The Best Bathing Suit Boutiques In Los Angeles

Before you stock your tote bag with SPF, it’s time to score the ultimate summer essential—the bathing suit. Whether you’re looking for a two-piece that won’t give you funny tan lines or a one-piece that’s both fashion-forward and functional, there are plenty of swimwear boutiques in our fair city that will have you covered this summer. So, check out our expert list of all the best boutiques to score the ultimate sizzling swimsuit this summer—and get ready to soak up the sun in some serious style!
If you’re heading south of the border or overseas for a sun-soaked sojourn, head to Diane’s for some expert fitting, and lots of simple silhouettes that can be mixed and matched.
Diane’s Beachwear, 620 Wilshire Boulevard (at 7th Street); 310-395-3545.
This brand-new swim shop has the cutest bathing suits in all of L.A., and we can’t wait to rock them all season long from Zuma to Newport Beach.
Zimmermann Swimwear, 110 South Robertson Boulevard (at Wilshire Boulevard); no phone.
Everything But Water
The name doesn’t lie: Come to Everything But Water for suits, coverups, totes, and flip-flops!
Everything But Water, 8500 Beverly Boulevard (at La Cienega Boulevard); 310-289-1550
3.1 Phillip Lim
We’re diehard 3.1 Phillip Lim fans, and their swimsuit collection does not disappoint!
3.1 Phillip Lim, 631 North Robertson Boulevard (at Santa Monica Boulevard); 310-358-1988.
Malia Mills
It’s nothing but the best bathing suits at this sweet Brentwood shop. We love that they sell tops and bottoms separately, so you always get the perfect fit.
Malia Mills, Brentwood Country Mart, 225 26th Street (at Georgina Avenue); 310-310-3574.
Beverly Hills Bikini Shop
Basics abound at this BH swim shop. No matter what your needs—coverage for surfing or a teeny tiny bikini for no tan lines—this bikini boutique has you covered.
Beverly Hills Bikini Shop, 245 South Beverly Drive (at Gregory Way); 310-550-6331.
Though they’re expensive, we approve you investing your paycheck on L.A.’s best bikinis at Eres. The color and styles are top-notch. You’ll adore these fashion-forward swimsuits for years.
Eres, 441 North Rodeo Drive (at Gregory Way); 310-246-1008.
J. Crew
We know, this is an obvious choice, but year after year, we keep coming back to The Crew for the best, most versatile swimsuit options that are adorable and timeless.
J. Crew, 10250 Santa Monica Boulevard (at Century Park West); 310-286-7595.
Canyon Beachwear
This classic SoCal spot is for the ultimate L.A. swimmers and sun-worshippers. Their collection of suits fit perfectly and the variety is always awesome. Do not miss Canyon Beach Wear.
Canyon Beachwear, 10800 West Pico Boulevard (at Malcolm Avenue); 310-474-4669.