Behold: Summer's Biggest Swimwear Trends on a Budget

First up on the sartorial agenda this summer: swimwear. Whether you're looking for a bikini or one-piece, there are plenty of seriously chic swim trends, styles, and silhouettes available right now to get us into the summertime spirit.

We know swimwear can get pricey these days (with some suits costing up to $400), but there's no question that you can still look stylish without spending a fortune. Today, we're honing in on the more affordable swim options if you're looking for something trendy and cool that won't cost you your entire paycheck.

Below, I'm rounding up this summer's biggest swimwear trends, all under $100. From terry-cloth bikinis to cutout swimsuits, read on to shop the seven biggest swimwear trends of summer.

Retro Florals

Retro floral swimwear is one of the summer's biggest trends. This year is seeing modern iterations of swimwear that look like they came straight from the '60s, '70s, and '80s. 




Cutout swimsuits have been in the limelight for a few seasons now, proving they have real staying power. This year's iterations come in fresh silhouettes, from side cutouts at the midriff to cool keyhole cutouts at the chest, giving the classic swimsuit or bikini a fresh look. 

Terry Cloth 

Time to embrace the towel trend that has been all over our feeds lately. The fashion crowd can't get enough of the retro fabric reminiscent of 1970s poolside glamour. It's fun, fresh, and free-spirited.

Strappy Ties

Super-strappy swimsuits are everywhere this summer. From barely there strings to "midriff floss" ties, there are plenty of alluring styles that are putting thin straps into full focus.



Three-piece swimsuits are having a major moment this summer. To pull off the cool trend, opt for a swimsuit set that includes coordinating pieces such as a skirt, shirt, or sarong in the same print.

Glimmer & Shimmer



Add a little sparkle to your sunny days by the pool. Shimmering swimsuits are trending—we've spotted them on a plethora of fashion girls in every color and cut combination.

Textured Fabrics



From seersucker to crinkled, when it comes to fabrics, sensory textures remain classic and timeless yet altogether on-trend at the same time.