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Best Retro Swimsuits

The 1 Swimsuit Style That Looks Good on Everyone

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If barely there bikinis aren't your thing, take your cues from Taylor Swift and channel the cool-meets-sexy pinup girl. Yes, retro-inspired swimsuits take their inspiration from the 1950s, but there's nothing dated about this season's looks.

Designers are embracing curve-hugging vintage silhouettes that manage to show off just enough skin without ever feeling too revealing. Think balconettes, bustiers, and high-waisted bottoms — styles that flatter every body type. And while our favorite suits have a decidedly modern spin, prints like polka dots, gingham, and sailor stripes channel the Old Hollywood glamour of Marilyn Monroe and Sophia Loren.

So this Summer, find your new go-to swimsuit by revisiting the chic styles of yesteryear. Read on for 16 flirty (not fussy) '50s-inspired looks so you can embrace your inner pinup the next time you head for the beach.

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