8 Swimsuit Trends Every Bride-To Be Should Try

From the bachelorette to the honeymoon

Updated 07/02/18
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If you’re planning a beachy bachelorette getaway or honeymoon by the sea, a gorgeous swimsuit (okay, swimsuits!) is essential to pack your suitcase. Whether you’re a one-piece fanatic, all about a bikini, or both, this summer comes with myriad swimwear trends to suit every taste (see what we did there?). As a bride-to-be, an all-white swimwear palette is a fun way to celebrate your affianced or newlywed status, though totally not necessary (bright white is stunning for showing off a glowing tan, however). Splashy prints and punchy colors are perfect for standing out, too—you can even go for azure, cobalt or navy as a cute riff off of something blue.

If you’re in the mood for something modern, belted styles, knotted detailing, one-shoulder tops, and high-waist bikinis are incredibly popular this season—go for a pastel hue, color-block set or vivid shades to appear particularly on point. For something feminine and romantic, ruffles are the look du jour whether you opt for a sweet floral print or vibrant color. Into prints? Polka dots and gingham are major and often done in retro silhouettes like lingerie-inspired tops and high-waist bottom sets or one pieces with high-cut legs á la the 90s. Super pared-back one pieces and bikinis are widely available for minimalists in a range of colors from neutrals to neon—another nod to 90s style.

Whether you’re in need of one new suit or planning to overhaul your entire swimwear wardrobe, ahead, we’ve broken down eight summer swimwear trends that are perfect for any bride-to-be.

