The 17 best swimsuits to buy for every occasion, at any time of the year

The 17 best swimsuits to buy for every occasion, at any time of the year

Needless to say, as an Australian, I practically grew up on the beach. I was born in Cairns, on the east coast of Far North Queensland, where the average annual percentage of humidity is 63% and in the summer it can rise to 81% or more. So you might as well be swimming in the pool or ocean or suffer the fate of being covered in your own sweat (and by covered I mean wet and dripping, it’s not fun!). But, the beaches in that part of the world are like nowhere else on the planet; after all, we are home to the Great Barrier Reef, one of the seven natural wonders of the world. I was swimming almost every day, several times a day of my young life, so it is safe to say that I have tried many of the best swimsuits in my time.

I think we can all agree that finding the right swimsuit is a journey, but luckily there is a lot of variety online to fit all the different shapes, sizes and styles out there. To help with the search, we asked our editorial team to share their current favorites. Read on to discover some of the best swimwear for all occasions, at any time of year.

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Store Onia WeWoreWhat Danielle One Piece Swimsuit

“I have three of Onia Danielle’s one-piece suits. I find them super flattering. I love hoops; It gives you just a little boost without feeling like a lizard. The belt helps to emphasize the waist and the high-cut style leaves the legs long. What more could you want? “- Brandy Joy Smith, Maternity Supporter

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The 17 best swimsuits to buy for every occasion, at any time of the year

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The 17 best swimsuits to buy for every occasion, at any time of the year

Buy vitamin A Swim Remy rashguard other Sienna High Waisted Full Cut Briefs

“I grew up in one of the warmest climates in the world: Australia. Therefore, wearing a rashguard with UPF is quite common on the beach. But design has come a long way since I was a child. This vitamin A bath style used with the full cut bottom helps protect me from skin cancer and accelerated aging, while also making me look classy. Now, that’s a combo that I can write home about. ” Sacha Strebe, Deputy Editor

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The 17 best swimsuits to buy for every occasion, at any time of the year

Store Triangl Maci in Fawn Sparkle

“Based in Australia Triangl has come a long way from those ubiquitous neoprene push-up tops that ruled Instagram a few years ago. Now their cuts are a bit more laid-back (there’s even a high-waisted version of most pants), but the true beauty of the online-only, consumer-directed brand remains: it’s one of the few swimwear companies that sell yours. bikinis as a set, and almost all cost less than $ 100. “- Caitlin Clark, Contributing Editor

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The 17 best swimsuits to buy for every occasion, at any time of the year

Buy left on a Friday High tide background and the Pool days Top

“This was the only swimsuit I packed for our recent camping trip where we swam in freshwater rivers, pools, and lakes. I love how versatile it is – it feels classic and cool without being too modern. It survived all the swimming I threw at it and it still looks brand new. I also love how the high-waisted bottom fits snugly over the belly button. It’s very flattering! “- Sacha Strebe, Deputy Editor

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The 17 best swimsuits to buy for every occasion, at any time of the year

Store Andie Valencia Top

“At first glance, this suit is a classic triangle bikini, although it fits perfectly, it rises and leans in all the right places. The ribbed material is ultra flattering and has a subtle sexy 90s vibe – sexy, but not also sexy. “- Camille Styles, Editor-in-Chief

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The 17 best swimsuits to buy for every occasion, at any time of the year

Store Swimming with wanderlust Nina Top other Sky background

“I am obsessed with stretch and textured fabrics from Wanderlust. This bikini supports you, but is very comfortable and moves with you. I’m usually a black swimsuit type girl, but this sage color is so much fun and flattering (and they have some cooler color options too!). You can mix and match tops and pants, but I love that these high-waisted pants have a bit of cheekiness. “- Hannah Zahner, Beauty & Wellness Editor

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The 17 best swimsuits to buy for every occasion, at any time of the year

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The 17 best swimsuits to buy for every occasion, at any time of the year

Store Aerie Plunging neckline bikini top other Criss-cross high-cut bikini bottoms

“Try as I might, I can’t put down Aerie’s swimsuits. Every season I find myself scrolling through the site, mixing and matching tops and bottoms. They’re wildly affordable, look amazing on all body types, and have a wide selection of colors, patterns, and styles. I usually go for a sporty, high-waisted top with a daring rear, and I love knowing that I can combine this season’s top with last season’s pants and it will look great. “- Lourdes Avila Uribe, editor collaborator

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The 17 best swimsuits to buy for every occasion, at any time of the year

