It’s safe to say we’ve all been waiting for this moment from the New Year up until this point – When rooftop pool gatherings are set to commence, when you’ve finally got the energy and time to get your backyard pool cleaned, when beach weekends become mandatory, or any other way you may find yourself waterside and under the sun this season. If nothing else, the transition calls for one thing — shopping for the best swimsuits and beach and resortwear you can find.
In stark comparison to its origins and even early modern developments, swimwear now feels increasingly in sync with its ready to wear counterparts. Exaggerated asymmetrical shoulders, high neck variations, swim tops you can inconspicuously swap into the place of your day-to-day blouses when styled with a pair of pants — you name it. Ready to restock that vacation drawer? Here’s 16 trendy, yet smart swimsuits to shop ahead.