The One-Pieces and Bikinis We're Eyeing For The 4th of July
A Fourth of July bash involves disposable tableware, party decorations, pool floats, lots of hamburgers and hot dogs, and Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the U.S.A." It's a day the US has honored since the late '70s, and there's no sign of celebrations slowing down. And if you're honoring Independence Day by the lake, at the beach, or with your friends by the pool, a patriotic swimsuit will certainly up your Fourth of July ante.
Whether you're looking for a red, white, and blue striped bikini, high-waisted bottoms, a solid red top that can be mixed and matched with a blue bottom or a one-piece swimsuit that will make you feel good no matter how many hot dogs and hamburgers you inhale, we've gathered the right swimwear for the job. We've got you covered with everything from affordable options from Amazon and Target or higher-quality investment pieces. Shop our top Fourth of July swimsuit picks ahead.
A High-Waist Bikini: Victoria's Secret Riza Bikini Top and Bottom
This bralette-style Victoria's Secret Riza Bikini Top ($88) will turn heads. Its ribbed fabric and longline silhouette scream USA, and the colorblock design shows off red, white, and blue coloring in the front and an all-blue back. Pair it with the Victoria's Secret Alexis Bikini Bottom ($88) for a matching ribbed style that's high-waisted and features a showy high-cut leg and a cheeky fit.
A Striped Bikini: Target Juniors' Ribbed Bralette Bikini Top and Bottom
The Target Juniors' Ribbed Bralette Bikini Top ($18) features red, white, and blue stripes that embody the Fourth of July. It has a soft, stretchy fabric that's comfortable to wear all day for waterside fun, and the crisscross straps in the back give it a bit of flair. While this top pairs well with almost anything, the Target Juniors' Ribbed Cheeky Bikini Bottom ($18) is a great match. It's low rise, with a cheeky cut that's ready to party.
A Tie-Front Bikini: TSWRK Tie Knot Front American Flag Bikini Set
The TSWRK Tie Knot Front American Flag Bikini Set ($25) is perfect for your next patriotic bash. It's revealing enough to show off your curves but still comfortable and supportive. Its open back is super flattering, and its bottoms are cheeky, with a striped red-and-white design. Pair it with your favorite navy hat, and you'll have an outfit you'll never want to take off.
A High-Rise Bathing Suit: Victoria's Secret Eva Bikini Top and Bottoms
The Victoria's Secret Eva Bikini Top ($98) is inspired by bralettes, with a long design and a soft ribbed texture. Its design is so long, in fact, that you can wear it with shorts without anyone thinking anything of it. The striped top is lightly lined, with a scoop neckline. Style it with the matching Victoria's Secret Emmy Bikini Bottom($98) — which has a soft ribbed texture and high-rise cut — for a look that will reel in compliments.
A Simple Swimsuit: Target Women's Blocked Trim Ribbed Bikini Top and Bottom
You'll look like an athlete in this Target Women's Blocked Trim Ribbed Bikini Top ($28). The top has an elevated rib texture with a V-front neckline and an incredibly flattering scooped back. It pairs well with shorts and a hoodie or even with a coverup. Get the matching Target Women's Blocked Trim Ribbed Bikini Bottom ($26), which has a semicheeky coverage. Made of both polyester and spandex, it's super comfortable and stretchy.
A Dip-Dye Swimsuit: Beach Riot Sophia Bikini Top in Primary Dip Dye
The Beach Riot Sophia Bikini Top in Primary Dip Dye ($103, originally $128) is made of nylon and spandex for a comfortable and stretchy material. It has a knotted front, with a unique dip-dye pattern. Pair it with the matching Beach Riot Highway Bikini Bottom ($84, originally $98), which has an ultra-high-rise hem and a high-leg cut.
Mix and Match: Andie The Havana Top and Bottom
If you want a subtler outfit to celebrate in, this Andie The Havana Top ($50) is a great place to start. It has a vintage-style look, with a square neckline that's super flattering. It's available in red or blue and pairs beautifully with the Andie High Waisted Cheeky Bottom ($45), which has a cheeky cut and is also available in blue or red.
A Classic Swimsuit: Saint James x S&S The Reversible Anne-Marie
Go for something higher end with this Saint James x S&S The Reversible Anne-Marie ($188) swimsuit. The striped blue-and-white one-piece features a classic scoop-neck style and a "Saint James" motif. It is a great top to pair with pants and can be worn in or out of the pool.