30 sleek and chic one-piece swimsuits for every body

The best non-bikinis for every size, shape and comfort level.

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This summer, it’s all about embracing the body you’re in—yes, the you of right now!—and the one-piece swimsuit that makes you feel your best. We’re talking about the three Cs: comfortable, confident, and chic. No matter your figure, there’s a swimsuit here for you. So what are you waiting for? Dive in!

Boyish Figures

No curves? No problem. Play with embellishment and deep necklines to amp up your femininity, or embrace your boyish shape with this season’s sporty styles and cute Baywatch throwbacks. If all else fails, lean on the failsafe fall-back—the strategically placed stripe.

Zara Tropical trikini swimsuit ($36, Zara)
PilyQ Farrah one piece ($143, Revolve)
Aerie Cut-out one piece swimsuit ($50, Aerie)
Tory Burch Mosaic one piece suit ($250, Tory Burch)
Marysia Mott Maillot ($319, Marysia)
Anne Cole Asymmetrical stripe bandeau ($98, Macy’s)
Seafolly Block Party high neck maillot in indigo ($142, Seafolly)
Kate Spade Playa de Palma underwire maillot ($195, Kate Spade)
Marysia one piece wide strap tank ($338, Everything But the Water)
Revolve Triya Garden blue swimsuit ($226, Revolve)

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The name of the game for any hourglass or pear shapes is structure—bra-like tops paired with mid-section ruching or nifty side panels that slim and define the waist. If you’re busty, halters and maillots are some of the most flattering styles for your figure, but experiment with modern prints to take the retro into the new millennium.

Clean Water polka dot bandeau swim dress temple ($34, Target)
J.Crew underwire halter one-piece swimsuit in gingham seersucker ($115, J.Crew)
Magicsuit Yvonne Halter one-piece swimsuit ($172, Nordstrom)
Lenny Niemeyer ruched cutout swimsuit ($180, Net-A-Porter)
Ella Moss Birds of Paradise one piece ($118, ShopBop)
Paul Smith women’s navy Ice Cream Print triangle swimsuit ($195, Paul Smith)
Magicsuit draped tummy-control one-piece swimsuit ($156, Macy’s)
Tory Burch Lipsi color block one piece swimsuit ($225, ShopBop)
Mara Hoffman cutout printed halterneck swimsuit ($255, Net-A-Porter)
Laundry by Shelli Segal Maharaji border bandeau swimsuit ($128, Amazon)

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Plus Size

This season, in addition to the safe black suit standard, look for bolder and brighter prints with punchy details, like strategically placed lace or gold hardware that draws the eye where you want it. If slimming is important to you, look for swimsuits with paneled detailing or ruching at the waist.

Clean Water women’s plus size plunge one piece swimsuit ($50, Target)
Persona by Marina Rinaldi twist detail printed swimsuit ($280, Navabi)
Miraclesuit plus size Escape Garland print one-piece swimsuit ($178, Macy’s)
Miraclesuit ‘Sanibel’ underwire one-piece swimsuit ($174, Nordstrom)
Costa del Sol women’s plus size one piece black ($35, Target)
Marimeko for Target Lokki printed belted swimsuit ($35, Target)
Profile by Gottex women’s wide strap tank swimsuit ($90, Swimsummit)
Sea Angel women’s plus size lace trim maillot Forest Bloom multi ($45, Target)
Michael Kors plus size hardware side-tie one-piece swimsuit ($140, Macy’s)
Esther Williams Beach Blanket Bingo one-piece swimsuit ($54, ModCloth)

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Genevieve Ang
Genevieve Ang

Genevieve Ang grew up in Singapore and now lives in New York. By day she works in marketing, by night she writes about fashion, shopping, and the importance of a red lip.