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33 Swimsuits That'll Make You Look Like A Pin-Up Model

You don't even need a time machine to enjoy these old school looks.

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1. A classic tie-front bikini you'll constantly be posing in, even when there's no camera around.

Get it from Unique Vintage: the top for $38 (available in sizes XS–XL and 18 colors) and the bottom for $44 (available in sizes XS–XL and 22 colors). There is a similar suit on Amazon for $16.88+ (available in sizes 4–18 and 13 colors).
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Get it from Unique Vintage: the top for $38 (available in sizes XS–XL and 18 colors) and the bottom for $44 (available in sizes XS–XL and 22 colors). There is a similar suit on Amazon for $16.88+ (available in sizes 4–18 and 13 colors).

2. A patterned, high-waisted bikini for high expectations on your next vacation.

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Promising review: "This fits me PERFECTLY! It came in nice packaging with a sanitation sticker in the bottom. I feel like it's average quality: same quality that I would expect to pay for a suit from Target. I love how the suit fits — it's something I could feel confident in." —S. Myers

Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes 4–18 and 19 colors).

3. A sweet swimsuit covered in fruit for an a-peel-ing new look.

Get it from Forever 21 for $24.90 (available in sizes S–L).
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Get it from Forever 21 for $24.90 (available in sizes S–L).

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4. A nautical swim dress to wear to your next undersea formal event.

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This has over 1,400 five-star reviews!

Promising review: "I love this bathing suit! I'm tall and curvy, and let me tell you this suit really makes me feel very sexy. It's hard to find a bathing suit in stores because they always turn out too short but this fits. I can't wait to wear it out to the beach! I feel confident." —F.W.

Get it from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in sizes 6–22 and nine styles).

5. A red maternity swimsuit so you and your future baby can look straight fire.

Promising review: "Wore this suit to the beach and pool during our baby moon getaway! Got so many compliments as the fit is flattering as well as being comfortable." —stylewalk1Get it from Nordstrom for $93 (available in maternity sizes S–XL).
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Promising review: "Wore this suit to the beach and pool during our baby moon getaway! Got so many compliments as the fit is flattering as well as being comfortable." —stylewalk1

Get it from Nordstrom for $93 (available in maternity sizes S–XL).

6. A flamingo two-piece you'll be tickled pink to wear.

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Promising review: "I freaking love this swimsuit. It fits really well. The suit is perfect and inexpensive. The back closes like a front clasping bra (same sort of mechanism) and the material is nice and thick. I wish the cups weren't padded, but that's just a preference thing. Overall, I love this suit." —holly

Get it from Amazon for $29.90+ (available in sizes S–XXL).

7. A leopard print bikini to channel your inner Bettie Page.

It's a timeless look. Get it from Pretty Little Thing: the top for $18 (available in plus sizes 12–22) and the bottom for $18 (available in plus sizes 12–22).
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It's a timeless look.

Get it from Pretty Little Thing: the top for $18 (available in plus sizes 12–22) and the bottom for $18 (available in plus sizes 12–22).

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8. An old-school bikini you can bet is Minnie Mouse-approved.

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Promising review: "I was a little hesitant on ordering this bathing suit but so glad I did. The colors are bright and vibrant. Great stretchy material. I recommend this to anybody!" —Crosswalk

Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and two patterns).

9. A vibrant color-block monokini sure to turn heads at the beach.

Get it from Unique Vintage for $56 (available in sizes S–XL).
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Get it from Unique Vintage for $56 (available in sizes S–XL).

10. A backless, plunging one-piece that will still have your back.

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It has almost 800 five-star reviews, so you know it's good.

Promising review: "Absolutely love this bathing suit!!!!! It fits amazingly and gives me so much confidence. I want more! If you are wondering if you should get it, do it!" —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in sizes S–3XL and 20 patterns).

11. A strappy swim dress you'll be preening like a peacock in.

Get it from Yandy for $71.95 (available in sizes XL–3XL).
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Get it from Yandy for $71.95 (available in sizes XL–3XL).

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12. A high-waisted bikini with a ruffly top sure to ruffle some feathers when you tell them how cheap it was.

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Promising review: "I love this swimsuit so much! I wasn't sure how I was going to like it when I got it but it was so comfortable. I am very happy with it." —Ashley Tomlinson

Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in sizes 2–14 and 11 patterns).

13. A ruffly, backless swimsuit perfect for showing off that sailor tattoo you just got on your shoulder.

Get it from American Eagle for $23.47 (available in sizes S–XXL and two colors; also available in tall sizes).
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Get it from American Eagle for $23.47 (available in sizes S–XXL and two colors; also available in tall sizes).

14. A patterned two-piece decked out in bows everyone will be bowing down to when you debut it this summer.

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Promising review: "The suit is absolutely adorable and it holds its shape once wet. I got sooo many compliments." —edna

Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in sizes M–XXL and five patterns).

15. An emerald one-piece so magically beautiful, it's as if the Wizard of Oz himself gave it to you.

Get it from Modcloth or Jet for $99.
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Get it from Modcloth or Jet for $99.

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16. A contrast swimsuit with a structured top to give your girls the support they need while running down the beach.

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Promising review: "I'm in love! Best swimsuit I've bought so far. Shopping for one isn't easy. I still have a little belly from having a child, so I'm very self-conscious about that. This suit fits nice, bottom's high enough and the top is very flattering. I would recommend to anyone, at any size!" —ZeeCam

Get it from Amazon for $18.39+ (available in sizes M–XXL and 22 patterns).

