Do you gravitate towards black and white? Are prints not your style? Never fear, we have you covered too. This is the swim-guide for the chic and avant-garde. If you’d rather Go Boho, check out
Part I of our swim guide! As always, no fitting room required.
Cutouts don’t mean you have to bare it all. The cutout trend just keeps getting better! I love these plain black swimsuits that incorporate an edgy cutout into a simple design.
. Araks Jamie One Piece Black, $335.00 . . . Carmen Marc Valvo High-Neck One Piece Swimsuit, $122.00 . . Shan One-Shoulder Slash Solid One-Piece Swimsuit, $255.00 . . Lazul Solange Cutout-Front Caftan Coverup, $320.00 . . Alix Sagamore Bandeau Bikini Top, $155
Bikini Bottoms, $125 . .
Lace-up styles are popular for your shoes, your shirts, and now your swimwear.
. Lipsy Lace Up Swimsuit, $52 . . Mara Hoffman Lace Up-Front One Piece Swimsuit, $185.00 . . Somedays Lovin Unity Lace Up One Piece, $109 . .
Colorblocking is like a print for people who don’t wear prints.
Araks Elmar One Piece Royal Ink, $325.00 . . Sole East Kuta Color Block Bandeau Bikini Top, $48
Bikini Bottom, $48 . . Proenza Schouler Plunging V-Neck Maillot, $300 . . Eres California One-Piece Swimsuit, $450 . .
Bathing suits with sleeves are in style and provide extra sun protection.
. Lisa Marie Fernandez Farah Bonded Maillot, $395 . . Fleur Du Mal Long Sleeve One Piece Swimsuit, $265 . . Athleta Cross Front Crop Rashguard, $54
Bikini Bottom, $64 . .
The new silhouette you’ll be seeing everywhere is the sporty, high-neck bathing suit.
. La Blanca Speed of Light High-Neck One Piece Swimsuit, $130.00 . . J. Crew Rash Guard in Pineapple Print, $78.00 J. Crew Seamed Bikini Boy Short, $40.00 . . Mara Hoffman Starbasket Printed Cut-Out Dress, $322.00 .
J. Crew Cropped Halter Bikini Top, $44.00 J.Crew Ruched Bikini Bottom, $40.00 (not pictured) . .. L*Space Pools & Palms Lizzie Wrap Bikini Top, $86.00
Bikini Bottom, $70.00 .. . Lani Inlander is a personal stylist, working with clients who want to feel their best and look put-together every day. You can find her in the Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia and New York areas. You can find Lani Inlander and Real Life Style on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram.