Claire Harmeyer
Updated February 19, 2020 12:27 pm
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The cold winter temperatures might seem never-ending, but warmer days are ahead. Now’s the time to put your daydreaming of sunshine and swimming to good use by shopping for the best bikinis. As swim season quickly approaches, styles will start selling out, so get ahead of the spring breakers and find your new favorite bikini now.

From polka-dot to animal print and neon to neutral, we found swimsuit patterns and colors for every taste. Whether you prefer high-waisted, mid-rise, or string bikinis, we’ve got you covered with styles fit for every body type. Shop the 12 best bikinis available below.

Best bright bikini

1Dippin’ Daisy’s Ultra High Waist Banded Bikini Bottom

$36
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Dippin’ Daisy’s Festival Bikini Top

$36
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This vibrant dragonfruit color will look right at home with blue skies and green palm trees. The high-waisted band and the scooped back are ultra-flattering.

Best triangle bikini

2Lulus Making Waves Black Floral Print Triangle Bikini Top

$36
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Lulus Making Waves Black Floral Print High-Rise Bikini Bottoms

$36
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You can’t go wrong with the classic triangle bikini top shape. A subtle black and white floral print makes this one of the best bikinis for mixing and matching top and bottoms. Plus, it’s a timeless print.

Best ribbed bikini

3Aerie XO Ribbed Wide Strap Scoop Bikini Top

$20 (orig. $34.95)
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Aerie

Aerie XO Ribbed Banded Bikini Bottom

$20 (orig. $24.95)
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Aerie

A pretty sea foam green color and ribbed texture make this swimsuit a subtle stunner. Plus, the bikini top is customizable to your support preference with removable pads.

Best color block bikini

4TAVIK Swimwear Moon Bandeau Bikini Top

$66
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Revolve

TAVIK Swimwear Jaclyn Bikini Bottom

$60
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Revolve

We’re suckers for a good color block moment, and this bone-teal combo fits the bill perfectly. Wear this bandeau bikini top when you’re working on your shoulder tan.

Best sporty bikini

5Topshop Houndstooth High Leg Bikini Bottoms

$22
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Topshop Houndstooth Bikini Top

$26
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A modern twist on the traditional houndstooth print makes these high-waisted bikini bottoms and sporty top feel a lot more fresh.

Best comfortable bikini

6Aerie Pique Longline V Scoop Bikini Top

$20 (orig. $34.95)
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Aerie Pique Bikini Bottom

$20 (orig. $24.95)
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A sporty triangle cut and cheeky bottoms make this swimsuit ultra-flattering. We’re loving the playful print, and you can shop this bikini in sizes XXS to XXL.

Best strapless bikini

7Seafolly Essential Tube Bikini Top

$44
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Seafolly High-Cut Bikini Bottoms

$44
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Emerald green compliments almost every skin tone, but this suit is also available in red, purple, black, and white in case you lean towards those tones instead. A simple bandeau top and high-cut bikini bottoms make this the perfect suit for combating unwanted tan lines.

Best high-waisted bikini

8Isabella Rose Versailles Bandeau Bikini Top

$78
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Isabella Rose Versailles High Waist Bikini Bottoms

$64
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Fiery sunset shades on this retro swimsuit will be sure to turn heads. The adjustable straps make this bikini top easy to wear however you prefer—strapless or with a little more support.

Best printed bikini

9Dippin’ Daisy’s Muse Seamless Tie Front Bikini Top

$38
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Dippin’ Daisy’s Ultra High Waist Banded Bikini Bottom

$36
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Bring some ’90s vibes to the beach (or pool, or lake) with this blue and white tie-dye printed swimsuit. The front tie on the bikini top adds flirty energy that we’re all about.

Best classic bikini

10Aerie Classic Bikini Bottom

$19.95
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Aerie

Aerie High Neck Bikini Top

$20 (orig. $29.95)
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Aerie

You can’t go wrong with a classic cut bikini bottom in thin stripes. The high neck and crossed strings tied back give this staple look a fresh twist that you’ll want to wear for seasons to come.

Best tube top bikini

11Seafolly Baja Stripe Tube Bikini Top

$78
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Seafolly Baja Stripe High Waist Bikini Bottoms

$62
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Cotton candy colors on this bikini bring bright and youthful energy to your swimwear collection. The stretchy, ribbed fabric will make for a comfortable swim session, and the retro print will look amazing in all your Polaroid pics.

Best bikini for bigger busts

12Freya Swim Roar Instinct Underwired Bandless Halter Bikini

$36
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Figleaves

Freya Swim Roar Instinct Tanga Brief

$28.15
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Figleaves

Rocking an animal print is always a good idea in our books. With bikini top sizes ranging from 30C to 38E, our bustier friends are sure to find the perfect fit.

Best tropical bikini

13Indigo Swimwear The Adventurer Top

$105
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Indigo Swimwear

Indigo Swimwear The Adventurer Bottom

$81
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Indigo Swimwear

A refreshing tropical print makes this high-waisted swimsuit the best bikini for your next beach vacation. Tie bow straps add a flirty touch to your swimwear look.