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Retro polka dots and nautical styles are great, but we've got our eye on a new type of swimsuit. In fact, we're finding it difficult to look away from these innovative, printed bikinis and one-pieces. And, we wager they'll make clicking through your friends' spring-break Facebook albums seem like a total bore in comparison. The camera-snap creations bring the tropics to our beachwear — breezy palm trees, lazy beachgoers, and all — even when there's no vacation paradise in sight (although we wouldn't say no to that, either!).
You needn't be super fashion-forward to give the trend a try. The 12 options ahead offer the same swim silhouettes you already know and love, but with designs that'll blow those horizontal stripes out of the water.