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07 Jul

The Season's Most Flattering Trends

Posted by Bikini Owner in 2017, bikini, color block, nude, one piece, one shoulder, style, summer, trend

Our in-house expert, the Bikini Whisperer, is here to guide readers through their trickiest swimwear questions. Got a question of your own? Drop us a line!

Today's question:

Hi Bikini Whisperer, 

I've skipped out on buying a bikini because I recently gained weight — but to hell with it, I'm ready to jump in the game and feel confident enough to rock the latest trend. I'm wondering, though, about the most flattering trends — some, like tiny bikini bottoms or extremely high cut one-pieces, look tricky, and I'd rather go with something safer. 

Thanks, Trend Quester 

 

Hi Trend Quester, 

We feel you — high-cut one-pieces and skimpy little things can be intimidating. It takes a ton of guts to rock these fashion-forward looks. Other trends, though, are just as on-point while being way easier to wear. See below for examples — our picks look great on nearly every body type — while offering a super-stylish edge.

 

 

One-shoulder suits make a remarkable statement without too much fuss — and trust that eye-catching sharp angle to get noticed.

summer 2017 trend

MIKOH Queensland Top, $112 and Adriana Degreas Bicolor One Shoulder One Piece, $323

 

Necklines get a facelift with a high collar that's grandma approved. It's semi-conservative, sophisticated detail.

summer 2017 bikinis

Makara Wear Turtle Neck One Piece, $120 and Amaio Swim Cafe De Paris Top, $145

 

Horizontal stripes can be tricky — but vertical stripes are an easy way to incorporate this strong trend. 

stripe trend

Solid & Striped The Anne Marie One Piece, $168 and Skye & Staghorn Turkish Wrap Full Piece, $220

 

Florals for spring and summer are a given but can look too adolescent. Go for a darker palette. 

bikini trends

Hot As Hell U Turn One Piece, $268 and Rove Dixie Top, $120

 

Looking feminine and chic is made easy, thanks to popular, off-shoulder necklines. It's the one trend that works well for women of all sizes and ages. 

off shoulder swimsuit

Skye & Staghorn Shoulder Wrap Top, $100 and Moeva Alexandra One Piece, $280

 

In coverups, lightweight robes reign right now. 

cover up robe

Adriana Degreas Ginkgo Short Robe, $678 and Adriana Degreas Maxi Flower Long Robe, $845

 

It's almost impossible to buy a color-block bikini that won't flatter your shape. Bonus: Usually color blocks are placed to slim the silhouette. 

color block bikini

Issa De' Mar Lanikai One Piece, $175 and Bondi Born Between The Flags Top, $100 and Bottom, $70

 

At first, a nude hue may seem scary — but the large array of shades makes selecting the right tone easy. It's the color of the season! 

nude bikini

Tori Praver Shyla Top, $106 and Bottom, $101  Kore Pandora Top, $119 and Bottom, $104  Sohn + Sea Cameron Top, $150 and Bottom, $109

nude bikini

Black Box Swim Elizabeth One Piece, $172  Bondi Born Coast Walk Top, $140 and Bottom, $120  Acacia Ehukai Mesh One Piece, $242