We’re going to let you in on a little secret: A one-piece bathing suit is the key to the perfect summer wardrobe. The one-piece is your staple for any water-related event. Throw on your favorite pair of high-waisted shorts or a breezy skirt for a simple daytime look.
Solid & Striped Anne-Marie One-piece Swimsuit
We love a good stripe, especially when it’s nautical and ever so flattering.
To buy: matchesfashion.com, USD168
Flagpole Lynn Cutout Swimsuit
From the runways, to the red carpets, to the swim-up bars — cutouts are everywhere this season.
To buy: net-a-porter.com, USD375
J.Crew V-neck One-piece Swimsuit
A good one-piece combines style and coverage; this J.Crew one-piece excels in both areas.
To buy: jcrew.com, USD98
Mara Hoffman Marimba Printed Swimsuit
Never be intimidated by a bright pattern, especially when looking for a swimsuit.
To buy: net-a-porter.com, USD225
Marysia Palm Springs Lace-up Scalloped Swimsuit
Details are everything (even when it’s 95 degrees with 90 percent humidity).
To buy: net-a-porter.com, USD350
Billabong Bella Beach One-piece
Florals for summer? Groundbreaking. (And chic!)
To buy: zappos.com, USD80
MICHAEL Michael Kors Regatta V-neck One-piece
If you’re looking for something a bit more classic, you can never go wrong with black and white.
To buy: zappos.com, USD114
Splendid Watercolor Horizon One-piece
If you head in the horizontal stripe direction, make sure the neckline is slimming.
To buy: swimspot.com, USD108
Lands’ End Women’s Scoopneck One-piece Swimsuit
Just like diamonds, color-blocking is forever (at least when it comes to swimwear).
To buy: landsend.com, USD90
L.L. Bean Squareneck Tanksuit
Every summer wardrobe needs a little black one-piece.
To buy: llbean.com, USD70
Kiini Tasmin Scoop-back Crochet-trimmed Swimsuit
If you’re not feeling exactly beach-ready, opt for a suit with seams that flatter your figure.
To buy: matchesfashion.com, USD315
Adriana Degreas Ginkgo-print Halterneck Swimsuit
The halterneck is back, and it’s here to stay — for good this time.
To buy: matchesfashion.com, USD259
Aerie Macrame One-piece Swimsuit
Macrame isn’t just for bracelets; it also makes a killer statement on a one-piece.
To buy: ae.com, USD55
Dolce & Gabbana Sunflower-print Balconette Swimsuit
Daisies are a girl’s best friend, and they scream summertime.
To buy: matchesfashion.com, USD595
Seafolly Castaway Stripe Bandeau Maillot One-piece
A bandeau top one-piece will save you from any weird arm or shoulder tanlines. You’re welcome.
To buy: zappos.com, USD202
La Blanca Flirtatious One-Piece Swimsuit
Not only is the one-shoulder ruffle a chic statement, but figure-flattering shirring at the waist means you can opt for one more poolside cocktail without worry.
To buy: nordstrom.com, USD129
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