Just like that, it’s officially swim season, and this editor couldn’t be more excited about all of the cool swimsuit newness on the market for 2021. There are so many stunning trends that we’ve been talking about in the lead-up to summer—including everything from the three-piece swimsuits that have already taken over on TikTok and Instagram to the retro florals that are taking over—but we wanted to provide a more comprehensive guide on all things swimwear in our annual report.
Ahead, we’re breaking down the biggest swimsuit trends to have on your radar (and in your shopping cart) for summer, featuring top picks from the most in-the-know buying experts, our team of Who What Wear fashion editors, and our very own readers. Here, get ready to dive into the best swimwear trends of 2021 that are bound to be everywhere this summer.
To get a preview of some of the most popular trends that have already been snapped up this season, I turned to our data team who shared details about the trends our readers are loving most. It comes as no surprise that you are all tuned into some of the coolest swimwear of 2021. More on that here.
I’m always curious to hear from fashion insiders to get their perspective on what is about to be popular, so I turned to the buyers at MyTheresa and Shopbop to share their expert insights. They have an eye into all of the fashion newness that is coming up on their sites, so it’s a no-brainer to get the scoop directly from them.
Next, I asked Who What Wear’s team of fashion editors about the top swimsuit trends they’re most excited about this season. While there were plenty of others that nearly made the cut—including terry cloth bikinis and glitter swimsuits—these three were the frontrunners.