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29 Swimsuits That’ll Prove That The One-Piece Is A Way Of Life

More sun protection, all-day comfort, and active wear suits are just a few reasons to switch to the one-piece life.

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1. A simple statement suit that'll say all the ~cheeky~ things on your mind, with over 20 colors/statements to choose from.

Promising review: "I’m 5’9 and 205 lbs., and normally a size 12 in jeans. This suit fits great. It’s cheeky! Great price for a cute statement swimsuit." —Amazon Customer Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (sizes S–XXL, 25 colors/prints).
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Promising review: "I’m 5’9 and 205 lbs., and normally a size 12 in jeans. This suit fits great. It’s cheeky! Great price for a cute statement swimsuit." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (sizes S–XXL, 25 colors/prints).

2. A well-made nautical one-piece so you can take a dip in the sea summer after summer and still look cute.

Promising review: "I am honestly shocked at how great this fit! I am always hesitant to drop coin on a swimsuit, but both of my previous ModCloth swimsuits I have ordered are still going strong (years later!) and this one feels no different. Whoever decided one-piece swimsuits are back in fashion, I am eternally grateful." —kehuppertzGet it from ModCloth for $79 (sizes XS–XL, three colors/prints).
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Promising review: "I am honestly shocked at how great this fit! I am always hesitant to drop coin on a swimsuit, but both of my previous ModCloth swimsuits I have ordered are still going strong (years later!) and this one feels no different. Whoever decided one-piece swimsuits are back in fashion, I am eternally grateful." —kehuppertz

Get it from ModCloth for $79 (sizes XS–XL, three colors/prints).

3. A monokini with a lace halter detail sure to make you stand out like the star you are.

Promising review: "I immediately fell in love with this swimsuit. The piece is well-made, and perfect for a chill day on the beach. Very good quality and looks expensive. I got so many compliments on it and I plan on wearing it often. Best swimsuit purchase I've made!" —Liv VernayGet it from Amazon for $18.39+ (sizes S–2XL, eight colors/prints).
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Promising review: "I immediately fell in love with this swimsuit. The piece is well-made, and perfect for a chill day on the beach. Very good quality and looks expensive. I got so many compliments on it and I plan on wearing it often. Best swimsuit purchase I've made!" —Liv Vernay

Get it from Amazon for $18.39+ (sizes S–2XL, eight colors/prints).

4. A pretty, bright blue suit featuring a high neck keyhole for anyone who can't wait to relax by the pool.

Get it from Target for $49.99 (sizes 16W–24W).
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Get it from Target for $49.99 (sizes 16W–24W).

5. A striped one-piece you'll fall in love with, whether it's your first one-piece or your next fav.

Promising review: "I was a little nervous buying this because I am 4'11", and have never bought a one piece. I am amazed how high quality it is. It’s classy and sexy. The front tie is a great accentuating feature that flatters me well. Straps are also adjustable, which is helpful." —Amazon CustomerGet it from Amazon for $28.99 (sizes S–XXL).
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Promising review: "I was a little nervous buying this because I am 4'11", and have never bought a one piece. I am amazed how high quality it is. It’s classy and sexy. The front tie is a great accentuating feature that flatters me well. Straps are also adjustable, which is helpful." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $28.99 (sizes S–XXL).

6. A floral zip-up swim suit so you can hit the waves without worrying about your arms getting sun-burned.

Promising review: "Love this suit! Received so many compliments. Fit as expected. Kept me from baking! I'm chocolate, so I'm already done😍😍." —lexi glen.Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (sizes S–XXL, eight colors).
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Promising review: "Love this suit! Received so many compliments. Fit as expected. Kept me from baking! I'm chocolate, so I'm already done😍😍." —lexi glen.

Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (sizes S–XXL, eight colors).

7. A colorblock one-shoulder suit to make you look balanced and ready for the beach.

Get it from Nordstrom for $49.50 (sizes XXS–XL).
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Get it from Nordstrom for $49.50 (sizes XXS–XL).

8. A padded monokini (available in two prints) for anyone who lives for a good floral print.

Promising review: "I love it! I am normally get a large in a one-piece bathing suit, but read the reviews and I am glad I got an XL. It fits perfect. I'm 5'2" and about 165 lbs. I hope this helps the next person who purchases this bathing suit." —Amazon CustomerGet it from Amazon for $14.99+ (sizes S–XL, two prints).
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Promising review: "I love it! I am normally get a large in a one-piece bathing suit, but read the reviews and I am glad I got an XL. It fits perfect. I'm 5'2" and about 165 lbs. I hope this helps the next person who purchases this bathing suit." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (sizes S–XL, two prints).

9. An easy-to-tie convertible sheath suit here to prove one-pieces are comfy and reliable AF.

Promising review: "I bought this about a month ago for a week beach vacation, and it was perfect! The sides scrunch up and the top, and will easily tie in the back if you want to sun. It was exactly what I wanted, and comfortable. I normally wear a 16 and I ordered an 18. I'm glad I did, it runs a tad tight." —Adrianna CGet it from Swim Suits For All for $46.80 (sizes 8–24).
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Promising review: "I bought this about a month ago for a week beach vacation, and it was perfect! The sides scrunch up and the top, and will easily tie in the back if you want to sun. It was exactly what I wanted, and comfortable. I normally wear a 16 and I ordered an 18. I'm glad I did, it runs a tad tight." —Adrianna C

Get it from Swim Suits For All for $46.80 (sizes 8–24).

