Summer is undeniably one of our favorite seasons of the year. Not only does this season bring clear skies and sunshine, the air is also filled with excitement as it's the time we get to go on vacation for some much-needed R & R. With pandemic restrictions still in place, travel is still pretty much limited to local destinations—but our white-sand beaches aren’t world-famous for nothing. Ever the popular destination for local travelers, hitting the beach is the perfect way to welcome sunny days!
Naturally, a swimsuit is an essential staple for any summer wardrobe! With the island-beach-girl aesthetic being a trend nowadays, colorful suits and fun prints are making their way to our favorite influencers' IG feeds. If you’ve been searching for inspo for your next swimsuit OOTD, look no further! Keep reading as we list down 13 cute swimsuit ideas as seen on local celebrities and influencers.
LOOK: Cute and Colorful Swimsuit Ideas
1. Bucket Hat + Gingham Bikini
Turn up the heat in a dainty gingham bikini as you brave the ocean waves. You can even match this print with a solid-colored bucket hat to ramp up the fun hues!
2. Headwrap + Triangle Bikini + Minimalist Jewelry
Need a cute swimsuit to wear for the ‘gram? This smocked triangle bikini has you covered! Finish off your look with a headwrap and some minimalist jewelry for a day of ocean dipping.
3. Beaded Jewelry + Underwire Bikini
Is it avocado, matcha, or pistachio? Whatever you choose to name it, we can’t deny that this shade of green has been a cult favorite recently. It comes to no surprise that a bikini in this color is the cutest thing we've ever laid eyes on! If you’re accessorizing, go with some beaded green jewelry to stay in line with the color theme.
4. High-waisted Bikini
If you still want to wear a two-piece set while still keeping it demure, a high-waisted bikini is your best friend for a more modest vibe! Grab one in a fun Zebra-esque print just like this one that’s still summer-ready but with just a tad bit more coverage.
5. Printed Triangle Bikini
Colorful prints just scream summer! Just ask beach babe Patricia Henson as she dons a colorful triangle bikini for a hot summer's day.
6. Bucket Hat + Printed Bikini + Oversized Shirt
This cute printed swimsuit is the perfect choice for a whole day lounging by the sea! Keeping with the same color palette as the bikini, incorporate blue accessories like an oversized button-down cover-up, bucket hat, and chunky beaded jewelry to wrap up your ‘fit.
7. Animal-Printed Bikini with neon accent
Time and time again, animal prints just keep making a comeback in fashion. This bikini features a quirky zebra print with green lining for a unique touch. It’s definitely a design to try out for your next beach vacay!
8. Printed Bikini + Denim Shorts
We’ve been spottting more swimsuits with criss-cross details across the chest and torso, and it’s safe to say that we’re obsessed! Without even trying, this detail gives a sultry vibe to your regular bikini, while still keeping it cute and fresh!
9. Bandeau Bikini + Wrap Skirt
If you want to channel your inner island girl, a matching swimsuit and cover-up set is the way to go. Kylie Versoza pulls off this look so well in a patterned bandeau top and wrap skirt over her bottoms.
10. Headwrap + Bikini + Slip-on Shoes
Here’s another matching swimsuit set that you’re sure to be obsessed with! This hubadera look is both sultry and playful as it encapsulates the ultimate Y2K summer feel. The decked-out Crocs shoes are also something we can see ourselves sporting in our own beach OOTDs.
11. Pastel Floral Bikini
Take cues from Katt Valdez and don a floral-printed bikini for all your seaside escapades.
12. Printed One-piece Swimsuit
Sometimes all we need is a trusty one-piece swimsuit to get us through our beach outings. These swimmies can offer more support than a two-piece can, and we’re big fans of this cute abstract print on a high-cut suit!
13. Two-piece Triangle Bikini
Nothing makes a swimsuit look cuter than confidence, and Angelina Cruz is proof of that! She’s radiant in a floral two-piece bikini that we’re definitely going to use as inspiration for an upcoming getaway.