19 Classic Black Bikinis To Kick-Start Your Swim Collection

Like a black t-shirt, sweater or pair of jeans, a black bikini is essential to any well-rounded wardrobe. Whether you’re a West Coast native who spends hours on the beach or just someone who plans to jet off on a weekend getaway this spring, without a black bikini in tow, your swimsuit collection is hardly complete. Now, we love a trendy one-piece or animal print set as much as anyone, but when it comes to the basics, nothing competes with a black bikini.

Of course, selecting that one perfect go-to isn’t always as clear as black and white black. So, to help get you started, we rounded up 19 black bikini sets that are sure to steer your swimsuit collection in the right direction. From bandeaus to bra tops, high-waisted bottoms to barely-there string styles, your classic black bikini is somewhere in the mix ahead.

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Lonely Dita Bikini Black$99.00 Buy
Lonely Dita Brief Black$99.00 Buy
Basic Swim La Premiere Top$38.00 Buy
Basic Swim Flex Bottom$40.00 Buy
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It doesn't get more flattering than a crop top with a knotted front paired with high-waisted ruched bottoms.
Torrid Self-Tie Wireless Swim Crop Top$59.50 Buy
Torrid High-Waist Ruched Swim Bottom$44.50 Buy
Oseree Two-Piece Bikini Set$198.00 Buy
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Bamba Vino Top$89.00 Buy
Bamba Vixen Bottoms$79.00 Buy
Hunza G Jean Seersucker Bandeau Bikini$180.00 Buy
Anemone Swim Black Balconette Underwire Bikini Top$145.00 Buy
Anemone Swim Black High Waisted Cheeky Bottom$135.00 Buy
H&M Long Bikini Top$19.99 Buy
H&M Brazilian Bikini Bottoms$12.99 Buy
Mango Bow Bikini Top$39.99 Buy
Mango Tie Bikini Bottom$29.99 Buy
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Topshop Skinny Rib Crop Bikini Top$22.00 Buy
Topshop Black Crinkle High Waist Bikini Bottoms$18.00 Buy
ASOS CURVE Curve Knot Bikini Set$36.00 Buy
Ansea The Reversible Triangle Top$125.00 Buy
Ansea The Reversible High Waist Bottom$145.00 Buy
Les Girls Les Boys Ribbed Underwired Bikini$158.00 Buy
Out From Under Seamless Scoop Neck Bikini Top$34.00 Buy
Out From Under Seamless Ribbed Bikini Bottom$24.00 Buy
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Mara Hoffman Abigail Bikini Top$120.00 Buy
Mara Hoffman Jay Bikini Bottoms$150.00 Buy
Solid & Striped The Daphne Top$79.00 Buy
Solid & Striped The Daphne Bottom$79.00 Buy
Xhilaration Plus Size One Shoulder Bikini Top$16.99 Buy
Xhilaration Plus Size Ribbed Hipster Bikini Bottom$16.99 Buy
Eres Mouna & Malou Triangle Bikini Set$270.00 Buy
LA Hearts by PacSun Black Cari Scrunch Bandeau Bikini Top$24.95 Buy
LA Hearts by PacSun Black Cari Scrunch High Cut Bikini Bottom$24.95 Buy
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