Topshop Gingham Swimsuit ($40 and $30), at Hudson's Bay, thebay.com.
Bowie Wrap Swim Top & Lily Bottom ($136 and $103), at lspace.com.
Raya Velvet Set ($89 USD), at triangl.com.
The best thing about these standout one-and-done maillots is that they require little thought yet offer maximum impact.
Anne Cole Mesh Cross Over Spliced One Piece ($122.50), at kayokokoswimwear.com.
Palm Beach Swimsuit ($275 USD), at leswim.it.
Sophia Maillot ($253 USD0, at korewear.com.
The Ballerina One-Piece ($158 USD), at solidandstriped.com.
These suits have an edgy, athletic appeal. Look for bold colours – the brighter the better – and contrasting details. Accessorize with something equally sporty, like platform slides or a baseball cap.
Body Glove Breathe Paddle Suit ($122), at swimoutlet.com.
Gold Stud Super Low Back Mio ($605 USD), at normakamali.com.
Freya Mercury Bikini Top & Bottom ($94.22 and $49.88), at nordstrom.com.
These styles double up on the retro factor with silhouettes that are as much a throwback as the prints. Play up the nostalgia vibe with a floppy brimmed hat.
Maggie May One Piece ($405), at shan.ca.
Strapless One-Piece ($144.90 USD), at sahaswimwear.com.
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