Swimwear Trends for Spring and Summer 2015

Swimwear is definitely considered rave appropriate gear during the sweltering summer months.

What with all of the music festivals, camping trips and pool parties, there will be ample time to rock a bikini or one piece. Even though it’s basically a tiny strip of cloth that barely covers your unmentionables, bathing suits can be notoriously difficult to shop for. We’ve scoped out four current trend in swimwear for the spring and summer of 2015.

All Black

The all black look extends to swimwear in warm weather months. Since black tends to make skin look paler, make sure you have either a tan or some red tinted lip balm.

all black swimwear

Bare Minerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel Cream $29, Basta Surf Reversible Two-Piece Aroa Slide Bikini $210, Emeline One-Piece Swimsuit $345, Fresh Sugar Rose Extreme Lip Treatment SPF 15 $22.50, Havianas Slim Spider Pins Rubber $68, Lucky 100% Turkish Cotton Beach Towel $42.11, Tomas Maier Palm Beach Tote $425.

Crochet

If you don’t have time to knit your own crochet bikini, there are a ton of designer versions available this spring. These bohemian suits look like they were cobbled together by friendly hippies.

crochet swimwear
Kiini Ro Crochet Trim Bikini $327, MARC BY MARC JACOBS Urbanears Humlan Headphones $60, Missoni Zig Zag Crochet Swimsuit $613.50, Moxi Lolly Roller Skates $279, With Love from CA Black White Tribal iPhone 6 Case $9.95.

High Neck

The high neck two piece is popular trend that’s been popping up all over runways and Etsy. This cut tends to look better on someone with boobs. (Sorry A-cups you have to wear everything else.)

high neck swimwear

Aesop Protective Lip Balm SPF 30 $19, Alice in Wonderland Kindle Cover $52.95, Billabong Radical Wavez Beach Tote $44, Eric Javits Squishee Floppy Hat Black $198, Seafolly Costa Maya High Neck Maillot Swimsuit $70.30, Sixty Seven Amber Platform Sandals $65, Sunsense Sunsensitive SPF 50 Sunscreen $32.41, Top Shop Mixed Scale High Neck Bikini Set $58.

Ruffle

This super feminine look is frilly and shabby chic. Top it off with a wide brimmed straw hat and a tall, icy cocktail for a look that screams drama.

ruffle swimwear

Anthropologie Ruffled Halter Maillot $98, Tildon Metallic Floppy Straw Hat $38, Zimmerman Swimwear Confetti Layered Frill Bikini $260.

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Elizabeth de Moya has a BA in Linguistics from UC Berkeley. She has contributed to DJ Mag, DJ TechTools, LA Weekly and Thump (Vice). Check out the new women's street fashion and music blog for people that love EDM and music festivals: sluttyravercostumes.com!

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