Though the beloved bikini has enjoyed its day in the sun, we’re also loyal to the one-piece. After all, some of the most iconic swimsuit moments in fashion history revolve around the all-in-one suit: Bo Derek’s nude maillot in the 1979 movie 10, the sultry image that catapulted Farrah Fawcett to pinup girl fame in the late ‘70s, and Pamela Anderson’s classic red suit in the early ‘90s hit Baywatch.
12 One-Piece Swimsuits For Instant Pinup Girl Status
- 1 of 13
Thanks to these bathing beauties, the one-piece sounds like a smart--and undeniably sexy--idea this summer, so we rounded up 12 stylish suits with undeniable allure. Click through our slideshow to shop them all now!
- 2 of 13
A plunging neckline and animal print means Charlie by Matthew Zink’s alluring Paulina Animal Print Swimsuit ($255) isn’t for the wallflower.
- 3 of 13
Classic nautical stripes get a playful, colorful twist in J. Crew’s Double-Stripe Underwire Halter Tank Swimsuit ($110).
- 4 of 13
Two words to describe Prism’s Charcoal Structured St Barts Multiway Swimsuit ($251): sexy and supportive. Pair it with a wide-brimmed hat and gold bangles.
- 5 of 13
Channel retro poolside glamour in Motel’s Peridot Halterneck Swimsuit ($70) in Black and Pink Paisley.
- 6 of 13
Lisa Marie Fernandez’s Leigh Maillot Color Block Swimsuit ($460) nods to the season’s sportif trend. Plus, its vertical black stripes have a slimming effect--and who doesn’t want that at the beach?
- 7 of 13
Look sweet all summer in Miu Miu’s ultra-feminine Bow Embellished Bandeau Swimsuit ($245) in Lemon.
- 8 of 13
Don’t forget the sunscreen when you’re lounging in Lisa Maree’s The Poetic License Cutout Crocheted Cotton Blend Swimsuit ($155). Otherwise, this sultry, barely-there suit just might cause some crazy tan lines!
- 9 of 13
When you want to feel like a beach goddess, slip into Michael Kors’ Romanesque Metal Top Maillot Swimsuit ($402) (note the built-in necklace!).
- 10 of 13
Marianna G’s revealing Spetses Cut-Out Swimsuit ($235) is the perfect compromise between a bikini and one-piece.
- 11 of 13
We’re all about the luxe fringe trim in Seafolly’s Jazz Club Asymmetrical Swimsuit ($204) in Electric Blue.
- 12 of 13
Wear We Are Handsome’s irresistibly cute Gentle Strapless Bandeau One Piece Suit ($314) with denim cutoffs for a casual beach stroll.
- 13 of 13
What happens when you mix a feminine Diane von Furstenberg print with a Roxy surfer girl suit? This covetable Monokini Swimsuit ($88) in Neon Peach, of course.