Swimsuit shopping can be stressful and expensive. But a great-fitting suit with mega style doesn’t always require a splurge. More and more affordable brands are delivering trend-forward designs—retailers from H&M to Mango to Target are all killing the game—minimalist silhouettes, sleek hardware, tie-dye prints and punchy colors are some of the leading details that make for an achingly fresh look. As swimwear season kicks off, we know you’re on the hunt for an assortment of maillots and two pieces to suit (see what we did there) all your water-adjacent events. From pared-back to graphic stripes to frilled, we’ve culled 14 gorgeous bathing suits for every taste. Whether you’re a one-piece kind of girl or a bikini die-hard, these affordable versions will make sprucing up your swimwear wardrobe a stress-free experience.
Stylish & Affordable Swimwear
One-piece fanatics will feel emboldened in this one-shoulder silhouette with a sexy side cut out—from J.Crew new Playa collection.
A high-neck top and bottom flatter your figure no matter your size. Sleek ring detailing ups the ante.
Sun worshipers pay attention: This blocked rainbow stripe style is made from UPF 50 fabric that blocks out 98 percent of UV rays.