12 Swimsuits Perfect For A Splash Or Some Poolside Lounging

Here in the DMV, we see the public pool as a thing of beauty — a (free!) relaxing respite from the sweltering heat of the city, it's the perfect place to chill out and cool our heels, literally. That said, we believe, as always, that good style reigns supreme at these urban oases. D.C.'s public pools aren't a meat market where you head to flaunt your bod — so itty-bitty bikinis are better left for the rooftops, trendy hotels, or Vegas. After all, we know the last thing you want is an unfortunately timed wardrobe malfunction while chatting up an ex.
With your summer sartorial situation in mind, we've culled the best of the best in swimwear that won't make you blush: adorable hipster shorts, retro bandeaus, and oh-so-flattering one pieces. Lust after these classy cuts in eye-catching neon, adorable ikat, and all-around stunning florals — we promise, these suits definitely won't disappoint.
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Acacia Marrakesh Crochet One Piece, $202, available at Revolve Clothing.
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ASOS Printed Lace Up Back Bandeau Bikini Top, $32.72, available at ASOS;
ASOS Printed Hipster Bikini Pant, $25.45, available at Asos.
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Carmen Marc Valvo Retro One-Piece, $167, available at Victoria's Secret.
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Delia's Underwire Retro Balconet Top, $29.50, available at Delia's;
Delia's Ruched-Top Hipster, $29.50, available at Delia's.
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Ella Moss Native Bandeau Bikini Top, $65, available at Shopbop;
Ella Moss Native Bikini Bottoms, $53, available at Shopbop.
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Tori Praver Marilyn One Piece, $145, available at Shopbop.
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Gap Retro Ring Top, $24.99, available at Gap;
Gap Bow Printed Hipster, $29.99, available at Gap.
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Lauren Moffatt Ruffle Seas Ahead One Piece, $209.99, available at ModCloth.
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Old Navy Piped-Trim Bandeau Bikini, $39.88, available at Old Navy.
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Panache Lucille Bandeau Bikini Top, $56.35, available at ASOS;
Panache Lucille Bikini Brief, $30, available at ASOS.
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Zinke Starboard One Piece in Lemonade, $142, available at Zinke. Get this suit for a major steal with Reserve!
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Warehouse Engineered floral print swimsuit, $63.63, available at ASOS.
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