retro suits

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Retro Swimsuits

Get retro flirty in these runway-inspired suits.

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Runway: Temperly London

Bikini, top and swim skirt, $55 each,

Cardigan, $195, and bikini, $395,

Bikini, Lonely, top and bottom, $99 each,

One-piece, Michael by Michael Kors, $122,

One-piece, $352,

Swim dress, Jessica Simpson, $142, (available in sizes 0X to 3X)

Complete the look!
Sunglasses, $150,

Bucket bag, Neely & Chloe, $238,

Slide, Ancient Greek Sandals, $250,

Lipstick, Guerlain KissKiss LoveLovein Red, $37,
sporty swimsuits

Runway: Antonio de Moraes Barros Filho/. Richard Majchrzak.

Sporty Suits

Feel sleek and sporty in these swimsuits.

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Runway: Isabel Marant

Bikini, Next, top, $64, and bottom, $48,

Rash Guard, Sperry, $68, and bottom, $38,

Bikini, top, $46, and bottom, $30, (available in sizes 8 to 24)

One-piece, Summersalt, $95,

One-piece, The Shoshanna Collection, $198,

Swim dress, $122,

Complete the look!
Tote, $98,

Watch, Movado, $450, 917-934-4963

Bracelets, $240 for set of three,

Slides, $40 per pair,

Photo: Richard Majchrzak

Run for Cover

Elevate your beach look with a marvelous cover-up. No more one-style-fits-all: Now you'll find pretty picks for every body.

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Kimono: Bikini, Fella, top, $128, and bottom, $70, Kimono, $149,

Shirtdress: One-piece, Eres, $530, Shirtdress, $182,

Drawstring Pants: Pants, $248, One-piece, $258,
tropical beach fashion

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Welcome to Paradise

There's nothing more tropical than a palm-leaf print. Check out a few from this year's crop.

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Mousse, AG Hair Cloud Air Light Volumizing Mousse, $26,

One-piece, $108,

Ring, $58,

Tote, Logan + Lenora, $110,
shell fashion

Richard Majchrzak

Shell Game

A muted color palette gives the novelty print an elevated elegance.

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One-piece, $275,

Clutch, Kayu, $205,

Tunic, $149,

Earrings, Rebecca de Ravenel, $325,
lingerie swimwear

Richard Majchrzak

Boudoir to Beach

They may look like they belong in the intimates drawer, but these sizzlers are as functional as they are fashionable.

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One-piece, $50,

One-piece, Xhilaration, $30,

Bikini, $63, (available in sizes 4 to 34)
colorful swimwear

Photo: Richard Majchrzak

In Living Color

Not into prints? Color-blocked suits (and shades) are chock-full of style.

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Sunglasses, Havaianas, $68, select Solstice Sunglasses stores

One-piece, Flagpole, $395,

Sunglasses, Marc Jacobs, $160, select Solstice Sunglasses stores

Bikini, top, $150, and bottom, $145,

Sunglasses, $560,

One-piece, Karla Colletto, $219,

Sunglasses, $310,

One-piece, $145,
summer shoes

Photo: Richard Majchrzak

Fancy Feet

Top row: Pom-poms, paillettes, fuzzy straps: Sassy sandals will make you smile all summer long.

(from left): $195, Ancient Greek Sandals, $250, $168,

Bottom row: Inspired by traditional babouches, embellished slides add global chic to any summer look, from cutoffs to caftans.

(from left): $89, Llani, $135, Le Monde Beryl x Mola Sasa, $327, Carrie Forbes, $310,
sparkle swimsuits

Photo: Richard Majchrzak

Disco Inferno

Boogie to the beach in suits that take you back to the hot-stuff style of the '70s.

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Macrame One-piece, Suboo, $290,

Lamé One-piece, Gottex, $178,

Plunging Wrap One-piece, Solid & Striped, $168,
print swimsuits

Photo: Richard Majchrzak

Prints, Please

If your aim is to camouflage or minimize a trouble spot or two, darker colors and small prints can be a winning combination.

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This is not your grandmother's swim dress! Yes, there's tummy control, but soft cups and cute crochet straps make it modern. Plus, this print placement balances a pear-shaped silhouette.
Swim dress, Profile by Gottex, $148,

The navy trim slims and prevents cup spillage. Lingerie brand Panache brings its expertise to swimwear.
Tankini, Panache, top, $84, and bottom, $38, (available in sizes 30 to 38, D to H)

Trademark fabric comfortably slims. Strategically placed ruching takes the flattery even further. And adjustable straps are always a plus.
One-piece, Miraclesuit, $178,
swimsuit trends

Photo: Richard Majchrzak

Lines We Love

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Strap Happy: We love Aurora San Swim, a collection of bikinis and one-pieces with fun interchangeable straps.
One-piece, $180, and additional straps, $30 to $40 per pair,

Sea Change: Swim retailer Everything But Water is making two big moves this summer: First, it's supporting the 5 Gyres Institute, a California nonprofit dedicated to ending plastic pollution in oceans, by donating 25 percent of sales from an exclusive swimwear capsule collection (four styles) from Vitamin A. The retailer is also putting its 30-plus years of experience to work with its very first swim line. In addition to the superior fit, all the fabric has four-way stretch and is rated UPF 50+ for sun protection.
One-piece, Vitamin A for Everything But Water, $162, One-piece, EBW Swimwear, $158, and Bikini, EBW Swimwear, top, $108, and bottom, $68,

Pulitzer Prize: After more than 50 years of producing resort wear, Lilly Pulitzer is starting a new tradition: a namesake swim collection in her iconic prints.
One-piece, $138,

Hot Tropic: Derek Lam has taken the plunge with his Derek Lam 10 Crosby swimwear line. You'll find plenty of gorgeous multicolored florals, all inspired by Lam's spring '18 ready-to-wear collection.
Derek Lam 10 Crosby, $273,