Summer’s Hottest Swimsuits

Hey, beach bum: Give your look a boost with one of these ultra-chic swimsuits.

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Creatures of Comfort
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Cynthia Rowley
If gingham and polka-dots are strictly "picnic only" in your book, try Cynthia Rowley's ultra-modern halter suit, which is executed in a moody graphic floral. <a href="http://www.cynthiarowley.com/swimwear/zigzag-floral-kini.html?color=Zigzag+Floral&size=XS" target="_blank">$285 at Cynthia Rowley</a>.
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Gap.com
Gap's splashy printed halter suit packs a fashion-forward punch for under $100. Pair with cat-eye shades and a cool caftan for maximum impact. <a href="http://www.gap.com/browse/product.do?cid=12875&vid=1&pid=136582&scid=136582002" target="_blank">$30-$37 at Gap</a>.
4/15
ASOS
You've heard of the eensy weensy yellow polka-dot bikini, but if there were ever a summer to pull it off in style, it's this one. ASOS' simple twist-front bandeau bikini features a subtle white polka-dot motif, and with all the yellow on the catwalks this season, it's guaranteed to make a splash at your next pool party. <a href="http://us.asos.com/River-Island-Dawson-Cote-DAzure-Bikini-Top/tfov0/?sgid=4465&cid=2238&sh=0&pge=3&pgesize=20&sort=-1&clr=Yellow+spot&mporgp=L0FTT1MtUGFkZGVkLUJhbmRlYXUtQmlraW5pLVRvcC1Jbi1ZZWxsb3ctU3BvdC0v" target="_blank">$19.88-$23.20 at ASOS</a>.
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Madewell
Color-bocking was also a key theme on the catwalks this season, and this subtle black-paneled halter suit by Tori Prayer is a simple way to incorporate the look into a swim ensemble. <a href="http://www.madewell.com/madewell_category/SWIM/Swimtops/PRDOVR~92140/92140.jsp" target="_blank">$192 at Madewell</a>.
6/15
Shopbop.com
Likewise, Mara Hoffman's boustier-top bikini features contrasting black panels against a tribal-inspired neon green print. <a href="http://www.shopbop.com/beaded-bustier-bikini-mara-hoffman/vp/v=1/845524441942151.htm?folderID=2534374302024726&fm=other-shopbysize-viewall&colorId=12867" target="_blank">$384 at Shopbop</a>.
7/15
J.Crew
An indigo paisley motif lends a groovy, '70s vibe to this classic bandeau bikini from J.Crew. <a href="http://www.jcrew.com/womens_feature/NewArrivals/swim/PRDOVR~81352/81352.jsp" target="_blank">$44-$48 at J.Crew</a>.
8/15
Giejo
Every piece in Gaby Sabharwal's swim collection, Giejo, can be mixed up and worn every which way. We especially dig the zig-zag and geometric print brief with the matching turquoise top. <a href="http://www.shopgiejo.com/azmixedboys.html" target="_blank">$98-$115 at Giejo</a>.
9/15
Maryam Nassir Zadeh
Nothing feels more sleek or comfy than a perfect one-piece, and Edith A Miller's plunging V halter suit in her signature red stripe hits all the right marks this summer. <a href="http://www.mnzstore.com/collections/clothing/products/one-piece-halter-swimsuit-black-off-white" target="_blank">$207 at Maryam Nassir Zadeh</a>.
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ForwardForward.com
This model's implausibly tiny waist aside, Alexander Wang's super-structured red swimsuit with a geometric tummy cut-out is a super-flattering option for seaside excursions. <a href="http://www.forwardforward.com/fw/DisplayProduct.jsp?code=AWAN-WX2&d=Womens" target="_blank">$245 at ForwardForward.com</a>.
11/15
Kirna Zabete
This simple navy suit from Phillip Lim features a flirty key hole opening beneath the bust and sexy, high-cut openings at the leg. <a href="http://www.kirnazabete.com/clothes/swim/strapless-maillot" target="_blank">$275 at Kirna Zabete</a>.
12/15
Anthropologie
Sun-bathing ladies are sure to go gaga for Zimmerman's romantic floral print onesie, which features lingerie-like details including sheer mesh and dainty bows along the straps. <a href="http://www.anthropologie.com/anthro/product/clothes-swims/25260977.jsp" target="_blank">$375 at Anthropologie</a>.
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Urban Outfitters
A psychedelic print and dangerously low neckline give this Urban Outfitters one-piece a racy appeal. <a href="http://www.urbanoutfitters.com/urban/catalog/productdetail.jsp?id=23851082" target="_blank">$62 at Urban Outfitters</a>.
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Net-a-Porter
Lisa Marie Fernandez' chic swim creations often have a practical, sporty vibe, like this zip-front one-piece, which would work as easily for serious swimmers as it would for beach bums. <a href="http://www.net-a-porter.com/product/194316" target="_blank">$550 at Net-a-Porter</a>.
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Steven Alan
We love the classically flattering shape of Basta's cool color-blocked one-piece, including the sightly raised leg and simple V neckline. <a href="http://www.stevenalan.com/Nosara-Swimsuit/VENSP12_NA_SP12-BS021,default,pd.html?dwvar_VENSP12__NA__SP12-BS021_color=MELON#cgid=womens-swim&start=0&hitcount=8" target="_blank">$180 at Steven Alan</a>.
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