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Trendy Bathing Suit Styles for the Honeymoon (or Destination Wedding!)
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Many brides look forward to the honeymoon as much as if not more than the wedding. Once you’re done planning every last detail of the wedding, and your romantic trip of a lifetime is booked, it’s time for the fun part: shopping! Except sometimes, when you’re shopping bathing suits, it’s, well, unpleasant. If the prospect of trying on swimsuits gives you the cold sweats, you aren’t alone. We’ve been there.
We know you want to look extra rockin’ on your honeymoon, that’s why we’ve assembled our top picks for the most flattering, on-trend bathing suit styles out there. From one-pieces to bikinis, and for all body types — pear-shaped, plus-size, small-chested, whatever — we are confident this roundup will end your bathing suit anxiety. You’ll be able to pack one (or more!) of these sexy, stylish suits in your suitcase without dread. Congratulations! Now have fun shopping these figure-flattering bathing suit selections from Shopbop, Nordstrom, Macy’s and more that will surely make you feel like the newlywed diva you are.
How to Select a Bathing Suit for Your Honeymoon
First, think about what you’ll be doing on your honeymoon. Other than, blush, well, you know. Is it an active trip where you’ll be hiking and zip-lining through Costa Rica? Perhaps a versatile one-piece you can wear under shorts is the way to go. Will you be lounging poolside with a frozen cocktail in hand from dawn until dusk? Don’t be afraid to don a two-piece, and soak up the rays as you sip, sip. And sip. Next, consider what body part (or parts!) you want to show off. Check out the descriptions of each suit to see if it’s a fit, and be sure to read reviews from other women who have road tested the outfit.
What to Consider When Shopping for a Honeymoon-Worthy Bathing Suit
Most bathing suits are going to be a slight investment, but the good news is you can wear them well beyond your honeymoon. While several bathing suits on our roundup cost over $100, look for budget options too, and one highly-rated swimsuit that costs under $25!
Basic black will never go out of style, but since this is your honeymoon, we were sure to include fun, botanical prints, and vibrant color-options such as iris. So, if you dare, try something new! Or, keep it simple yet sexy in a monochrome style.
The good news is that one-piece bathing suits are very trendy right now. So don’t worry if you’d rather not reveal your belly button. There are tons of fun features on today’s one-pieces, from strappy details, to a low-cut back, ruching, and ruffles. When it comes to two-pieces, we love that you can buy separates in different sizes to suit your unique figure. Look for functional elements like underwire in the top, as well as fun cuts like a cheeky or high-waisted, belted bottom.
Buying a bathing suit for any occasion (but especially your honeymoon!) is very personal. We get that not every suit will work for every body, but here’s hoping that at least one suit in our roundup has you ready to pack and hit the beach or pool.
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