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12 Colourful Swimsuits To Add Some Pop To Your Summer

Light up the pool with all the colours of the Crayola box.
Stella McCartney Striped Bandeau Bikini, US$137.03 (S$187.11) at Net-a-Porter
Looking like a Power Point slide might not be sartorially acceptable, but it looks better when you break it up in a killer two piece bikini. LPA x ATL One-Piece 309, $186.06 at Revolve
Horizontal stripes have been reviled for not being figure-flattering, but that didn’t stop Atlanta de Cadenet Taylor to solve this problem for curvy bombshells. Skimming the body from neck to hip, chevron stripes create an optical illusion to fake a whittled waist without all the Photoshop and waist training. It’s no secret that this design has been selling out like hotcakes. Solid & Striped Venice One Piece, US$168 (S$229.40) at Solid & Striped
Tie dye isn’t just for little kids: you can look like a grown up and be a kid at heart with this Baywatch style high-cut one-piece. ‘Gram it with a nice, long slo mo run down the sand. Missoni Mare Zigzag Knit Swimsuit, US$424 (S$578.96) at Matches Fashion
Paris Hilton monokinis of the 2000s are coming back and we are not joking. Unlike the tackier iterations of the noughties, you can get a pass for having less embarrassing tan lines as the only skin you’ll ever show are your abs, arms, legs and open back. The ever-versatile piece can easily be worn outside the beach if you wear it with a pair of high-waisted jeans and espadrilles. Bower Hutton Abstract Print Scoop Neck Swimsuit, US$180 (S$245.78) at Matches
Be a piece of art with this Kandinsky-inspired abstract print. Andi Bagus Flower Power Bikini, AUS$89 (S$89.64) at Andi Bagus
Instagram’s favourite Bali-based brand does the unthinkable by unleashing the (teeny tiny) naked bikini. Although there’s a mesh lining, you still have all the modesty you need. Billabong Colour Spell One Piece Swimsuit, $89 at Zalora
Look expensive and save money with this super hot bargain from your favourite mall brand. All of your friends will drop their jaws when you tell them that it’s below $100. Beach Riot Jen Swimsuit, $166.17 at Shopbop
Not prepared to take the full plunge with bright stripes? You can go for pretty, non-flashy pastels with this mum-approved one-shoulder swimsuit. Cynthia Rowley Prism Colourblock Swimsuit, US$165 (S$225) at Cynthia Rowley
If you have an apple-shaped or boyish body, never will you ever have to gripe about finding a swimsuit ever again. Curve-building panels and bursts of colour create the lines that your body always craved for. Alberta Ferretti Rainbow Two Piece Swimsuit, $286 at Farfetch
Can’t be bothered to hide from embarrassment when you have nothing to say? Ward off cheesy pick up lines and tell your prospective date that tomorrow can wait. Mara Hoffman Uri Surf Suit, $336.97 at Mara Hoffman
Modestly cool enough to wear it outside in public, this one-piece surf suit can help you stay warm in the water as it keeps the rays at bay. Caroline Constas Aristi Scoopneck Swimsuit, $409 at Neiman Marcus
As a rising contemporary swimwear designer, Caroline Constas knows that no day in the sun can be made without something that can brighten your smile. Wear this with a wide floppy hat and layered gold jewelry.