These Swimsuit Trends Are About To Take Over Instagram

Here comes the sun (kind of), and with it our favorite clothing season: swim season. Though we're planning on spending as much of May through September (plus long weekend getaways from March to April) relaxin' and maxin' by the pool, we're first taking a careful look at our current bathing suit inventory. If you're wearing the same black one-piece you've had since that family beach trip 10 years ago, you might want to consider an upgrade. And whether there's an upcoming vacay on your calendar or you're just looking for some quality lounge chair time, the approaching warm weather months are reason enough to give those suits a refresh.

Ahead, we're giving you a breakdown of the swimsuit trends you can expect to be big during spring break and beyond. Here you'll find a little something for everyone, from revamps on classic prints to on-trend items that'll have you standing out from the crowd. Click on and feel free to dive head-first into a purchase or two, because it's only swim season for so long, y'all.


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Shades of Green

Our major takeaway from following all the recent fashion week happenings is that green is the ultimate street style trend of 2020. Whether you're into leafier shades like forest or you prefer tangier hues like lime, adopt your favorite green into your summer look this season.
Hunza G Honor Belted Seersucker Bandeau Swimsuit$190.00 Buy
ASOS Texture Clasp Front Bikini Top$29.00 Buy
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Versatility is always in style. For two suits in one, this reversible bikini flips from a floral to stripes.
Torrid Black Floral Palm Reversible Wireless Triangle Bikini T$64.90 Buy
Torrid Black Floral Palm Reversible Brief Swim Bottom$54.90 Buy
Ganni Printed Bikini Top$105.00 Buy
Ganni Printed Bikini Bottoms$85.00 Buy
Topshop Lime Green Crinkle V Plunge Swimsuit$40.00 Buy

Deep V

We love a good bra-top swimsuit as much as the next person, but this beach season, we're taking things up (down?) a notch with a deep V. Sleek, sexy, and still more supportive than a wireless bikini — these upgraded bra-tops are about to be everywhere.
Bamba Vino Top$45.11 Buy
Bamba Vixen Bottoms$40.04 Buy
Araks Myriam Underwire Bikini Top$195.00 $58.00 Buy
Araks Mallory High-Rise Bikini Briefs$125.00 $62.00 Buy
Verdusa Triangle Underwire Bikini$16.99 Buy
Reformation Costa Bikini Top$78.00 Buy
Reformation Matador Bikini Bottom$58.00 Buy
ASOS DESIGN Monowire Bikini Top With Ring Detail$29.00 Buy
ASOS DESIGN Bikini Bottom With Ring Detail$27.00 Buy

Ruffled Shoulders

Ruffles are always a swimwear staple, but our favorite iteration of the trend this season is happening in the shoulder region. Wear them as part of a dramatic one-shoulder look, or opt for a bikini style with fun ruffled straps instead.
Summersalt The Ruffle Sidestroke$95.00 Buy
Paper London Check Mate Coconut Bikini Top$140.00 Buy
Saha Swimwear Cumbia Top$74.00 $29.97 Buy
Eberjey Grayson Bikini Top$80.65 Buy

Pass The Sparklers

Catch the light in this season's metallic swimwear, in string bikinis and one-piece sparklers. From Oséree to Hunza G, we can't wait to light up the beach this summer in these suits.
Oseree Glitter-Dot Scoop Neck Bikini$234.00 Buy
H&M Swimsuit with Padded Cups$24.99 Buy
Mikoh Ahuna Bikini Top$122.00 Buy
Mikoh Muliki Bikini Bottoms$122.00 Buy
Hunza G Nancy One Piece$180.00 Buy
Solid & Striped The Eva Metallic Underwired Bikini Top$94.00 Buy
Solid & Striped The Eva Metallic Bikini Briefs$94.00 Buy


We've had our eye on the two-tone color trend since the spring/summer 2020 runways and we're thrilled to see it making its way into swimwear. This trend essentially looks like your suit has been split down the middle, either vertically or horizontally, proving that half the look makes for double the fun.
ACK Amore Flirt High Leg Bikini$254.00 $127.00 Buy
Swimsuits For All Manhattan One-Shoulder Swimsuit$98.00 $58.80 Buy
PQ Swim Two Tone Bikini Top$79.00 Buy
OYE Swimwear Melis Knotted Two-Tone$350.00 $175.00 Buy
House of Harlow 1960 Pi One Piece$138.00 Buy

Tiger Print

Animal prints will always have a place in our bathing suit drawers, but this season appears to be favoring tiger-like motifs above all else. So set your wild side free this year with a suit featuring the popular pattern.
SIDWAY Susan Square Neck - Le Tigre$90.00 Buy
SIDWAY Cheryl Short - Le Tigre$108.00 Buy
ASOS PETITE Petite Twist Slinky Swimsuit$45.00 $32.00 Buy
Mara Hoffman Sia Tiger-Jacquard Bikini Top$145.00 Buy
Xhilaration Square Neck Bralette Bikini Swim Top$17.99 Buy
Charlie Holiday Bodhi Bra$74.19 Buy
Charlie Holiday Bodhi Brief$66.62 Buy


While you might associate ombré more with beauty than with beach attire, consider a one-piece or even a bikini with this gradient-inspired vibe because this style looks just as good on a garment as it does in your trendy tresses.
Jacquemus Le Maillot Camerio Ombré Swimsuit$196.00 Buy
Cynthia Rowley Sea Ombre Wetsuit$345.00 Buy
Jonathan Simkhai Midnight Ombré One-Piece Swimsuit$245.00 Buy
Bleu by Rod Beattie Ombré Twist Bandeau Bikini Top$79.00 Buy
Starcovedesign Pastel Rainbow One Piece Swimsuit$54.98 Buy


A mini take on a major trend. Florals never go out of style, but shrinking them to a micro-size is a refreshing way to change things up this season.
Mango Floral Triangle Bikini$39.99 Buy
J.Crew Halter Top In Liberty® Margaret Annie Print$78.00 Buy
Anthropologie V-Neck One-Piece Swimsuit$118.00 Buy
Madewell Second Wave Straight One-Piece Swimsuit$75.00 Buy
Oseree Fantasy Stories Rose-Print Swimsuit$295.00 Buy

Long Sleeves

Meet the ultimate fashion-meets-function trend of 2020. Not only will you stand out on the beach with this long-sleeve style, you'll also protect your body from unwanted rashes and sun damage.
Ansea The Yulex Jane$230.00 Buy
Billabong Tanlines Long Sleeve Rashguard Swimsuit$130.00 $109.99 Buy
Torrid Dark Teal Rashguard$58.90 Buy
Baleaf Long Sleeve One Piece$28.99 Buy
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