Sizzling Swimsuit Trends

I don’t know about you, but when I start seeing the weather peak into the 70s, I start bathing suit shopping! And this year, I’ve got a goal to look trendy, stylish, and hot. How bout you? If you’re looking for the hottest swimsuit trends for 2021, look no further.

The best part? There’s something for everyone on this list, whether you want to wow with leopard print or keep it posh with an asymmetrical neckline.

Ladies, bust out your suntan lotion, and let’s get ready.

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Cut Out

The cut-out swimsuit look is a look we hope never gets cut out. Cut-out bathing suits are downright sexy. They allow your skin to play a little bit of peekaboo in a way it might never have before. Not only are cut-out swimsuits tantalizing, but there are so many options to choose from. This allows you to indulge in a little bit of individuality with your look.

Here’s a trendy high-waisted two-piece with a busty cutout

Frankies Bikinis

Bash Wrap Halter Bikini Top - Black

Here is a seductive cut-out contrast one-piece that is sure to turn heads.

Louisa Ballou

Halterneck cut-out swimsuit

Animal Print

Does animal print ever go out of style? Hopefully not. I don’t know about you, but cheetah print is one of my favorite patterns. That’s why I especially love this print on my swimsuit attire. After all, who doesn’t love an animal print swimsuit?

Really, you can’t go wrong with any animal print.

Go for a sizzling snakeskin in a high-cut thong design like this,


Snakeskin Tie Front Thong Bikini Swimsuit

Or this plunging neckline one piece.

LA Hearts by PacSun

Leopard Printed Hailey Lace-Up One Piece Swimsuit


Ribbed bathing suits? It might not have been thought of in past years, but 2021 is going for it. Ribbed suits are definitely on-trend, even though they might not look like they’re ready to slay in the deep end.

But come on - you can’t tell me this suit isn’t giving you life


Lala Bikini Top


Move over, old-school pieces. There’s a new girl in town, and her name is the monokini. Monokinis allow you to indulge in a one-piece suit without covering everything and ditching designs. For example, just look at this monokini Yes, please!


If I’m thinking of the epitome of high style and fashion regarding swimsuits, I’m thinking wraps. There is just something so fascinating about the craftsmanship that goes into wraps. The result? Something that seriously wows poolside.

Much like cutouts, there is an infinite amount of wrap styles. Personally, I love a halter look, I am also a fan of more relaxed yet still incredibly intriguing wrap designs.


recycled taupe wrap around triangle bikini top

Honestly, you can’t go wrong with a wrap suit, no matter how extravagant or minimalistic you go.

Asymmetrical Neckline

Looking for a fierce look without going overboard? By simply opting for an asymmetrical neckline, your swimsuit gets a serious boost in edgy fashion. Seriously, even this somewhat subtle suit gets a fashionable twist with asymmetry.


Phoebe Asymmetric One Piece Swimsuit

Of course, you can always go for something a bit showier and glam like this sexy one-piece

or this ever-popular two-piece.

BOUND by bond-eye

The Samira Textured Asymmetric Bikini Top & The Scene Textured Bikini Bottom

Marcia B Maxwell

Serenity One Piece

High Cut Thong

If you’re not afraid to show off what you got (and hey - you shouldn’t be), then you’re going to love this next trend. The high-cut thong has one purpose - to show off those legs, honey! If you have legs for days, then why not jump onto the high-cut thong bandwagon. This adorable suit shows you how to work it!


Dickinson One Piece


If you are a bit more on the reserved side, then a high-cut thong might not be the best choice for you. But I will tell you what is - a three-piece wonder. Three-piece bathing suits are coquettish and fun, and you’ll love the way your wrap-around layer blows while you saunter down the shores.

You can keep it somewhat simple with a set or go for a slightly more playful option that’s bursting with vibrant colors and flare.


Lumiere Microkini Bikini Set

Frankies Bikinis

Windward Terry Skirt

Final Thoughts

Whether you opt for the jaw-dropping cut-out or prefer a more fashion-forward asymmetrical neckline, you’re sure to have all eyes on you with these lovely swimsuits.

Which is your favorite swimsuit trend for 2021?

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