Not-So-Basic Little Black Bathing Suits You Need for Summer
If investing in more than one little back swimsuit (LBS) is wrong, then we don't want to be right. Besides, since when has this perennial classic (equal parts flattering and sleek) ever steered you wrong? Risqué mesh panels, plunging necklines, and playful frills are all present with this seasonal essential. Ahead, we're bringing you 17 black one-piece suits — from the monokini of the moment to a Bond-worthy belted number — that are a far cry from boring.
Summersalt The Causeway ($95): Peep dem mesh panels.
Eloquii Illusion Tie One-Piece Swimsuit ($90): Show some skin without having to commit to an itty-bitty 'kini.
TM Rio De Janeiro Caraiva One Piece ($270): Embrace the 'bow on your bum... 'cuz you can.
Roxana Salehoun Scoop Back One-Piece ($242): Old-school glamour, right this way.
Solid & Striped The Belted Nina ($178): Belted suits are back. Bonus: The cool girl-approved gingham print is right on-trend for summer.
Gigi C Maren Monokini ($215): Watch those tan lines, kiddos.
Sea New York Solid One Piece ($250): No shortage of festi-cool flair to be found.
For Love & Lemons Iman Laced One Piece ($207): Drama-inducing splices? Check.
La Revêche Shadi Ruffle Shoulder Black One Piece Swimsuit ($225): Fanciful ruffles and a cheeky back deserve to be called out. Enough said.
Tavik Luna One-Piece Swimsuit ($178): This neck-plunging colorblock suit is a thrill.
Nightcap Clothing Bardot One Piece File under what to wear for a bachelorette weekend in the Bahamas.
Norma Kamali Mio One-Shoulder Mesh-Paneled Swimsuit ($265): Dive right in (see what we did there?!) with summer's breakout naked swimwear trend.
Lazy Oaf Cat Swimsuit ($71): This feline-inspired suit is a purr-fect 10 in our eyes.
ASOS Design Tall Contrast Mono Lattice Swimsuit ($48): We're here for the sexy lattice details.
Oye Swimwear Kate One-Piece ($350): Best styled as a bodysuit with denim cutoffs for a playful summer update.
Zara Swimsuit With Jeweled Straps ($40): Why yes, those are indeed sparkly rhinestone spaghetti straps.
Anemone Swim Black Square Neck One Piece With Floral Embroidery ($295): This coquettish daisy embroidered LBS would even do Kate Moss proud.
Which of these little black bathing suits will you be rocking poolside? Follow us on Pinterest for more summer style inspo!
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