Basic Training: Summer's Best Black Bikinis

Looking for an official sign that summer's arrived? This. Is. It. Your black bikini is like your summertime security blanket: You practically never leave home without it because you know it will look amazing whether you're heading to the coast, your friend's rooftop pool, or simply hitting up a bonfire on the beach.
But, of course, selecting that go-to item may not be as clear as black and white black. So, to point you in the direction of your next favorite two-piece, we're weighting in on the sets that have never steered us wrong. Check out our team's top picks ahead, and prepare for this year's big (bikini) reveal.

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