My Bikini Collection Was Incomplete Until I Added This Once-Forgotten Print

I recently was feeling like my bikini collection lacked a certain wild, untamed flair until I stumbled upon a forgotten gem: leopard print. Reminiscent of my tween years and once dismissed as outdated or too bold, this iconic print has made a comeback like no other. Thanks to the rise of the mob wife aesthetic, it's now become the centerpiece of many swimwear collections, making me want to dabble in it once again.

As I slip my leopard-print bikini into my suitcase for some upcoming travels I have planned, I've come to realize that leopard print was never a trend—it's a timeless statement of confidence. Below, find 18 styles I suggest considering before summer begins.

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Associate Editor

Sierra Mayhew was always destined to work in fashion, but she didn't know it at first. Growing up with no choice but to wear a rotation of school uniforms and activewear, her love for fashion really blossomed when she moved away for college and was able to finally define her very own personal style. Shortly thereafter, she interned at Elle magazine and instantly knew that editorial was for her. After graduating from the University of Notre Dame, she worked for ShopBazaar, contributing regularly to, and finally made her way to Who What Wear, where she is an associate editor. When she’s not working, you can catch her always trying to catch a flight, rollerblading through New York City traffic, or exploring the latest luxury vintage boutique.