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There is something incredibly chic and feminine about pastels. They are such a beautiful way to add some color to your wardrobe without going for bright hues, if that’s not your thing. And they are, of course, a spring staple.
But this year, we are taking them with us into summer as well thanks to all the pretty swimwear pieces we found online. Pastels may not necessarily be the latest trend 'It Girls' and influencers sport on Instagram (although some couture designers did show a slew of vivid pastels on the runway), but they are so timeless that you can wear them season after season without looking passé.
We love a classic monochrome look in soft pink or lilac but we are also spicing things up a bit with floral and gingham prints in pastels. Pretty details such as ruffles and metal accents add to the feminine vibe of both one-piece and two-piece swimsuits.
So before you head for your next beach getaway, take note and add one (or a couple) of these cotton candy-inspired swimwear pieces to your summer wardrobe.
Ganni Gingham Seersucker Two-piece Swimsuit
We are completely head over heels for this feminine seersucker swimsuit set. We’d also wear the ruffled one-shoulder top off the beach as a crop top styled with a pair of shorts.
To buy: $125, net-a-porter.com, $80, net-a-porter.com
HUNZA G Jean Seersucker Bandeau Bikini
Stay pretty in pink with this cute seersucker bandeau top and bottom by celebrity-favorite brand Hunza G.
To buy: $180, net-a-porter.com
Marysia Palisades Piping Swimsuit
The asymmetrical ruffle on this one-piece swimsuit takes its classic silhouette to a whole new (fashionable) level and we’re here totally here for it.
To buy: $363, marysia.com
Eberjey Lavender So Solid Ruffle One-piece
This beautiful lavender-hued one-piece swimsuit features feminine ruffles and removable bras cups for added support.
To buy: $196, beachflamingo.com
Agua by Agua Bendita Penelope Printed Bikini Set
Colombia-native flowers and animals (Agua by Agua Bendita is a Colombian label) set against a pretty soft pink background make this bandeau top and matching bottom a must-have for your next tropical escape.
To buy: $125, net-a-porter.com, $105, net-a-porter.com
Skin The Phoebe One-shoulder Twisted Swimsuit
There are many reasons why you should add this gorgeous one-piece swimsuit to your swimsuit collection: the gorgeous pink hue, the cool twisted front, the one-shoulder silhouette, and of course, those playful cutouts.
To buy: $260, net-a-porter.com
Solid & Striped Anne-Marie Belted Swimsuit
This vintage-inspired swimsuit sports a plunging low back and a wide white belt. We’d wear it poolside with a pair of wedges and oversized sunglasses.
To buy: $160, modaoperandi.com
Seafolly O-Ring Bandeau One-Shoulder Bikini Top and Bottom
Start your beach packing list with this gorgeous one-shoulder bikini top and matching low-rise bottom.
To buy: $88, neimanmarcus.com, $62, neimanmarcus.com
PilyQ Ribbed Knotted Bikini Top and Bottom
The soft orange hue of this knotted bikini top will pop up beautifully against your tan skin. Complete your look with the matching bottom that provides full back overage.
To buy: $80, saksfifthavenue.com, $72, saksfifthavenue.com
Melissa Odabash Mexico Mint Bralette and Bottom
This sexy two-piece swimsuit features a bralette with padded cups for added support and gold-tone chain link accents on the adjustable straps.
To buy: $125, odabash.com