Alternative Swimsuits For The Girl Who Hates Itty-Bitty-Bikinis

Bikinis can be whack. There, I said it. Don't get it twisted — aesthetically speaking, a two-piece is just as beautiful as any other bathing suit. But when it comes to putting one on, no matter how much we love our bodies, some of us just crave a bit more coverage. Sometimes, the solution is a one-piece, and sometimes we want a little less coverage — without bearing it all.

Ahead are a range of showy, but not too showy swimsuit options. From high-waisted bikinis to cutout one-pieces, these options hit that perfect state of equilibrium.
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The almost-but-not-quite-a-bikini one-piece.
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Black is flattering, but keep things exciting with a cool pattern.
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Want coverage, but not in the form of a one-piece? Try an edgy rash guard instead.
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A full coverage bottom with a super flattering neckline. What more could you need?
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Twisted in the best way.
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If you're going high-waisted, opt for a sporty suit.
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Be daring with a plunging neckline.
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The crux of this story — a two-piece that looks so much like a one-piece, we had to look twice.
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Go for a sweet, pastel yellow iteration. Or, if you're more in the mood for pink, flip the reversible top.
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A perfect clash of patterns and a cutout in the perfect spot.
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Cutouts and contrasting patterns make for the perfect suit.
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There's a great cut on this teal H&M number.
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The non-bikini bikini we've been searching for.
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How cute is the scalloping detail?
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You'll be cute as a button in this option.

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