We're in our 50s, and We've Always Worn These 5 Swimsuit Styles

We're in our 50s, and Have Always Worn These 6 Swimsuit Styles

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Janet Gunn and Melissa Meyers

Janet Gunn is the inspiring influencer behind The Grateful Gardenia. Originally from Texas, the 58-year-old style guru is now settled in Los Angeles with her husband, son, and dog, Buster. She's worked as a Dallas Cowboys cheerleader, flight attendant, actor, jewelry designer, and beyond. In other words, she has a ton of experience and an equally cool personal style. Melissa Meyers is a Los Angeles–based influencer with a focus on beauty, style, travel, and wellness. Her blog, The Glow Girl, aims to empower women to embrace the best version of themselves, age gracefully, and cultivate a glow from the inside out. Oh, and don't forget to follow them at @janetgunngratefulgardenia and @melissameyers.

We recently tapped over-50 influencers Janet Gunn and Melissa Meyers to share their insights on their favorite activewear pieces. Next, given that summer is in full swing, we thought we’d uncover the swimsuit silhouettes they love. After all, this duo’s sartorial guidance is always intriguing given the time they’ve spent fine-tuning their wardrobes over the years.

There are essentially five swimsuit styles they’ve always worn and will continue to for years to come, whether they're social distancing at the pool or the beach. Keep scrolling to check out said swimsuits with a bit of visual and shopping inspiration.

High-Waisted Two-Pieces

"One of our favorite styles, a high-waisted suit is super flattering." — Gunn and Meyers

Retro
The best swimsuits for women: retro two piece

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Melissa Meyers

"We love how the prints and throwback styles of these suits make us feel like Old Hollywood glamour girls!" — Gunn and Meyers

On Meyers: Follow Suit swimsuit; Le Specs sunglasses

Contemporary
The best swimsuits for women: leopard two piece

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Janet Gunn

"A trendy animal pattern top or a cool bandeau brings a contemporary twist to a high-waisted suit." — Gunn and Meyers

On Gunn: Boys + Arrows swimsuit

The best swimsuits for women: orange two piece

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Janet Gunn

On Gunn: Cami and Jax swimsuit

Statement One-Pieces

"Whether choosing a more timeless fit or something else, a one-piece swimsuit is a style everyone should own." — Gunn and Meyers

Classic
The best swimsuits for women: printed one piece

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Melissa Meyers

"A floral pattern, bright pop of color, or an asymmetrical style make a classic one-piece anything but boring." — Gunn and Meyers

The best swimsuits for women: green one piece

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Janet Gunn

On Gunn: Eres swimsuit

Cutout
The best swimsuits for women: cutout swimsuit

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Melissa Meyers

"A cross between a one-piece and a two-piece, this style takes on an extra edge when worn in an animal print." — Gunn and Meyers

On Meyers: Mimi the Label swimsuit

Lace-Up
The best swimsuits for women: red one piece

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Janet Gunn

"A chic spin on a one-piece that’s also functional." — Gunn and Meyers

On Gunn: Cami and Jax swimsuit

The best swimsuits for women: black one piece

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Melissa Meyers

On Meyers: Cami and Jax swimsuit

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