Summer Swimwear Is Dropping – Race You To The Pool

It may only be April, but summer swimwear is already invading our fave high street hot spots so here’s where to go to get your new season beach fix…

New Look – Sports Luxe

Thanks to New Look, everyone can channel their inner Sports Illustrated model on the beach this summer. Think high-waisted bottoms, sporty crop tops – great for extra coverage – and strappy cut-outs all in high-octane shades and prints. Warning: you may feel inspired to start practicing your yoga poses on the sand! Don’t forget, neon colours set off a tan perfectly.



New Look Yellow Bikini Top, £14.99

New Look Yellow Bikini Bottoms, £7.99

New Look Orange Bikini Top, £16.99

New Look Orange Bikini Bottoms, £7.99

Marks & Spencer: Awesome One Pieces

If baring all in a bikini fills you with fear, you need to take a trip to Marks & Spencer sharpish. It’s totally owning the swimsuit this season, with everything from leopard to tribal and geometric prints upping the fashion ante of this classic. All the coverage, none of the frump – what’s not to love? Look for halterneck straps that you can detach to create a bandeau style and wear post-beach too.


Marks & Spencer Halterneck Swimsuit, £35

Marks & Spencer Black & White Swimsuit, Coming Soon!

Ted Baker: Power Prints

Fashion’s obsession with prints hasn’t escaped the swimwear scene for 2015, and Ted Baker are leading the pack with some seriously punchy offerings. Guaranteed to get you noticed poolside, the pretty pastel roses, retro blooms and digital patterns definitely aren’t for shrinking violets. Don’t forget to check out the matching cover ups. Take on this season’s 60’s trend with this plunging psychedelic swimsuit – just add big gold hoops and an oversized hat.

Ted Baker Jewel Swimsuit, £79

Ted Baker Rose Bikini Top, £39

Ted Baker Rose Bikini Bottoms, £35

F&F: Under £15 Bargain Buys

For a stylish swim fix that won’t break the bank, F&F is your go-to. There’s heaps of bikinis, tankini’s and one pieces clocking in at under £15 (yes, really) you’ll want to snap up a whole selection. And with killer prints and on-trend colours on offer, everyone will think you’ve spent way more. 

F & F Tropical Swimsuit, £15

F & F Palm Print Bikini Top, £8

F & F Palm Print Bottoms, £6

Topshop: Statement Bikinis

From nautical stripes to neon Aztec halternecks, Topshop has got show-stopping bikinis sorted. Shape-wise, there’s something for everyone and the designs are every bit as directional as their mainline. Look for ruffle trimsprints for a could-be-designer feel. Mix and match clashing tops and bottoms for extra impact.

Topshop Black & Red Bikini, Coming Soon

Topstop Aztec Bikini, £34