Buy Zulu and Zephyr Signature bralette and Short boy

“There are so many incredible Australian clothing designers, but the nation is famous for its swimwear brands. Zulu & Zephyr is one of my favorites for its cool take on classic cuts and styles. The boy’s shorts are a great option for those of us who like to be a little more covered on the beach, but not too much (they are still cheeky!) And the bralette feels like a hybrid between track and field and swim. ” – Sacha Strebe, Deputy Editor

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The 17 best swimsuits to buy for every occasion, at any time of the year

Store Chant Des Cigales swimsuit

“I recently discovered Sézane’s swimsuits and they are impressive. Timeless, beautiful and eco-friendly, this swimsuit is the perfect amount of feminine and fun. I love the deep V neckline (especially when it comes to someone with a small chest) and it hugs in all the right areas. I recently wore it on a girls trip to Scottsdale, but I also plan on wearing it to the beach in Hawaii, chasing my little girl. “- Edie Horstman, Wellness Contributor

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The 17 best swimsuits to buy for every occasion, at any time of the year

Store Oseree Lumiere 90s Sports Two Piece Bikini

“What better excuse to splurge on a bathing suit than an upcoming bachelorette trip to Miami? I couldn’t resist this funky set when I saw it at a local boutique recently and knew it had to be mine. The high-waisted, high-cut pants and athletic top are super flattering and comfortable, and the bold colors and sparkle are the life of the party. “- Michelle Nash, Senior Producer

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The 17 best swimsuits to buy for every occasion, at any time of the year

Store Johanna ortiz High Noon Printed One Piece Swimsuit

“This girl from Texas has Quite what happens with the creations of the Colombian designer Johanna Ortiz. (Its exquisite patterns, rich color palette, the finest quality fabrics, and flawless construction.) I recently bought this waste of one piece for weekends by the lake and afternoons by the pool, and it’s been a non-stop compliment ever since. With the way it shows a little skin without supporting too much, this suit has just the right amount of the feminine and the sexy. “- Anne Campbell, Contributing Editor

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The 17 best swimsuits to buy for every occasion, at any time of the year

Store Christopher Esber One-piece with halter neck and bow

“I have an unhealthy obsession with Australian designers, Christopher Esber clothes. My wardrobe has the entire collection of her runway designs and since her recent swimwear release, I have been looking at this swimwear. Like her ready-to-wear, Esber applies the same attention to detail and level of craftsmanship to create swimsuits that look haute couture. And this piece is not just for the beach. I would also wear this with relaxed silk or linen palazzo pants, long silk skirt or shorts for a more casual look. ” Sacha Strebe, Deputy Editor

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The 17 best swimsuits to buy for every occasion, at any time of the year

Store Anne-Marie plain and striped swimsuit

“The best classic black swimsuit I have found. I have had this suit for a few seasons and it has lasted very well. The fabric is thick, comfortable and very soft. Since it’s a more traditional cut, I love that the back has a nice deep scoop. ”- Hannah Zahner, Beauty & Wellness Editor

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The 17 best swimsuits to buy for every occasion, at any time of the year

Store Aexae Ruched One Piece Swimsuit

“Another Australian brand that I love (are you noticing a trend?) Is Aexae swimming. They are a sustainable swimwear line with fresh and flattering shapes (I love bandeau style). I usually go for neutral colors (they have a stunning chocolate brown suit), but lately I’ve been feeling really green and this is a super fun bright color. Also, I’m a fan of a strapless one-piece; however, the gathering on the sides makes this one feel more modern. And a curious fact, for each order, they plant a mangrove tree in Madagascar to cultivate ecosystems and protect the environment by removing CO2 from the atmosphere. “- Sacha Strebe, Deputy Editor

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The 17 best swimsuits to buy for every occasion, at any time of the year

Store Fella Swim Brad Top

“I love a good, supportive, classic bra like this one, especially for those boating days when I don’t want to be constantly adjusting my bathing suit. This top had a little less coverage so it’s best for smaller chests, but it comes in tons of beautiful colors and patterns – a total staple in any swimwear collection. “- Michelle Nash, Senior Producer

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The 17 best swimsuits to buy for every occasion, at any time of the year

Store London Bodywear The minimalist one-piece

“This one-piece suit perfectly divides the difference between being a classic and simple swimsuit and having a sexy and modern touch. It’s cheeky enough to make me feel daring and European, yet robust and provides enough cover for me to feel comfortable swimming and lounging with family and friends. It has an incredibly smooth and silky texture that is ultra luxurious, so I can tap into my inner glam side without being over the top. It is my only piece for all the years. “- Lourdes Avila Uribe, contributing editor

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