With summer in Australia very much upon most of us, we're thinking a lot about our annual new swimsuit. For some of us, it might be a repurchase of a classic black string bikini, for others, a statement piece might be more aligned. The decision is always tricky, and many of us have an entire checklist for swimsuit-buying rhetoric. Let this be your starting point.
Perhaps it will simply serve to help you discover a brand, or perhaps we nailed the cuts and styles on the first go, the details are up to you, and there's only one way to find out. Below are our favourite swim picks for the summer ahead. Happy shopping!
The itsy-bitsy bikini of all itsy-bitsy bikinis is by far this Myra Swim piece. Simple, yet extremely effective, our favourite is the chocolate iteration for a bit of elevation. An adjustable option with ultra-thin ties & a seamless double lined triangle top. perfection.
For those who have always dreamed of a chic Elle Woods moment, here's your chance. This lurex triangle bikini top has ring accents at the front with self-tie halter straps, self-tie fastening at back, and is fully lined. The bottoms are low-rise with ring accents at elasticized waist. Live your Dolce Vita/club kid glam fantasy.
The classic triangle top and bottoms can never truly be beaten. Secure, skimpy, and elevated, Matteau offers timeless swim staples that will last through the seasons for the perfect basic backup.
Another staple in the iteration of a one-piece, this Eres option is perfect to fall back on when all else fails, especially if the bikini isn't up your alley.
For those looking for a slightly more exotic option, look towards Emily Ratajkowski's Inamorata line. Skimpy silhouettes and bold prints essentially scream hot girl summer, and we plan to indulge upon the fantasy once again.
For the in-between moments, and those who can't decide on a coverage, turn to the cutout. This bright yellow piece is both joyful and practical, kind of.
A high waist, strapless bikini lover's dream. This suit is constructed from the brands Sculpteur fabric, which means a classic bandeau with a clean, straight bust line which is able to support and shape the bust with invisible under-bust support and moulded bra cups for all types of bodies.