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Suits For The Summer

Suits For The Summer

It's hard to believe it (especially because New York City temps are still hovering in the 50s) but summer is right around the corner. This realization, coupled with three impending weekend trips in a row on the horizon, has made me hit the Internet hard to find the perfect swimwear.  

I love that modest suits are popular again. From a purely personal point standpoint, I think they're more flattering on me than barely-there bikinis. In addition, I don't just put on my suit to soak up vitamin D and acquire new tan lines. I like to actually get in the water, swim, kayak, paddle board... whatever. Turns out, you need a suit held together with more than three strings to do so.

Luckily, my online adventures brought me to a plethora of worthy buys (too many, in fact. SOS.). So. Behold — the only swimwear shopping list you'll ever need... for 2017: 

J. Crew Factory Striped One-Piece Tank Swimsuit, $62.50

Currently dreaming of wearing this suit in the south of France as I write this...

Adore Me Talya Set, $39.99 with VIP Membership

Live out your Rip Girls dreams in this sporty two-piece. Hawaii not included. 

Sugar Coast by Lolli Scallop High Neck Parakeet One Piece Swimsuit, $39.99

This suit will take you from family vacays to weekend getaways with friends. 

Maaji Hashtag Blue Lover Two-Piece, $74 (top) and $68 (bottom) 

All it's missing is a sun hat. 

Chubbies The Fine-Apple, $79.50

Chubbies isn't just for guys anymore! This pineapple one-piece is the perfect whimsical addition to any pool party. 

Beach Riot Aruba One Piece, $163

Take it from the beach to the boardwalk with high-waisted denim shorts. 

Just Fab Retro One-Piece, $42.95 with VIP Membership

Please, I'm begging, wear this instead of an American flag bikini on the Fourth of July. 

Seriously. Please. 

Adore Me Poppie Set, $39.95 with VIP Membership

Another perfectly viable adult option for an American pride-focused holiday (or any other day in the sunshine). 

Old Navy Ruffled Off-Shoulder Swimsuit, $42.94

Off-the-shoulder lives to see another season. 

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Chubbies The Simon Says, $89.50

Neoprene is like the Spanx of the sea. Plus, nothing says nostalgia like a swim suit that resembles a handheld battery operated game I owned in the fourth grade.

Beach Bunny Rib Tide One Piece, $175

Is this what VS Angels will be buying now that Victoria's Secret doesn't sell swim anymore? 

Adore Me Veranna Set, $49.99 with VIP Membership

Will risk weird tan lines for chic crochet. 

J. Crew Factory French Bikini in Watermelon Slice, $31.50 (top) and $31.50 (bottoms)

I have this exact bikini in white and pink gingham and am OBSESSED with it. Pro Tip: When in doubt, size down in the bottoms. 

Forever 21 Hot Sauce Graphic One-Piece, $19.90

It's trendy because it's a low-key Beyonce reference.

Private Party BAE Swimsuit, $99

I put it on the list and I'm not sorry. Find a smorgasbord of other witty sayings on Pamela//Baywatch suits HERE

Salinas Purple Floral Off-The-Shoulder Bandeau Top and Hipster Bottom, $103 (top) and $70 (bottom)

What I'll be wearing to my imaginary trip to Cuba...

Kingdom and State Multi-Colored Striped Two-Piece, $48 (top) and $32 (bottoms) 

I seriously wish I had this set when I went to Cabo in January. Shop the literal one-piece HERE

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Which swimwear is calling your name this summer? 

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