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Belted

Courtesy of Solid & Striped

Solid & Striped, The Nina

SHOP NOW: Solid & Striped, $117

02 of 40

Belted

Courtesy of Far Fetch

Hunza G Solitaire Seersucker Swimsuit

SHOP NOW: Far Fetch, $167

03 of 40

Belted

Courtesy of Forever 21

Forever 21 Belted One-Piece Swimsuit

SHOP NOW: Forever 21, $27.90

04 of 40

Belted

Courtesy of Tropic of C

Tropic Of C C90 White

SHOP NOW: Tropic of C, $230

05 of 40

Belted

Courtesy of Onia

Onia x WeWoreWhat Danielle One Piece Swimsuit

SHOP NOW: Onia, $195

06 of 40

Gingham

Courtesy of Express

Express Print Tie Front Ruffle Bikini Top, Low Rise Print Basic Bikini Bottoms

SHOP NOW: Top, Express, $23.94; Bottom, Express, $17.94

07 of 40

Gingham

Courtesy of Eberjey

Eberjey Betty Lola One-Piece

SHOP NOW: Eberjey, $169

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Gingham

Courtesy of Frame Store

FRAME Knot One Piece

SHOP NOW: Frame Store, $230

09 of 40

Gingham

Courtesy of Target

Xhilaration Gingham Tie Front One Piece

SHOP NOW: Target, $29.99

10 of 40

Gingham

Courtesy of Tory Burch

Tory Burch Gingham Costa Ruffle Top, Gingham High-Waisted Bottom

SHOP NOW: Top, Tory Burch, $126; Bottom, Tory Burch, $138

11 of 40

High-Waist Bikinis

Courtesy of Ephemera

Ephemera Mustard Tie Front Bandeau, Mustard High Waisted Pant

SHOP NOW: Top, Ephemera, $119; Bottom, Ephemera, $67

12 of 40

High-Waist Bikinis

Courtesy of Her Line

Her Line Rei Two-Piece Set

SHOP NOW: Her Line, $195

13 of 40

High-Waist Bikinis

Courtesy of Galamaar

Galamaar Simone High Waist Two-Piece

SHOP NOW: Galamaar, $288

14 of 40

High-Waist Bikinis

Courtesy of Target

Mossimo Mesh Inset Triangle Bikini Top, Mesh Inset High Waist Bikini Bottom

SHOP NOW: Top, Target, $19.99; Bottom, Target, $22.99

15 of 40

High-Waist Bikinis

Courtesy of Summersalt

Summersalt x M.Gemi The Topsail Bikini Top, The High Leg High Rise

SHOP NOW: Top, Summersalt, $50; Bottom, Summersalt, $50

16 of 40

Knotted

Courtesy of Mara Hoffman

Mara Hoffman Maven One Piece

SHOP NOW: Mara Hoffman, $325

17 of 40

Knotted

Courtesy of Dolce Vita

Dolce Vita Crop Top, Knot Basic Bottom

SHOP NOW: Top, Dolce Vita, $30.90; Bottom, Dolce Vita, $29.90

18 of 40

Knotted

Courtesy of J.Crew

J.Crew Reversible Knot-Front One-Piece Swimsuit

SHOP NOW: J.Crew, $118

19 of 40

Knotted

Courtesy of Skye and Staghorn

Skye and Staghorn Tie Up Plunge Full Piece

SHOP NOW: Skye and Staghorn, $197.07

20 of 40

Knotted

Courtesy of Mikoh

Mikoh Jamaica Top, Zuma Bottom

SHOP NOW: Top, Mikoh, $112; Bottom, Mikoh, $90

21 of 40

Minimal

Courtesy of Wear Lively

Lively The Tank

SHOP NOW: Wear Lively, $65

22 of 40

Minimal

Courtesy of Lacausa

Lacausa Scoop Back One Piece

SHOP NOW: Lacausa, $160

23 of 40

Minimal

Courtesy of H&M

H&M Swimsuit

SHOP NOW: H&M, $29.99

24 of 40

Minimal

Courtesty of RENDL

RENDL Swimsuit No.8

SHOP NOW: RENDL, $175

25 of 40

Minimal

Courtesy of Ookioh

Lisbon One Piece

SHOP NOW: Ookioh, $98

26 of 40

Minimal

Courtesy of Jade

Jade Swim Halo Top, Swim Lure Bottom

SHOP NOW: Top, Jade, $120; Bottom, Jade, $90

27 of 40

One-Shoulder

Courtesy of Araks

Araks Reversible Melika One Piece Fuchsia Poppy

SHOP NOW: Araks, $350

28 of 40

One-Shoulder

Courtesy of Mine Mediterranean

Mine Mediterranean Luna Maillot

SHOP NOW: Mine Mediterranean, $325

29 of 40

One-Shoulder

Tara Matthews Calvi One-Shoulder Bikini Set

SHOP NOW: FarFetch, $284

30 of 40

One-Shoulder

Courtesy of Athleta

Athleta Mod Block Cutout One Piece

SHOP NOW: Athleta, $108

31 of 40

Polka-Dot

Courtesy of Sidway

Sidway Lisa Low Leg One Piece

SHOP NOW: Sidway, $158

32 of 40

Polka-Dot

Courtesy of Mango

Mango V-Neck Swimsuit

SHOP NOW: Mango, $49.99

33 of 40

Polka-Dot

Courtesy of Shopbop

Beth Richards Knot Bikini Top, Naomi Bikini Bottom

SHOP NOW: Top, Shopbop, $130; Bottom, Shopbop, $100

34 of 40

Polka-Dot

Courtesy of Saks Fifth Avenue

Marysia Antibes Polka Dot Bikini Top

SHOP NOW: Top, Saks Fifth Avenue, $98.70; Bottom, Saks Fifth Avenue, $$98.70

35 of 40

Polka-Dot

Courtesy of Moda Operandi

Lisa Marie Fernandez Sabine Double Ruffle Bonded One-Piece Swimsuit

SHOP NOW: Moda Operandi, $450

36 of 40

Ruffled

Courtesy of Neiman Marcus

Nanette Lepore Monaco Bouquet Seductress One-Piece

SHOP NOW: Neiman Marcus, $160

37 of 40

Ruffled

Courtesy of Lonely Island

Lonely Label Greta Swimsuit Buttercup

SHOP NOW: Lonely Label, $164.99

38 of 40

Ruffled

Courtesy of Shopbop

Ganni Ipanema Bikini Set

SHOP NOW: Shopbop, $170

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Ruffled

Courtesy of ASOS

Playful Promises Bridal White Lace Ruffle Scoop Back Swimsuit

SHOP NOW: ASOS, $48

40 of 40

Ruffled

Courtesy of Zimmerman Wear

Zimmerman Melody Shoulder Frill Bikini

SHOP NOW: Zimmermann Wear, $265

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