The black bikini—much like the little black dress—is a must-have in every girl's wardrobe. You can take our word for it: The ubiquitous two-piece set is one you'll constantly find yourself reaching for, giving you the most bang for your buck among your prized swimwear collection.
Making a case for the black bikini as the beach babes's ultimate staple are celebrities and influencers who never fail to score our double-taps whenever they're on a seaside jaunt! Check out their gorgeous swimwear OOTDs below.
1. Sarah Lahbati
Hot momma Sarah Lahbati is not one to back down from adventurous water activities. Here, she went diving in her custom Boom Sason swimwear that not only hugged her curves but also gave her ample support.
2. Chie Filomeno
Chie Filomeno is definitely convincing us to invest in our own set of black bikini, and she's making a case for the floss bikini trend while she's at it! Shot during her vacay in Siargao, the actress flaunted her toned bod with her metallic textured two-piece and gold chain jewelry adorning her torso.
3. Rei Germar
A certified beach lover, Rei Germar naturally has a black bikini on her rotation—and a designer one at that! The vlogger was spotted clad in a monogrammed Louis Vuitton number while enjoying the beaches of Phuket, Thailand.
4. Maja Salvador
Maja Salvador's swimsuit OOTDs are always a head-turner, and among them is this bandeau and high-waist bikini combo that she paired with oversized black sunnies for the ultimate cool girl beach look.
5. Michelle Dy
Count on Michelle Dy to make a case for the classic triangle bikini silhouette. The vlogger was striking a pose in the waters of Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte wearing a sultry black two-piece number, leaving our jaws on the floor.
6. Kelsey Merritt
Kelsey Merritt has been traipsing around the world in the chicest vacation OOTDs, and it's no different whenever she's hitting the pool—here's the Victoria's Secret model in a sexy yet chic bustier-style bikini and high-waist bottoms.
7. Pia Wurtzbach
A true beauty queen knows her wardrobe essentials, so here's former Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach proving our point. Style tip: Throw on a sheer button-down shirt if you're in need of a chic cover-up!
8. Arci Muñoz
Arci Muñoz once made a case for all-black beach 'fits in Boracay, and a two-piece set is her obvious essential. Her bikini snaps are always a masterclass on how to ace beach OOTDs!
9. Nadine Lustre
Even with her back against the camera, Nadine Lustre is still stunning lounging on her surfboard clad in a black bikini. Just one of her many beach snaps from Siargao that we can't help but gravitate towards!
10. Kylie Verzosa
Kylie Verzosa has mastered the art of chic hubadera dressing, so sultry seaside OOTDs are a given. She's posed in black two-piece swimsuit a couple of times, but our fave was still the time she schooled us on how to sport the upside-down bikini trend.