“Whether you’re traveling to new tropical locale, or just relaxing poolside in your backyard, a chic swimsuit is a summer essential. ”
The height of summer is here, and tropical escapes, pool excursions, and beach rendezvous are in full effect. Which means: NEW SWIMSUITS, of course! Yes--it’s time to make room in your swim drawer for new additions, yet again.An array of new swimwear trends have just arrived, and you’re going to want to have these pieces in your wardrobe as you jet off to your next sun-filled oasis.
Whether you’re traveling to new tropical locale, or just relaxing poolside in your backyard, a chic swimsuit is a summer essential. So, while you’re soaking up the sun this summer, make sure you’re doing so in style, wearing any one of these beautiful new swim trends.
1. Belted Waist
Utilitarians rejoice -- belts and buckles are IN this swim season. The classic one-piece silhouette just received a make-over with the addition of a perfectly-placed belt. For those who love a body-hugging swimsuit, this little detail accentuates the waistline and creates a gorgeous hourglass shape that’s oh-so-flattering on every body type. The bonus? It adds just the right amount of edge to your swim look.
Pictured: The BRIGITTE Maillot in Nude Stripe by AMAIÒ
2. Coordinated Coverups
We know it’s hot out, but a gorgeous cover up can seamlessly take you from seaside brunch to beach, all while looking très chic. The novelty swim cardigan is making waves this season as we’re seeing more women opt for a complete and deliberate swim ensemble they can wear not only to the pool, but out on the town as well. So ditch the towel and grab a cardigan to keep you covered during your next trip.
Pictured: The GIGI Cardigan (and FLEUR Bottoms) in Microfloral by Amaiò.
Swimwear is becoming gorgeously multi-dimensional, in the form of ultra soft swim jersey pleated into perfection, adding luxurious complexity to already flattering silhouettes. If you’re looking for a classic swimsuit with a bit of glam, a pleated piece is definitely the way to go. Offering an elegant look to your vintage swimsuit, box pleats are the minimalist’s go-to feature. Dive into the deep end with exceptional style in this new swimwear detail.
Pictured: The OPIO Top in Navy by AMAIO
4. Beautiful Buttons
Button-adorned pieces are making their mark this season. We all have a swimsuit we have to zip, tie, or buckle...but what about button? New to the swimwear scene, buttons are a fabulous way to liven up your swim attire while remaining sophisticated. These subtle embellishments add elegance to any swimwear style, and will have you absolutely swooning!
Pictured: The OPHELIA Maillot in Rouge/Navy by AMAIO
Fairly uncommon in the swimwear space, collars are making a huge splash right now. The novelty Peter Pan collar takes swimwear from traditional to unique. Taking center stage, a collar detail adds a bit of feminine glam to your swim, while remaining utterly perennial. A head-turning detail you won’t regret!
Pictured: The BELLA Top in Ecru by AMAIO