Swimwear season is upon us and there are so many exciting new styles and trends to choose from, there is sure to be something for everyone this summertime. Classic nautical stripes and red, white and blue are always a ladylike and glamorous choice for the beach. Navy always looks so sophisticated and chic, whereas red never fails to have impact. New season details of lace-ups and over-sized eyelets complement this trend perfectly to add detail and interest.
Scroll through the gallery below for our edit of the must-have pieces…
This Dolce & Gabbana's navy and white striped swimsuit is part of the brand's 'Marina'-themed line and clearly shouts ‘Ahoy Sailor!’ There are even fun anchor-embossed buttons to help frame your waist.
The Carlotta swimsuit from Emma Pake has cut out sides and eyelet details in the lace-up feature for a fun twist on a classic one-piece shape.
3/10 The plunging neckline on this Tory Burch swimsuit is held together by the brand's Gemini link, a signature of the label.
4/10 Fella's 'Ralph' swimsuit has a daring cut-out silhouette with a plunging neckline and panel that draws the eye to slim the waist.
5/10 This airy dress from LoveShackFancy is woven with sky-blue and gold stripes and finished with a pretty feminine bow.
6/10 This bright red swimsuit from Marysia is softened by the feminine scallop edges and lace up detailing that can be adjusted to create a more plunging neckline.
7/10 This ladylike shirt dress by Heidi Klein just oozes easy elegance. The cool, light voile fabric makes it perfect for hot summer days.
8/10 Melissa Odabash's 'Dominica' swimsuit has a metal-trimmed belt to define your waist and the halterneck straps and wrap-effect bodice are super-flattering.
9/10 This piece by Araks is a casual take on beach cover-ups and is cut from absorbent cotton-terry so you feel ultra-cosy; perfect to slip on in the shade to dry off after a dip in the pool.
10/10 Stella McCartney's swimsuit is embellished with lace-up ties inspired by rope and is made from sculpting stretch fabric for a flattering fit.