10. An avocado one-piece that shall silence all the long-sleeve skeptics.

Promising review: "My favorite suit I've bought in a long time. It's bright and flattering. I got so many compliments from long sleeve swimsuit skeptics!" —Emily83Get it from Nordstrom for $125 (sizes XS–L).
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Promising review: "My favorite suit I've bought in a long time. It's bright and flattering. I got so many compliments from long sleeve swimsuit skeptics!" —Emily83

Get it from Nordstrom for $125 (sizes XS–L).

11. A full-coverage swimsuit you can dive, surf, and swim in with confidence.

Promising review: "This is a high-quality suit, fits great, and looks wonderful! I was very nervous about the fit of the burkini, there were conflicting opinions on the sizing. I wanted something modest, as I didn't want to wear tight clothing. I went with a small, and am VERY GLAD i did. I do not recommend going up a size. Here's why: The shirt is plenty long, I'm 5'5" and it comes to mid-thigh for me. Swimwear all ends up being tight when it's wet, it's a fact you can't get around, due to the nature of the fabric and effect of water. Swimwear tends to stretch over time, so if you size up you'll quickly have a baggy, uncomfortable suit.The headpiece is very roomy if you like to bring your hijab all the way to your eyebrows!" —MJGet it from Amazon for $31.49+ (sizes S–XXXL).
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Promising review: "This is a high-quality suit, fits great, and looks wonderful! I was very nervous about the fit of the burkini, there were conflicting opinions on the sizing. I wanted something modest, as I didn't want to wear tight clothing. I went with a small, and am VERY GLAD i did. I do not recommend going up a size. Here's why: The shirt is plenty long, I'm 5'5" and it comes to mid-thigh for me. Swimwear all ends up being tight when it's wet, it's a fact you can't get around, due to the nature of the fabric and effect of water. Swimwear tends to stretch over time, so if you size up you'll quickly have a baggy, uncomfortable suit.

The headpiece is very roomy if you like to bring your hijab all the way to your eyebrows!" —MJ

Get it from Amazon for $31.49+ (sizes S–XXXL).

12. A paisley halter one-piece that'll make you feel like an angel of the sea.

Get it from Target for $37.99 (sizes 1X–3X).
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Get it from Target for $37.99 (sizes 1X–3X).

13. And a striped halter with five adorable prints to choose from and adjustable straps so you stay comfortable all the beach day long.

Promising review: "This bathing suit is comfortable and sexy! The adjustable straps make it easy to alter and allows for the perfect fit. I felt confident and supported." —J. GorsegnerGet it from Amazon for $19.99+ (sizes S–XXL, five colors/prints).
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Promising review: "This bathing suit is comfortable and sexy! The adjustable straps make it easy to alter and allows for the perfect fit. I felt confident and supported." —J. Gorsegner

Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (sizes S–XXL, five colors/prints).

14. A vintage-inspired, red one-piece just may be ~well suited~ for long-bodied people.

Promising review: "Excellent swimsuit! I'm 5'9" and long-bodied, and this is the only one piece that I was able to find that doesn't *ahem* give me an atomic wedgie." —GuestGet it from Unique Vintage for $88 (sizes 4–12).
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Promising review: "Excellent swimsuit! I'm 5'9" and long-bodied, and this is the only one piece that I was able to find that doesn't *ahem* give me an atomic wedgie." —Guest

Get it from Unique Vintage for $88 (sizes 4–12).

15. And an elegant black suit so the beach babe within you can thrive, and you can have a swimming staple every summer!

Promising review: "It really doesn't matter what size you wear. Every woman needs a staple one-piece for on-the-go. You can swim without worry of it riding up, and throw a skirt over it for going out. Perfect!" —suicidebl0ndeGet it from ModCloth for $109 (sizes 1X, 2X).
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Promising review: "It really doesn't matter what size you wear. Every woman needs a staple one-piece for on-the-go. You can swim without worry of it riding up, and throw a skirt over it for going out. Perfect!" —suicidebl0nde

Get it from ModCloth for $109 (sizes 1X, 2X).

16. A tie-out front one-piece in some of the prettiest colors you'll ever see.

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $69 (sizes S–XL, four colors).
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Get it from Urban Outfitters for $69 (sizes S–XL, four colors).

17. A surfing suit that'll have you *covered* on your next intense snorkel trip/boogie board adventure.

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Promising review: "These suits were fabulous for 10 day snorkel trip with a lot of usage, lots of rocks/coral/jellyfish! Protective, but slim fitting. After 10 days, we ripped a few small holes when bounced around in the surf....and it was fabulous! These will last at least a couple of vacations. BTW: we cut the pads out, and were left with helpful pockets just the right size for a key." —PysankyMania

Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (sizes S–XXL, nine colors).

