The market for amazing swimsuits seems to have quadrupled in the last year or two. From cute one-pieces to retro-inspired numbers, the options are endless. But whatever happened to swimsuits made for—you know—swimming? Novel idea, right? As someone who enjoys laying out by the pool as much as the next girl, I still think there’s something to be said for feeling comfortable enough in your suit to actually jump in on those extra-hot days. Particularly if it’s the ocean––and let’s be honest, tides and currents aren’t exactly compatible with some of those of-the-moment bikini cuts. Which is why we’ve rounded up some flattering one-pieces you can actually swim, paddleboard, kayak, or whatever in! Keep scrolling to see and shop our favorites.
Swimsuits you can actually swim in––what a novel idea.