Channel Your Inner Beyoncé With These Maximalist One-Pieces

Minimalism is fairly easy. Simple, understated pieces — especially — look effortless on just about anyone. Can you ever wrong with a plain, black suit? (Hint: Nope.) But do we ever take the sartorial safe route? No, and neither does Beyoncé.
Spotted recently on the beach with her fam, Queen B was sporting a long-sleeved, all-over-printed swimsuit (pictured below) that has us wanting to ditch our white bikinis and all-black-everything swim options, ASAP.
If anyone can inspire us to go-big-or-go-home with our beach attire, it's the Lemonade singer herself. Having worn everything from a neon-yellow suit to floral sweatshirts and embellished naked-dresses over the past few years, Knowles has long been making a case for the end of minimalism (and there are plenty of recent runways to back up this sentiment). Let's be real, this more-is-more inclination goes all the way back to those coordinating Destiny's Child ensembles.
To take your own one-piece arsenal up a notch, click on for our Beyoncé-inspired maximalist picks. Now, all you need is a beach vacation (and a few paparazzi trailing behind) to show it off.
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Beyoncé-inspired these maximalist picks!
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Score sun protection and serious style in one getup with this long-sleeved (and quite bold) Mara Hoffman suit.

Mara Hoffman Exclusive Rashguard Surf Suit, $278, available at Mara Hoffman.
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Let this bathing suit morph you into a walking work of art.

Araks Juliet One-Piece, $320, available at Araks.
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You're not in complete vacation mode until you slip into this.

Zara Tropical Trikini Swimsuit, $35.90, available at Zara.
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Ditch the funky tan lines with a strapless one-piece in a painterly print.

Norma Kamali Bishop Printed Bandeau Swimsuit, $200, available at Net-A-Porter.
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Next time you're somewhere that's lined with palm trees, blend in with your surroundings.

Forever21 Plus Size Leaf One-Piece, $29.90, available at Forever21.
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Surfer gals were on to something — these rash-guard style swimsuits are officially having a moment.

Salinas Rio One Piece, $280, available at Farfetch.
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Take the colorblocking route with this in-your-face pick.

Christina Economou Tricolor One Piece, $180, available at Christina Economou.
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Or, dip your toes into loud-print territory via contrast panels running down the sides.

Billabong Spring Fever Springsuit, $119.95, available at Billabong.
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Outfit this cheery maillot with a straw hat and some statement earrings.

Mamazoo Suna One Piece Suit, $198, available at Mamazoo.
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The perfect beach sunset lives on all day, every day on this water-sports-ready suit.

Perfect Moment Ibiza Spring Suit Long Sleeve, $280, available at Perfect Moment.
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Just picture yourself, wearing this, floating in blue waters until your fingers get pruney.

J.Crew Pati De St. Barth V-Halter One-Piece Swimsuit, $118, available at J.Crew.
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It's all about the back-interest (and those side cutouts, which mirror Beyonce's suit).

Free People x Beach Riot Long Sleeve One Piece, $148, available at Free People.
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Oceanic waves take artful form on this next-level white stunner.

Onia Kelly Swimsuit, $195, available at Farfetch.
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A little sheer detailing never hurts.

& Other Stories Embroidery Swimsuit, $125, available at & Other Stories.
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You'll feel very Jungle Jane — in the best way — in this not-quite-Hawaiian print.

Ipanema Rio Body Suit, $155, available at

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