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The official countdown to summer has begun, and with it comes the search for a figure flattering swimsuit or bikini that’s guaranteed to show off that hard-earned beach body. But with so many styles on the market, it can be tricky to know which silhouette to choose.
Luckily for you, we’ve teamed up with Primark to showcase 4 hot-to-trot swimwear styles for 2017. So, whether you’re looking to exude beach babe vibes or a sophisticated sexiness, there’s bound to be a style below that will help you make waves on the beach.
Miami swimsuit, £4; Cap, £3
This year, fashion meets function with surfer chic inspired swimsuits. Featuring sporty colours like peach, lime and purple, as well as practical designs, this style of swimwear is ideal for those of you active beach babes who want to look effortlessly cool while playing volleyball or doing water sports. Surfs up!
The Classic One-Piece
Watermelon swimsuit, £4; Sunglasses, £3
While a traditional swimsuit is flattering on most body shapes, this style is often viewed as boring. But this doesn’t mean that one-pieces should be written off: you can always up the ante and fun factor by opting for one that comes complete with a bold print, like this trendy watermelon swimsuit!
Bikini top, £6; Bikini bottoms, £4; Cap, £3; Earrings, £1; Arm bangle, £2
While ultra-provocative, strappy swimsuits reigned supreme in 2016, this year is all about a more parred back version of the style. For example, a bikini with simple cut-out details on the sides makes for an understated, sexy look. Plus, this style is ideal for those of you wanting to create the impression of an hourglass figure, as the straps will draw attention to your hips.
Bikini top, £6; Bikini bottoms, £4; Turban, £2
Inspired by 1970s fashion trends, halter bikinis are a great choice if you have a small bust. As well as looking sophisticated and stylish, this silhouette will help to provide coverage and support while you sunbathe. Just add a floppy had to finish off the look.
Shop these swimwear pieces from the Primark SS17 collection, which is available in-store.