Summer is great for many things, but it’s mostly great for living in bikinis all day, every day.
Whether a beach trip means surfing and bodyboarding or an excuse to show off your intricately detailed, jewel-encrusted bikini and go nowhere near the water, we’ve rounded up the best bikinis of 2016 to suit your style and personality. (Gallery below)
Opt for crochet, embroidered details, other-worldly prints and exotic fabrics to channel the eclectic vibe of a global wanderer.
Ruffles, floral prints and embellishments will channel a luxe and feminine beach goddess vibe.
For those who believe less is more, look for clean lines and body-skimming cuts in muted tones.
THE SPORTY GIRL
Bodyboarding? Kitesurfing? If beach = action, look for supportive styles with features such as zips and elastic to keep you strapped in, made from breathable fabrics such as mesh and neoprene.
If you’re a gal who’s always looking for the next biggest trend, keep your eye out for unique prints, cuts and details that will catch the eye. Think asymmetric styles, metallics or hardware embellishments.
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