on for our top tips on the hottest styles to wear now. Get set to make some seriously stylish waves…
Try a Swimsuit
Swimwear trends come and go, but everytime we always end up going back to the traditional swimsuit. Whether you opt for a fierce animal print à la Doutzen Kroes or a feminine floral design, full coverage or creative cut-outs, show off your curves and emulate the glamorous pin-up girls of the fifties in an elegant and ultra-flattering one-piece.
Shop the Edit: Clockwise from top left – Gorgeous tribal swimsuit, Reger by Janet Reger paisley snakeskin swimsuit, Reger by Janet Reger swimsuit (coming soon) and J by Jasper Conran green banana halter neck swimsuit
Mix and Match
Make like Beyonce and create your dream poolside pairing this holiday season with a mix and match bikini. Especially perfect if you require a different sized top and bottom, play with different colours, textures and patterns to reflect your individual style and personality.
Shop the Edit: Clockwise from top left – Dorothy Perkins geo bikini top, Dorothy Perkins tie side bikini pant, Warehouse palm print bikini top, Warehouse classic bikini bottoms, J by Jasper Conran black mesh bikini top, Butterfly by Matthew Williamson blue high waisted bikini bottoms, J by Jasper Conran white bikini top and Gorgeous high waist bikini bottoms
Release your inner sixties siren in a high waisted bikini like Beyonce and ‘it’ girl of the moment, Gigi Hadid. A must-have shape for a few seasons now, this summer’s retro styles are given a modern spin with fresh prints and sheer inserts for added sex appeal. A chic alternative for those looking for a bit more coverage without compromising on style.
Shop the Edit: Clockwise from top left – J by Jasper Conran purple mesh bikini top, J by Jasper Conran purple mesh high waisted bikini bottoms, Warehouse tile and stripe bikini top, Warehouse tile and stripe bikini bottoms, Dorothy Perkins floral bandeau bikini top, Dorothy Perkins floral high waist bikini bottom, Phase Eight red bikini top and Phase Eight red high waist bikini bottom
Whether you’d like to rock a one-piece, channel the sixties vibe or give all the swimwear trends a go (because a girl can never have too many bikinis), you’re sure to find a style and shape perfect for you.
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(Images courtesy of Rex, @beyonce Instagram and @badgalriri Instagram)