Channing Sargent
May 22, 2017 6:30 pm

Summer is around the corner, which means everyone and their mom is talking about getting “bikini ready.” Groan. No more! Aside from believing firmly that your body is always ready to wear any kind of damn bathing suit it wants, we’re also completely DONE with the notion that bikinis are the go-to beach look. The one-piece swimsuit has made a serious comeback, and we are ALL FOR IT.

Possible proof: Cosmopolitan reported in April that one-pieces are being bought three times faster than they were in 2016.

We wonder what might be behind this trend. A popularity in athletic wear, a recent shift toward body-positivity, and an acknowledgment of the importance of comfort? The Baywatch remake? Or the fact that one-pieces accentuate the torso AND make legs look hella long? Whatever the cause, we’re loving the results.

Celebs from T. Swift to Lindsay Lohan to January Jones to the Kardashians have all recently posted pics in which they rock a solid one-piece.

These, clearly, aren’t the drab swimsuits of yesterday. Today’s one-pieces feature fun details like peplums, cutouts, grommets, fringe, and every pattern your heart could want.

Here’s a round-up of some of our faves available now at affordable prices.

Kulani Kinis from Forever21 – $58

Forever21

We’re loving this suit’s tropical leaf print, scoop back, and a cheeky cut.

Side Laceup One Piece by Xhilaration at Target – $26

Target

The price on this chic suit is perf. The side laces give flair to a classic cut.

ASOS Cross Back High Leg Swimsuit – $26

ASOS

Want to get in on those Baywatch vibes? This suit will do the trick, with a little modernization, thanks to the cross-back straps.

Structured Swimsuit from Topshop – $58

Topshop

Go Vintage Glam with this suit from Topshop. It’s so dainty and daring, we can’t deal.

Ruffled Off-Shoulder Swimsuit from FreshFitSoul – $21

FreshFitSoul

Turn up the tropical heat with this one!

Vertical Striped Suit from Milanoo – $18

Milanoo

Feeling the ’70s? This suit’s for you. With its scoop back, you’ll sizzle on the strand.

Fine Line Monokini from Tobi – $50

Tobi

Get the best of both worlds with this one. It’s covered torso and strappy sides make it look like a one-piece from the front, and a two-piece from the back.

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