Lying around in a teeny bikini is all good, if you spend most of your beach time on a towel. But if you plan on doing, you know, actual beach stuff — say, swimming or running after a killer, Skyball serve — you're going to need a suit that lets you do more than just sit there looking cute.
That's where Cynthia Rowley comes in. Rowley's swimsuits are that all-too-rare beast: genuinely stylish performance gear. From modest tankinis and one-piece swimsuits with contrast zips (very Baywatch chic) to real-deal, Neoprene wetsuits and rash-guard tops, these pieces are built for action — and we don't mean beach-reading action.
Click on for our 10 favorites. It's a beautiful thing when sporty meets style.