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    28 Swimsuits That'll Make You Feel Like A Pin-Up Model

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

    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).

    2. A flower-dotted option that'll make you say "oops a daisy" as you "accidentally" drop it in your cart.


    Get the top for $59 (available in sizes XS–4XL) and the bottom for $55 (available in sizes XS–XL) from ModCloth.

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

    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).

    4. A sunny-looking swimmie so bright, it may convince the sun to come out of retirement early.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $29.90 (available in sizes 0X–3X).

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

    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).

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

    It has over 1,900 positive 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).

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

    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).

    8. Or a swim dress version sure to make you look as cute as a button.


    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes S–4XL and eight colors).

    9. A deep plunging swimsuit with a criss-cross back sure to cross the mind of everyone who sees it for days., Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in sizes XS–2XL and four patterns).

    10. An Anne Cole patterned one-piece worth shelling out for.


    Get it from Walmart for $47.20 (available in sizes 4–12).

    11. A total ruffle-fest sure to be the highlight of your next vacay., Amazon

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

    12. A scalloped piece you won't be able to clam up about.


    Get it from Amazon for $28.99 (available in sizes S–XXL and three patterns).

    13. An old-school striped swimmie Betty Grable would LOVE.,

    Promising review: "ABSOLUTELY LOVE THISSS!!! WOULD ORDER AGAIN IN DIFF COLORS! I did have to wear pasties to be on the safe side. The top portion can be tied as tight or as loose as needed. It's high waisted so it covers your belly, I wore this to a boat party with high waisted shorts." —Hong nguyen

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in sizes S–L and six patterns).

    14. A ruched one-piece that will be the cherry on top your next vacation.


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

    15. A striped suit with cut-out sides for a sexy, modern spin on an old classic., Amazon

    Promising review: "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).

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


    Get it from Walmart for $36.43 or Yandy for $34.36 (available in sizes S–L).

    17. A ruffly swimsuit so amazing, you may forget to get in the water because you're too busy posing for pictures.,

    Promising review: "I had to write a review for this swimsuit because it is GORGEOUS! The material is great and it looks just as the pictures shows — pretty vibrant colors. I am now beach ready! I'd buy again in other colors!" —LadyG

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in sizes 12–20 and seven patterns).

    18. A one-shoulder colorblock number sure to have all the other beachgoers green with envy.


    Get it from Summersalt for $95 (available in sizes 2–14 and 10 colors).

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

    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).

    20. A ruched one-piece to pair with a victory roll and red lipstick for the ultimate retro babe look.


    Get it from ModCloth for $89 (available in sizes 4–24W).

    21. A gorgeous one-piece to wear to one of your many photoshoots.


    Promising review: "Well I love, love, love! This suit is flattering and fits very very well. The colors are beautiful and the suit is very well made, reminiscent of the '50s style. Well worth the money!" —Sjh

    Get it from Amazon for $18.98+ (available in sizes XL–4XL and two patterns).

    22. A tiger striped number worth pouncing on.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $29.90 (available in sizes 0X-3X).

    23. A bustier-style swimsuit sure to turn the beach into your own personal runway.


    Get it from Amazon for $28.99 (available in sizes XS–XXL and two patterns).

    24. A Minnie Mouse approved one-piece you'll enjoy being ~spotted~ in.


    Get it from ModCloth for $89 (available in sizes XS–4X and one other pattern).

    25. A patterned bikini so sweet, you'll feel tempted to book a vacation just so you can wear it., Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99 (available in sizes S–XL and five patterns).

    26. A backless one-piece with a keyhole front ready to make everyone break the most important pool rule and run right over to compliment you.,

    It has over 1,000 positive review!

    Promising review: "I thought that I’d give this one a chance based on other reviews. I was blown away by how beautiful this made me feel. I may buy more in other colors!" —Marisa H

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and 23 patterns).

    27. And a monochrome colorblock cutie that just needs a large sun hat and a pair of cat-eye sunglasses.

    Unique Vintage

    Get it from Unique Vintage for $78 (available in sizes XS–XL or plus sizes here).

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