If you've neglected revamping your swimwear collection up until now, consider your secret safe with us. Summer—and thus beach and pool party season—only officially arrived June 21, so you're not too far behind. But to help speed up (and quite frankly, simplify) your swimsuit refresh/search, we've put together countless trend guides to follow in your quest for scoring the perfect one- and two-pieces alike. You can't go wrong with a fun, frilly ruffle swimsuit, and a pastel-hued one is guaranteed to bring in all the compliments; but currently, we have our eye on another style that's ideal if you want to avoid those pesky tan lines. Any guesses as to what we're talking about? If you said bandeau bikini tops, congrats! You guessed correctly.
Now, aside from ensuring evenly suntanned shoulders, a bandeau bikini is one of, if not the, most versatile of swimsuits around. Why? Because you can wear it as a crop top or even style it underneath tank tops and shirts for a cool, strap-free layered look. Some even come with removable straps, so you can easily change up the look and feel as you please. Lusting after a new bandeau bikini? Then read on to shop our edit below.