11 Chic and Trendy Swimsuits for Every Budget

by Ho Guo Xiong
LIFESTYLE  |  June 18, 2019
  • Whether you prefer bikinis or one-piece swimsuits, these picks will have you sunbathing by the pool or at the beach in style.
    1 / 12 Whether you prefer bikinis or one-piece swimsuits, these picks will have you sunbathing by the pool or at the beach in style.

    Summer is upon us — which means it is time to dig our swimsuits out from the depths of our wardrobe so we can rock our summer bods in all their glory.

    But alas, if they’ve been ravaged by age and well, clothes-eating bugs because your bikinis haven’t seen the light of day since last summer, it’s time to toss those tattered pieces away. You know, those with saggy elastic and discoloured fabric.

    (Also read: 12 Beautiful Swimsuits That are Both Functional and Sexy)

    We’ve rounded up 11 designs that will make bikini shopping a whole lot easier. Whether you love to show some skin in a skimpy two-piece or you prefer a silhouette-hugging one-piece, keep scrolling for our current new-in favourites.

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  • H&M Bandeau Bikini Top, $44.95; Frill-Trimmed Bikini Bottoms, $29.95
    2 / 12 H&M Bandeau Bikini Top, $44.95; Frill-Trimmed Bikini Bottoms, $29.95

    Don’t let bikini straps cramp your tan lines — opt for this H&M bandeau set instead. The cute floral detail also add a sense of playful flirtatiousness to this simple piece.

    Available at H&M

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  • Marks & Spencer Palm Print Plunge Bikini Top, $25.90; Palm Print Tie Side Hipster Bikini Briefs, $21.90
    3 / 12 Marks & Spencer Palm Print Plunge Bikini Top, $25.90; Palm Print Tie Side Hipster Bikini Briefs, $21.90

    What’s summer without a dash of nature-inspired prints? We love the addition of the green band detail on this Marks & Spencer combo as it gives it that sporty, Calvin Klein edge without trying too hard.

    Available at Marks & Spencer

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  • Miss Selfridge Black Buckle Plunge Swimsuit, $72.90
    4 / 12 Miss Selfridge Black Buckle Plunge Swimsuit, $72.90

    (Also read: How to Keep Your Skin Soft and Smooth After Swimming)

    Everybody needs an LBB — little black bikini — in their lives, especially if it comes with a sexy deep v-neckline and a bare back silhouette, like this Miss Selfridge piece.

    Available at Zalora

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  • Seafolly Your Type wrap crop bikini, $99; Your Type spliced wide side bikini pants, $79
    5 / 12 Seafolly Your Type wrap crop bikini, $99; Your Type spliced wide side bikini pants, $79

    Flaunt your shoulders with this off-shoulder pick which also does the job of accentuating your chest. We love the white and black colourway which gives it a classic and modern effect.

    Available at Seafolly

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  • Tart Collections Brynn Strap-Detailed Lace-Up Printed Halterneck Bikini, approx $86
    6 / 12 Tart Collections Brynn Strap-Detailed Lace-Up Printed Halterneck Bikini, approx $86

    Not only are we loving the geometric tribal-esque print, the strappy design has a bondage aesthetic, without being overtly coquettish or trashy.

    Available at The Outnet

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  • Pinksalt Swim Roxanne digital print rashguard (meadow), $169
    7 / 12 Pinksalt Swim Roxanne digital print rashguard (meadow), $169

    (Also read: 6 Skincare Products that Will Cool You Down Instantly in this Hot Weather)

    Here’s something for the ladies who surf or spend large amounts of time by the sea. This rashguard swimsuit frees you from the fuss of having to reapply sunscreen on your upper body. Plus, the top is pretty enough to double as a crop top for easy weekends.

    Available at Pinksalt

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  • Rudi Gernreich Embellished Triangle Bikini Top, approx $186
    8 / 12 Rudi Gernreich Embellished Triangle Bikini Top, approx $186

    Here’s a little history lesson for you: Austrian-born designer Rudi Gernreich was known for pushing the boundaries of fashionable norms, especially with his monokini that left the breasts exposed. While we’re not asking you to plunge into the realm of exhibitionism, you can, however, show off your summer body in this fiery orange piece that’s sure to turn heads too.

    Available at Net-a-Porter

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  • Vilebrequin Women Asymmetrical Bikini Top Ostende, $242.99; Asymmetrical Brief Bikini Bottom Ostende, $205.61
    9 / 12 Vilebrequin Women Asymmetrical Bikini Top Ostende, $242.99; Asymmetrical Brief Bikini Bottom Ostende, $205.61

    This Vilebrequin two-piece gives a refreshing, contemporary take to the classic camo print. We also diggin’ the asymmetric silhouette as it gives the bikini a strong-woman, glamazon vibe.

    Available at Vilebrequin

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  • Adriana Degreas Two-Tone Swimsuit, approx $256
    10 / 12 Adriana Degreas Two-Tone Swimsuit, approx $256

    (Also read: Best Non-Greasy Sunscreens For Oily Skin)

    You might still be holding on to some festive weight but that shouldn’t stop you from enjoying the summer fiestas. This Adriana Degreas creation cleverly uses a black panel to slim and tuck the tummy. Fake it till you make it — and with the seductive, deep v-neckline, you can.

    Available at The Outnet

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  • K.Blu Nonya Halter One-Piece Suit, $318
    11 / 12 K.Blu Nonya Halter One-Piece Suit, $318

    Local swimwear label K.Blu proves that a one-piece swimsuit doesn’t have to be boring when it comes with Peranakan-inspired patterns and a plunging neckline.

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  • Eres Aquarelle, approx $416
    12 / 12 Eres Aquarelle, approx $416

    (Also read: 11 Essentials to Pack For Your Beach Holiday)

    Stand out from the sea of bodies at the beach with this zany, multi-coloured number from Eres. Love unconventional designs? This cheerful number is definitely a crowd pleaser.

    Available at Eres

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