17. A tropical one-piece to make every swim feel like an exotic photoshoot, even when you're just swimming in the town pool.

Get it from Unique Vintage for $88 (available in sizes XS–XL; also available in plus sizes).
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Get it from Unique Vintage for $88 (available in sizes XS–XL; also available in plus sizes).

18. A high-waisted swimsuit with buttons you'll be saying "ahoy there!" to.

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Promising review: "Love the suit. I prefer high-waisted suits these days. Bottoms fit well, top was a bit loose, but really who is the same size on bottom and top? I may just buy another suit a size down for the top cause it's so cheap." —BRITNEY M CHILD

Get it from Amazon for $23.99 (available in sizes 4–16 and five colors).

19. A ruched one-piece to pair with a victory roll and cat-eyed sunglasses for the ultimate retro babe look.

Get it from Modcloth for $89 (available in sizes 4–34 and four colors).
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Get it from Modcloth for $89 (available in sizes 4–34 and four colors).

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20. An off-the-shoulder ruffle-fest sure to be the highlight of your next vacay.

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Get it from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and eight styles) or Walmart for $16.99 (available in sizes S–XL and two styles).

21. A ruched halter one-piece that every avocado lover just hass to have.

Get it from Unique Vintage for $88 (available in sizes 4–12; also available in plus sizes).
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Get it from Unique Vintage for $88 (available in sizes 4–12; also available in plus sizes).

22. An old-school patterned monokini Betty Grable would LOVE.

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Promising review: "I have been on the hunt for three years to replace the boy-leg suit I purchased from a store I can't remember. A lot of ladies asked where I purchased this suit. I needed something comfortable, non-revealing, and cute. It's a thumbs-up from my significant other. This is also retro-classy. I am so satisfied I chose this." —Terraat

Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in sizes 4–16 and four patterns).

23. A darling bikini with a seersucker-inspired pattern for people who prefer to enjoy sweet tea on the beach instead of beer.

Get it from American Eagle: the top for $18.47 (available in sizes S–XXL) or the bottom for $12.47 (available in sizes XS–XXL).
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Get it from American Eagle: the top for $18.47 (available in sizes S–XXL) or the bottom for $12.47 (available in sizes XS–XXL).

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24. A pineapple covered bikini you'll be pining for.

Get it from Asos: the top for $48 (available in plus sizes 36C–42G) and the bottom for $32 (available in plus sizes 14–22).
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Get it from Asos: the top for $48 (available in plus sizes 36C–42G) and the bottom for $32 (available in plus sizes 14–22).

25. A striped monokini with cut-out sides for a sexy, modern spin on an old classic.

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Promising review: "This suit is SO flattering. Definitely worth the price. I love the 'side boob' but it may not suit everyone." —NAME_NOT_RETURNED

Get it from Amazon for $26.99 (S–XXL).

26. A plunging red and black one-piece you should just take the plunge and buy already.

Get it from Yandy for $41.95 or Walmart for $45.95 (available in sizes S–L).
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Get it from Yandy for $41.95 or Walmart for $45.95 (available in sizes S–L).

27. A ruched monokini that will be the cherry on top your next vacation.

Get it from Modcloth for $89 (available in sizes 4–34 and four other patterns).
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Get it from Modcloth for $89 (available in sizes 4–34 and four other patterns).

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28. A peplum tankini you'll feel like a total sea princess in.

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Promising review: "I was hesitant on ordering this suit because I had no idea what the quality would be, but let me tell you, this suit is amazing! I have never felt confident in a bathing suit before but this suit covers all the places that I'm self-conscious about and highlights all the areas that make me feel good." —Mike Montanio

Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in sizes S–3XL).

29. A black and white chevron two-piece that's a great homage on Barbie's classic one-piece.

Get it from Forever 21: the top for $45 (available in plus sizes 14–18) or the bottom for $28 (available in plus sizes 14–18).
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Get it from Forever 21: the top for $45 (available in plus sizes 14–18) or the bottom for $28 (available in plus sizes 14–18).

30. A scalloped monokini — you'll be a shell-shocked when you see how good you look in it.

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Promising review: "It was a cheap suit but it doesn't feel cheap at all! It doesn't have underwire but it has padding. I have had a child and am always looking for cute high waisted two-pieces or one-pieces that are still fun and attractive. This suit really impressed me and I have purchased many failed suits online." —Sarah Ross

Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and four patterns).

31. A gingham swim dress inspired by a picnic blanket because you'll be looking like a snack.

Get it from Torrid for $108.90 (available in plus sizes 00–5).
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Get it from Torrid for $108.90 (available in plus sizes 00–5).

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32. A strappy bikini you can really get tied up in.

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Promising review: "Nice swimsuit! I like the print, material, and great quality. Nicely made! The top has padding in it, which is nice. I'm so happy with the bottom, since I like cheeky swimsuit bottoms." —MorenaBae

Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in sizes 4–18).

33. And a nautical mismatched bikini that will make you an honorary sailor.

Get it from Unique Vintage: the top for $38 (available in plus sizes 2XL–4XL; also available in straight sizes) or the bottom for $38 (available in plus sizes 2XL–4XL; also available in straight sizes).
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Get it from Unique Vintage: the top for $38 (available in plus sizes 2XL–4XL; also available in straight sizes) or the bottom for $38 (available in plus sizes 2XL–4XL; also available in straight sizes).

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The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.
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The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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