Water World

18 swimsuits to kick off a steamy hot weekend. by Christene Barberich & Piera Gelardi
We hear it's going to be 85 in the shade this weekend in NYC. And even though it's a little premature to go frolicking at the shoreline of Brighton Beach (sounds fun though, right?), we're ready to shed the remains of winter along with all those layers for something lean, mean, and extra racy. Yes, it's time to start thinking swimsuits, and as you might expect, we've got the very best pickins' to choose from. Whether you favor a neat maillot or a bolder bikini, our favorite designers have fashioned plenty of water-proof options that are sunshine-ready. Just don't forget the sunscreen.
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Above, from left: A.P.C. Madras Bikini, $60, available at A.P.C; Something Marble String Bikini, $105, available at La Garçonne; Lover Liberty Print Underwire Bra and '50s Trunk, $220, available at Frances May.
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Above, from left: Love True Love Cheetah Bandeau, $52, and Hipster, $52, both available at Urban Outfitters; La Perla Margaret Halter Swimsuit, $525, available at Net-A-Porter; Marc by Marc Jacobs Paisley Ruffle Bandeau Bikini, $111, available at Bloomingdale's.
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Above, from left: Mociun One-Piece Swimsuit, $168, available at Mociun; Calvin Klein Push Up Swimsuit, $120, available at Net-A-Porter; Free People Sandy Dot Cutout Onepiece, $69.95, available at Free People.
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Above, from left: Marc by Marc Jacobs Bow-Trim Swimsuit, $164, available at Bloomingdale's; Topshop Floral Print Swimsuit, $55, available at Topshop; Salinas Asymmetrical Top, $68, and Side-Tie Bikini Bottom, $58, both available at Urban Outfitters.
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Above, from left: Lover Underwire One-Piece, $245, available at Jumelle and Creatures of Comfort; Insight The Polaris Swimsuit (in black), $78, available at Karmaloop; Martin + Osa Bandeau bathing suit, $99.50, available at Martin + Osa.
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Above, from left: Outeniqua One-Piece, $198, available at Anthropologie; A.P.C. One-Piece Swimsuit, $110, available at A.P.C.; Buri Checkered Bikini Top, $68, and Bottom, $98, both available at Anthropologie.
18 swimsuits to kick off a steamy hot weekend.
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