6 Swimsuit Styles That Are Daring but Surprisingly Flattering
Lately, we've been seeing a ton of celebrities opting for daring swimsuit styles. From Emily Ratajkowski's sexy cutout bikini to Hailey Baldwin's white-hot one, this revealing trend doesn't seem to be slowing down anytime soon. But one thing we've learned over the years is that just because it's trendy doesn't mean it looks good on everyone. With this in mind, we've curated six daring swimsuit looks that are surprisingly flattering.
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High-leg swimsuits have been resurrected from the '90s. This Baywatch-inspired silhouette makes your legs look like they go on for miles. Opt for this Bikini Lab One-Piece Swimsuit ($58) that has "Beach Please" written across the front.
River Island White Print High-Leg Swimsuit
Opt for this trippy River Island White Print High-Leg Swimsuit ($34).
ASOS Rainbow Print Shirred High-Leg Swimsuit
Chase the rainbow in this shirred ASOS Rainbow Print High-Leg Swimsuit ($48).
One way you can show off some skin without opting for a two-piece is by choosing a scoop-back one-piece. Just like the high-leg swimsuit, this '90s trend isn't for the faint of heart. Choose one that features edgy studs like this Norma Kamali Mio Scoop-Back Swimsuit ($575).
Another easy way you can show off a some skin is by opting for a one-piece with sexy cutouts. While these swimsuits are super flattering, they may leave you with some interesting tan lines. On the upside, there's no way you won't catch everybody's eye in this Mara Hoffman Vela Striped Cutout Swimsuit ($225).
Karla Colletto Palazzo Striped Wrap Swimsuit in Burgundy
This Karla Colletto Palazzo Striped Wrap Swimsuit ($384) features a halter neck and a belt that cinches in your waist.
A swimsuit with a plunging neckline can be flattering, provided you find the right style. For example, choosing a swimsuit that has a plunging neckline and vertical lines like this Skye & Staghorn Turkish Plunge One-Piece ($220) helps elongate your torso by drawing the eyes upward.
Stone Fox Swim Monster Fruit Palma One-Piece
Opt for one with a tropical print like this Stone Fox Swim Monster Fruit Palma One-Piece ($190).
Tori Praver Swimwear Kelly One-Piece Swimsuit
Or go for a slimming black style like this Tori Praver Swimwear Kelly One-Piece Swimsuit ($150).
While most women shy away from white swimsuits, we're here to say that it's actually one of the most flattering styles. You can think of a white swimsuit as the classic Summer staple: a LWD. Plus, this Kate Spade Scalloped Bandeau Bikini Top ($85) and High-Waisted Bottoms ($61) will make your bronzed skin pop even more.
Marysia Swim Broadway Scallop Bikini Top
For a more traditional silhouette, you can opt for this Melissa Odabash Monte Carlo Crochet Bikini ($137) that has chic gold-toned accents.
Trina Turk Women's Off-the-Shoulder One-Piece
Give Summer the cold shoulder in this Trina Turk Women's Off-the-Shoulder One-Piece Swimsuit ($128).
It's all about the details with this next swimsuit trend. An easy way to try your hand at a daring trend is by opting for a swimsuit with lace-up details. The back of this Topshop Lace-Up Bikini Crop Top ($35) features a crisscross pattern, while the lace-up details on the Bikini Bottoms ($26) provide extra flexibility.
Melissa Odabash Sardinia Lace-Up Bikini Top in Antique Rose
This Melissa Odabash Sardinia Lace-up Bikini Top in Antique Rose ($107) comes with adjustable straps and matching Bikini Briefs ($107).
Jonathan Simkhai Lace-Up Swimsuit in Tomato Red
You can adjust the ties to find your perfect fit in this tomato red Jonathan Simkhai Lace-Up Swimsuit ($295).