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This beach season, we're going back to the future when it comes to suiting up. It's true: The body-flattering retro swimwear we've come to rely on for a Beyoncé-like figure is making a comeback. But, before you start thinking this will be just another parade of old patterns and cuts, know that this summer's crop switches it up with major futuristic upgrades.
This year, we've got cutout details, graphic prints, and eye-catching, deep V-necks, among other stylish updates. Click through to see 23 so-unexpected revamps of the classic look. Not exactly what your Grams was doing backstrokes in, right?
UPDATE: Feeling the stay-inside vibe this weekend? This is all you need to pass the weekend by in a glorious TV trance. This story was originally published on January 12, 2013 (but we've added some new must-watch entries!).
We've been there. You've exhausted your Netflix queue, flipped through your entire spectrum of TV read
Hold on to your oil-absorbing wipes, folks: It's about to get real hot and sticky up in here. This time of the year, our cold-weather-related dry-skin woes seem like a distant memory as our foreheads turn into oil slicks and our skin reddens in the rising UV index. And, don't even get us started about our summertime foot read