18. A retro one-piece you can feel comfortable (and gorgeous) chasing your kids around in.

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Promising review: "I have had no luck finding a one-piece I felt happy in until now! I followed reviewers' recommendations and sized up, and it fits fine, though I think my normal size would probably have worked. It's sexy, but I can wear it around my colleagues with no reservations, or chasing after my toddler." —Sarita

Get it from ModCloth for $89 (sizes 4–34, five prints).

19. A sarong front swimsuit you'll adore so much, you just may buy the latest one every year.

Promising review: "I have many of the Beach Belle Sarong Suits and they are MY FAVORITE suit style. They do not look frumpy. They give great coverage. I'm tall and curvy, I buy at least two of these every summer, and I'm always excited to see what patterns will be offered next." —emdawn74Get it from Swim Suits For All for $46.80 (sizes 10–22).
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Promising review: "I have many of the Beach Belle Sarong Suits and they are MY FAVORITE suit style. They do not look frumpy. They give great coverage. I'm tall and curvy, I buy at least two of these every summer, and I'm always excited to see what patterns will be offered next." —emdawn74

Get it from Swim Suits For All for $46.80 (sizes 10–22).

20. A cobalt blue beauty currently on sale and ready to make all your bathing beauty dreams come true.

Get it from ModCloth for $99.99 (sizes 16W–22W).
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Get it from ModCloth for $99.99 (sizes 16W–22W).

21. A tropical off-shoulder one-piece (with padding you can trust) that's basically screaming for a beach vacay.

Promising review: "Came in a cute package, which I actually used for the bathing suit when wet! Bought a 2X but I could’ve bought in a XL and would’ve fit perfectly. Material is awesome! Does not feel cheap, and also has padding which does NOT remove and I love that it stays in place. Can wear with shorts or a skirt and make it a top. Super cute, and definitely worth the money. May just buy in different colors! Also comes with straps but I didn’t use them." —Carolina BlueGet it from Amazon for $19.99+ (sizes S–XXL, seven colors).
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Promising review: "Came in a cute package, which I actually used for the bathing suit when wet! Bought a 2X but I could’ve bought in a XL and would’ve fit perfectly. Material is awesome! Does not feel cheap, and also has padding which does NOT remove and I love that it stays in place. Can wear with shorts or a skirt and make it a top. Super cute, and definitely worth the money. May just buy in different colors! Also comes with straps but I didn’t use them." —Carolina Blue

Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (sizes S–XXL, seven colors).

22. A timeless black suit featuring a crochet plunge V-neck so you always have a charming suit to pack in your pool bag.

Get it from Nordstrom for $58 (sizes 2–14).
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Get it from Nordstrom for $58 (sizes 2–14).

23. A zip-up swimsuit for anyone who wants to wear the most adorable style surf suit the internet has to offer.

Promising review: "LOVE the full coverage of this suit! Was scouring the net for a surf-suit style swimsuit but with an interesting print, and sure enough ModCloth was there for me." —AliciaGet it from ModCloth for $85 (sizes XS–3X, two prints).
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Promising review: "LOVE the full coverage of this suit! Was scouring the net for a surf-suit style swimsuit but with an interesting print, and sure enough ModCloth was there for me." —Alicia

Get it from ModCloth for $85 (sizes XS–3X, two prints).

24. A strappy back one-piece in four fun prints that'll make you say, "Baywatch? I don't know her."

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $79 (sizes S–XL, four colors).
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Get it from Urban Outfitters for $79 (sizes S–XL, four colors).

25. A one-piece in four rich colors you can wear on all your water-themed adventures.

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Promising review: "Held me in, supported my large chest (I cup). I felt confident, comfortable, and beautiful; even when riding down water slides, playing in rough ocean waves, and jumping off cliffs into water." —jessica

Get it from ModCloth for $89 (sizes 4–34, four colors), or from Unique Vintage for $88 (sizes 14–16, three colors).

26. A lace-up front one-piece featuring comfort stretch and full lining, so you can swim laps and look cute at the same time with no worries.

Get it from Old Navy for $49.99 (sizes XS–XXL, regular/tall, six colors).
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Get it from Old Navy for $49.99 (sizes XS–XXL, regular/tall, six colors).

27. A metallic babe you could honestly wear with a pair of shorts and hit the dance floor in after a swim, and no one would say anything.

Except "you look gorge." Get it from ModCloth for $119 (sizes 4–16).
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Except "you look gorge."

Get it from ModCloth for $119 (sizes 4–16).

28. A crochet lace halter suit in tons of colors that'll support your curves without hurting your wallet.

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Promising review: "Just got this suit and am very pleased. As a thicker woman, 5'6" and about 200 lbs., I was nervous about it fitting me. I have a large bust (36DD) and large butt so getting things over my boobs/hips is always the concern. Ended up ordering the size 16. It fits great, and the thicker straps they provided give just enough support." —Davina P.

Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (sizes 2–16, 10 colors).

29. And a splurge-worthy embroidered one-piece for anyone who wants to be fierce, tropical, and poolside all summer long.

Get it from ModCloth for $160 (sizes XS–L).
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Get it from ModCloth for $160 (sizes XS–L).

You all summer:

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