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These Animal Print Swimsuits Are Fierce AF, & You're Going To Want Them All

It’s never too late for a new swimsuit.

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'Tis the season to dive headfirst into the biggest swimwear trends of the season and along with neon and polka dot styles, animal print swimsuits are set to be among the most popular of them. Taking into account the fact that fashion as a whole has been loving all things leopard, tiger, cheetah, and snakeskin both on and off the runways as of late, it makes sense that the patterns would have also seeped into the swimwear market. They give bikinis and one-pieces an especially fierce twist so I, for one, am all about it.

No matter what swimsuit silhouette you're into or which print you prefer, there's definitely an option out there that you'll want to live in all summer long. The days of plain black bikinis or otherwise subtle suits are long gone, so embrace your wild side and take a risk. If you do prefer to skew more traditional, go with a leopard one-piece. If you really want to shake things up, opt for a bikini in a fiery red or bright pink hue. With this trend, you really can't go wrong, so follow your natural instincts and go with the one that catches your eye the most.


This monokini features a smaller cutout than most, which already makes it unique. The leopard print is an added bonus.

Feeling Blue

While the color combination within this bikini's print is cool, the sporty fit truly makes it ideal for all your water activities.


Target's swimsuits have gotten really, really good, and this bikini proves it. You can get the matching Xhilaration Bikini Bottom ($18, Target) here.

Good Sport

Thanks to its tank-like top, this swimsuit boasts a cool sporty vibe. The accent of the print makes it feel exceptionally modern, too.

It's A Wrap

This bikini strays from the typical triangle top and brings in a cool criss-cross wrap detail for an extra fun look.

Not So Mellow Yellow

The cartoon version of an animal print. I love how playful and cheery this one-piece is — it's like sunshine in a suit!

Knot My Type

I love everything about this bikini, from its soft leopard print to the little bow detail on its briefs. It's a welcome departure from all of the leopard print and packs.

All Tied Up

The monokini gets an especially fun update via one bows that tie across its front. The peek-a-boo detail and strappy neckline make it feel extra special.

Lace Up

Take your straps from your neckline to your sides with this suit. Its unique, strappy look really adds to the sultry factor.

Grape Beginnings

The dusty lilac color of this bikini adds a moody punch to its spotted print and makes it look minimal and modern.

Au Naturale

Straightforward silhouette, not so straightforward print. Who knew brown snakeskin would look so glam in suit form?

This year, you’re swimming in style.

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