7 Summer 2019 Bikini Trends To Make A Serious Splash In
By now, you might've scoped out a handful of swimsuits that you want to add to your wardrobe come the first day of beach-appropriate weather. Before you take the plunge and snag them, review the below summer 2019 bikini trends to make sure you've selected at least one style that's set to be huge this season. Swimwear is cooler, brighter, and more intricate than ever before, so it's time to ditch that plain monochromatic triangle bikini I know you have in your cart and opt for something a bit more gutsy. We're in a sartorial time when more is more (you only need to look to the recent Met Gala for proof), so go ahead and get a little extra.
If brands' current offerings aren't already indicative enough of what's trending, just know that blinding brights, seriously wild prints, and metallic gleams will be dominating bikinis in terms of colors and finishes. Structurally, this season's got a few extra sexy surprises up its sleeves in the forms of lingerie-inspired tops and lots of unexpected cutouts. Check out the seven biggest biggest bikini trends for this summer below and peruse a few ace picks for each of them — you'll be glad you went for something bold.
The Harley Stretch-Denim Underwired Bikini Top
Madame Everglade Underwire High Waist Bikini
Swimsuits for All
Floozie By Frost French Retro Daisy Underwired Bikini Top A-G Cup
This trend channels the structuring of lingerie and boasts a super sexy yet subtle appeal. Underwire bikini tops not only add extra support, but they're also a welcome departure from the triangle and sporty styles that saturate the swimwear market.
Women's Plus Size Square Neck Ribbed Bralette Bikini Top
Women's Plus Size Ribbed High Leg High Waist Bikini Bottom
Sporty Snake Print Bikini Top TOPSHOP
Snake Print Bikini Bottoms TOPSHOP
Solid & Striped The Charlotte Animal Print Bikini Top
Solid & Striped The Charlotte Animal Print Bikini Bottoms
Animal print is here to stay so you might as well get in on it in bikini form, too. From bright python prints in every color of the rainbow to more classic cheetah and leopard patterns, there'll be a wild textile that you'll love and want to rock all summer long.
Neon Orange Rib Mix & Match High Waisted High Leg Bikini Bottoms and Beandeau Bikini Top
ASOS DESIGN Curve Rib Lace Up Crop Bikini Top in Washed Neon Pink
ASOS DESIGN Curve Rib High Leg Bikini Bottom in Black
Motel Triangle Bikini Top in Neon Stripe
Motel High Leg Tie Side Bikini Bottom in Neon Stripe
Nothing screams summer more than neon. Everything from beauty looks to bags are getting electrified with bright hues this season, so it makes sense that bikinis are following suit. They'll ensure that sunny pool days are even brighter and you'll be easy AF to spot on the beach.
Bandeau Plus Size Tie Dye Bikini Set
Tie Dye One Shoulder Bikini Crop Top
Tie Dye High Waist Bikini Bottoms
The Venice Top
Solid & Striped
The Venice Bottom
Solid & Striped
The '70s would be stoked to know that tie dye has infiltrated swimwear, giving it a rad and colorful vibe. It's a pattern that just feels right for summer, don't you agree?
ASOS DESIGN Color Block Underwire Plunge Bikini Top in Pink and Orange
ASOS DESIGN Color Block Tab Side Hipster Bikini Bottom Pink and Orange
Wolf & Whistle Curve Exclusive Bunny Tie Cut Out Bikini Top in Mint
Wolf & Whistle Curve Exclusive Bunny Tie High Waist Bikini Bottom in Mint
Swim Bikini Top With Built-In Bandeau Bra - Shimmer Star Print
High-Waist Swim Brief - Shimmer Star Print
Keyholes are cool and all, but cutouts in unexpected places and shapes are even cooler. Whether on the hips, the back, the chest, wherever, they add a playful and sexy touch.
Plus Size Ribbed Bikini Top
Plus Size Ribbed Bikini Bottoms
Tularosa Darla Top
Tularosa Darla Bottom
Unique Vintage Plus Size Blue & White Gingham Monroe Halter Swim Top
Unique Vintage Plus Size Blue & White Gingham Monroe High Waist Swim Bottom
Swimwear gets super sweet thanks to the addition of little bow details. Find them on straps, at the hips, or on the fronts of bikini tops — it's a trend to get tied up in.
MC2 SAINT BARTH Janet Bikini Top
MC2 SAINT BARTH Bardot Bikini Bottoms
To Tan To Be True Bikini - Copper
Sparkly Bikini Top
Sparkly Bikini Bottoms
Want to stand out on the beach without rocking neon? Metallic bikinis are a great way to do that. They'll still let you shine without blinding your towel neighbors and let's be real, who doesn't love glitter and gloss?