The Lucky Swim Guide
That cutout is ridiculously—and unexpectedly—hot.
Neoprene "convergence" asymmetrical top, $175, cutout bottom, $145, VPL 646-912-6141. Chambray "rafiki" cap, $110, helenkaminski.com. Rubber "beach" watch, $50, tko orlogi, tkowatches.com. Leather "portico" wrap bracelet, $137, CC Skye, shopbop.com.
Like a body-con bandage dress you can wear on the beach.
Lycra "nosara" bathing suit, $180, basta, bastasurf.com.
It had us at those brilliant turquoise straps.
Stretch polyamide triangle top, $215, bottom, $135, eres, 888-656-3737.
Very high-fashion, with the sharp cut and contrast edging.
Stretch polyamide "sao paulo" triangle top, $130, undrest.com. Stretch polyamide "sao paulo" bottom, $120, undrest.com.
As a rule, bold hues always look elegant against navy.
Stretch nylon triangle top, $80, bottom, $65, zimmermann, shopbop.com
So chill: this one feels totally Rasta-inspired.
STRETCH POLYAMIDE STRAPLESS MAILLOT, $125, LACOSTE, SHOP.LACOSTE.COM
Keep the rhythm going: Add a structured tote in a solid hue.
Nylon tricot "malibu" swimsuit, $42, americanapparel.com
Colorful techie designs are thoroughly hypnotic (and so very right now).
Black mesh and neoprene give these suits a futuristic feel.
LEFT: Lycra “Corvette” corset bikini, $259, mutherofallthings.com. “Remixxxy” sunglasses, $400, Thierry Lasry, monocle order.com. “Wrapped Up Tube Jellies” bracelets, $29 for set of five, Jules Smith, julessmithdesigns.com. RIGHT: Neoprene “Natalie” bikini, $355, Lisa Marie Fernandez for Peter Pilotto, saks.com, “Alda” sunglasses, $128, Kate Spade New York, katespade.com. “Salli” rope bracelets, $55 each, nissajewelry.com
Awesomely ’80s, the pattern is straight out of an 8-bit Atari game.
Stretch nylon “Bondi” bandeau top, $40, side-tie bottom, $30, O’Neill, shoponeillusa.com
Two suits in one! The bottom is reversible.
Stretch nylon “Balance” bikini, $152, Saha Swimwear, swimwearboutique.com